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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



 

















































ACADIANS



Question #2: What are the French speaking Acadians of Louisiana called?



(A) Cajuns



 

















































LONGITUDE



Question #3: In seeking longitude, which direction are you traveling?



(A) East or West



 

















































CARDINAL POINTS



Question #4: What are the cardinal points on a map?



(A) N, E,S, and W



 















































LOBSTERS

Question #5: If you lived in North America, in which ocean would you find lobsters?

(A) Atlantic Ocean

 















































VACATION SPOT

Question #6: What popular vacation spot was once called the Sandwich Islands?

(A) The Hawaiian Islands

 















































FOUR CORNERS

Question #7: If you were standing on the "Four Corners",what state would you enter if you go northeast?

(B) Colorado

 















































THE CHIEF

Question #8: When is "Hail to the Chief", a musical composition,often played?

(C) When the US President enters a meeting.

 















































GREAT LAKE

Question #9: Which is the only Great Lake completely within the United States?

(A) Lake Michigan

 

















































GEOGRAPHICAL CENTER

Question #10: In which state is the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states?

(B) Kansas

 















































PRESIDENT

Question #11: Name the 33rd US President

(C) Truman

 















































APPALACHIAN TRAIL

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

 















































EQUAL STATUS

Question #13: Which state was the first to give women equal status to vote.

C). Wyoming

 















































FOSSILS

Question #14: What part of the US is most famous for finding fossils of prehistoric animals?

(C) Badlands of South Dakota

 















































ROADRUNNER

Question #15: The roadrunner is the state bird of which state of the US?

(C) .New Mexico

 















































CENTER

Question #16: Which state contains the geographic center of NORTH AMERICA?

(C) North Dakota

 















































DIAMOND MINE

Question #17: Where is the United States' only diamond mine?

(B) Arkansas

 















































ELECTION

Question #18: During a presidential election, how many electoral votes does the state of Iowa get?

(B) .Seven

 















































FRESHWATER LAKE

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

 















































CAVES

Question #20: This state has the most caves of any state in addition to the most undergound streams and rivers. Name the state.

(B) Kentucky