The Geography Quiz consists of 20 questions about the United States. Answers are entered by clicking the option button that corresponds to your selection. The test is scored by clicking "Grade Test" at end of the exam. Correct answers are found through hypertext links located at the end of the exam and at the end of each question.
THREE MILE ISLAND
Question #1: In what state is Three Mile Island and what is it's importance?
(B) .State of Pennsylvania - Site of the first US nuclear accident. in PA
Question #2: What are the French speaking Acadians of Louisiana called?
Question #3: In seeking longitude, which direction are you traveling?
(A) East or West
Question #4: What are the cardinal points on a map?
(A) N, E,S, and W
Question #5: If you lived in North America, in which ocean would you find lobsters?
(A) Atlantic Ocean
Question #6: What popular vacation spot was once called the Sandwich Islands?
(A) The Hawaiian Islands
Question #7: If you were standing on the "Four Corners",what state would you enter if you go northeast?
Question #8: When is "Hail to the Chief", a musical composition,often played?
(C) When the US President enters
Question #9: Which is the only Great Lake completely within the United States?
(A) Lake Michigan
Question #10: In which state is the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states?
Question #11: Name the 33rd US President
Question #12: The Appalachian Trail is the longest continuous trail in the world! In which two states does it begin and end?
(A) .Maine and Georgia
Question #13: Which state was the first to give women equal status to vote.
Question #14: What part of the US is most famous for finding fossils of prehistoric animals?
(C) Badlands of South Dakota
Question #15: The roadrunner is the state bird of which state of the US?
(C) .New Mexico
Question #16: Which state contains the geographic center of NORTH AMERICA?
(C) North Dakota
Question #17: Where is the United States' only diamond mine?
Question #18: During a presidential election, how many electoral votes does the state of Iowa get?
Question #19: This body of water is one of the largest freshwater lakes within the US. It sits surrounded by a large swampy area called the Everglades. Name this body of water.
(C) Lake Okeechobee
Question #20: This state has the most caves of any state in addition to the most undergound streams and rivers. Name the state.