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What Do You Know About Geography and the Western Hemisphere?

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1 What Do You Know About Geography and the Western Hemisphere?

2 How would you label the circle in this compass rose? EN NW NE NS

3 If you drove from your town to Canada, what direction would you be traveling? North South East West

4 Which city is farther east? New York City Miami

5 Which is furthest west? Vancouver, Canada Los Angeles Santiago, Chile Mexico City, Mexico

6 If you went from Venezuela, South America to California, what direction would you be traveling? SW NW NE SE Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com

7 In which hemisphere is Mexico? Northern hemisphere Southern hemisphere

8 On which continent is Costa Rica? Central America South America North America

9 Which country is mostly north of the equator? Bolivia Argentina Peru Colombia

10 Which is farther east? VenezuelaNew York City

11 Which country straddles the equator? Venezuela Bolivia Brazil Paraguay

12 Which is larger in square miles? Canada United States

13 Which of these are Canadian provinces? Quebec Ottawa Saskatchewan British Columbia Montreal Alaska

14 You got it! Next Question

15 Yes! Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question

16 Sorry, try again. Back to question

17 Right! Mexico is north of the equator. Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question

18 Yes! Venezuela is farther east than New York Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question

19 Yes, youre right! Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question

20 Yes! The U.S. is 3,717,796 sq. mi. and Canada is 3,851,792 sq. mi. Canada U.S. Next Question

21 Right, Venezuela is southeast of California. Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question

22 Right! Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question

23 Yes, Costa Rica is on the North American continent. It is part of Central America*. Maps courtesy of worldatlas.com Next Question *Central America is NOT a continent.

24 Yes, there are 10 provinces and 3 territories: Manitoba British Columbia Newfoundland New Brunswick Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island Ontario Alberta Saskatchewan Quebec Yukon Territory Northwest Territories Nunavut

25 Vancouver Los Angeles Mexico City Santiago, Chile Vancouver, Canada is furthest west. Next Question

26 Yes! Next Question

27 Youre done!


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