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DOG Trimester 2

Daily Geography S.S. 2nd Trimester

QuestionAnswer
In what state are the Aleutian islands located? Alaska
If you were in Madison, Wisconsin would it be closer to go to the North Pole or the Equator? The Equator
You reside in what two hemispheres? The North and West hemispheres
How many of the United States are above the Tropic of Capricorn? 50
Which is more mountainous, eastern or western America? Western
What gulf is located between Saudi Arabia and Iran? Persian gulf
What is the longest country in south America? Brazil (2,684 miles long)
Which country is farther south, Portugal or Spain? Spain
What are the 13 colonies? New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and New Jersey.
Name the 7 continents. Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia, Antarctica.
How are Paraguay and Zambia similar? They are both landlocked, south of the equator.
Which city is farther North: San Diego,Los Angeles, or San Francisco? San Francisco.
Which of the following football teams play home game in cities located in Ohio: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, or Cincinnati Bengals? Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals.
Which hemisphere is larger Eastern or western? They are the same.
What country would you have to go through to get from Seattle, Washington, to Anchorage, Alaska? Canada.
Which is farther north, North Carolina or South Dakota? South Dakota.
Name the gulf located between the countries of Sweden and Finland. Gulf of Bothsnia.
Whose border is closer to the Pacific ocean, Nevada or Idaho. Nevada.
What four large islands make up the greater Antilles in the west Indies? Jamaica, Cuba, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
Which of the 48 contiguous states has the largest land area? Texas.
What is the name of the large mountain range in South America? Andes.
What direction would you probably be flying if you were traveling from San Francisco to Miami? Southeast.
Libya is to Africa as Venezuela is to... South America.
Which of the 50 states is farthest west? Alaska.
What country has a land border with Denmark? Germany.
Which continents does the Tropic of Capricorn pass through? Africa, Asia, North America.
What the large island nation is located southeast of Africa? Madagascar.
Who owns Baja (or lower) California? Mexico.
What is the state with the smallest land area? Rhode Island.
What mountain range is located between the Caspian and black seas? Caucasus Mts.
Paraguay is to Bolivia as __________ is to Honduras. Nicaragua.
What large river in Brazil has its mouth at the Atlantic ocean? Columbia.
Which are closer to the equator, the nomads of the Sahara or the Coffee growers of Columbia? Coffee growers of Columbia.
What river in part forms in the southern border of the US? Rio Grande.
Which continent is closer to the south pole, Africa or Australia? Australia.
Human Sacrifice: A human that is sacrificed for a king or god.
Clan: A group or army of an area.
Ancestor worship: Worshiping your elders or long ago ancestors.
Logograph: The characters that stand for words in Chinese writing.
Economy: Saving up or the amount of money/wealth that a person/community has.
Standardize: To make equal or close to equal; to make it the same.
Exiled: To send away or be removed from.
Immortal: The ability to live forever.
Toga: Chinese/Roman clothing.
Mirage: An image that tricks your brain into seeing something else; an image that is not really there.
Caravan: A bunch of travelers traveling together.
Civil servant: A person who works or helps the government.
Yin: In the shadows; darkness.
Yang: Sunlit; in the light.
Feudalism: A system of government based on landowners and tennants.
Mandate of heaven: A power or law believed to be granted by god.
Compass: An instrument for determining direction.
Seismograph: An instrument for detecting earthquakes.
Lodestone: A type of iron ore.
Anesthetic: Something that takes away the feeling of pain.
Calligraphy: The art of fine handwriting.
What 5 continents touch the pacific ocean? North America, South America, Asia, Australia, and Antarctica.
Which state is due south of Vermont and New Hampshire? Massachusetts.
Which Lake does the equator pass through: Lake Chad, Victoria, or Malawi. Victoria.
What is the city located on the Conagree that is the capital of South Carolina? Columbia.
Which hemisphere has more land, Eastern or Western? Western.
You travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico from Miami. What direction should your compass be indicating? South East.
What is the only Central American country that doesn't touch the pacific ocean? Belize.
Which country would generally have higher temp. all year round, Laos or Yugoslavia? Laos because it is closer to the equator.
What is the capital of New Jersey, where the first recorded baseball game was? Trenton.
What countries border Iraq? Turkey, Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kwait
Arrange the 7 Central American countries in alphabet order. Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama.
What is the large desert that runs along Africa's Southwestern Coast? Namib.
What middle eastern country that lies between Afghanistan and Iraq used to be called Persia? Iran.
The tropic of cancer is to the tropic of Capricorn as the Arctic circle is to... The Antarctic circle.
The city of Shanghai is near the mouth of what river? The Yangtze.
Does the Prime meridian pass through the north or south pole? Both.
A map key should tell what the symbols on a map mean. What does a small blackened dot usually mean? A city.
Which state contains the name of a country bordering the US? New Mexico
What is the name given to the half of the earth that includes Asia, Australia, most of Africa, Europe, Antarctica, and their waters? The Eastern hemisphere.
Which distance is shorter, Africa to South America or Africa to Australia? Africa to South America.
Which circle passes through more continents; Arctic or Antarctic? Arctic
Which state has no border to the Atlantic ocean; New Hampshire, Connecticut, or Vermont. Vermont
Which great lake is the only one that does not also belong to Canada? Lake Michigan.
How many continents are totally in the western hemisphere? 2; North America and South America.
If you were to fly from Atlanta to St. Louis, what direction would you most likely be flying? Northwest.
What country has the largest land area in the Western hemisphere? Canada.
In what state, whose borders are North and South Dakota to the east, do the rocky mountains cover about 40% of? Montana.
What country has the largest land area in the Eastern hemisphere? Russia.
What is the capital of Jordan? Amman.
What are the cardinal and intermediate directions on the compass rose? North, Northwest, West, Southwest, South, Southeast, East, Northeast.
Through which continents does the arctic circle pass? North America, Europe, and Asia.
What is the southernmost point on Earth? South Pole.
Is the Bermuda north or south of North Carolina? South.
What state is divided into two parts by water and also has the largest land border? Michigan.
What country has the largest land area in the Northern hemisphere? Russia.
Which is more mountainous, northern or southern Asia? Southern Asia.
Which continent does the Tropic of Capricorn pass through? Africa, South America, Australia.
What two countries and one body of water border Uruguay? Brazil, Argentina, Atlantic ocean.
Created by: Alyssa.Krueger on 2013-11-12



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