1st Semester Test -2018-Physical Geography Question Preview (ID: 44947)


1st Semester Test For Students For The School Yr. 2018-2019.[print questions]

Which two continents are completely surrounded by water?
a) a. Australia and Antarctica
b) b. Asia and Africa
c) c. Europe and Africa
d) d. Europe and Asia

Which of the following correctly lists Earth's oceans from smallest to largest?
a) a. Southern, Indian, Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific
b) b. Pacific, Atlantic, Southern, Indian, and Arctic
c) c. Arctic, Southern, Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific
d) d. Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Southern, and Indian

Who was the scientist who invented a system that divided earth into climate zones?
a) a. mantle
b) b. core
c) c. crust
d) d. lithosphere

How long does it take plates to move enough to create landforms?
a) a. thousand years
b) b. millions of years
c) c. hundreds of years
d) d. around 100 years

What is the center of Earth called?
a) a. Albert Einstein
b) b. Sir Isaac Newton
c) c. Boris Karloff
d) d. Wladimir Koppen

What is it called when day and night in both hemispheres are of equal length?
a) a. summer soltice
b) b. axis
c) c. equinox
d) d. winter solstice

A biome.
a) a. isthmus
b) b. axis
c) c. continental shelf
d) d. tundra

Occurs on or about June 21 in the North Hemisphere.
a) a. isthmus
b) b. axis
c) c. continental shelf
d) d. summer solstice

Narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
a) a. isthmus
b) b. axis
c) c. continental shelf
d) d. summer soltice

Underwater plain that borders a continent.
a) a. tundra
b) b. isthmus
c) c. axis
d) d. continental shelf

Imaginary line running through Earth's center.
a) a. isthmus
b) b. tundra
c) c. axis
d) d. continental shelf

Water contained inside Earth's crust is called groundwater.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Ice sheets cover most of Greenland and Australia.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The sun's heat causes Earth to constantly orbit around it.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

One measure for comparing climates is the average daily temperature.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Earth's crust is made up of seven enormous tectonic plates.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

A year is defined as 368 1/2 days.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Cold temperatures climates have a long summer season.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

A glacier is the smallest of the ice masses.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

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