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Mountains, Rivers, and Divisions of Ancient Italy - Geography Map Quiz


Mountains, Rivers, and Divisions of Ancient Italy - Geography Map Quiz


1. What body of water lies immediately west of Italy?

Adriatic Sea
Black Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea
2. What volcano erupted in 79 CE, destroying the cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii?

Mount McKinley
Mount Olympus
Mount Rainier
Mount Vesuvius
3. What body of water lies immediately east of Italy?

Adriatic Sea
Aegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea
4. Which of the following was not a region of ancient Italy?

Calabria
Etruria
Latium
Thessaly
5. What mountain range runs north-south through the center of Italy?

Alps
Apennines
Rockies
Urals
6. What mountain range forms the northern border of Italy?

Alps
Apennines
Himalayas
Urals
7. What major river is located just south of the city of Ravenna?

Arno
Po
Rubicon
Tiber
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