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Alyssa Burkeen T 2


In what state are the Aleutian Islands located? Alaska
If you were in Madison, Wisconsin, would it be closer to the North Pole or the equator? Equator
You reside in what two hemispheres? Northern and Western Hemisphere
What gulf is located between Saudi Arabia and Iran? The Persian Gulf
How many of the United States are above the Tropic of Capricorn? 50
Which is more mountainous, eastern or western North America? Western
What's the longest country in South America? Brazil (approximately 2,684 miles long)
Which country is farther south, Portugal or Spain? Spain
Name the seven continents. North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica
How are Paraguay and Zambia similar? They are both land locked and have as a southern border. They are south of the equator, and neither have a coastline to give them access to the sea. (First Sentence is most important)
What city is farthest north: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco? San Francisco
Which of the following football teams play home games in cities located in Ohio: Cleveland Browns, Chicago Browns, Detroit Lions, Cincinnati Bengals? The Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns
Which hemisphere is larger, Eastern or Western? They are both equal sizes.
What country would you have to travel through when driving from Seattle, Washington, to Anchorage, Alaska? Canada (Capital is Ottawa which is in the Province of Ontario.)
Which is farther north, North Carolina or South Dakota? South Dakota
Name the gulf located between the countries of Sweden and Finland. The gulf of Bothnia
Which of the fifty states is farther west? Alaska
What country has a land border with Denmark? Germany
Whose border is closer to the Pacific ocean Nevada or Idaho? Nevada (The capital of Nevada is Carson City)
What four large islands make up the Greater Antilles in the west Indies? Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico
What direction would you probably be flying if you were traveling from San Francisco, California, to Miami, Flordia? Southeast
Libya is to Africa as Venezuela is to _____ South America
Which of the forty-eight contiguous states has the largest land area? Texas
What is the name of the large mountain range in South America? Andes Mountains
Which continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass through? Asia, Africa, and North America
What large island nation is located off the southeast coast of Africa? Madagascar (It is made up of one large island and many small islands)
What large river in Brazil has its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean? Amazon River
Which are closer to the equator, the nomads of the Sahara or the coffee growers of Colombia? Coffee growers of Colombia
Whoowns Baja (or Lower) California? Mexico
What is the state with the smallest land area? Rhode Island (1,212 square miles; second smallest is Delaware with 2,044 square miles).
What mountain range is located between the Black and Caspian Seas? Caucasus
Paraguay is to Bolivia as ____________ is to Honduras. Nicaragua
What river in part forms the southern border of the United States? Rio Grande
Which continent is closer to the South Pole, Africa or Australia? Australia
What five continents touch the pacific ocean? North and South America, Asia Australia,and Antarctica
Which state is due south of New Hampshire and Vermont? Massachusetts (Note that Boston is the capital of Massachusetts)
Which lake does the equator pass through: Lake Victoria, Lake Malawi, Lake Chad? Lake Victoria
What is the city, located on the Conagree River, that is the capital of South Carolina? Columbia
Which hemisphere has more land, the Eastern or Western? The Eastern Hemisphere has more land.
You leave the Miami port in your new yacht to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico. What direction should your compass be indicating? Southeast
What is the only Central American country that doesn't touch the Pacific Ocean? Belize
Which country would generally have higher temperatures year round, Laos or Yugoslavia? Why? Laos; closer to the equator
What is the capital of New Jersey, the sate where the first recorded baseball game took place in 1846? Trenton
What countries border Iraq? Iran, Jordan, Turkey, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait
Arrange the seven countries of Central America in alphabetical order. Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Find the name of the large desert that runs along Africa's southwestern coast. Namib
Madrid is to Spain as _____ is to France. Paris
Name the river that forms a border between the states of Washington and Oregon. The Columbia river
What Middle Eastern country lies between Iraq and Afghanistan used to be called Persia? Iran
The Tropic of Cancer is to the Tropic of Capricorn as the Arctic Circle is to _______. Antarctic Circle
The city of Shanghai in China is near the mouth of what river? Chang Jiang (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 black dot usually represent? A city
Which state contains the name of a country bordering the United States? New Mexico
What is the name given to the half of the Earth that includes Asia, Australia, most of Africa, Europe, and Antarctica, and their waters? The Eastern Hemisphere
Which distance is shorter, Africa to America or Africa to Australia? Africa to South America
Which circle passes through more continents, Antarctic or Arctic? Arctic
Which state has no border on the Atlantic Ocean: New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont? Vermont (Note that Montpelier is the capital of Vermont)
Which Great Lake is also belong to Canada? Lake Michigan
How many continents are totally within the western hemisphere? 2 (North and South America)
What is the name of the large gulf on the northern coast of Australia? Gulf of Carpentaria
What is another name for a line of latitude? Parallel
If you were to fly from Atlanta, Georgia, to St. Louis, Missouri what direction would you most likely be traveling? 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 the land surface? Montana
What country has the largest land area in the Eastern Hemisphere? Russia
Place all eight cardinal and intermediate directions on a compass rose. East, North, Northeast, South, Southeast, West, Northwest, Southwest,
Which of the following cities is the capital of Jordan: Beirut, Damascus, Ankara, Amman? Amman
How are the Arctic and Antarctic Circles alike? They have similar weather and climate, they are the same distance from the equator,
How many countries are on the continent of South America? 12 Venesuala, Equador, Belivia, Chile, Brazil, Argintina, Columbia, Paraguay, Peru, Frenchguauna,
In general, where would you need lighter clothing, northern Europe or central Africa? Central Africa. It is warmer and closer to the equator are hotter. Dark colors and shades like black absorb heat. If two people went to Central Africa, one wearing a white shirt, one wearing a black shirt the person in the white shirt would be cooler.
What is the second largest ocean in the world? The Atlantic Ocean
Is Bermuda North or South of North Carolina? South
What is the name of the state that is divided into two parts by water and also has the largest freshwater border of all states? Michigan
What country has the largest land area in the Northern Hemisphere? Russia
Which is more mountainous, northern or southern Asia? Southern Asia
Which continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass through? South America, Africa, and Australia
What two countries and one body of water border Uruguay? Argentina, Brazil, Atlantic Ocaen
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