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2 Baseball Challenge! Basic Geography Skills

3 Today’s Game Covers Basic Geography Skills Nick Oakes

4 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Batter Up! Home Single Visitor Single DoubleTripleHomer

5 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #1 – What is a model of earth’s lands, distances, shape, and distances as they relate to each other? *globe* *map*

6 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #2 – Which of the following lines circles the middle of the earth? *equator* *prime meridian*

7 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #3 – The earth is divided into four_____. *hemispheres* *layers*

8 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #4 – Which location does the prime meridian start in? *Greenwich* *North Pole*

9 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #5 – Which hemisphere is south of the equator? *southern* *northern*

10 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #6 – Which lines measure north to south? *latitude* *longitude*

11 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #7 – Which lines run north to south? *longitude* *latitude*

12 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #8 – Which parallel divides earth into northern and southern hemispheres? *equator* *prime meridian*

13 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #9 – Which hemisphere would be one of the divisions of the prime meridian?? *northern* *western*

14 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #10 – Which of the following could be found in the eastern hemisphere? *eastern* *northern *

15 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #11 – The system of crossing of latitude and longitude lines is called_______. *grid system* *quadrant system*

16 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #12 – What is the location called when plotting a point where latitude and longitude lines cross? *absolute location* *relative location*

17 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #13 – The line of travel, which is drawn along the equator, that is the shortest point between two locations is called the ____. *Great Circle Route* *Great Projection*

18 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #14 – Which of the following is a way of showing earth on a flat piece of paper? *projection map* *globe*

19 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Home Single #15 – Which of the following is in the southern hemisphere? *north pole* *south pole*

20 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #1 – Which of the following shows land shapes well; but not size or distance? *mercator projection* *Robinson Projection*

21 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #2 – Which of the following has good land comparison and displaying of the continents; but not distances…especially not in the oceans? *Goode’s Interrupted Projection * *Robinson Projection*

22 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #3 – Which of the following has good measurement of distance and shapes and sizes; it also has less distortion at the poles? *Winkel Triple Projection* *Mercator Projection*

23 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #4 – Which of the following represents size and shape much as they are on a globe; but are distorted at the poles? *Robinson Projection* *Winkel Triple Projection*

24 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #5 – Which of the following is a software item for making maps on a computer? *GIS* *GPS*

25 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #6 – Which of the following tells ones exact location in the world? *GPS* *compass*

26 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #7 – The symbols on a map can be defined by a _____. *legend/key* *compass rose*

27 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #8 – Which of the following can be used to relate directions on a map? *compass rose* *legend*

28 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #9 – Which of the following relates distances on a map? *scale bar* *compass rose*

29 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #10 – Which would be an example of intermediate directions? *northeast* *south*

30 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #11 – Which type of directions include North, East, South, and West? *cardinal* *intermediate*

31 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #12 – Which type of map has rivers, mountains, and ocean? *physical* *political*

32 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #13 – What does a political map display? *cities, states, countries, capitols* *physical features*

33 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #14 – Which of the following relates the height of an area above sea level? *elevation* *relief*

34 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Visitor Single #15 – Which of the following are lines that relate elevation? *contour lines* *latitude lines*

35 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Fly Ball! It’s Caught! You’re Out! Next Batter!

36 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs It’s a Hit! Base Run Single! Next Batter!

37 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #1 – What is the coordinates for the equator? *0 degrees latitude* *0 degrees longitude*

38 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #2 – What is located at 0 degrees longitude? *prime meridian* *equator*

39 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #3 – What is located at 90 degrees south? *south pole* *Antarctic circle*

40 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #4 –What is located at 23 ½ degrees north? *tropic of cancer* *tropic of Capricorn*

41 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #5 – Which of the following is located at 66 ½ south? *Antarctic Circle* *Arctic Circle*

42 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #6 – What is located at the 180 degree meridian line? *international date line* *north pole*

43 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #7 – What are the lines that run from pole to pole called? *meridians* *contour lines*

44 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #8 – What do the horizontal and vertical number lines on a graph form? *axis* *key*

45 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #9 – Which of the following is a way of presenting statistical information visually? *graph* *map*

46 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #10 – What are graphs that relate materials by comparing bars? *bar graphs* *line graphs*

47 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #11 – What type of graph shows change over time? *line graph* *circle graph*

48 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #12 – Which of the following shows how the whole of something is divided into parts? *circle graph* *climograph*

49 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #13 – Which of the following presents related numbers in an organized way? *chart* *graph*

50 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #14 – Which of the following uses rows of icons to relate information? *pictographs* *diagrams*

51 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Double #15 – Which of the following combines a bar and line graph? *climograph* *pictograph*

52 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Pop Up Center Field! It’s Caught! Two Outs! Next Batter!

