Daily Geo 21-40
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Write a sentence or two using each of these words at least once: Pacific, North America, United States, Arctic, Atlantic.
The United States is in North America which is surrounded by the Pacific. Also the Pacific, Artic and Atlantic are all oceans.
The island of Bermuda is a colony of which nation?
If a state is outside the contiguous United States, what does this mean?
that is does not physically touch North America
What is the capital of Alaska?
Write your address with the following information: name;street with number; city; county; state; country; continent; hemisphere; planet
Kara Fritz; 1254 Urania Ave; Encinitas; San Diego; CA; United States; North America; Earth
Which four continents touch the Indian Ocean?
Africa, Asia, Antartica, Australia
Which part of a map tells the relationship of distance shown on the map to the real distance on the earth?
Which countries does Mexico border?
Belize, Guatemala and United States
What are the capitals of the countries whose shared border forms the dividing line between the continents of North and South America? Find the latitude and longitude of each city
Bogota, Columbia: 4 degrees N, 74 degrees W
Panama City: 9 degrees N, 79 degrees W
Which Caribbean island has the second largest land area
Which river flows just south of Cincinnati, Ohio?
What is the capital of the state that is bordered by Colorado, Nebraska, Missouri and Oklahoma?
The prime meridian (which is also called the Greenwich meridian) passes through which three continents
Europe, Africa and Antarctica
Which has the smaller scale: a map on which 1 inch equals 100 miles, or a map on which 1 inch equal 200 miles?
1 inch = 200 miles
Bolivia is one of two landlocked countries in South America. What is the other country?
If you are in downtown Chicago and facing north, which way (left or right) would you turn and in which direction would you go to reach Lake Michigan?
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. Is Mexico City north or south of tropic of Cancer?
Explain why 0 degree longitude and 180 degree longitude are not designated east or west
They can;t go east or west because it can only go north or south. It divides the earth by the equator
Complete the analogy: Lisbon is to Portugal as ? is to Cameroon
What is the difference between a natural and a political boundary? Give an example of both
Natural is a beach, lake or river something that is already there; political is man made. The boundary line between US and Mexico is political and the Pacific Ocean is natural
Which polar region has more land, the region around the North Pole of the region around the South Pole
Through which country does the Panama Canal pass?
What color is probably found on a globe more than any other color? why?
Blue, because there is more water than land
Through which ocean does most of the international date line pass?
The pacific Ocean
What is the difference between physical and political maps?
physical maps are mountains and lakes; political maps are governmental
What is the capital of the only country that borders both the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea?
Through which bodies of water must a ship pass to get from the Black Sea to the Atlantic Ocean?
Bosporus, Sea of Marmara, Darndandelles, Aegean Sea, Sea of Crete, Meditterean Sea, Alboran Sea strait of Gilralter
Cape Roca, the westernmost point on the mainland of Europe is in what country?
I am a narrow body of water. I can be found between Sicily and Italy. What is my name?
The Strait of Messina
What is the capital of the island nation off the coast of East Asia through which the Tropic of Cancer passes
Which term does not belong: United States, Russia or Brazil?
Russia because it is not connected with North and South America.
Which ocean borders Australia's western coast?
What are the capitals of the two states that border the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers
Which distance is greater: Chicago to New Orleans or Chicago to Augusta, Maine?
Chicago to Augusta, Maine because it is a greater distance than New Orleans
Which is the only ocean through which the equator does not pass?
The Arctic Ocean
Formerly known as the Malagasy republic, what country is the world's fouth-largest island?