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    • U.

      S. Geography

  • 1.

    What are the easternmost and westernmost points in the United States?

    • a.

      Provincetown (Cape Cod), Mass. and Eureka Calif.

    • b.

      West Quoddy Head, Maine and Cape Wrangell, Alaska

    • c.

      Honolulu, Hawaii and Key Largo, Fla.

Hint: Measure from the geographic center of the U.S., including Hawaii and Alaska.

  • 2.

    What is the speed limit in the Erie Canal?

    • a.

      no speed limit

    • b.

      10 mph

    • c.

      15 mph

Hint: The speed limit matches the travelling speed of a Segway motorized personal transporter.

  • 3.

    What geographical and meteorological phenomena are known as the “devil winds”?

    • a.

      El Niño

    • b.

      Chinook winds

    • c.

      Santa Ana winds

Hint: The winds form between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Rocky Mountains.

  • 4.

    Lake Ontario is the source for which river?

    • a.

      Ohio

    • b.

      St. Lawrence

    • c.

      Yukon

Hint: This river empties into a gulf of the same name.

  • 5.

    How many territories are currently under U.S. jurisdiction?

    • a.

      14

    • b.

      8

    • c.

      2

Hint: All but Palmyra Atoll are unincorporated territories.

  • 6.

    What boundary is 1,933 mi. (3,111 km) in length?

    • a.

      boundary between Alaska and Canada

    • b.

      boundary between the 48 conterminous states (including the Great Lakes) and Canada

    • c.

      boundary between the U.S. and Mexico

Hint: If you were to drive from New York to San Francisco, you would travel approximately 2,907 mi.

  • 7.

    There are 92 mountain peaks over 14,000 ft tall in the U.S. Where are the majority located?

    • a.

      Alaska

    • b.

      California

    • c.

      Colorado

Hint: Sunshine Peak just makes the cut at 14,001 ft.

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