Geographic And Cultural Characteristics Part 2

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Geographic And Cultural Characteristics Part 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     The southernmost location in the continental United States is an island at the tip of Florida. This island is closest to the 
      • A. 

        Equator

      • B. 

        Prime meridian

      • C. 

        Tropic of cancer

      • D. 

        Tropic of capricorn

    1. 2. 
       Which statement about the Northeast region shown on the map is true? 
        • A. 

          Northeastern cities have many people who all share the same culture.

        • B. 

          Northeastern cities have the nation’s coldest, driest climates.

        • C. 

          Farming is the main economic activity in the cities of the Northeast.

        • D. 

          Many of the nation’s large cities are located in the Northeast.

      1. 3. 
        Chicago is the largest city in the Midwest and the third largest city in the United States. What helped Chicago become such a large city?
        • A. 

          The railroad connections in Chicago make it the trade hub for the Midwest.

        • B. 

          The Midwest is the largest agricultural region in the United States.

        • C. 

          Lake Michigan gives Chicago easy access to trade with other countries.

        • D. 

          Chicago processes most of the midwestern foods that are shipped to the East Coast.

      2. 4. 
        Use the map to answer the question. The Great Plains are a large area of flat land located across three of the regions shown in the map. Which region does not include any part of the Great Plains? 
        • A. 

          West

        • B. 

          Midwest

        • C. 

          Southwest

        • D. 

          Northeast

      3. 5. 
        Use the map to answer the question.  In the Midwest, many major industrial cities are located near
        • A. 

          Dense forests.

        • B. 

          Mineral resources.

        • C. 

          International trade routes.

        • D. 

          Important fishing sites.

      4. 6. 
        Use the map to answer the question.  Which region of the United States is the most mountainous?
        1. A.
        • A. 

          West

        • B. 

          Midwest

        • C. 

          Southeast

        • D. 

          Northeast

      5. 7. 
        Use the picture to answer the question.      Which kind of natural disaster most likely caused the damage to this freeway?
        • A. 

          Volcanic Eruption

        • B. 

          Earthquake

        • C. 

          Hurricane

        • D. 

          Tornado

      6. 8. 
        Use the map to answer the question.   The use of which natural resource adds the most to the economy of states in the part of the United States shown on the map?
        • A. 

          Wildlife

        • B. 

          Forests

        • C. 

          Fertile soil

        • D. 

          Freshwater lakes

      7. 9. 
        Use the map to answer the question.Which body of water borders Australia on its western coastline?
        • A. 

          Arabian Sea

        • B. 

          Indian Ocean

        • C. 

          Gulf of Mexico

        • D. 

          Mediterranean Sea