World Geography For Elementary School Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these continents are completely in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 2 2. What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Western and Eastern Hemispheres?

Question 3 3. The word 'hemisphere' means 'half of a sphere.' Which of these statements accurately describes the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?

Question 4 4. Which of these statements about the Northern Hemisphere is TRUE?

Question 5 5. Everything on Earth that is south of the Equator is said to be in the _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of these statements about the Southern Hemisphere is NOT true?

Question 7 7. The imaginary line that divides the earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres is called

Question 8 8. A hemisphere is

Question 9 9. Which of these Australian landforms is made of eroded sandstone that formed cone karst domes?

Question 10 10. Which of these statements about Australia's Great Barrier Reef is TRUE?

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Question 11 11. When sailors were traveling in the oceans in the Northern Hemisphere, they used Polaris to help them find their way. What constellation did they use when they were in the Southern Hemisphere?

Question 12 12. The Lacaille Group is a group of 13 constellations named by the astronomer Louis Lacaille. All but one of the constellations are named after _____.

Question 13 13. What are vertical lines, or lines running up and down the Earth from north to south, called?

Question 14 14. What are horizontal lines, or lines running across the Earth from east to west, called?

Question 15 15. What is the reason why so many cultures in the western hemisphere speak Spanish?

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Question 16 16. What was NOT one of the major reasons why some native cultures died out?

Question 17 17. The Earth moves around an imaginary line called _____.

Question 18 18. A city in the northern latitudes experiences _____ when the north pole is tilted at its furthest distance, away from the sun.

Question 19 19. The imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere is called the _____.

Question 20 20. Which continent will you find in the Northern Hemisphere?

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Question 21 21. Which mountain is the tallest in the world when measured starting at sea level?

Question 22 22. Which is the tallest mountain in North America (and the United States), not including Mauna Kea?

Question 23 23. Which country is not found in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 24 24. The country of Panama is known as an isthmus because _____.

Question 25 25. Which of these statements about the Western Hemisphere is TRUE?

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Question 26 26. The Northern Hemisphere contains parts of five of the seven continents. Which of these continents isn't in the Northern Hemisphere at all?

Question 27 27. If you counted all the people in the world, about what percentage of them live in the Southern Hemisphere?

Question 28 28. If I wanted to gaze at stars in the night sky, I would get the best view if I lived in

Question 29 29. Uluru and Mount Augustus are two huge rocks in Australia. How are they different?

Question 30 30. The ancient Greeks named most of the constellations over 2,000 years ago, but they didn't name the constellations in the Southern Hemisphere. Why not?

World Geography For Elementary School Chapter Exam Instructions

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