Marking Period 2 DQ’s

Geography
What body of water connects the Hudson Bay with the Atlantic Ocean?
Hudson Strait (River)
What bay does the Hudson River connect to the Atlantic Ocean?
Hudson Bay
What is the capial of Spain?
Madrid
What is the capital of Portugal?
Lisbon

Name;the boot shaped country that is a peninsula in Europe.

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What is its capial?

Italy

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Rome

What landform is in the northwest African countries of Morocco ; Algeria?
Atlas Mountains
What country in Africa has the largest land size?
Sudan
The Mediterranean Sea separates what 2 continents?
Europe and Africa

What is a cape?

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What cape is found in Massachusetts?

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a piece of land that juts out into a larger body of water

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Cape Cod

What cape is found at the southern end of South America?
Cape Horn
What country is the first to celebrate the new year?

1. Christmas Islands

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2. New Zealand

What gulf is north of Somalia and south of Yemen?
Gulf of Aden

What is a lake?

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What’s the largest lake in the world?

body of salt or fresh water surrounded by land on all sides

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Capsian Sea

What is the largest lake in the United States?
Lake Superior

What lake is located on the border between Jordan and Israel?

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Why does it have this name?

Dead Sea

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nothing can live in it- too much salt

What’s the largest gulf in the world?
Gulf of Mexico
What states border the Gulf of Mexico?
Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana

What is the time difference between the east and west coasts of the U.S.?

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Which is earlier?

3 hours

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west coast

What is an isthmus?
A narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, connecting two larger bodies of land.
What isthmus connects North and South America?
Isthmus of Panama

Which continents contain the…

1. Nile River

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2. Mississippi River

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3. Amazon River

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4. Yangtze/Chang Jiang River?

1. Africa

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2. North America

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3. South America

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4. Asia

What is the tallest mountain in the world?

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In what countries is this mountain located?

Mount Everest

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China ; Nepal

What U.S. event happened on December 7, 1941?

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In which state did this event occur?

bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese

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Hawaii

What large natural feature is on the border between the U.S. and Mexico?
Rio Grande (big river)

Where a river begins is called the …

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Where a river ends is called the …

Source

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Mouth

What is the largest country in Central America?

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What is its capital?

Nicaragua

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Managua

What is the smallest country in Central America?

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What is its capital?

El Salvador

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San Salvador

What are the 3 largest islands in the world?

Australia (but a continent too),

Greenland, New Guinea, Borneo

What is the smallest country in the world?
Vatican City
What are the 3 largest deserts in the world?

Sahara (Africa)

;Arabian (Middle East in S.W. Asia)

Gobi (China in Asia)

The Ural Mountains separate what two continents?
Europe ; Asia
What are the 3 largest seas in the world?
South China Sea, Caribbean, Mediterranean
The Arabian Sea borders what two continents?
Asia ; Africa
What cities are located on the Nile River Delta?
Cairo ; Alexandria
Define delta.
deposit of earth and sand in a triangular shape at the mouth of a river.
What are the 4 largest countries for land size?

1. Russia

2. Canada

3. China

4. U.S.A.

What is the capital of North Korea?

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What is the capital of South Korea?

P’yongyang

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Seoul

What boundary separates Texas from Mexico?
Rio Grande (river)
If you were where the Prime Meridian meets the Equator, where would you be?
Atlantic Ocean

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