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  • U.

    S. Geography

    • 8.

      Which U.S. river is the longest?

      • a.

        Mississippi

      • b.

        Missouri

      • c.

        Rio Grande

Hint: This river’s start is Lake Itasca.

  • 9.

    Which is the only state that does not have land designated as a national park?

    • a.

      Texas

    • b.

      Delaware

    • c.

      Utah

Hint: This state entered the union Dec. 7, 1787.

  • 10.

    What are Lion, Lioness, Little Cub, and Big Cub?

    • a.

      waterfalls in Hawaii

    • b.

      geysers in Yellowstone National Park

    • c.

      lakes in Minnesota

Hint: They are found in a volcanic region.

  • 11.

    What “line” separates eastward-flowing and westward-flowing waters?

    • a.

      Mason-Dixon line

    • b.

      longitudinal axis

    • c.

      Continental Divide

Hint: It runs through the Rocky Mountains.

  • 12.

    State nicknames often reflect a particular characteristic. Which state is dubbed the Land Where the Tall Corn Grows?

    • a.

      Iowa

    • b.

      Idaho

    • c.

      Nebraska

Hint: The most official nickname of this state is the Hawkeye State.

  • 13.

    Which U.S. coastline has the greatest length?

    • a.

      Gulf coast

    • b.

      Atlantic coast

    • c.

      Pacific coast

Hint: Don’t forget Alaska and Hawaii!

  • 14.

    Which one of these is NOT one of America’s 17 World Heritage Sites?

    • a.

      Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Ill.

    • b.

      Olympic National Park, Wash.

    • c.

      Cape Cod National Seashore

Hint: You can sample cranberries while you are here.

  • 15.

    Which state has the largest water area?

    • a.

      Michigan

    • b.

      Alaska

    • c.

      Wisconsin

Hint: This state also boasts the highest total land area.

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