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1. Rank the following in order of their numbers, starting with the largest: a. Crustaceans b. Humans c. Insects and spiders d. Reptiles e. Fish f. Mammals, excluding humans g. Birds h. Mollusks i. Worms j. Amphibians

2. Which of the following is considered the most endangered animal in the world:

a. American bald eagle b. Snail darter c. Whooping crane d. Tasmanian wolf

3. Match the following with the description that fits best:

a. Kitti's hognosed 1. The heaviest land bat animal b. Blue whale 2. The largest carnivore c. Royal python 3. The mammal with the shortest gestation period d. Southern elephant 4. The smallest seal mammal e. Gorilla 5. The longest animal f. African elephant 6. The fastest mammal g. Short-nosed 7. The longest-lived bandicoot animal h. Cheetah 8. The heaviest primate i. Quahog clam 9. The longest reptile

4. Which of the following is the most common bird in the United States:

a. Red-winged blackbird b. Common house sparrow c. Robin d. Crow

5. Which of the following is the most common livestock in the world:

a. Cattle b. Chickens c. Sheep d. Pigs

6. Which of the following countries has the largest percentage of its total covered with forests:

a. Myanmar b. Canada c. Surinam d. Brazil

7. The largest national forests in the United States are in Alaska. Which state has the next largest:

a. Montana b. Maine c. Florida d. Nevada

8. Of all the different kinds of insects, which of the following claims the most:

a. Beetles b. Flies c. Butterflies d. Bees and wasps

1. True or False: We are finding new sources of fresh groundwater all the time.

2. What percentage of the Earth's water is usable for agriculture, residential use, manufacturing, etc.: a. 97 percent b. 1 percent c. 16 percent d. 5 percent

3. How long can the human body live without water:

a. one week b. one month c. 48 hours d. two weeks

4. How many different rivers and tributaries flow into the Mississippi River:

a. 100 b. 20 c. 40 d. 60

5. Match the following rivers with the states they flow through:

a. Susitna 1. Pennsylvania b. Snake 2. Hawaii c. Hanalei 3. Alaska d. Merced 4. Oklahoma e. Kiamichi 5. Maine f. Roaring 6. Oregon g. Charles 7. Minnesota h. Penobscot 8. California i. Monongahela 9. Missouri j. Gooseberry 10. Massachusetts

6. Rank the following rivers in order of their length, starting with the longest:

a. Yangtze b. Amazon c. Mississippi/Missouri d. Nile e. Huang Ho

7. Rank the following European rivers in order of their length, starting with the longest:

a. Tagus b. Danube c. Elbe d. Rhine e. Loire

8. The highest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls, with a vertical drop of 2,648 feet. Where is it located:

a. Venezuela b. Argentina c. Tanzania d. Costa Rica

1. True or False: More people now live in cities and towns than live in the country.

2. The continent with the largest population is Asia. How many of the world's people live in Asia: a. Half b. Six out of every 10 c. Four out of every 10 d. Eight out of every 10

3. The world's oldest capital city has been occupied for 4,500 years. This city is:

a. Damascus b. Cairo c. Beijing d. Baghdad

4. Rank the following cities in order of their population, starting with the largest: a. Bombay, India b. Tokyo/Yokohama, Japan c. Mexico City, Mexico d. Seoul, Korea e. Sao Paulo, Brazil

5. The world's peoples speak between 4,000 and 5,000 different languages and dialects. The country where you would hear the most different languages spoken is:

a. India b. Papua New Guinea c. China d. Indonesia

6. Match the following religions with major festivals celebrated by that religion:

a. Christianity 1. Flower Festival b. Buddhism 2. Navarti c. Judaism 3. Easter d. Hinduism 4. Rosh Hashanah e. Islam 5. Great Festival

7. Rank the following continents as to the number of countries they have, starting with the largest: a. North America b. South America c. Europe d. Asia e. Africa f. Oceania

8. Name the capitals of the following Canadian Provinces: a. Alberta b. British Columbia c. Manitoba d. New Brunswick e. Ontario

1. Rank the following oceans and seas according to size, starting with the largest: a. Atlantic b. Caribbean c. Arctic d. Pacific e. Indian f. Arabian g. South China h. Mediterranean

2. The EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) is the territory extending from a nation's coastal waters that the nation claims exclusive rights over for drilling, mining and other economic purposes. The EEZ extends:

a. 200 miles b. 12 miles c. 15 miles d. 100 miles

3. Oceans cover what percent of the Earth: a. 50 percent b. 85 percent c. 35 percent d. 70 percent

4. What percent of the world's population lives on or very near the ocean: a. 50 percent b. 70 percent c. 30 percent d. 85 percent

5. Match the following seas with their locations: a. White Sea 1. An inland sea between Europe and Asia b. Yellow Sea 2. Off Queensland, Australia, and southeast of Papua New Guinea c. Red Sea 3. North of Russia d. Black Sea 4. Between mainland China and Korea e. Coral Sea 5. Separating Africa from the Arabian Peninsula

6. True or False: The Pacific Ocean is larger than all the land mass on Earth.

7. The world's oceans are home to how many known species of plants and animals: a. 20 million b. 20,000 c. 2 million d. 200,000

8. Rank the following islands according to size, starting with the largest: a. Borneo b. Baffin c. Great Britain d. Greenland e. Papua New Guinea f. Madagascar g. Sumatra