Alaskan Geography

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  • 1. 
    What is the largest town in Alaska (by population) not located on the continuous road system?
    • A. 

      Kodiak

    • B. 

      Ketchikan

    • C. 

      Nome

    • D. 

      Bethel

    • E. 

      Juneau

  • 2. 
    What is the largest national park in Alaska?
    • A. 

      Denali National Park

    • B. 

      Glacier Bay National Park

    • C. 

      Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

    • D. 

      Katmai National Park

    • E. 

      Gates of the Arctic National Park

  • 3. 
    What is the largest state park in Alaska?
    • A. 

      Wood-Tikchik State Park

    • B. 

      Denali State Park

    • C. 

      Chugach State Park

  • 4. 
    The Innoko River is a tributary of what river?
  • 5. 
    The Iditarod Trail crosses the Alaska Range at what pass?
  • 6. 
    You leave Anchorage in a jet to fly to Bethel. Which direction are you heading?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      Northwest

    • C. 

      West

    • D. 

      Southwest

    • E. 

      South

  • 7. 
    What is the narrow strait at the end of the Alaska Peninsula called?
  • 8. 
    Name one of the two towns on St. Lawrence Island.
  • 9. 
    Which dogsled race starts in Kasilof, runs through the Caribou Hills to Clam Gulch, and back around the track to Kasilof?
    • A. 

      Kuskokwim 300

    • B. 

      Copper Basin 300

    • C. 

      Klondike 300

    • D. 

      Tustumena 200

    • E. 

      Kobuk 440

  • 10. 
    The proposed Pebble Mine would potentially impact which two major watersheds?
    • A. 

      Yukon/Kuskokwim

    • B. 

      Kuskokwim/Nushagak

    • C. 

      Nushagak/Togiak

    • D. 

      Kvichak/Nushagak

    • E. 

      Kvichak/Naknek

  • 11. 
    In what lakeside community did governor Jay Hammond live?
  • 12. 
    What location officially recorded Alaska's all-time coldest temperature?
    • A. 

      Chandalar Lake

    • B. 

      Bettles

    • C. 

      Prospect Creek

    • D. 

      Fort Yukon

    • E. 

      Arctic Village

  • 13. 
    According to 2007 estimates from the US Census Bureau, what is the population of Alaska?
    • A. 

      567,953

    • B. 

      602,811

    • C. 

      641,732

    • D. 

      683,478

    • E. 

      712,994

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not one of Alaska's five largest islands?
    • A. 

      Prince of Wales Island

    • B. 

      Chichagof Island

    • C. 

      Admiralty Island

    • D. 

      Kodiak Island

    • E. 

      Unimak Island

  • 15. 
    What famous pass north of Skagway is crossed by railroad?