Daily geo quiz 2
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Brazil Which country has the largest land area in South America?
The sun rises in the east in Los Angeles, California. That is the same for Miami, Chicago, and Tokyo.
From which direction does the sunrise in Los Angeles, California? Would you answer change of the city by Miami, Chicago, Tokyo? Why?
The South China Sea, the Philippine sea, the sulu sea, and Celebes sea.
Name for seas that surround the Philippines.
The Tropic of Cancer cuts through which large North Ameriwcan country?
Which state is west of New Hampshire and east of New York?
The Indian and the South Pacific.
Which oceans border Australia?
The Ural mountains and the Ural river.
Which landform and river form most of the eastern border of Europe (or the western border of Asia)?
20° north, because 40° south is in Antártica.
Which city would probably have a warmer climate, One at 20° north or one at 40° south? Why?
Which capital city is near the equator and 80° west?
A snowline is the boundary marking the lowest altitude at which a given area, such as the top of the mountain, is always covered with snow. These can be at different elevations because it will vary by where the sun is.
What is the snowline on the mountain? Is it at the same elevation everywhere in the world? Why or why not?
In August 2002, the city of Prague was hit by a flood that raised the waters of what river that runs through the city?
Which country has the largest land area in the eastern hemisphere?
Which nation is further north, Egypt or Greece?
Bogotá is to Colombia as ? is to India.
Tropical rainforests grow in hot areas near the equator that have no dry season. Where would you be likely to find such a forest, Brazil or Egypt?
The Prime Meridian
What is the line of longitude that passes through Greenwich, England, called?
Kabul is the capital of the country that borders Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran, and Pakistan. What is this country's name?
A large city and the surrounding cities and towns.
When you look for city populations in an atlas, you may see figures for metropolitan areas. What is the metropolitan area?
Tunisia is the country. It is bordered by Algeria and Libya.
Tunis is the capital of which country? What countries border this country?
Boston to Washington DC.
The term megalopolis is used to describe an area so densely populated and has so many cities and metropolitan areas that it almost seems to form on gigantic city.find an area in the United States that may be considered a megalopolis.
It deep roots of the tamarisk, or salt cedar tree, can deprive native plants of water. Although concentrated in the arid Southwest, this tree has spread as far as what state located north of Wyoming?