Geography: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Oceans Of The World (Questions)

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Do you live near the sea? Do you ever go to the seaside? Most of the Earth is covered in water. Lakes and ponds are just a tiny part of that water. There are vast seas positioned all around the continents. Some of the seas are so large that they are called oceans. There are 5 oceans and their names are: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. This quiz is about those great big oceans and about some of the large seas of the world.

Do you know the names and positions of the five oceans?

1. What is a really big sea called?
[ ] Lake
[ ] Ocean
[ ] Pond
[ ] Tarn
2. Which ocean lies between Europe and North America?
[ ] Pacific
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Southern
[ ] Indian
3. Which is the largest ocean in the world?
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Pacific
4. Which ocean lies south of India and east of Africa?
[ ] Indian
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Southern
[ ] Arctic
5. Which is the most southerly ocean?
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Southern
6. Which ocean goes all the way to the North Pole?
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Pacific
[ ] Southern
7. Which big sea lies between Europe and Africa?
[ ] Caribbean Sea
[ ] North Sea
[ ] South China Sea
[ ] Mediterranean Sea
8. Which big sea lies between North and South America?
[ ] North Sea
[ ] South China Sea
[ ] Caribbean Sea
[ ] Mediterranean Sea
9. What is most of the Earth covered by?
[ ] Land
[ ] Water
[ ] Forest
[ ] Fields
10. John sets sail in a boat from the British Isles. He sails due west. Which ocean does he cross?
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Southern
Geography: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Oceans Of The World (Answers)
1. What is a really big sea called?
[ ] Lake
[x] Ocean
[ ] Pond
[ ] Tarn
Can you name all 5 oceans?
2. Which ocean lies between Europe and North America?
[ ] Pacific
[x] Atlantic
[ ] Southern
[ ] Indian
The Atlantic is off the west coast of the British Isles
3. Which is the largest ocean in the world?
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[x] Pacific
The Pacific Ocean is vast. It stretches all the way from America to Japan
4. Which ocean lies south of India and east of Africa?
[x] Indian
[ ] Atlantic
[ ] Southern
[ ] Arctic
The Indian Ocean gets its name from the country of India
5. Which is the most southerly ocean?
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Atlantic
[x] Southern
The Southern Ocean is south of Australia. It surrounds the continent of Antarctica
6. Which ocean goes all the way to the North Pole?
[x] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Pacific
[ ] Southern
A lot of the Arctic Ocean is frozen. It is very cold
7. Which big sea lies between Europe and Africa?
[ ] Caribbean Sea
[ ] North Sea
[ ] South China Sea
[x] Mediterranean Sea
The Mediterranean Sea starts at Gibraltar and ends at Israel
8. Which big sea lies between North and South America?
[ ] North Sea
[ ] South China Sea
[x] Caribbean Sea
[ ] Mediterranean Sea
There are lots of islands in the Caribbean, such as Jamaica and Barbados
9. What is most of the Earth covered by?
[ ] Land
[x] Water
[ ] Forest
[ ] Fields
There is more water than land in the world
10. John sets sail in a boat from the British Isles. He sails due west. Which ocean does he cross?
[x] Atlantic
[ ] Arctic
[ ] Indian
[ ] Southern
If he sails all the way across, John will land in Canada