Quiz: Great American Geography quiz
Great American Geography quiz
By: Nathan Chandler
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About This Quiz

From Alaska to Florida, the United States is a diverse place. How much do you know about American geography?

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By area, which U.S. state is the largest?
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The state of Texas has how many square miles of land and water within its borders?
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The highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains are found in which state?
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How many major mountain ranges are there in the United States?
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Which mountain range has the single tallest mountain in the contiguous lower 48 states?
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Where would you find the geographic center of the lower 48 states?
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At its widest point, how wide is the Sierra Nevada mountain range?
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How many of the Great Lakes are situated entirely within the borders of the United States?
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Compared to other countries in terms of geographic size, how big is the United States?
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The Interior Plains of America are better known as what?
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What U.S. state does NOT partially border Canada?
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Which state is home to the southernmost point of the United States?
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What is the smallest state in the United States?
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What's the deepest point of Crater Lake, which is the deepest lake in the United States?
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What is the largest national park in the Lower 48?
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Which state is home to the westernmost point of the country?
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Which river makes up the big bend that inspired the name for Big Bend National Park in Texas?
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How far below sea level is Death Valley?
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Mount Nebo is the highest peak in which mountain range?
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The Wasatch Mountains do NOT extend into which state?
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What is the country's longest river?
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How many mountain peaks in America are higher than 14,000 feet?
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The Snake River begins in Wyoming. Where does it end?
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In which state does the Mississippi River begin?
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How many states contribute to the watershed of the Mississippi River?
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Where would you find a volcano that's been continously erupting since 1983?
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Which state is NOT part of the breadbasket (or agricultural center) of the country?
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Which area of the country has the most general coastline?
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Where would you find the highest point of the U.S.?
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