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Name at Place: United States

  • 1.

    If you took a small boat 50 miles west of Haiti, what tiny place would you find?

    • a.

      Goat Island

    • b.

      Key West

    • c.

      Navassa

Hint: Few have heard of this “lost island.”

  • 2.

    Name the world’s second largest lake.

    • a.

      Superior

    • b.

      Champlain

    • c.

      Onega

Hint: This lake has a shoreline in the United States and a shoreline in Canada.

  • 3.

    Name the river that runs from Otsego Lake to Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

    • a.

      Sabine

    • b.

      Susquehanna

    • c.

      Stikine

Hint: Otsego Lake is in Cooperstown, New York.

  • 4.

    Name the place that recorded the highest temperature to date—134˚F—in the United States.

    • a.

      Seymour, Texas

    • b.

      Volcano Springs, Calif.

    • c.

      Death Valley, Calif.

Hint: This spot also boasts the lowest point in the Americas.

  • 5.

    At 412 billion gallons, this reservoir is the largest man-made reservoir in the world that is devoted solely to water supply.

    • a.

      Quabbin in Massachusetts

    • b.

      Lake Mead in Nevada and Arizona

    • c.

      Lake Shasta in California

HInt: The towns of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott were evacuated and submerged as part of the process to establish this reservoir.

  • 6.

    Name the state that has the most national forests.

    • a.

      Oregon

    • b.

      Idaho

    • c.

      California

Hint: Tahoe National Forest is one of 20 national forests in this state.

  • 7.

    Name the five states that are part of the Ring of Fire.

    • a.

      Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona

    • b.

      Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska, Hawaii

    • c.

      Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida

Hint: The Ring of Fire is the linear zone of seismic and volcanic activity that coincides in general with the margins of the Pacific Plate.

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