Nj Regions

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Region Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    New Jersey State tree is the
  • 2. 
    The longest river within the NJ borders is.....
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      Hudson

    • C. 

      Raritan

  • 3. 
    NY State is East of NJ
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    New Jersey's largest city and industrial center and port is .....
    • A. 

      Patterson

    • B. 

      Trenton

    • C. 

      Newark

    • D. 

      Jersey City

  • 5. 
    The word Piedmont means ......
  • 6. 
    The highest point of elevation in NJ is ....
  • 7. 
    Which region of NJ lies in the Northwest corner of the state?
    • A. 

      Appalacian Ridge and Valley

    • B. 

      Piedmont

    • C. 

      Atlantic Highlands

    • D. 

      Pinelands

  • 8. 
    What is Sunfish Pond?
  • 9. 
    What is the smallest region of NJ?
    • A. 

      Appalacian Ridge and Valley

    • B. 

      Piedmont

    • C. 

      Atlantic Coastal Plain

    • D. 

      Highlands

  • 10. 
    Which is the largest region in NJ?
    • A. 

      Piedmont

    • B. 

      Atlantic Coastal Plain

    • C. 

      Highlands

    • D. 

      Appalacian Ridge and Valley

  • 11. 
    What are Palisades?
  • 12. 
    The Atlantic Coastal Plain is divided into 2 parts - the inner coastal plain and the outer coastal plain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The first planned industrial city in America was Patterson
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Explain the differences between an Urban area and a Suburb. Urban areas have characteristics of a city with tall builidings, while the suburbs is the area outside surrounding the city where houses are close together and no tall buildings.
  • 15. 
    Kittatiny means big mountains in Lenape?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    New Jersey's largest lake is the ........
  • 17. 
    3 places people like to visit in Northwestern New Jersey
    • A. 

      New Jersey Seashore

    • B. 

      Delaware Water Gap

    • C. 

      High Point State Park

    • D. 

      Land of Make Believe

    • E. 

      Appalacian High Point Park

  • 18. 
    What natural resources have been important to the industry of the Highlands?
  • 19. 
    The inner coastal plain is known for its....
  • 20. 
    The outer coastal plain is known for its......
  • 21. 
    Name 4 rivers that flow across the Piedmont Region
    • A. 

      Passaic

    • B. 

      Hackensack

    • C. 

      Ramapo

    • D. 

      Delaware

    • E. 

      Raritan

  • 22. 
    A rural area is a country area with fewer people or low population
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Central Corridor/Piedmont region is known as a region of many __________________ and many _________________.
  • 24. 
    Weathering is the process which wind and water cause rock to wear away
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Name several animals that live in the Pinelands.
    • A. 

      Timber rattlesnake

    • B. 

      Pine barrens tree frog

    • C. 

      Mountain lions

  • 26. 
    The Pinelands is important for its trillion gallons of freshwater preserves
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    What is a barrier island?
    • A. 

      An island that has grass

    • B. 

      An island that runs parallel to the coastline

    • C. 

      An island that animals live on

  • 28. 
    Barrier islands are important because they protect the mainland from storms and tidal waves
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Why did Congress create the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve?
  • 30. 
    To travel regularly over distances is to
    • A. 

      Drive

    • B. 

      Travel

    • C. 

      Commute

    • D. 

      Carpool

  • 31. 
    A place where people go for recreation is....
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Park

    • C. 

      Resort

    • D. 

      Work

  • 32. 
    A narrow chain of hills is called a .....
    • A. 

      Ridge

    • B. 

      Cliff

    • C. 

      Mountain

  • 33. 
    A large high nearly level area of land is called ....
    • A. 

      Ridge

    • B. 

      Plateau

    • C. 

      Hill

    • D. 

      Mountain

  • 34. 
    A walkway around the beach is called a ......
    • A. 

      Path

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Boardwalk