Mapping the Physical and Human Characteristics of the United States


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What are physical characteristics?

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1. What are human geographical characteristics?

2. Which of the following is the largest city in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The United States can be defined by both physical and human characteristics. This quiz and worksheet combination will test your understanding of these types of characteristics and examples of each.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The largest city in the U.S.
  • Human geographical characteristics
  • A city founded on river banks
  • The longest river in the United States
  • Physical characteristics

Skills Practiced

Prepare to practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on human and physical characteristics of the U.S.
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as physical and human geographic characteristics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the longest United States river

Additional Learning

Further your knowledge by studying the associated lesson, Mapping the Physical and Human Characteristics of the United States. This lesson will address these objectives:

  • Define physical and human characteristics
  • Identify the largest cities in the United States
  • Understand the role of geography in population growth
  • Review physical characteristics of the U.S.
  • Analyze the importance of rivers as a type of circulation system for the United States