Geography Exam

Question Answer
What are the 5 themes of geography Theme, Region, Location, Movement, and HEI
What are the three types of regions Formal: The US and Canada. Functional: A train that goes thru states. Perceptional: The wild West
The cardinal points North South East West
The 4 hemispheres Atmosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere
The difference between relative and absolute location Absolute is longitude and latitude, Relative is whats around you
How do you describe physical features Natural landforms
How do you describe human features Anything man made
The 7 continents Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, North America, South America, and Antarctica
The 5 oceans Pacific, Atlantic, Southern, Indian, and Artic
The 2 branches of geography Physical and Human
What direction and degree is longitude East and West. 180 degrees
What direction and degree is latitude North and South. 90 degrees
Prime Meridian Divides West and East
Equator Divides North and South into 0 degrees
What is a geographer Someone who studies geography
The section of the map that explains the symbols Legend
The study of earth Geography
A three dimensional representation of the earth Globe
What line runs parallel to the equator Latitude
2 continents in the Eastern Hemisphere Asia and Australia
2 Contunents in the Southern Hemisphere Antarctica and Australia
What is culture Knowledge and behaviors passed through a group
ABC's of culture Entertainment, dates, information, jobs, and belief system
Province A division of countries and empires
How many states are there 50
How many provinces and territories does Canada have 10 provinces and 3 territories
What are the great lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Erie
The regions in the US North East, Midwest, south, and west
The Canadian Shield A rocky flat region in the hudson bay

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