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100

What ocean do we live closest to here in Connecticut? 

What is The Atlantic Ocean?

100

How many continents are there? 

What is SEVEN (7). 

100

What line of latitude is measured 0°? 

What is the EQUATOR? 

100

What are the FOUR (4) cardinal directions? 

What are North, South, East and West?

100

The Equator and Prime Meridian divide the world into what? 

What are HEMISPHERES? 

100

Is the time of day in England AHEAD or BEHIND us in the United States? 

What is AHEAD? 

100

How many states are in the United States 

What is 50? 

200

What ocean borders the west coast of the United States? 

What is the Pacific Ocean? 

200

What continent is in all four HEMISPHERES? 

What is AFRICA? 

200

What line of LONGITUDE is measured 0°?

What is the PRIME MERIDIAN? 

200

What is the name for the directions in between the cardinal directions? 

What are INTERMEDIATE directions? 

200

On a map where north is up, what hemisphere is to the left of the Prime Meridian? 

What is the Western Hemisphere? 

200

What continent is NORTH of Africa? 

What is Europe?

200
What 3 states border Connecticut? 
What are NEW YORK, RHODE ISLAND and MASSACHUSETTS? 
300

What ocean is furthest NORTH? 

What is the Arctic Ocean? 

300

What lines are shown? 

What are lines of LONGITUDE? 

300
What two continents does the equator pass through? 

What are South America and Africa? 

300
How many points are on a true compass rose? 

What is 32? 

300

The United States is in the ______ and ______ hemispheres. 

What are the NORTHERN and WESTERN? 

300

Which two continents are entirely in the southern hemisphere?

What are Antarctica and Australia? 

300

What does the word GEOGRAPHY mean? 

The study of the earth. 

400

The Caribbean Sea is part of what ocean? 

What is the Atlantic Ocean? 

400

What continent do we live on? 

What is North America? 

400

What two continents does the PRIME MERIDIAN pass through? 

What are EUROPE and AFRICA? 
400

Connecticut is located in which part of the country? SE, NE, SW or NW? 

What is NE? 
400

The box on a map that contains symbols is called...? 

What is a KEY or LEGEND? 

400

Antarctica is sometimes called what? 

What is the SOUTH POLE? 

400
How did sailors first navigate without maps? 

What is the position of the stars? 

500

What ocean lies EAST of Africa? 

What is the INDIAN Ocean? 

500

What continent is also a country? 

What is AUSTRALIA? 

500

0° by 0° would put you closest to what continent? 

What is AFRICA? 

500

Why is China considered the "far" east? 

What is that it is furthest east from the Prime Meridian? 

500

A person who makes maps is called what? 

What is a CARTOGRAPHER? 

500

If you were in South America and wanted to go to Europe, what direction would you need to go? 

What is NORTHWEST? 

500

What is a TOPOGRAPHY map? 

What is a map that shows land formations and elevation? 
600

What body of water lies between EUROPE and AFRICA? 

What is the Mediterranean Sea? 

600

Name ALL of the continents. 

What are: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, Africa. 

600

What modern day electronic tells us locations of longitude and latitude? 

What is GPS? (Global Positioning System)

600

A compass rose was originally used to indicate what? 

What is the direction of the wind. 

600

Give three examples of a "special map" or what they can tell us.

What is: population, rainfall, products, topography, climate, etc.? 

600

What country is in two different continents? 

Russia or Turkey 

600

Why do we study geography before we study immigration? 

What is because we need to know where these places are before understanding why people immigrated/emigrated? 

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