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Geo. Test Review

Geography Unit Test 1 Review/Test Fri. 9/11/15

QuestionAnswer
What map element shows a length and how many miles it would equal? Map Scale
What map element shows the orientation of the map (which direction is north, south, etc.)? Compass Rose
In which direction do lines of latitude run: north to south, west to east, or east to west? East to West OR West to East (same thing)
Which map element tells you the type of map or what is being displayed on the map? Title
What line is located at O° latitude? Equator
What map element shows the symbols used in the map and their meanings? Legend or Key (same thing)
In which direction do lines of longitude run: North to South or Southeast to Northeast? North to South
What line is located at O degrees longitude? Prime Meridian
Which of the following lines of latitude is located the farthest north: Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer? Arctic Circle
Which of the 5 themes of geography is represented by people who traveled from place to place in search of food: farming, movement, wandering, human/environmental interaction? Movement
Which of the following is NOT one of the intermediate directions: Southwest, Northwest, Easterly, Northeast? Easterly
Which of the 5 themes of geography is represented by people farming: Human/Environmental Interaction, Trade and Commerce, Movement, Agriculture? Human/Environmental Interaction
What is the difference between a map key and a map legend? There is no difference -- they mean the same thing.
Name one of the Five Themes of Geography that is represented by the following statement: "The city was located at 53°W 12°N." Location
Name the theme that is represented by the following statement: "The weather is cold in Alaska." Place
"The UPS truck delivered my package from Ohio." This is an example of which theme? Movement
"North Carolina is considered a part of the Southeastern United States." This is an example of which theme? Region
"The power company built a dam on one part of the river." This is an example of which theme? Human/Environmental Interaction
The Atlantic Ocean is east of North Carolina. Is this absolute or relative location? Relative
Albemarle is located at 35°N and 80°W. Is this absolute or relative location? Absolute
Her house is located at 349 West Elm Street, Ansonville, NC. Is this absolute or relative location? Absolute
The principal's office is located near the media center. Is this absolute or relative location? Relative
How many oceans are there? Five
Name the 7 continents. South America, North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, Antarctica
True or False: Longitude is a parallel False
"Charlotte has a large population" is an example of which theme of geography? Place (this is one way you could describe it)
"The United States" is part of the world's western hemisphere" is an example of which theme of geography? Region
Created by: Mrs.Luck
 

 



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