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Continents Of The World
Africa is the second largest continent on Earth.

Continents Of The World

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at the seven continents, their names and their positions. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

We all live on a planet called Earth. The Earth has 7 big areas of land positioned around it. These are called continents. The 7 continents are Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America, and Antarctica. This quiz is all about the 7 continents, their names, their sizes and their positions.

1.
This continent is very cold. No one lives there all the time. What is it called?
Antarctica
Asia
Europe
Africa
Antarctica is the continent around the South Pole
2.
Which continent includes the Sahara Desert, the River Nile and the country of Kenya?
Asia
Africa
Europe
North America
Africa lies to the south of Europe
3.
Which continent has the same name as a country?
Asia
Europe
Africa
Australia
Australia is the only continent that is made up of just one country
4.
How many continents are there?
3
4
7
11
Can you name all 7 continents?
5.
What do we call areas of the Earth that are bigger than just countries?
Regions
Counties
Islands
Continents
Asia is the biggest continent
6.
Which continent lies due south of North America?
Africa
Asia
South America
Australia
North America and South America are linked by Central America
7.
Sam lives in Great Britain. Which continent is Great Britain part of?
Asia
North America
South America
Europe
Which continent lies due east of Europe? - Asia
8.
Which is the biggest continent?
Africa
Asia
Europe
Australia
Africa is the second biggest continent
9.
Which continent lies due west across the Atlantic Ocean from Britain?
North America
South America
Africa
Australia
North America includes two big countries - the USA and Canada
10.
Which continent includes the United Kingdom, France and Germany?
Asia
Africa
Europe
Antarctica
Great Britain and Ireland are part of the continent of Europe
Author:  David Bland

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