Geography : Europe

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Geography

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Europe

Which of the following bodies of water does NOT have a coastline in France?

Possible Answers:

The Mediterranean Sea

The English Channel

Atlantic Ocean

Caspian Sea

Correct answer:

Caspian Sea

Explanation:

All of the bodies of water listed have a coastline in France except for the Caspian Sea, which is located just north of Iran.

Example Question #2 : Europe

What is the Western Uplands?

Possible Answers:

A geographical region of Asia

A geographical region of North America

A geographical region of Eastern Europe

A geographical region of Western Europe

Correct answer:

A geographical region of Western Europe

Explanation:

The Western Uplands is geographical region of Western Europe, defined by a hard, huge tectonic rock mass. The region includes Scandinavia, Brittany (in France), Ireland, Scotland, Portugal, and Spain.

Example Question #3 : Europe

What is the Taiga?

Possible Answers:

A name for the Northern European Tundra

A name for the polar region of North America

A forested area just below the Northern European Tundra

None of these

Correct answer:

A forested area just below the Northern European Tundra

Explanation:

The Taiga is the forested area of Europe just below the Tundra. It is made up of coniferous forests and the species that generally are found in these areas (elk, moose, etc.).

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