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Trivia Quiz - Geography of North America


Trivia questions about the mountains, deserts, rivers, lakes and borders of North America.

Quiz Number: 5411
Date Submitted: October 07, 2014
Quiz Categories: North American Geography
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 67.3 percent
Times Taken: 177 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11

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Geography of North America
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1. What is the highest point in North America?
  A.   Mt. McKinley
  B.   Mt. Hood
  C.   Mt. Logan
  D.   Pico de Orizaba

2. In what country will you find the southernmost point in the continental North America?
  A.   Panama
  B.   Haiti
  C.   Nicaragua
  D.   Mexico

3. The largest freshwater lake island (island within a lake) in North American also happens to be the largest in the world. What is the name of it?
  A.   Isle Royale
  B.   Long Island
  C.   Manitoulin Island
  D.   Drummond Island

4. What body of water borders North America to the east?
  A.   Indian Ocean
  B.   Arctic Ocean
  C.   Pacific Ocean
  D.   Atlantic Ocean

5. What is the largest country in North America in terms of land area?
  A.   Canada
  B.   United States
  C.   Mexico
  D.   Belize

6. How many countries are there in Central America?
  A.   3
  B.   5
  C.   7
  D.   9

7. What American river, at 3,730 kilometers (2,320 miles) long, is one of the longest river systems in the world and drains all or parts of 31 U.S. states?
  A.   Colorado River
  B.   Huron River
  C.   Missouri River
  D.   Mississippi River

8. What body of water borders North America to the west?
  A.   Indian Ocean
  B.   Pacific Ocean
  C.   Arctic Ocean
  D.   Atlantic Ocean

9. In what country will you find the northernmost point in the continental North America?
  A.   Mexico
  B.   United States
  C.   Canada
  D.   Alaska

10. What is the lowest point in North America?
  A.   New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  B.   Salton Sea, California, USA
  C.   Death Valley, California, USA
  D.   Managua, Nicaragua


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