The Five Major Geographical Regions in AP World History


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Which region is believed to be the location of the first humans?

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1. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

2. Which region is north of Africa and has played a prominent role in global colonization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to determine what you know about geographical regions in AP world history. The questions will assess you on key points like the region where civilization began and the region that includes New Zealand.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be included in the quiz:

  • A region north of Africa that has shaped modern history
  • Area that includes Russia and China
  • Regions located in the Western Hemisphere

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on geographical regions in AP world history
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Western Hemisphere
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various regions on the planet and their countries

Additional Learning

Students who want to gain a deeper perspective of the regions on the planet can review the lesson called The Five Major Geographical Regions in AP World History. The following topics will be addressed in detail:

  • The seven continents
  • Subregions of the five major regions on earth
  • Areas where they're located