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Grade 5 Map Components
A                 shows identifiable landmarks such as mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, and other permanent geographic features.
  1. physical map
  2. political map
  3. survey map
  4. vacation map
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
The coniferous snow forests of the Subarctic are also called what?
  1. Tundra
  2. Boreal Forests
  3. Deciduous Forests
  4. Temperate Forests
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
The vast frozen plains located near the Arctic Circle are called                .
  1. Tundra
  2. Prairie
  3. Fjords
  4. Boreal Forest
Grade 5 Themes of Geography
A movement of people from one place to another.
  1. motivate
  2. migration
  3. artifact
  4. evidence
Grade 5 US Geography
Florida is located in what region of the United States?
  1. Northeast
  2. Southeast
  3. Northwest
  4. Southwest
Grade 5 Map Components
A person who makes maps.
  1. map
  2. longitude
  3. cartographer
  4. equator
Grade 5 Map Components
This map shows landforms and waterways on the earths surface
  1. physical map
  2. inset map
  3. road map
Grade 5 Map Components
What are the imaginary lines called that run east to west across the Earth?
  1. Latitude
  2. Longitude
  3. Degrees
  4. Equator
Grade 5 Geography
An opening in the earth's surface through which steam and ashes and lava are forced out is called a
  1. volcano
  2. mountain
  3. cape
  4. glacier
Grade 5 Geography
A dry barren region that may be sandy and without trees or water is a                .
  1. island
  2. harbor
  3. delta
  4. desert
Grade 5 Geography
A land form with high elevation and a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill                .
  1. peninsula
  2. mountain
  3. valley
  4. river
Grade 5 US Geography
Name the 5 regions of the United States
  1. over, out, under, beneath, above
  2. circle, triangle, diamond, rectangle
  3. Northeast, Northwest, South, Southwest, West
  4. safe, responsible, respectful, courteous, polite
Grade 5 Map Components
Which type of map shows average weather and rain of a region?
  1. Physical Map
  2. Topographic Map
  3. Climate Map
  4. Road Map
Grade 5 Map Components
You are on a camping trip with your family and you're trying to find the nearest campsite. You notice many different symbols on the map and you want to find out which one represents campsite locations. Which part of the map would you use?
  1. legend
  2. compass rose
  3. map scale
  4. lines of latitude and longitude
Grade 5 Map Components
What type of map shows major highways, airports, cities, railroad tracks, local points of interest?
  1. Climate map
  2. Resource map
  3. Physical map
  4. Road map
Grade 5 Bodies of Water and Continents
A fertile place in the desert where there is water and some vegetation is called an                -.
  1. tributary
  2. oasis
  3. valley
  4. channel
Grade 5 Bodies of Water and Continents
A(n)                 is a narrow strip of land with water on both sides connecting two larger areas of land.
  1. peninsula
  2. strait
  3. isthmus
  4. oasis
Grade 5 US Geography
Which of the following are the largest mountain ranges in the United States?
  1. Ozark Mountains and Appalachian Mountains
  2. Coastal Mountains and Cascade Mountains
  3. Rocky Mountains and Appalachian Mountains
  4. Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains
Grade 5 US Geography
The capital of Illinois is
  1. Boston
  2. Madison
  3. Columbus
  4. Springfield
Grade 5 Themes of Geography
What theme of geography describes a specific location using both its physical and human characteristics?
  1. Region
  2. Place
  3. Movement
  4. Human Interaction
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