Chapter 5 Regions

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Chapter 5 Regions

Northeastern Region of US


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Look at the map.  Do you think fishing is important to the economy of Maine?  Do you think it is important to the economy of New Hampshire?  Explain your answers.
  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    Which is the largest group of mountains in the Northeast?
    • A. 

      Allegheny Mountains

    • B. 

      Catskill Mountains

    • C. 

      Green Mountains

    • D. 

      Appalachian Mountains

  • 4. 
    Forests cover much of the Northeast because this region has ________.
    • A. 

      Only small amounts of pollution

    • B. 

      Many hills and plateaus

    • C. 

      Plenty of precipitation all year

    • D. 

      Warm autumns and sprints

  • 5. 
    The Northeast's first factories were powered by ______________.
    • A. 

      Rivers

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      Gasoline

    • D. 

      The wind

  • 6. 
    Aquaculture is the business of raising fish in ________.
    • A. 

      Bays or harbors

    • B. 

      Rivers

    • C. 

      Tanks or ponds

    • D. 

      The open sea

  • 7. 
    The most important part of the Swiss economy is _____________.
    • A. 

      Mining

    • B. 

      Farming

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Manufacturing

  • 8. 
    Choose the correct definition of the word:  timberline
    • A. 

      A place where boats can dock

    • B. 

      Where mountains and plateaus meet a plain

    • C. 

      A huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across land

    • D. 

      The point at which it is too cold for trees to grow

    • E. 

      A state in the country of Switzerland

  • 9. 
    Choose the correct definition of the word:  harbor
    • A. 

      A place where boats can dock

    • B. 

      Where mountains and plateaus meet a plain

    • C. 

      A huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across land

    • D. 

      The point at which it is too cold for trees to grow

    • E. 

      A state in the country of Switzerland

  • 10. 
    Choose the correct definition of the word:  canton
    • A. 

      A place where boats can dock

    • B. 

      Where mountains and plateaus meet a plain

    • C. 

      A huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across land

    • D. 

      The point at which it is too cold for trees to grow

    • E. 

      A state in the country of Switzerland

  • 11. 
    Choose the correct definition of the word:  fall line
    • A. 

      A place where boats can dock

    • B. 

      Where mountains and plateaus meet a plain

    • C. 

      A huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across land

    • D. 

      The point at which it is too cold for trees to grow

    • E. 

      A state in the country of Switzerland

  • 12. 
    Choose the correct definition of the word:  glacier
    • A. 

      A place where boats can dock

    • B. 

      Where mountains and plateaus meet a plain

    • C. 

      A huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across land

    • D. 

      The point at which it is too cold for trees to grow

    • E. 

      A state in the country of Switzerland

  • 13. 
    What line runs through the southern boarder of PA?
    • A. 

      40 degrees N longitude

    • B. 

      40 degrees N latitude

    • C. 

      80 degrees W longitude

    • D. 

      75 degrees W longitude

  • 14. 
    What coordinates will put you in Maine?
    • A. 

      45 degrees N, 70 degrees W

    • B. 

      45 degrees S, 70 degrees E

    • C. 

      70 degrees N, 45 degrees W

    • D. 

      70 degrees S, 45 degrees E

  • 15. 
    What state is located at 45 degrees N, 75 degrees W?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Massachusetts