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North, South, East and West Quiz

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1. The Earth rotates on a ________ axis.

north-east
north-west
north-south
a) north-east b) north-west c) north-south

2. Southern elephant seals live ________ here.

south of
South of
southern
a) south of b) South of c) southern

3. "We live on the south-east coast." In this sentence south-east is

a noun
an adjective
an adverb
a) a noun b) an adjective c) an adverb

4. North, south, east and west are often referred to as the ________ points of the compass.

cardinal
intercardinal
secondary
a) cardinal b) intercardinal c) secondary

5. The direction north-east is ________ point of the compass.

a tertiary
a cardinal
an intercardinal
a) a tertiary b) a cardinal c) an intercardinal

6. Europe is ________ of Africa.

to the south
in the north
north
a) to the south b) in the north c) north

7. The grocery store faces ________ and gets a lot of sunlight.

south-east
in the south
in the north
a) south-east b) in the south c) in the north

8. The weather report says the wind was ________ all night.

coming from the east
coming the east
facing east
a) coming from the east b) coming the east c) facing east

9. The sun rises in the _____ and moves across the sky.

north
west
east
a) north b) west c) east

10. Moscow is ________ of Russia.

in the east
in the west
to the west
a) in the east b) in the west c) to the west

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