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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is probably not the best use for an almanac?

Question 2 2. What is the best way to show spatial relationships on Earth?

Question 3 3. A geographer has the following hypothesis: 'The village of Tuxbury is more popular with tourists because it's closer to the nearest major city.' Which of the following would NOT be a useful piece of data to test that hypothesis?

Question 4 4. How does GPS (Global Positioning System) work?

Question 5 5. How many different types of things can be shown on maps?

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Question 6 6. Who is considered the Father of Geography?

Question 7 7. Which of these would a geographer usually not study?

Question 8 8. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

Question 9 9. What are the steps of the scientific method (in order)?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves classifying parts of the world with names and labels?

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Question 11 11. Jerry has been hired to draw the maps of hiking trails, camping sites and scenic areas for the state parks system. What is Jerry's profession?

Question 12 12. A map has a scale of 50,000 to 1. What does 3 inches on the map represent in real life?

Question 13 13. What is a state or county?

Question 14 14. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 15 15. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

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Question 16 16. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves a description of the physical and human characteristics of the location being studied?

Question 18 18. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves providing references to describe where on the Earth a thing being studied is?

Question 20 20. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is one of the five themes of geography, that involves looking at how the environment and humans affect each other?

Question 22 22. What is the scientific method?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is most useful in determining crop changes over time?

Question 24 24. What are the two main branches of geography?

Question 25 25. What is most important to understanding what a map means?

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Question 26 26. What is a continent?

Question 27 27. What is a map projection?

Question 28 28. Which of these is NOT a use of an atlas?

Question 29 29. Spatial analysis often involves looking at data _____.

Question 30 30. What do we call the study of how people interact with the environment?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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