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Which large state is due south of Nw York?
Pnnsylvania
You are visiting your cousin in Chicago, Illinois. Then you drive to Des Moines, Iowa, to visit your Grandma. What direction did you travel to get to Des Moines from Chicago?
West
Which continent has more land, Asia or Australia?
Asia - Asia is the largest continent and Australia is the smallest
What is the name of the most southern plce on Earth?
South Pole
Which has land all around it, a lake or an ocean?
Lake
Is Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Sacramento the capital of California?
Sacramento
California is the eastern or western part of the United States?
Western
Is Boston a city, a state, or a continent?
City - capital of Mssachusetts
On which continent is Russia (Russian Federation) located?
Asia and Europe
Which of the following is NOT a large river in the United States: Huron, Ohio, or Mississippi?
Huron
How many continents ar on the Earth?
seven
Where would you be if you travled as far east as you could go in the state of North Carolina?
At the Atlantic Ocean
Is Flordia in the northern or southern part of the United States?
Southern
Which country is smallr in area, the United States or Canada?
United States
Whlich is the missing direction: north, east, _________, west?
south
What state border Oregon?
Washington, Idaho, California, Nvada
Your family is going to take a boat ride on the Mississippi River. Can you visit the state of Colorado on your river trip?
no
What is the only country that is also a continent?
Australia
Which state is near the middle or center of the United States: Washington, West Virginia, or Wisconsin?
Wisconsin
What ocan borders Europe to the west, the Atlantic or the Pacific?
Atlantic
Which continent is closer to the United States, Asia or Europe?
Asia
What is the capital of the state of Oregon?
Salem
Which state is the farthest west: Maine, Kentucky, or New York?
Kentucky
On a map, what color is used as the symbol for water? for land?
Water is blue; land is usually various shadss of green and brown.
Fill in the missing direction: north, east, south, ________
west
What two continents are together on one large area of land?
Europe, Asia
If south is to your left, which way would west be: in front of you, to your right, or behind you?
in front of you
Some rivers flow into larger rivers. Find a river that flows into the Mississippi River. What is its name?
Missouri, Ohio, Des Moines, Wisconsin
Which usually has more land: a state, a neighborhood, a country, or a city?
a country
What is the name of the large country that is due south of Canada?
United States
Name three jobs for which maps are very important.
weather forecaster, city planner, bus driver, travel agent
Which of the following is a city: Canada, Europe, or Chicago?
Chicago
Which direction is the opposite of west: north, east, or south?
east
name two of the three oceans that border the United States.
Choices: Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Are there many people living at the North Pole? Why or why not?
No; it is too cold and not located on land.
What body of water can be found between North America and Africa?
Atlantic Ocean
What is the capital of your state?
Atlanta
Which ocean is farther from where you live, the Atlantic or Pacific?
Pacific
Which state is farthest west: West Virgina, South Dakota, or North Carolina?
South Dakota
Which continent is south of all the others?
Antarctica
Is New York a city, a state, or a country?
a city and a state
Could an islnd be in a lake? Could a lake be in an island?
yes; yes
What is the capital city of the state of Arkansas?
Little Rock
What state is north of Illinois?
Wisconsin
If you and your family went to Walt Disney World in Florida for a vacation, which direction would you travel to get there?
south
How many Great Lakes are there?
Five
What direction is opposite of east? of south?
West; north
In Washington, D.C., in the eastern or western part of the United States?
Eastern
You are in Washington, D.C., to see the President. In what state are you located?
You are not in a state. D.C. is the only city in the U.S. not in a state.
Which of these cities is NOT the capital of Texas: San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Houston?
San Antonio, Dallas, Houston
Which state is closet to the Atlantic Ocean: Massachusetts, Mississippi, or Missouri?
Massachusetts
If a bird flew in a straight line from Michigan to Alabama, what direction would it be flying?
South
The direction that is usually to your left when looking at a map is
West