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How many degrees is it from the Arctic Circle to the Antartic Circle?
133 degrees
Which continents do not cross the equator?
Europe, Australia, Antartica
What is the capital of the only state that shares part of its borders with Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota?
Pierre
Port-au-Prince is the capital of what Caribbean Sea country?
Haiti
Which color is usually used to show high elevations on a physical map: blue, brown, green?
brown
Which African countries does the Equator pass through?
Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Somolia, Uganda
What is the capital of the first (alphabetically) of eight states that start with the letter?
Augusta
What is the capital of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen?
Sanaa
In what hemisphere is Africa located?
In all of them
What is the name of the 3rd largest ocean?
Indian Ocean
The following are the three countries with the largest land area in the world: 1- Russia, 2- Canada, 3- China. To what hemispheres do they belong?
1- Northeastern, 2- Northwestern, 3- Northeastern
What is the equator?
An imaginary line that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres
What province in Canada is farthest west?
British Columbia
How does the continent you live on rank in land area when compared to all other continents?
3rd largest
Which state would be considered a southern state: Ohio, Colorado, Alabama, Pennsylvania?
Alabama
Who has sunrise first, Eastern or Western Africa?
Eastern
Are you closer to the Equator in the northern or southern part of Argentina?
Northern
What line of longitude passes through the state of Louisiana?
90 degree west line
What 2 parallels form the boundaries of the "tropics" or low latitudes?
Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn
What is the easternmost state in the 48 contiguous states?
Maine
On what continent are the "Great Lakes"?
North America
What 2 continents have no deserts?
Antartica and Europe
Is the North Pole on land or water?
Water
What is the capital of the southernmost country in Africa?
Pretoria