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FMS Geography Post-Test Practice Quiz


Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which city is located in California?
a.
San Antonio
c.
San Francisco
b.
Santa Fe
d.
St. Louis
 

 2. 

Which city borders the Great Lakes?
a.
Chicago
c.
New York City
b.
New Orleans
d.
Salt Lake City
 

 3. 

Which city is located in Canada?
a.
Toronto
c.
Chicago
b.
Atlanta
d.
Santa Fe
 

 4. 


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This monument symbolizes St. Louis’ historic role as:
a.
the Golden Gate
c.
shipping port for the Great Lakes
b.
Independence Hall
d.
the gateway to the west
 

 5. 

The term “highly urbanized” refers to how:
a.
there are many businesses and factories in the United States
c.
Many Americans live in cities and towns
b.
Many Americans enjoy fishing
d.
Lots of people are motivated to vote in close presidential elections
 

 6. 


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Which country is highlighted on this map of South America?
a.
Chile
c.
Argentina
b.
Brazil
d.
Peru
 

 7. 


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What is the ancient Incan city pictured above?
a.
Tikal
c.
Suriname
b.
Paraguay
d.
Machu Picchu
 

 8. 


Which of these countries shares a border with Germany?
a.
Great Britain
c.
France
b.
Spain
d.
Portugal
 

 9. 

What is the capital city of Greece?
a.
Rome
c.
Sicily
b.
Serbia
d.
Athens
 

 10. 

Portugal and Spain are the two countries on this European landmass:
a.
the Alps
c.
the Balkan peninsula
b.
the Iberian peninsula
d.
the Jutland peninsula
 

 11. 

This narrow body of water separates Europe and Africa at the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea:
a.
Fjords
c.
Strait of Gibraltar
b.
the Volga
d.
the Seine
 

 12. 

The body of water that is the source of the Nile River:
a.
Zambezi River
c.
Lake Victoria
b.
Congo River
d.
Lake Tanganyika
 

 13. 

Due to drought, war, and famine, Africa is home to a large number of these displaced persons:
a.
minarets
c.
Zimbabwe
b.
Lagos
d.
refugees
 

 14. 

Complete the sentence:  The Indian Ocean  is found to the _____________ of Asia.
a.
north
c.
south
b.
east
d.
west
 

 15. 

The capital city of China is:
a.
Tokyo
c.
New Delhi
b.
Beijing
d.
Nagasaki
 

 16. 

Most of Australia’s population lives near:
a.
New Zealand
c.
the coasts
b.
the interior of the country
d.
the Philippines
 

 17. 

This shows the proportion of an actual location to a mapped representation
a.
Legend
c.
Key
b.
Map Scale
d.
Meridian
 

 18. 

East-West lines representing the distance of a location north or south of  the equator on a scale of 0 to 90%
a.
Latitude
c.
Hemisphere
b.
Longitude
d.
Meridian
 

 19. 

The spot furthest from the equator in the northern hemisphere:
a.
Prairie
c.
Mesa
b.
Tundra
d.
North Pole
 

 20. 

The way a map distorts spatial relationship when compared to a globe
a.
Orientation
c.
Projection
b.
Longitude
d.
Scale
 



 
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