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Name at Place: United States

  • 8.

    Name the state that is due west of the state whose name means “green mountain.”

    • a.

      California

    • b.

      New York

    • c.

      Idaho

Hint: Ethan Allen was the leader of the Green Mountain Boys.

  • 9.

    The Chattahoochee River forms the southern half of the border between which two states?

    • a.

      Alabama and Georgia

    • b.

      Georgia and South Carolina

    • c.

      Mississippi and Alabama

Hint: The northern half of this border is artificially straight.

  • 10.

    Name one place found in the U.S. Fall Zone.

    • a.

      Bridalveil Falls, Calif.

    • b.

      Niagara Falls, N.Y.

    • c.

      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.

  • 11.

    The gentle hills in the Southeast are known as:

    • a.

      Piedmont

    • b.

      Baby Appalachians

    • c.

      Allegheny Plateau

Hint: This area includes parts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

  • 12.

    Name the place to find one of the world’s richest deposits of copper.

    • a.

      Cooperstown, N.Y.

    • b.

      Butte, Mont.

    • c.

      Las Vegas, Nev.

Hint: The name of this city means an isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top.

  • 13.

    The Grand Coulee Dam makes hydroelectricity by using the power of what river?

    • a.

      Columbia

    • b.

      Colorado

    • c.

      Snake

Hint: This river runs through Canada for 465 of its miles.

  • 14.

    Which group of mountains are the source of many rivers in the West?

    • a.

      the Catskill Mountains

    • b.

      the Smokey Mountains

    • c.

      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.

  • 15.

    Name the steel-making center of the Southeast.

    • a.

      Birmingham, Ala.

    • b.

      Atlanta, Ga.

    • c.

      Clarksville, Tenn.

Hint: This city’s nickname is “Pittsburgh of the South.”

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