Name at Place: United States
Name the state that is due west of the state whose name means “green mountain.”
Hint: Ethan Allen was the leader of the Green Mountain Boys.
The Chattahoochee River forms the southern half of the border between which two states?
Alabama and Georgia
Georgia and South Carolina
Mississippi and Alabama
Hint: The northern half of this border is artificially straight.
Name one place found in the U.S. Fall Zone.
Bridalveil Falls, Calif.
Niagara Falls, N.Y.
rapids in Richmond, Va.
Hint: A fall zone, or fall line, is the place where the upland region of continental bedrock and alluvial coastal plain meet—where the waterfalls are.
The gentle hills in the Southeast are known as:
Hint: This area includes parts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.
Name the place to find one of the world’s richest deposits of copper.
Las Vegas, Nev.
Hint: The name of this city means an isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top.
The Grand Coulee Dam makes hydroelectricity by using the power of what river?
Hint: This river runs through Canada for 465 of its miles.
Which group of mountains are the source of many rivers in the West?
the Catskill Mountains
the Smokey Mountains
the Rocky Mountains
Hint: These mountains form the Continental Divide, separating rivers draining to the Atlantic and Arctic oceans from those draining to the Pacific.
Name the steel-making center of the Southeast.
Hint: This city’s nickname is “Pittsburgh of the South.”
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