• United States

    America the Beautiful....From Sea to Shining Sea.  Be able to label all 50 states.

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  • Canada Provinces

    13 Canadian Provinces, eh?

    Alberta,  British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory

    Also:  In which province is the capital of Canada?  What is the capital of Canada?

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  • Central America & the Caribbean

    Countries:  Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bonaire, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Tobago, Trinidad

    Bodies of water:    Carribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean

    Bonus:  Hispanola      Bonus Bonus: Identify any capitals

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  • South America

    The quiz word bank will list the capitals of these South American countries:  Argentina  Bolivia  Brazil  Chile  Colombia   Ecuador  Guyana   Paraguay  Peru   Suriname   Uruguay  Venezuela
     
    BONUS:  Identify the French territory in South America and its capital.
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  • Western Europe

    The quiz word bank will list the capitals of these Western European countries:  Austria, Andorra,  Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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  • Eastern Europe & Scandinavia

    The quiz word bank will list the capitals of these Eastern European & Scandinavian countries:
     Belarus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, the Ukraine and Russian Federation.

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  • Europe_ Balkan Peninsula

    The quiz word bank will list the capitals of these 10 Balkan European countries:
     Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croaia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania, Slovenia.

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  • North Africa

    Be able to place these eight North African countries on a map.  Remember: You will be given a word bank of capitals on the quiz.

    Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and Western Sahara

    BONUS:  Why is the capital of Western Sahara in dispute?

     

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  • West Africa

    Be able to place these 15 West African countries on a map.  Remember: You will be given a word bank of capitals on the quiz.

    Benin, Burka Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’ Ivories’  (Ivory Coast), Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo

     

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  • Sahel and East Africa

    Be able to place these Sahel and East African countries on a blank map:  Chad, Eirtrea, Ethopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan

    Remember: You will be given a word bank of capitals only.  

    Also: How and when did South Sudan become its own country?

     

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  • Central Africa

    Be able to place these central African countries on a blank map:  Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Uganda

    Remember: You will be given a word bank of capitals only.  

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  • Southern Africa

    Be able to place these 13 South African countries on a blank map:  Angola, Botswana, Lesotho,  Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique,  Mauritius, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

    Remember: You will be given a word bank of capitals only.  

    Be able to answer:   What is a perforated state?  Which of these countries is perforated?   Why does South Africa have 3 capitals?

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  • Southwest Asia/North Africa (Middle East)

    Be able to place these 20 Middle Eastern countries on a map.  Remember: You will be given a word bank of capitals on the quiz.

    Algeria, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordon, Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon, Libya,  Morocco, Oman, Qatar,  Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Tunisia  & Yemen.

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  • South Asia

    Be able to name these seven south Asian countires on a blank map, with only capitals as a word bank:
    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, &  Sri Lanka

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  • Central & Northern Asia

    Be able to place these 12 Asian countries on a map.  The quiz word bank consists of capitals only.

    China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Mongolia, North Korea, Russia, South Korea, Turkmenistan, Taiwan, Tajikistan, & Uzbekistan

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  • North & Central America

    This should be review of these countries in North and Central America: 
    Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic,  El Salvador,  Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and the United States

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  • Southeast Asia

    11 Southeast Asian countries:   Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

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  • East Asia

    This should be review of Asia, focusing on East Asia.  Quiz gives a bank of capital cities only of the following countries:

    China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgysztan, Mongolia, North Korea, Russia, South Korea, and Taiwan.

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  • Australia & New Zealand

    Be able to identify the 6 Australian states and New Zealand on a map.  No capital cities this week.  Make sure to idenfitfy the states (not territories) of Australia.

    The Austrialia states are:
    1. New South Wales (NSW).
    2. Queensland (QLD).
    3. Victoria (VIC).
    4. Western Australia (WA).
    5. South Australia (SA).
    6. Tasmania (TAS).

     Political Map of Australia with factoids

    Boundries and Colonialism of Australia & New Zealand

     

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  • The European Union

    • You can search the EU countries by order of entry or alphabetical here:  The 28 member countries of the EU

      Austria  Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland  France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Poland Portugal Romania  Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden United Kingdom*

    UK is scheduled to leave the EU on March 29, 2019 after its citizens voted accordingly in June 2016. 

     

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  • World River Systems

    Be able to place the following river systems on a world map:  Amazon, Paraguay, Colorado, Congo, Danube, Euphrates, Ganges, Mekong, Mississippi, Niger, Nile, Rio Grande, Tigris, Volga, Yangtze (Chang Jiang), Yellow (Huang He), and Zambezi

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  • Global Rainforests

    Be able to place the following major rainforest systems on a map of the world:   Amazon, Central American, Congo River Basin, Madagascar, Australian, Southeast Asian

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  • Mountain ranges

    Be able to place the following world mountain ranges on a map:

    Alps – 1,200 km

    Altai Mountains – 2,000 km (1,243 mi)

    Andes – 7,000 km

    Appalachian Mountains – 2,414 km

    Aravalli Range – 800 km

    Atlas Mountains – 2,500 km

    Drakensberg – 1,125 km

    Great Dividing Range – 3,500 km

    Himalayas – 2,400 km

    Rocky Mountains – 4,830 km

    Transantarctic Mountains – 3,500 km

    Ural Mountains – 2,500 km

    Western Ghats – 1,600 km

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