World Geography and Cultures IQ / Intro Activity

World Geography and Cultures IQ / Intro Activity
1. How many states are there in the United States?
2. Who is the President of the United States?
3. Who is the Vice President of the United States?
4. What COUNTY do you live in?
5. Name 1 US or Pennsylvania Representative or Senator.
6. What borough or township do you live in?
7. What continent do you live on?
8. Officially, what season is it?
9. What divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres?
10.What is the name of Zero degrees longitude?
11.In what country is the Great Wall of China?
12.Name 3 religions practiced by people.
13.What are the 2 most populous countries in the world?
14.Estimate the US population to the nearest million.
Into what 2 countries did US forces invade in the 2000s?
Exploring: Exploring Our World
1. What is the full title of our text book?
2. Who are the 3 main authors?
3. Who is the publisher?
4. What is the copyright date? Where was it published?
5. On what page is the Table of Contents? (turn to it)
6. Using the Reference Atlas, on what page would you find a political map of South America? (turn to
that page)
7. Using the South America : Political Map, What is the capital of Argentina?
8. Using the World Atlas (p. 2 -3), what climate zone do we live in?
9. How many Units are in the text book?
10. On what page can you read about the History and Religion of North Africa, Southwest Asia and
Central Asia?
11. On what page is the Appendix?
12. Using Features, Geography & History, what disaster is described in Danger Zone?
13. Using Features, World Literature, Analects: Sayings of Confucius, when did Confucius die?
14. Using Time Features, Perspectives, what issue is found on page 77?
15. Turn to the Appendix when you are finished and explore the different resources.