Asia Geography Quiz

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Which continent is the largest when compared to other continents in the world?

Asia

What are the latitude and longitude ranges that Asia covers?

10°N to 90°N latitude and 11°E to 175°E longitude

What is the zero-degree latitude called?

Equator

What is the zero-degree longitude called?

Prime Meridian

How does the size of Asia compare to the combined land of North America, South America, and Australia?

Almost equal

Which continent is Asia compared to in terms of size?

Larger than North America, South America, and Australia combined

What is the total size of Asia compared to the world's land area?

Approximately one-third (1/3)

How is latitude determined?

By measuring the angular distance north or south of the equator

How is longitude determined?

By measuring the angular distance east or west of the Prime Meridian

What are the latitude and longitude ranges that Asia covers?

From 10° South to 90° North latitude and from 11° to 175° East longitude

Study Notes

Continent Comparison

  • Asia is the largest continent compared to other continents in the world.

Latitude and Longitude Ranges

  • Asia covers a latitude range of 0° to 80° N (north) and a longitude range of 25° to 170° E (east).

Key Geographic Terms

  • The zero-degree latitude is called the Equator.
  • The zero-degree longitude is called the Prime Meridian.

Size Comparison

  • Asia's size is larger than the combined land of North America, South America, and Australia.
  • Asia is often compared to Africa in terms of size.

Proportion of Land Area

  • Asia covers approximately 30% of the world's total land area.

Determining Latitude and Longitude

  • Latitude is determined by the angle from the Equator, ranging from 0° at the Equator to 90° at the poles.
  • Longitude is determined by the angle from the Prime Meridian, ranging from 0° to 180° E or W.

Test your knowledge about the continent of Asia and its geography with this informative quiz. Learn about latitude, longitude, and the Equator while exploring the largest land division in the world.

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