U.S. Regions 7th Grade Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What are the two main industries that are important to New England's economy?
  • 2. 
    New England was the earliest area settled in the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    New England was not part of the original 13 colonies
    • A. 

      True, it is not part of the original 13 colonies

    • B. 

      False, it is part of the 13 colonies

  • 4. 
    New England is made up of six states along the Atlantic Coast
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Town meetings originated in New England
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The role geography play in the development of the New England region was location by/on the ____________?
  • 7. 
    The three Main physical features of the New England Region are the Bay Areas, Rocky seacoast and _____________.
  • 8. 
    An arm of a sea or lake; cuts deeply into the land
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • C. 

      Bay

    • D. 

      My cat

  • 9. 
    A marsh or swamp is:
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Bog

    • C. 

      Fog

    • D. 

      Hog

  • 10. 
    A protected place used to shield ships
    • A. 

      Harbor

    • B. 

      Hotel

    • C. 

      Costa Rica

    • D. 

      The Beach

  • 11. 
    A person or group who travels to a new place for religious freedom
    • A. 

      Dad

    • B. 

      Frosted Flakes

    • C. 

      Quaker

    • D. 

      Pilgrim

  • 12. 
    English Puritans traveled to the New England region in 1620
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A puritan is:
    • A. 

      A guy who walks dogs

    • B. 

      A cerial brand name

    • C. 

      An english protestant who wanted higher standards

    • D. 

      A group of bums in Sweden

  • 14. 
    A place where qualified voters meet upon town business
    • A. 

      Town Brunch

    • B. 

      The Towns Taco Bell

    • C. 

      Town Meeting

    • D. 

      A court hearing

  • 15. 
    Relating to or having characteristics of a city
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Village

    • C. 

      Voyager

    • D. 

      Urban

  • 16. 
    What was the first town in the U.S  founded by the Pilgrims?
  • 17. 
    What was the first town the the Puritans founded  in the U.S?
  • 18. 
    Did the first battle of the Revolutionary War take  place at Bunker Hill?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The census Bereau divides the U.S into four main regions, what are they?
    • A. 

      West, Midwest, South, and Northeast

    • B. 

      North Pole, Easter Island, California, Heaven

    • C. 

      Chuck Norris is all four regions!!

    • D. 

      Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, and Earth

  • 20. 
    The video divided the U.S into seven main regions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The six states that make up the New England Region are Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachussetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The climate of New England is:
    • A. 

      Cold Winters and Mild Summers

    • B. 

      Thunderstorms and hurricanes

    • C. 

      Wet and Wild

    • D. 

      Scary

  • 23. 
    The Middle Atlantic Region isn't a significant transportation center of the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Middle Atlantic Region has several man-made waterways, natural waterways, and protected bay areas which assist with transportation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The population has not increased rapidly due to the ease of movement throughout the region and abundant jobs
    • A. 

      True, the population has not increased

    • B. 

      False, the population has increased

  • 26. 
    The Middle Atlantic Region includes the U.S. capital, the District of Columbia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The Amish religion is similar to:
    • A. 

      Melanite

    • B. 

      Protestant

    • C. 

      Catholic

    • D. 

      Baptist

  • 28. 
    Another name for the Amish religion is:
    • A. 

      Swedish Fish

    • B. 

      No Electricity People

    • C. 

      AARP

    • D. 

      Dutch Philadelphians

  • 29. 
    An urban area is a farm
    • A. 

      True, an urban area is a farm

    • B. 

      False, an urban area is a city

  • 30. 
    A "rural area" is similar to a village?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    A tributary is a stream that flows into a__________   ___________
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Ditch

    • C. 

      Larger Stream

    • D. 

      A Water Bed

  • 32. 
    In the northern Middle Atlantic Region it has cold winters and short summers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    What is the importance of the Erie Canal? What river does it connect to?
    • A. 

      Transportation and Hudson River

    • B. 

      Fishing and Mississippi

    • C. 

      Frog Hunting and Gulf of Mexico

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    Is it true that Philadelphia called the ''Birthplace of America''? Was the Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States written there?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 35. 
    What role did geography play in the development of this region?
    • A. 

      Farming, Fishing, Manufacturing, Tourism ,Trading, and Commerce

    • B. 

      Airsoft Wars

    • C. 

      Reindeer Games

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 36. 
    There are three types of terrain in the Southeast Region: __________, Piedmonts, and coastal plains.
  • 37. 
    Because of fertile soil, agriculture became the primary industry in the _________ Region.
  • 38. 
    Slaves were brought in to help work the fields and help with harvest without pay- one of the major reasons for the ______    ______.
  • 39. 
    The Southeast Region became the birthplace of the Civil _______ movement
  • 40. 
    New Orleans grew as a result of its location on the Mississippi River and Gulf of _________.
  • 41. 
    Atlanta, Georgia serves as a major distribution center for goods and services due to its location south of the Appalachian _________.
  • 42. 
    The Midwest and Great Plains touch the Great Lakes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    The Midwest and Great Plains region has many excellent resources and excellent transportation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    The Mountain West is the least ___________ region in the U.S.
  • 45. 
    The Mountain West Region has many of the U.S's National Parks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    The Mountain West has the driest climate and highest mountain ranges in the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    The Mountain West Region was greatly influenced by early settlers and Native _________.
  • 48. 
    The Mountain West is greatly known for its extensive rivers flowing through the mountains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    The Great Basin has tropical conditions-the Sierra Nevada mountains are on the left, and the Rocky mountains on the right.
    • A. 

