Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 8

Week 7: Geography questions to help students learn research skills and discover fun facts.
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Updated on: July 30, 2003

Geography Challenge

Week 7

Discover fun facts with three levels of geography questions.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)


Although it is surrounded by water, Australia is so large that it is called a continent, not an island.

In what hemisphere is Australia found?

Level 2 (Grades 5-7)


The coastline of Alaska is longer than the coastlines of all the lower 48 states combined: 6,640 miles (10,686 kilometers).

Alaska is the largest state in the United States. What state is second-largest?

Level 3 (Grades 6 and up)


There are four kinds of natural vegetation: grassland, forest, desert shrub, and tundra.

What are the three types of grassland?
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Geography Challenge Answers

Week 7

Level 1


Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere.

Level 2


Texas is the second-largest state in the United States.

Level 3


The three types of grassland are steppe (short grass), prairie (long grass), and tropical savanna (coarse grass).
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