53 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs It’s a Hit! Base Run Double! Next Batter!

54 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #1 – Which of the following is a small river or stream that flows into a larger river? *tributary* *strait*

55 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #2 – Which is a narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water? *strait* *channel*

56 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #3 – What is a broad inland body of water, often between a coastline and 1 or more islands off the coast? *sound* *bay*

57 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #4 – What is an area of flat or rolling land at a high elevation? *plateau* *mesa*

58 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #5 – What is an area of level land, usually at low elevation and often covered with grass? *plain* *mesa*

59 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #6 – What are characteristics of a place that occur naturally over time? *physical features* *physical elevations*

60 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #7 – What is the name of a pointed top of a mountain? *peak* *range*

61 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #8 – What is a broad, flat-topped landform with steep sides? *mesa* *lowland*

62 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #9 – What is a narrow stretch of land that connects two larger land masses? *isthmus* *delta*

63 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #10 – What is a sheltered place along a shoreline where ships can anchor safely? *harbor* *bay*

64 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #11 – What is part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline? *gulf* *bay*

65 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #12 – What is a stretch of high land that separates river systems? *divide* *range*

66 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #13 – What is a flat, low- lying area made from soil carried downstream by a river, and deposited at it’s mouth? *delta* *mesa*

67 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #14 –What is a wide waterway between two land masses? *channel* *strait*

68 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Triple #15 – What is a land mass surrounded by water on three sides? *peninsula* *basin*

69 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Ground Ball! Thrown to Base! Two Outs! Next Batter!

70 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs It’s a Triple Base Hit! Next Batter!

71 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #1 – How many time zones are in the USA? *4* *3*

72 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #2 – Which of the following is not one of the time zones in the USA? *Northeastern* *Mountain*

73 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #3 – Which time zone are we in? *eastern* *Pacific*

74 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #4 – If it is 2:00 PM in Knoxville, what time would it be in Nashville? *1:00 PM* *12:00PM*

75 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #5 – If it were 1:00 AM in New York, What time would it be in Moscow? *3:00 PM* *1:00 PM*

76 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #6 – If it is 3:00 PM in Moscow, what time would it be in Tokyo? *9:00 PM* *7:00 PM*

77 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #7 – If it were 12:00 PM in London, what time would it be in Honolulu? *2:00 AM* *3:00 PM*

78 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #8 – If it were 5:00 Pm in Bombai, what time would it be in Rome? *1:00 PM* *12:00 AM*

79 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #9 – If it were 10:00 PM in Sydney, what time would it be in Beijing? *8:00 PM* *7:00 PM*

80 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #10 – If it were 9:00 AM in Rio de Jineiro, what time would it be in Cape Town? *2:00 PM* *1:00 PM*

81 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #11 – If it were 6:00 AM in Mexico city, what time would it be in Los Angeles? *4:00 AM* *4:00 PM*

82 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #12 – If it were 6:00 AM in Nashville, what time would it be in Tokyo? *9:00 PM* *10:00 PM*

83 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #13 – If it were 5:00 AM in Denver, what time would it be in Anchorage? *2:00 AM* *1:00 AM*

84 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #14 – If it were 2:00 AM in Anchorage, what time would it be in Beijing? *8:00 PM* *7:00 PM*

85 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Homer #15 – If it were 1:00 AM in New York, what time would it be in Nashville? *6:00 AM* *5:00 AM*

86 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Fly Ball! It’s Caught! Three Outs! Next Batter!

87 Visitor Home Inning Total Home First Third Second Outs Out of the Ball Park! Home Run! Next Batter!

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