Major World Geographic Features     Name ___________________________ Class________

(use maps in textbook pp. RA1-RA41)

  

  1. If you are trying to find features such as mountains and rivers, should you use a political or physical map?

 

  1. If you are trying to find cities or country borders, should you use a political or physical map?

 

  1. On a physical map, how can you determine the distance above or below sea level for a given location?

 

  1. Why do maps have scales?

 

  1. What is the largest mountain range in Asia?

 

  1. What is the national capital city of India?

 

  1. Locate Santiago, Chile and Miami, Florida.  Which of these cities is farther west?

 

  1. Which three continents border the Mediterranean Sea?

  1. Name two rivers that flow through China.

 

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  1. Name five countries that border the Caribbean Sea.

 

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  1. What is the largest lake in Florida?

 

  1. Which is the national capital city of Australia?

 

  1. On which continent would you find the country of Iraq?

 

  1. What is the name of the small tear-drop shaped country to the south of India?

 

  1. Is there land at the North Pole?

 

  1. Is there land at the South Pole?

 

 

  1. On the above map of Europe, label the following countries by writing the corresponding letter on the map.

  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. United Kingdom
  6. Ukraine
  7. Portugal
  8. Norway
  9. Sweden
  10. Denmark
  11. Croatia
  12. Russia
  13. Poland
  14. Ukrain
  15. Greece
  16. Belarus