How Well Do You Know Geography Terms?

You might think you're a geography know it all, but how well do you really know geography terms? Take these 12 questions and find out just how geographically inclined you are!
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Which word means "shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly?"
Beach
Ravine
Atoll
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Which word means "a layer of sedimentary rock having approximately the same composition throughout?"
Fissure
Range
Strata
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Which word means "Loose stony debris on a slope?"
Sediment
Scree
Soil
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Which word means "A collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a river or other body of water?"
Sediment
Soil
Crust
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Which term means "A crack or opening, as in a rock?"
Range
Fissure
Rift
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What is a a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion?
Berm
Dune
Caldera
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Which word is used to describe the melted rock ejected by a volcano from its crater?
Lava
Magma
Berm
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What is a chain, cluster or collection of islands?
Valley
Archipelago
Isthmus
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What is the solid outer layer of the earth?
The mantle
The crust
The core
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What is a slope or incline known as?
Gradient
Altitude
Scale
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What is the absolute height of a location, measured from sea level?
Equator
Sea level
Altitude
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What is a branch of a river delta known as?
Topset bed
Distributaries
Erosion
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You are geo great! Even though you're not the foremost expert on these geography terms, you still showed a strong aptitude for all things geography. We commend you for a job well done!

C+, Geo Great

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You are geography genius! While many might struggle to identify tricky geography terms you are a foremost expert! You know your stuff when it comes to geography and earth science. Color us impressed!

B+, Geography Genius

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You are geography grand! Congratulations! You got a perfect score on this geography quiz. You know stuff when it comes to geography terms and earth science. We commend you for being an intelligent and science savvy person!

A+, Geography Grand

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1
Which word means "shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly?"
Beach
Ravine
Atoll
2
Which word means "a layer of sedimentary rock having approximately the same composition throughout?"
Fissure
Range
Strata
3
Which word means "Loose stony debris on a slope?"
Sediment
Scree
Soil
4
Which word means "A collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a river or other body of water?"
Sediment
Soil
Crust
5
Which term means "A crack or opening, as in a rock?"
Range
Fissure
Rift
6
What is a a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion?
Berm
Dune
Caldera
7
Which word is used to describe the melted rock ejected by a volcano from its crater?
Lava
Magma
Berm
8
What is a chain, cluster or collection of islands?
Valley
Archipelago
Isthmus
9
What is the solid outer layer of the earth?
The mantle
The crust
The core
10
What is a slope or incline known as?
Gradient
Altitude
Scale
11
What is the absolute height of a location, measured from sea level?
Equator
Sea level
Altitude
12
What is a branch of a river delta known as?
Topset bed
Distributaries
Erosion