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Geography of Europe Questions
Using maps from your textbook, atlases, or other sources, answer the
following questions about the geography of Europe.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. What is the large body of water that separates Europe from North America?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2. Name the body of water that separates Europe and Africa.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3. The North Sea separates mainland Europe from which island-country?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4. Sweden and Finland are both peninsulas that extend into what body of water?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5. Europe is often described as a “peninsula of peninsulas.” Name three countries
that are peninsulas in the Mediterranean Sea.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6. The world’s largest lake is bordered by both Europe and Asia. Name it.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7. The cities of Budapest, Vienna, and Belgrade can all be found along the
“beautiful” river.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------8. Name the rivers on which each of these capital cities are located, Paris,
London, Rome, and Moscow.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9. Which mountain is the highest point in Europe (not including Russia)?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10. Name the country that extends the farthest north in Europe.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------11. The world’s largest country is divided between Europe and Asia. What is it?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------12. Sardinia and Sicily are Mediterranean Islands that are part of what country?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------13. Name the four countries that border Switzerland.
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---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------14. What is the line of longitude that runs through London, U.K.?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15. These three small countries are west of Russia, east of the Baltic Sea and
North of Poland.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------16. To travel from England to France, you must cross this body of water.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------17. This mountain range is found in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and France.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------18. What mountain range separates France and Spain?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19. Name the mountain range found in Russia that divides Europe and Asia.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------20. The world’s smallest country is found in this Italian city.
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Geography of Europe Answers
1. What is the large body of water that separates Europe from North America?
Atlantic Ocean
2. Name the body of water that separates Europe and Africa
Mediterranean Sea
3. The North Sea separates mainland Europe from which island-country?
United Kingdom (England)
4. Sweden and Finland are both peninsulas that extend into what body of water?
Baltic Sea
5. Europe is often described as a “peninsula of peninsulas.” Name three countries
that are peninsulas in the Mediterranean Sea.
Spain, Italy, Greece,
6. The world’s largest lake is bordered by both Europe and Asia. Name it.
Caspian Sea
7. The cities of Budapest, Vienna, and Belgrade can all be found along the
“beautiful” river.
The Danube
8. Name the rivers on which each of these capital cities are located. Paris,
London, Rome, Moscow.
Paris – Seine; London – Thames; Rome – Tiber; Moscow - Volga
9. Which mountain is the highest point in Europe (not including Russia)?
Mont Blanc
10. Name the country that extends the farthest north in Europe.
Norway
11. The world’s largest country is divided between Europe and Asia. What is it?
Russia
12. Sardinia and Sicily are Mediterranean Islands that are part of what country?
Italy
13. Name the four countries that border Switzerland.
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Germany, France, Austria, Italy
14. What is the line of longitude that runs through London, U.K.?
The Prime Meridian ( 0° )
15. These three small countries are west of Russia, east of the Baltic Sea and
North of Poland.
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
16. To travel from England to France, you must cross this body of water.
The English Channel
17. This mountain range is found in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and France.
The Alps
18. What mountain range separates France and Spain?
The Pyrenees
19. Name the mountain range found in Russia that divides Europe and Asia.
The Urals
20. The world’s smallest country, Vatican City, is actually located in this Italian
city.
Rome
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Student’s Blank Map of Europe
Moscow
London
Paris
Vienna
Budapest
Belgrade
Rome
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Go ahead 2
spaces
START
Go back 2
spaces
Take a ride
on the
Eurorail
Miss one
turn
Miss one turn
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of
Europe
(Reteach 6.1d)
Go back 2
spaces
Go ahead 2
spaces
END
Go ahead
2 spaces
Go back 2
spaces
Take a ride on
the
Orient Express
Take an extra
turn
Take an extra
turn
Go ahead 2
spaces
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Take an extra
turn
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France and Spain are separated
by a mountain range. What is
the name of the mountain range
that separates the two
countries?
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What is the world’s smallest
country?
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Which European country is a
peninsula?
3
What is the world’s largest
lake, which is bordered by both
Europe and Asia?
4
Identify the country that is
shaped like a boot.
5
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To travel from England to
France, you must travel south
to cross a body of water.
What is the name of this body
of water?
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The world’s smallest country is
actually located within an
Italian city. Identify the
Italian city.
7
What is the line of longitude,
which runs through London in
the United Kingdom?
8
What is the name of the
mountain range that is located
in Switzerland, Germany, Italy
and France?
9
What country is located west
of Spain?
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Which country is located
directly east of Sweden?
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Which ocean is located west of
Ireland?
12
In which county is the Volga
River located?
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The cities of Budapest, Vienna,
and Belgrade can be found along
what river?
14
Paris is located on what river?
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Which sea is located directly
south of France?
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In which country is the Rhine
River located?
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What is the large body of
water that separates Europe
from North America?
18
Sardinia and Sicily are
Mediterranean Islands that are
part of what country?
19
London is located on what
river?
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Rome is located on what river?
What are the two major plains
of Europe?
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What are the two mountain
ranges that occupy peninsulas?
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Which countries border both
the Atlantic Ocean and the
Mediterranean Sea?
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What country is located at
49°N, 2°E?
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What country is located at
53°N, 22°E?
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Crete is what type of landform?
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Identify the landform that
forms the border between
Spain and France.
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What capital city is located at
42°N,13°E?
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What capital city is located at
41°N, 20°E?
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What is the tallest and most
active volcano in Europe?
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Identify the world’s largest
country that is divided between
Europe and Asia.
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Identify the mountain ranges
that are located at 46°N, 25°E.
The Northern European plain is
located in what countries?
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Rules for Play
Players roll the die, take a card, answer the question correctly and
move the number of dots on the die. First player to reach the end of
the game wins.
Continue playing to find out who comes in second, third, and fourth
place.
Answers:
1.
The Pyrenees
2.
Vatican City
3.
Spain
4.
Caspian Sea
5.
Italy
6.
English Channel
7.
Rome
8.
Prime Meridian
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The Alps
10. Portugal
11. Finland
12. Atlantic Ocean
13. Russia
14. The Danube
15. Seine
16. Mediterranean Sea
17. Germany
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Atlantic Ocean
Italy
Thames
Tiber
Apennines and Kjolen
Spain, France
United Kingdom
Poland
Northern European Plain
Great Hungarian Plain
Island
The Pyrenees
Rome, Italy
Tirane, Albania
Mt. Etna
Carpathian & Transylvanian
Russia
Germany, Poland, Lithuania
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Rivers of Europe
Mediterranean Sea
Locate the Rivers
1. Outline the Danube River red.
2.
3.
4.
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Outline the Rhine River orange.
Outline the Thames River green.
Outline the Elbe River purple.
Outline the Seine River yellow.
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Rivers of Europe-continued
Using page A15 in People, Places, and Change identify the cities located
on the following rivers:
Danube River ____________________________________
Rhine River _____________________________________
Thames River ___________________________________
Elbe River ______________________________________
Seine River _____________________________________
What are the advantages of these European cities being located on the
rivers? (Answer the following question using complete sentences)
What reasons did citizens have to locate to these areas?
(Answer the
following question using complete sentences)
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