PRAXIS II Geography Exam (5921)

This exam is for individuals who would like to teach geography at the secondary level. You will be given 2 hours to complete this 120 multiple choice question exam. There will be 24 questions about geography literacy and tools, 24 questions in regard to physical geography, 30 questions about human geography, 18 questions involving regional geography, and 24 questions about environment and society.

Regional Geography
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of the relationships between humans and the environment, spatial patterns of economic activity, culture and; the perceptual, formal and functional characteristics of a region.

Human Geography
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of economic development, cooperation and conflict among individuals in regions, distribution of resources, political aspects of boundaries, migration, settlement patterns, transition models, and demographics.

Physical Geography
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of how human actions modify the environment, the relationship between human and physical systems, climate patterns, weather systems, ecosystems in spatial distributions, erosion, geomorphic processes, plate tectonics, and, physical processes that shape the surface of the earth.

Geography Literacy and Tools
This section will assess your knowledge on subjects like map types and their uses, applying geographic concepts to current events, and using statistical information to answer geographic questions and infer geographic relationships.

Environment and Society
This section will asses your knowledge on subjects like ways humans overcome the limitations of the physical environment, the effects of chemicals on the environment, and how climate change affects human settlements and ecosystems.

PRAXIS II Geography Practice Questions