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FMS Geography Post-Test Practice Quiz 2014

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

 1. 


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Which state is highlighted in this map?
A
Ohio
C
Indiana
B
Washington D.C.
D
Illinois
 

 2. 

Which city borders the Great Lakes?
A
Chicago
C
New York City
B
New Orleans
D
Salt Lake City
 

 3. 


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Which state is pictured here?
A
Mississippi
C
Louisiana
B
Florida
D
Colorado
 

 4. 

East-west lines representing the distance of a location north or south of  the equator are ___.
A
latitude
C
hemispheres
B
longitude
D
meridians
 

 5. 


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Which state does not share a border with Ohio?
A
Michigan
C
Indiana
B
Wisconsin
D
West Virginia
 

 6. 

Which city is located in Canada?
A
Toronto
C
London
B
Juneau
D
Santa Fe
 

 7. 

All rain that falls west of this line flows to the Pacific Ocean, and all rain that  falls east of this line eventually flows to the Atlantic Ocean:
A
International Date Line
C
Appalachian Mountains
B
Continental Divide
D
The U.S.-Canadian border
 

 8. 

Parts of this river form a border between the United States and Mexico:
A
Mississippi river
C
St. Lawrence river
B
Rio Grande
D
Colorado river
 

 9. 

The second largest continent in both area and population is ____________.
A
Asia
C
South America
B
Africa
D
Europe
 

 10. 

Which geographic region includes hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers?
A
Interior Lowlands
C
Basin and Range
B
Coastal Plain
D
Canadian Shield
 

 11. 


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This monument symbolizes St. Louis’ historic role as:
A
the Golden Gate bridge
C
shipping port for the Great Lakes
B
Independence Hall
D
the gateway to the west
 

 12. 

Which state is non-contiguous?
A
Texas
C
Maine
B
Florida
D
Alaska
 

 13. 


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Which country is highlighted on this map of South America?
A
Chile
C
Argentina
B
Brazil
D
Peru
 

 14. 

Which of these is a continent with no permanent residents?
A
Iceland
C
Australia
B
Antarctica
D
Alaska
 

 15. 


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What is the ancient Incan city pictured above?
A
Louvre
C
Suriname
B
Sydney
D
Machu Picchu
 

 16. 

All of the following are European countries EXCEPT:
A
Greece
C
Germany
B
Spain
D
Kenya
 

 17. 


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Which one of the highlighted states borders the Pacific Ocean?
A
Idaho
C
Oregon
B
Montana
D
Wyoming
 

 18. 


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What is the name of country #12 on this map of Europe?
A
France
C
Ireland
B
Spain
D
Switzerland
 

 19. 

What is the world’s largest river in volume?
A
Volga
C
Amazon
B
Mississippi
D
Yangtze
 

 20. 


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Which body of water on the map is a tributary?
A
A
C
C
B
B
D
D
 

 21. 

The Paris art museum that holds some of the world’s best known paintings, including the Mona Lisa:
A
Parthenon
C
St. Peter’s Basilica
B
Louvre
D
Big Ben
 

 22. 


What is the tallest point in Africa?
A
Mt. McKinley
C
Lake Tanganyika
B
Mt. Kilimanjaro
D
Namib Desert
 

 23. 

The way a map distorts spatial relationships when compared to a globe is called ________.
A
orientation
C
projection
B
longitude
D
scale
 

 24. 

This type of map shows the borders of states or countries, as well as the location of cities and towns:
A
political map
C
contour map
B
physical map
D
hemispheric map
 

 25. 


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Which letter represents the Interior Lowlands region on the map?
A
A
C
C
B
B
D
D
 

 26. 

The largest desert in Asia is the _________________ .
A
Sahara
C
Syrian
B
Gobi
D
Namib
 

 27. 

Most of Australia’s population lives near ________________________.
A
New Zealand
C
the coasts
B
the interior of the country
D
the Philippines
 

 28. 

This shows the proportion of an actual location to a mapped representation
A
legend
C
key
B
map scale
D
meridian
 

 29. 


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Which river does the arrow point to on the map?
A
Ohio
C
Columbia
B
St. Lawrence
D
Missouri
 

 30. 


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The Asian landmark shown in this photograph is ________________.
A
Ankor Wat
C
St. Peter’s Basilica
B
the Great Wall of China
D
the Taj Majal
 



 
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