Know Your NAEP: Geography Quiz

Grade 4 Questions:

 

How well do you know geography? Take our quiz of sample questions from previous NAEP geography assessments to see how your knowledge compares to our nation’s students'.
Use the navigation buttons below to view questions from grades 4, 8, and 12 -- feel free to answer as many questions as you wish.

For more information visit www.nagb.org/geography, or to access additional NAEP Geography questions, visit www.nationsreportcard.gov.
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1. Switzerland is located in the middle of which mountain range?
2. Which religion is practiced by most people in the United States?
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3. Some people in Green County want to make their airport larger. The people who live near the airport are against this, probably because they are concerned about
4. WAYS TO GET RID OF WASTE:
- Dumping far out in the ocean
- Burning
- Recycling
- Burying in landfills

From the list above, select one method of getting rid of waste and identify one advantage and one disadvantage of this method.
5. This question refers to the map below.
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If Central Bridge is closed for repairs, what will probably happen to the steel mill workers who live on Avenue B?
6. This question refers to the image below.
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Look at the photograph above. What would help farmers in this area grow more food?
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7. What is an important reason that countries join international organizations like the United Nations?
8. This question refers to the following data.

MAJOR EXPORTS OF THREE COUNTRIES

COUNTRY A:
- Oil
- Natural Gas
- Coconuts

COUNTRY B:
- Cars
- Televisions
- Cameras

COUNTRY C:
- Computers
- Airplanes
- Wheat

Is the United States most likely country A, B, or C? Give one reason why.
9. Many children all over the world know what rock-and-roll music is. What has made this possible?
10. This question refers to the image below.
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The map shows that one part of the country has more major highways than the other part of the country. Why is this?

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