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Geography Semester Exam
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What is one type of physical feature that can be used to describe locations on Earth.
When a geographer studies how people make laws, what is she studying?
What is the source of all energy on Earth?
How many layers make up the inside of Earth?
What is the correct term for Earth's completion of one full trip around the sun?
What term describes the increase in the average temperature of Earth's atmosphere?
Land reclaimed from the sea is called ___________.
Decomposed plant and animal material that makes fertile soil is called ______________.
Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg are __________________ countries.
Strong winds that travel from west to east are called ________________.
Tallest mountain in the Alps is called __________________.
plate tectonics and galciers
What forces formed the Alps?
what underwater structure connects Britain to mainland Europe?
Cool summers and mild winters
What features are most typical of a marine west coast climate?
Which country is Western Europe's leading agricultural producer?
Region of frozen subsoil and few plants is called a __________________.
Fishing ship that tows a large net behind it is called a ________________.
Weathering and erosion caused by moving glaciers is called a _________________.
Area where mostly short grasses and shrubs grow is called a _________________.
Deep, narrow, water-filled valley is called a _________________.
Which sea dominates the coast of much of southern Europe?
In which country is the Po River found?
Which climate is found in Finland, where the influence of seas is limited?
What tree crop grows well in the scrublands near the Mediterranean?
The period of artistic and intellectual activity is called the _____________________.
The period between A.D. 500 and 1500 is known as the __________________.
Religion with many gods and myths, such as that of the Viking is called ________________.
Independent country located within the city of Rome is called the ______________________.
Powerful Greek city-state and first known democracy was ________________.
What kingdom, led by Alexander, conquered the Greek city-states?
The eastern empire lasted almost _____________ years after the western empire fell.
Which city was one of the earliest centers of the Renaissance?
What was the religion of the Moors who invaded Spain from Northern Africa?
The physical geography of Eastern Europe and Western Russia consists mostly of vast ______________.
The Carpathian Mountains are much ____________ than the Ural Mountains.
The Baltic Sea consists of ____________ mixed with river water.
Poland is one of the world's richest sources of which mineral?
Where did many of the first English colonist settle during the 1600s?
Which is the largest subregion in the eastern United States?
In what state does the Mississippi River begin?
What has caused the mountains in the Appalachian Mountain system to wear down over time?
Plateau of Tibet
What is the subregion of mainland East Asia that is often called "the roof of the world"?
Japan has hundreds of small earthquakes each ____________.
What river flows through Seoul, the capital of South Korea?
Resources in East Asia are not ____________ evenly.
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