Missouri Geography Facts Quiz! Trivia

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Missouri Geography Facts Quiz! Trivia

Missouri geography facts quiz trivia. There are a lot of things that make Missouri stand out when compared to other states. A lot of people do not know that some of the most powerful earthquakes and tornadoes in America actually occurred in Missouri. This state is home to the Richland where one can find a cave restaurant. What more do you think you can find in this good state? This quiz will help you find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a U shaped bend in a river that gets cut off from the main river?
    • A. 

      Horse gun

    • B. 

      Ox crossbow

    • C. 

      Oxbow

    • D. 

      Canal

    • E. 

      Lake

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the river running through many US States?
    • A. 

      Red river

    • B. 

      Missouri river

    • C. 

      Ohio river

    • D. 

      Mississippi river

    • E. 

      Arkansas river

  • 3. 
    The river is 2,315 miles long.
    • A. 

      Missouri River

    • B. 

      Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Current River

    • D. 

      Colorado River

    • E. 

      St. Lawrence River

  • 4. 
    Missouri is a _________ of the Mississippi river.
    • A. 

      Canal

    • B. 

      Tributary

    • C. 

      Offspring

    • D. 

      Stream

    • E. 

      Creek

  • 5. 
    Highest Peak in Missouri is
    • A. 

      At 2,519 feet above sea level, Mt. Missouri

    • B. 

      At 1,772 feet above sea level, Taum Sauk Mt.

    • C. 

      At 1,427 feet above sea level,

    • D. 

      At 3,105 feet above sea level, Mt. Lewis and Clark

    • E. 

      Very high

  • 6. 
    A rock carried and deposited from glacial ice.
    • A. 

      Erratic

    • B. 

      Stone

    • C. 

      Bolder

    • D. 

      Rock

    • E. 

      Mineral

  • 7. 
    Ancient uplifted plain in the Ozarks that has been carved away by water and weather over thousands of years.
    • A. 

      Ozark Hills

    • B. 

      Ozark Mountains

    • C. 

      The Ozark Teepees

    • D. 

      Ozark Humps

    • E. 

      Ozark Plattue

  • 8. 
    This region used to be tall grass and rocky soil.
    • A. 

      Big Rivers

    • B. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • C. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • D. 

      Ozarks

    • E. 

      Osage Plains

  • 9. 
    Long ago, this region was consistently changing and flooding.
    • A. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • B. 

      Osage Plains

    • C. 

      Big Rivers

    • D. 

      Ozarks

    • E. 

      Glaciated Plains

  • 10. 
    This region has flora and fauna not found in any other part of Missouri.
    • A. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • B. 

      Big Rivers

    • C. 

      Osage Plains

    • D. 

      Ozarks

    • E. 

      Glaciated Plains

  • 11. 
    This is the dryest region in the state.
    • A. 

      Osage Plains

    • B. 

      Ozarks

    • C. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • D. 

      Big rivers

    • E. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

  • 12. 
    The Ozarks are famous for the body of water called
    • A. 

      Creeks

    • B. 

      Ponds

    • C. 

      Rivers

    • D. 

      Lakes

    • E. 

      Streems

  • 13. 
    This region includes islands and floodplains if Missouri's rivers.
    • A. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • B. 

      Big rivers

    • C. 

      Osage Plains

    • D. 

      Ozarks

    • E. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

  • 14. 
    Millions of years ago, the Gulf of Mexico covered this region. Which region did it cover?
    • A. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • B. 

      Ozarks

    • C. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • D. 

      Osage Plains

    • E. 

      Big Rivers

  • 15. 
    Big Spring in Van Buren Missouri is the largest spring in the US. Which region is it in?
    • A. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • B. 

      Osage Plains

    • C. 

      Ozarks

    • D. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • E. 

      Big Rivers

  • 16. 
    Which region was covered with ice and glaciers in the last Ice Age?
    • A. 

      Ozarks

    • B. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • C. 

      Big Rivers

    • D. 

      Osage Plains

    • E. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

  • 17. 
    Which region is the beginning of the Western Prarie?
    • A. 

      Big Rivers

    • B. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • C. 

      Ozarks

    • D. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • E. 

      Osage Plains

  • 18. 
    Which region has low swamp and rich soils?
    • A. 

      Ozarks

    • B. 

      Osage Plains

    • C. 

      Mississippi Lowlands

    • D. 

      Glaciated Plains

    • E. 

      Big Rivers