How Much Do You Know About The North Central Plains Of Texas?

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  • 1. 

    Name the four rivers that are located or pass through the NCP.

    • A.

      Sabine, Red, Brazos, and Trinity Rivers

    • B.

      Colorado, Mississippi, Red, and Alabama Rivers

    • C.

      Guadelupe, Rio Grande, Trinity Rivers

    Correct Answer
    A. Sabine, Red, Brazos, and Trinity Rivers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sabine, Red, Brazos, and Trinity Rivers. These four rivers are located or pass through the NCP (North Central Plains) region.

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  • 2. 

    One of the major cities of the NCP is                  .

    Correct Answer
    Fort Worth
    Abilene
    Wichita Falls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fort Worth, Abilene, and Wichita Falls. These three cities are major cities of the NCP (North Central Plains) region.

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  • 3. 

    How many subregions does the NCP have?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The NCP (North Central Province) has three subregions.

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  • 4. 

    What is the overall average high and low temperatures for Fort Worth?

    • A.

      92 and 73

    • B.

      75 and 55

    • C.

      69 and94

    Correct Answer
    B. 75 and 55
    Explanation
    The overall average high and low temperatures for Fort Worth are 75 and 55 degrees respectively.

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  • 5. 

    What are the names of the subregions of the NCP?

    • A.

      Cross Timbers, Grand Prarie, and Rolling Plains

    • B.

      Mountains and Basins

    • C.

      Costal Plains, Piney Woods, and Edward's Plato

    Correct Answer
    A. Cross Timbers, Grand Prarie, and Rolling Plains
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cross Timbers, Grand Prairie, and Rolling Plains. These are the names of the subregions of the NCP (North Central Plains). Each subregion has its own distinct characteristics and geographical features. The Cross Timbers region is known for its dense woodlands and diverse wildlife. The Grand Prairie region is characterized by its vast grasslands and agricultural activities. The Rolling Plains region is known for its rolling hills and prairies, as well as its oil and gas production.

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  • 6. 

    Give two examples of the fruit grown in the NCP.

    • A.

      Watermelon and grapes

    • B.

      Grapefruit and Peaches

    • C.

      Watermelon and Grapefruit

    Correct Answer
    C. Watermelon and Grapefruit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Watermelon and Grapefruit. These fruits are specifically mentioned in the options as being grown in the NCP (presumably referring to a specific region or area). The other options do not mention both watermelon and grapefruit, so they can be ruled out as incorrect.

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  • 7. 

    Savanah Vegitation with not many          or         .

    Correct Answer
    Trees or plants
  • 8. 

    What is the average monthly rainfall for May?

    • A.

      4.88 inches

    • B.

      1.23 inches

    • C.

      3.50 inches

    Correct Answer
    A. 4.88 inches
    Explanation
    The average monthly rainfall for May is 4.88 inches.

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  • 9. 

    How many main types of grass are in the NCP?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    There are six main types of grass in the NCP.

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  • 10. 

    Cold fronts that come three times a year, usually in January are called what?

    • A.

      January Colds

    • B.

      Blue Northers

    • C.

      Cold Fronts

    Correct Answer
    B. Blue Northers
    Explanation
    Blue Northers are cold fronts that occur three times a year, typically in January. This term is commonly used in regions where these weather phenomena are more prevalent. The term "Blue Norther" refers to the sudden and intense drop in temperature that accompanies these cold fronts. The name is derived from the blue appearance of the sky that often follows the passage of these fronts.

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