World Geography

1. The Homolographic projection has the correct representation of
A. shape B. area
C. baring D. distance

2. The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with
A. zones of climate
B. zones of oceans
C. zones of land
D. zones of cyclonic depressions

3. The higher the wind speed and the longer the fetch or distance of open water across which the wind blows and waves travel, the ____ waves and the ____ energy they process.
A. larger, more
B. larger, less
C. smaller, more
D. smaller, less
4. The hazards of radiation belts include
A. deterioration of electronic circuits
B. damage of solar cells of spacecraft
C. adverse effect on living organisms
D. All of the above

5. The great Victoria Desert is located in
A. Canada
B. West Africa
C. Australia
D. North America
6. The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are
A. latitudes
B. longitudes
C. geographic grids
D. None of the above
7. The light of distant stars is affected by
A. the earth's atmosphere
B. interstellar dust
C. both (a) and (b)
D. None of the above
8. The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?
A. Africa B. Asia
C. Australia D. Europe
9. Without ____ the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.
A. latitudinal redistribution of heat
B. cycle of air circulation
C. global wind pattern
D. All are similar terms
10. The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called
A. coral reefs
B. sea grass bed
C. hot spots
D. None of the above


1. B
2. A
3. A
4. D
5. C
6. C
7. C
8. C
9. D
10. B