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Daily Geography 1

  

1.    What are the names of the Earth’s oceans?

a.                                 c.

b.                                d.  

2.    What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the Earth in half horizontally?

  

3.    What is the northernmost point in the world called?

  

4.    What part of a map contains the information on what the map’s symbols mean?

  

5.    Find an example of an area of land that is completely surrounded by water.  Write down its name.  What term is used to describe this type of land?

  

6.    All lines of longitude are measured east and west of what imaginary line?

 

 7.    What does a star on a map usually mean?

  

8.    Which of the following is not a state:  Idaho, Houston, New Mexico, Colorado?

 

Daily Geography 2

 

    1.    What are the names of the four hemispheres of  
          the  Earth?  In which two do you live?

a.                                        c.

b.                                      d.

 

2.    Is the Arctic Circle north or south of the Tropic    
      of Capricorn?

  

3.    What is the name given to a point of land extending into a body of water?

 

4.    What lines measure distances east and west of the Prime Meridian?

 

     5.    Which of the following is not a city:  Dallas, St.
           Paul, Cincinnati, Delaware?

 

6.    Locate the Gulf of St. Lawrence in eastern 
    Canada.  Now write a definition of a gulf.

 

 7.    Latitude is measured north and south of what  
       imaginary line?

 

8.    What is the capital of the largest country in northern Africa?

 

 

Daily Geography 3

 

1.    Is the Tropic of Capricorn north or south of the equator?

 

2.    What are the names of the seven continents of the earth? 

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

f.

g.

 

3.    What is the difference between latitude and longitude?

  

4.    French Guiana and Guyana are countries on what continent?

 

5.    Which oceans do the equator cross?

 

6.    What line of longitude forms the other half of the Prime Meridian?

 

7.    What is the capital of the only state bordered on the south by Arkansas and through which the 40   N line of latitude passes?

  

8.    What is the capital of the Central American country that has a major canal running through it?

 

Daily Geography 4

 

1.    What is the capital of the South American country of Brazil?
  

2.    What country has the largest land area in the Western Hemisphere?
 
 

3.    What is the city located on the Chesapeake Bay that is the capital of Maryland?
  

4.    Through which four South American countries does the 20 degrees S line of latitude pass?

  

5.    On what continents can these, the four longest rivers in the world, be found? 
(1.) Nile
(2.) Amazon
(3.) Chang Jian
(4.) Mississippi

6.    Is Lima, the capital of Peru, east or west of the 80 degrees W line of longitude?

     7.    What are the three continents with the largest land areas in the world?

  

8.    How many degrees south of the equator is the South Pole?

 

Daily Geography 5

  

1.    What is the capital of the country whose neighbors are Colombia, Brazil, and Guyana?

  

2.    If you are a resident of Canberra, Australia, are you a resident of an island or a continent?

  

3.    Why are lines of latitude and longitude important?

  

4.    Name the seven countries that are part of Central America.

  

5.    Which continent is smaller in land area than Europe?

  

6.    What is the capital of the country through which the 40 degrees N line of latitude
and 20 degrees E line of longitude pass?

  

7.    Into how many degrees of longitude is the Earth divided?

 8.  If it is dawn in the eastern U.S., what is it in the
      western U.S.?  Why?

 

Daily Geography 6

  

1.    Which country has the most land in both Europe and Asia?

  

2.    Which nation is farther south, Egypt or Greece?

  

3.    Madrid: Spain :: _________________ : India

 

4.    What two continents have a similar physical shape?

  

5.    The 0 degree line of longitude which passes through Greenwich, England, is called the __________________________?

  

6.    Islamabad is the capital of the country that borders Afghanistan, , Tajikistan, Iran, and India.  What is this country’s name?

  

7.    Does a line of latitude or of longitude divide the Earth into the Eastern and Western Hemispheres?

 

8.  Istanbul is the capital of what country?