Geography Of Georgia

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Geography Of Georgia

This quiz aligns to the following AKS: 30a - locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent and hemisphere, 30b - differentiate the five geographic regions of Georgia including the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ridge and Valley, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont and Coastal Plain, 30c - locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia including Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands, 30d - evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Georgia is a northeastern state

    • B. 

      Georgia is located north of Florida

    • C. 

      Georgia is located in the southwestern United States

    • D. 

      Georgia is located between 30E and 35E and between 80W and 85W

  • 2. 
    In which two hemispheres is Georgia located in?
    • A. 

      North and East

    • B. 

      South and West

    • C. 

      North and West

    • D. 

      South and East

  • 3. 
    In which region are Amicalola Falls and Tallulah Gorge located?
    • A. 

      Blue Ridge

    • B. 

      Ridge and Valley

    • C. 

      Piedmont Plateau

    • D. 

      Appalachian Plateau

  • 4. 
    Dalton, the "Carpet Capital of the World", is located in what region?
    • A. 

      Blue Ridge

    • B. 

      Ridge and Valley

    • C. 

      Appalachian Plateau

    • D. 

      Coastal Plain

  • 5. 
    What is the smallest region in Georgia?
    • A. 

      Blue Ridge

    • B. 

      Ridge and Valley

    • C. 

      Piedmont Plateau

    • D. 

      Appalachian Plateau

  • 6. 
    Why have many of Georgia's cities grown up along the Fall Line?
    • A. 

      Railroads were already built there

    • B. 

      Rapid flowing rivers were a source of energy

    • C. 

      Ships can travel northward from there to the northeast

    • D. 

      The land along the Fall Line was fertile and perfect for farming

  • 7. 
    In which region is the Okefenokee Swamp located?
    • A. 

      Blue Ridge

    • B. 

      Coastal Plain

    • C. 

      Ridge and Valley

    • D. 

      Piedmont Plateau

  • 8. 
    What river forms part of the border between Georgia and Alabama?
    • A. 

      Flint

    • B. 

      Savannah

    • C. 

      Oconee

    • D. 

      Chattahoochee

  • 9. 
    What is the primary function of the Barrier Islands?
    • A. 

      They are frequent targets of hurricanes

    • B. 

      They protect the beaches from erosion

    • C. 

      They protect wild horses from extinction

    • D. 

      They serve as well stocked hunting preserves

  • 10. 
    Georgia's climate attracts business and industry because the state
    • A. 

      Does not have hurricanes

    • B. 

      Seldom receives much snow

    • C. 

      Rarely experiences tornadoes

    • D. 

      Has a consistently mild climate