of the following is not a state: Idaho,
Houston, New Mexico, Colorado?
Which of the following is not a city:
Dallas, St. Paul, Cincinnati, Delaware?
Locate the Gulf of St. Lawrence in eastern Canada.
Now write a definition of a gulf.
is the capital of the only state bordered on the south by Arkansas and through
which the 40 degree N line of latitude passes?
country has the largest land area in the Western Hemisphere?
is the city located on the Chesapeake Bay that is the capital of Maryland?
It is dawn in the eastern United States, what is it in the western United
is the capital of the country with the largest land area in the Western
many degrees are there between the equator and the southern tip of Greenland?
which direction does the sun rise in Los Angeles, California?
Tropic of Cancer cuts through what large North American country?
state is west of New Hampshire and east of New York?
country has the largest land area in North America?
Washington, D.C., is to the Unites States as _____________
is to China.
What is the easternmost state in the United States?
What city is the capital of Alabama and was the first capital of the
state usually has the coldest weather year round and why: Tennessee, Oregon,
18. What is the largest gulf in the world?
forty-eight states that touch one another are called contiguous.
Name the states that are not part of the contiguous United States.
What state is due east of Connecticut?
are the names of the five Great Lakes?
is to Montana as ____________________
is to Oregon.
state capital is farther north, Utah’s or Illinois’? How do you know?
What states border Lake Michigan?
How many states are on or above 60 degrees N line of latitude?
Beaufort Sea touches what two North American countries?
there any states located south of the 25 degrees N latitude?
If so, which one(s)?
is the name of the bay that is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Hudson
If you were designing a map of your city, would you let 1 inch equal 1
mile, 100 miles, or 500 miles? Why?
Which of the following states is the farthest north:
Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Michigan?
What is its capital city?
If you travel from the Eastern Standard Time zone to the Central Standard
Time Zone, you must adjust your watch. What
do you need to do it?
you probably find a scale 1 inch equals 1500 miles on a map of your city?
What is the name of the only state capital with three words in its name?
natural boundary separates Texas and Mexico?
What capital city is near 40 degrees N latitude and 83 degrees W
body water connects Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean?
state is due south of Kentucky?
Which state capital is east of 90 degrees W longitude: Jackson,
Indianapolis, St. Paul?
continent has the larger land area, North or South America?
which continent and in what hemispheres do you live?
What is the name of a well-known cape in the state of Massachusetts?
Mexico have more coastline on the Gulf of Mexico or on the Pacific Ocean?
What is the westernmost state in the United States?
what line of longitude does the northeast border of California lie?
What is the capital of Montana, the state with the fourth largest land
area in the Unites States?
large island is found off the coast of southern Labrador?
is the capital of the only state that has a coastline on the Gulf of Mexico and
where the 100 degrees W longitude line passes through the state?
Which city doesn’t lie near the Mexican border: El Paso, San Francisco,
Three-fourths of an inch on a map equals 500 miles.
From Chicago to Cleveland is 1/2 of and inch.
How far would this be?
Which will have dawn first, eastern North America or eastern South
What is the capital of Idaho? Is
it east or west of 100 degrees W longitude?
hemisphere, the Northern or Southern, has the most land?
state capital is north of 40 degrees N latitude: Frankfort, Denver, Salt Lake
natural boundary separates Tennessee and Arkansas?
is the southernmost state in the United States?
bay is an arm of an ocean, sea, or lake extending into land. Find an example of a bay on the North American continent.
is the capital of New Mexico? At
what degree of latitude is the city located?
is the only state capital west of 150 degrees W longitude?
is the name of the northernmost state in the 50 United States?
chain of islands off the Alaskan Peninsula is part of the United States?
state would you most likely visit if you enjoyed mountain climbing: Florida,
Washington, Indiana? Why?
is the northernmost and southernmost states that contain the Rocky Mountains?
North American country is narrow enough to be considered an isthmus?
two Great Lakes border Wisconsin?
it is twilight in the western United States, what is it in the eastern United
the following states in order from the farthest south to the farthest north:
Missouri, Alabama, Michigan, Wyoming.
western state in the 48 contiguous states has the longest border with Canada?
what part of Nevada is the city of Las Vegas located?
is farthest north: Atlanta, San Diego, El Paso?
four of the Great Lakes border Michigan?
what large body of water is Buffalo, New York, located?
Baffin Bay north or south of Hudson Bay?
is the capital of Arkansas?
Canadian city is farthest east: Edmonton, Winnipeg, Vancouver?
what river is St. Louis, Missouri, located?
Beaufort Sea is what direction from Alaska?
state is due southward of South Carolina?
continental United States is divided into 4 time zones: Eastern Standard,
Central Standard, Mountain Standard, and Pacific Standard.
Of these, which zone is farthest west?
is the capital of Louisiana, the state where the Mississippi River flows into
the Gulf of Mexico?
Canada and Mexico, what is next closest country to the United States?
is the capital of the island nation southeast of Greenland?
that you are taking a vacation to 3 cities.
a. Design a route that will
be the shortest possible.
b. Estimate the mileage of
the trip and write it like this:
From San Diego to city #1 = ____________
From city #1 to city #2 = _______________ miles
From city #2 to city #3 = _______________ miles
From city #3 to San Diego = ____________ miles
TOTAL MILES =
out what the weather is like in those 3 cities today. If your city
is not listed, then find out the weather in the nearest city listed.
a 1 page ad to convince people to visit 1 of your 3 cities.
Must be on a blank piece of paper (no lines).