North America: World Geography Quiz!

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Milesecorbella
M
Milesecorbella
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 787
Questions: 8 | Attempts: 787

SettingsSettingsSettings
North America: World Geography Quiz! - Quiz

North America is a great continent that can be divided into five regions. A large number of foreigners are attracted to North America by its outstanding natural beauty as well as human-made wonders. Below is a World geography quiz that is designed to help you understand the geography of North America. Give it a shot and come back for more tests like it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Complete the sentence. ____ is the island off the coast of Florida.

    Correct Answer
    Cuba
    Panama
    Puerto Rico
    Explanation
    Cuba (#5) is the best option availible.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Complete the sentence. _______ is the large country bordering the United States on the south.

    Correct Answer
    Mexico
    Canada
    Greenland
    Explanation
    Mexico is the country bordering the United States directly south.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    North America is the only continent with what?

    • A.

      Every kind of climate

    • B.

      Landforms

    • C.

      Countries

    • D.

      People

    Correct Answer
    A. Every kind of climate
    Explanation
    North America is the only continent with every kind of climate because it spans a wide range of latitudes and geographical features. It has arctic climates in the far north, temperate climates in the middle regions, and tropical climates in the south. This diversity is due to the continent's vast size and its varied topography, which includes mountains, plains, deserts, and coastal areas. As a result, North America experiences a wide range of weather conditions, from freezing temperatures and snowfall to hot and humid summers.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    How many states does British Colombia border?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    British Columbia borders four states: Alaska (United States), Washington (United States), Idaho (United States), and Montana (United States).

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Which of the following is the longest river in North America?

    • A.

      Rio Grande

    • B.

      Missouri

    • C.

      Mississippi

    • D.

      Amazon

    Correct Answer
    C. Mississippi
    Explanation
    The Mississippi River is the longest river in North America. It stretches approximately 2,320 miles from its source in Minnesota to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico. The river passes through or forms the border of 10 states, including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. It is a major transportation route and has played a significant role in the development of the region, as well as the economy and culture of the United States.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    This is the largest North American city.

    • A.

      Phoenix

    • B.

      Mexico City

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Mexico City
    Explanation
    Mexico City is the correct answer because it is the largest city in North America by population. With over 21 million people, it surpasses other major cities like New York City and Chicago in terms of population size. Additionally, Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and diverse cuisine.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    How many countries make up the continent of North America?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    D. 24

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 22, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Nov 18, 2014
    Quiz Created by
    Milesecorbella
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.