      True, it has tropical conditions

    • B. 

      False, it has desert conditions

  • 50. 
    The Colorado River is a major river system which helps form Lake Meade at Hoover Dam?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    One famous geyser in this region is ''Old Faithful''
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    The area was influenced by both _______ and Indian cultures.
  • 53. 
    Irrigation systems are necessary because water is scarce in the South Central Region
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    New Mexico is a Rocky Mountain state and it is one of the driest states
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    There are 16 rivers and hundreds of oceans
    • A. 

      True, there are 16 rivers and hundreds of oceans

    • B. 

      False, there are 16 rivers and hundreds of lakes

  • 56. 
    There are both Native Americans and _________ cultures in the South Central Region?
  • 57. 
    The Pacific West Region includes lush rainforests, dry deserts, and active volcanoes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    All states in the Pacific West Region have an abundance of vegetation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    The Pacific West Region is home to the lowest and hottest point in the U.S.-Death ________.
  • 60. 
    The Pacific West has the smallest state,Alaska, it stretches 1,200 miles north to south
    • A. 

      True, it is home to the smallest state, Alaska

    • B. 

      False, it is home to the largest state, Alaska

  • 61. 
    Mt. _________ in Alaska, is the highest point in the U.S
  • 62. 
    Death Valley is the lowest point in America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    The South Central Region has a diversified Yahtzee Club?
    • A. 

      True, the region has a diversified Yahtzee Club

    • B. 

      False, the region has a diversifieed economy

  • 64. 
    The Midwest and Great Plains region is considered the ''Panhandle'' of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      False, the region is called the "Heartland".

    • B. 

      True, it is the "Panhandle" of the U.S.

  • 65. 
    A type of terrain featuring low , rolling hills
    • A. 

      Pyre

    • B. 

      Alabama

    • C. 

      Piedmont

    • D. 

      Plantation

  • 66. 
    The definition of Coastal Plain is:
    • A. 

      A form of a bay

    • B. 

      A desert-like area

    • C. 

      Flat area with rich, fertile soil

    • D. 

      A crop that raises corn, beans, and cattle

  • 67. 
    A large farm or estate in the south that grows a single crop is _________.
    • A. 

      Plantation

    • B. 

      AeroSpace

    • C. 

      Shipbuilding

    • D. 

      Small farm

  • 68. 
    In the Southeast Region the Summers are hot, humid with abundant rainfall and long growing seasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    The Southeast Region has freezing temperatures and no snow 
    • A. 

      True, it has freezing temperatures and goes without snow

    • B. 

      False, the temerature is warm and and has no snow

  • 70. 
    _________, fishing, lumber, manufacturing, mining, cotton, and the service indrustry are the major industries of the Southeast Region.
  • 71. 
    George Washington Carver invented ________.
    • A. 

      Peanut butter

    • B. 

      Butter

    • C. 

      Peanuts

    • D. 

      Straws

  • 72. 
    A geyser is a natural hot spring which steam and hot water spouts out of the top.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    A hot spring is a natural spring that produces water hotter than 98 degrees Fahrenheit. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 74. 
    A desert is a muddy region with heavy rainfall and lots of vegetation.
    • A. 

      True, it is a muddy region with heavy amounts of rainfall and lots of vegetation.

    • B. 

      False, a desert is a dry region with little rainfall and vegetation

  • 75. 
    A canyon is a deep valley with steep sides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    A butte is a cows hind end
    • A. 

      True, it is a cows hind end

    • B. 

      False, it is steep mountains or hills

  • 77. 
    Fort Laramie was a fort used to resupply ________ and protect them from Indians.
  • 78. 
    The natural boundary line separating waters that flow into the Atlantic Ocean from those that flow to the Pacific Ocean is _________ _________
  • 79. 
    A "Heartland" is a geographical area considered essential for agriculture, economics, politics, and military.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    A homestead is a public restroom granted by the U.S
    • A. 

      True,it is a public restroom

    • B. 

      False, it is public land

  • 81. 
    A pasture is a field used for grazing cattle, sheep, and other animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    Plains are level or nearly level land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 83. 
    Corn belt is like where Carmi, Illinois is
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    The three major rivers in the Great Plains region is the Missouri, Ohio, __________.
  • 85. 
    What body of water does the Mississippi, Ohio, and Missouri empty into.
  • 86. 
    The Midwest and Great Plains is referred to as the "__________" because it grows corn, wheat, beef, and dairy products
  • 87. 
    The climate of the Midwest and Great Plains Region is short _______ and mild/cold winters.
  • 88. 
    The location next to Lake Michigan helped _________ grow into an important shipping city.
  • 89. 
    The railroad built near Wichita, Kansas in1872 helped ship _____.