Vocabulary/ General
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Vocabulary
True or False
General
100

Is the liquid  part of the Earth

Hydrosphere

100

 It refers to the movement of the Earth around the Sun

Revolution

100

Is the date when the winter season begins

December 21st

100

Meridians measure longitude

True

100

Date when Spring begins

March 21st

200

Is the solid part of the earth

Geosphere

200

Falls begins on... (date)

September 21st

200

There are ....... continents (how many?)

seven 

200

Parallels measure latitude

True

200

Is when the summer solstice takes place (date)

 June 21st

300

Is the gaseous part of the Earth

Atmosphere

300

Are the names of the famous parallels, Tropic of....

Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn

300

Lines of longitude are also called....

Meridians

300

We use the geographic coordinates of a place to locate any place on Earth

True

300

There are..... oceans on the earth (how many?)

five

400

Is The largest desert on earth...

Antarctic desert , covering the continent of Antarctica with a size of around 5.5 million square miles

400

Are the three main spheres of the Earth

Hydrosphere, Geosphere and atmosphere

400

Is the circular motion of the Earth around an internal central axis

Rotation

400

We always write latitude first

True

400

which continent has the largest population

Asia

500

which continent has the most countries

The continent with the most countries is Africa with 54 recognized countries

500

Is an invisible line around which the Earth rotates, or spins

axis

500

what is the highest city in the world

La Paz in Bolivia is the worlds highest city, at an average elevation of 3,869m.

500

Latitude is the distance to the south of the equator

False

500

Is the capital city with the biggest population

Beijing, China, is the world's most populated capital city

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