Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Texas


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Which region of Texas gets the most rain, but is also the most at risk for hurricanes?

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1. The state of Texas CANNOT claim to belong to which of these cultural or geographic regions of the United States?

2. The majority of people in Texas live where?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will test what you know about the physical and human characteristics of Texas. Make sure you've got a grasp on key subjects like the region of Texas that gets the most rain and is vulnerable to hurricanes and the cultural/geographic regions Texas is a part of in the U.S.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following topics on Texas:

  • Place where most people live
  • Dominant industry
  • Attribute of the Panhandle

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a characteristic of the Panhandle of Texas and one of the state's most dominant industries
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the cultural/geographic regions of Texas and how they're connected to the U.S. as a whole
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an area of Texas that gets the most rain and is extremely vulnerable to hurricanes

Additional Learning

For more on the state, you can read the lesson named Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Texas. The lesson will cover these key areas:

  • Largest state in the continental U.S. with 27 million people
  • Rio Grande River, Texas' border with Mexico
  • Balcones Escarpment
  • The Basin and Range Province
  • Human geography of the state