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Geography of the Americas for Kids Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which geographical area of Jamaica is the home of the endangered Jamaican Giant Swallowtail?

Question 2 2. Which state in the United States is about the same size as Jamaica?

Question 3 3. In Jamaica, there are many cays. A cay is a _____.

Question 4 4. The highest point on the island of Jamaica is called the _____.

Question 5 5. The name 'Jamaica' came from the Taino word, 'Xaymaca,' which means _____.

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Question 6 6. Basins are landforms created in _____.

Question 7 7. Glacier movement between two of California's long mountain ranges resulted in _____.

Question 8 8. The slow destruction of land caused by wind, water, and ice is called:

Question 9 9. _____ are large slabs of rocks responsible for the shifting of the Earth and formation of landforms.

Question 10 10. This is a physical feature found on Earth's surface:

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Question 11 11. Why do the Kiowa call themselves the 'coming out' people?

Question 12 12. According to the Kiowa creation myth, the trickster turned their people into _____.

Question 13 13. What did the Kiowa use to decorate their tipis?

Question 14 14. Which of these statements about the Kiowa is NOT true?

Question 15 15. In the United States today, about how many people can still speak the Kiowa language?

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Question 16 16. How long is the Mississippi-Missouri river system?

Question 17 17. Which of these places does not have a rain forest?

Question 18 18. What mountain chain is in the west of North America?

Question 19 19. Which continent is the third largest in size?

Question 20 20. Which oceans are to the east and west of North America?

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Question 21 21. _____ was one of the first explorers to try to find the Northwest Passage. He tried two times, but never returned from his second attempt.

Question 22 22. People living in _____ wanted to find the Northwest Passage because they thought it would help them trade their goods with people living in East Asia.

Question 23 23. The Northwest Passage connects the Atlantic Ocean with the _____.

Question 24 24. _____ finally succeeded in finding the Northwest Passage.

Question 25 25. The Northwest Passage was _____.

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Question 26 26. Glaciers moved across Ohio millions of years ago. What did they do?

Question 27 27. Which river in Ohio forms the southern border and part of the eastern border of the state?

Question 28 28. Which one of the Great Lakes borders Ohio?

Question 29 29. Although most plateaus have flat tops, the Allegheny Plateau in Ohio has hills with rounded tops. Why is this?

Question 30 30. Which of these landforms, which were formed by weathering and erosion, can be found in Ohio?

Geography of the Americas for Kids Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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