Quiz 2.a And 2.b Continents And Geographic Regions Of North America

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Quiz 2.a And 2.b Continents And Geographic Regions Of North America

This quiz is designed to show mastery of Virginia SOLs 2. A and 2. B in US History to 1877


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a very large land mass usually surronded by water called?
    • A. 

      Continent

    • B. 

      Country

    • C. 

      City

    • D. 

      Region

  • 2. 
    Which continent is this...it is also the largest
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Antarctica

  • 3. 
    Which continent is this...its cold there
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Antarctica

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 4. 
    Which continent is this...you're there
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      North America

  • 5. 
    Which continent is this
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 6. 
    Which continent is this
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Antarctica

  • 7. 
    Which continent is highlighted in green
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      South America

  • 8. 
    What is the large landmass Europe and Asia combine to create?
    • A. 

      Asirope

    • B. 

      Eurasia

    • C. 

      Pangea

    • D. 

      Igneous

  • 9. 
    Which region is number 1...it includes isolated mountain ranges and fertile valleys along the Pacific Coast
    • A. 

      Coastal Plain

    • B. 

      Coastal Range

    • C. 

      Great Plains

    • D. 

      Canadian Sheild

  • 10. 
    Which region is number 2...its contains varying elevations and the lowest point in North America--Death Valley.
    • A. 

      Coastal Range

    • B. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • C. 

      Basin and Range

    • D. 

      Interior Lowlands

  • 11. 
    Which region is number 3...it contains rugged mountains and the continental divide
    • A. 

      Basin and Range

    • B. 

      Appalachain Mountains

    • C. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      Coastal Range

  • 12. 
    What does the continental divide do?
    • A. 

      Determine where continents start

    • B. 

      Set up earthquakes

    • C. 

      Determines directional flow of rivers

    • D. 

      How many continents there are

  • 13. 
    Which region is number 4...it consists of vast grasslands which gradually rise in elevations moving east to west towards the Rocky Mountains
    • A. 

      Great Plains

    • B. 

      Interior Lowlands

    • C. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      Basin and Range

  • 14. 
    Which region is number 5...its consists of rolling lowlands with many rivers
    • A. 

      Canadian Sheild

    • B. 

      Appalachain Mountains or Highlands

    • C. 

      Coastal Plain

    • D. 

      Interior Lowlands

  • 15. 
    Which region is number 6...we live there and it contains old, eroded mountains
    • A. 

      Coastal Plain

    • B. 

      Canadian Sheild

    • C. 

      Great Plains

    • D. 

      Appalachain Highlands or Mountains

  • 16. 
    Which region is number 7...it consists of low flatlands along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico and provides many excellent harbors
    • A. 

      Coastal Plain

    • B. 

      Coastal Range

    • C. 

      Canadian Sheild

    • D. 

      Great Plains

  • 17. 
    What region is number 8...it is wrapped around the Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape and contains many lakes and old rock formations
    • A. 

      Coastal Range

    • B. 

      Great Plains

    • C. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      Canadian Sheild

  • 18. 
    Why is knowing about the geography of North America important for doing well in US History?
    • A. 

      The state of Virginia says it is

    • B. 

      Because part of geography is how it affects people's lives, like through out the history of our nation

    • C. 

      Because maps are interesting

    • D. 

      You might get lost

  • 19. 
    The eight geographic regions of North America each have their own distinctive features and charactersistics which influence how people there live.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False