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D.O.G- Trimester 2

Daily Oral Geography- Trimester 2

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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? The Equator
You reside in what two hemispheres? northern and western
How many of the United States are above the Tropic of Capricorn? 50
Which is more mountainous, eastern or western North America? Western
What gulf is located between Saudi Arabia and Iran? Persian Gulf
What is 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. Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Africa, and Antarctica.
How are Paraguay and Zambia similar? (Think location) They are both landlocked and the have rivers on the southern border. They are both south of the equator.
Which city is farther north: Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Fransisco? San Fransisco
Which of the following football teams play home games in cities located in Ohio: Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, or Cincinnati Bengals? Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals
Which hemisphere is larger, Eastern or Western? They are equal in size.
What country would you have to travel through when driving 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 Bothnia
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? Cuba, Jamaica, 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 Fransisco, CA, to Miami, FL? Southeast
Libya is to Africa as Venezuela is to ________. South America
Which of the fifty states is farthest west? Alaska
What country has a land border with Denmark? Germany
Which continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass through? South America, Africa, Australia
What large island nation is located off the southeast coast 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 Black and Caspian Seas? Caucasus Mountains
Paraguay is to Bolivia as ___________ is to Honduras. Nicaragua
What large river in Brazil has its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean? The Amazon River
Which are closer to the equator, the nomads of the Sahara or the coffee growers of Colombia? The coffee growers of Colombia
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 America, South America, Asia, Anarctica, Australia
Which state is due south of New Hampshire and Vermont? Massachusetts (Boston is the capital)
Which lake does the equator pass through:Lake Victoria, Lake Malawi, or Lake Chad? Lake Victoria
What is the city located on the river on the Conagree River, that is the capital of South Carolina? Columbia
Which hemisphere has more land, the Eastern or Western? Eastern
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 because it is farther south than even Florida, and temperatures farther south tend to be warmer.
What is the capital of New Jersey, the state where the first recorded baseball game took place in 1846? Trenton
What countries border Iraq? Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Turkey
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 that 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 the _____ ____. Antarctic Circle
The city of Shanghai in China is near the mouth of what river? The Yangze River, or the Chang Jiang
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 represent? It usually represents a city.
Which state contains the name of a country bordering the United States? New Mexico
What is name given to the half of the Earth that includes Australia, most of Africa, Europe, Antarctica, and their waters? Eastern Hemisphere
Which distance is shorter Africa to South 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, or Vermont? Vermont
Which Great Lake is the only one that does not also belong to Canada? Lake Michigan
How many continents are totally within the Western Hemisphere? 2
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? Parallels
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 What country has the largest land area in the Western Hemisphere? Canada
In what state, whose borders are North Dakota 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 in order, counter clockwise, from north. North, Northeast, East, Southeast, South, Southwest, West, Northwest.
Which of the following cities is the capital of Jordan: Beirut, Damascus, Ankara, or Amman? Amman
How are the Arctic and Antarctic Circles alike? (Think location) They are alike because they are both on either end of the Earth. They also both have very extreme temperatures. Both are the same distance from the poles and the equator.
How many countries are on the continent of South America? 12
Through which continents does the Arctic Circle pass? North America, Europe, and Asia
What is the farthest point south on the Earth's surface? South Pole
In general, where would you need lighter clothing, northern Europe or central Africa? Why? You would need lighter clothing in central Africa because that is a desert area that doesn't receive much cold weather, because it is closer to the equator.
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 the states? Michigan
What country has the largest land area in the Northern Hemisphere? Russia
Which is more mountainous, northern or southern Asia? Southern
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