CSS :: General Geography

1.  What is peninsula?
A. A narrow bit of land. B. A mountainous island.
C. A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. D. A range of hills.

2.  In which direction is the Tropic of Capricorn in relation to the Equator?
A. North B. South
C. East D. West

3.  Which is the largest Ocean?
A. Indian B. Pacific
C. Atlantic D. Arctic

4.  What does a braometer indicate?
A. Changes in atmospheric (air) pressure. B. Changes in temperature
C. The amount of rainfall D. The direction of the winds.

5.  What is the difference between a fulf and a bay?
A. A gulf is big and a bay is small B. A gulf is at a rivermouth and a bay is a not
C. A bay is surrounded by cliffs, a gulf by lowland. D. Both are part of the sea that extend considerable into the land, but bay usually has a wider entrance than a gulf.

6.  Which continent is in its entirety further north of the Equator?
A. Asia B. Europe
C. North America D. Africa

7.  What do isotherms indicate?
A. The height in particular areas. B. The rainfall in certain areas.
C. The temperatures in particule areas. D. The snowfall in some areas.

8.  What do you call a narrow neck neck of land that connects two larger landmasses?
A. Peninsula B. Isthmus
C. Cape D. Strait

9.  How is density of population usually heasured?
A. Persons per sq. km. B. The number of people in a country.
C. The number of house holds in a country. D. The number of births from one census to the next in a country

10.  Which water body surrounds the North Pole?
A. Atlantic Ocean B. Pacific Ocean
C. Indian Ocean D. Arctic Ocean

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