Major Waterways in the United States


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Which of the following is NOT a major use of rivers and lakes?

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1. Which of the following rivers is the longest in the United States?

2. Which of the following is the largest river in the United States by water volume?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet/quiz to gauge what you know about significant U.S. waterways. Quiz questions will cover things like the uses of rivers and lakes and the longest river in the U.S.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will help you with the following areas of study:

  • The largest river in the U.S. by water volume
  • Periods of time when U.S. rivers were/weren't important
  • The biggest lake in the U.S.
  • A body of water that is located off the southern coast

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on significant U.S. waterways
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the uses of rivers and lakes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the importance of rivers throughout U.S. history

Additional Learning

Review your understanding of the subject via the lesson called Major Waterways in the United States, which will cover the following study objectives:

  • Define 'waterway'
  • Assess the importance of waterways
  • Understand what the agrarian revolution was
  • Name the Great Lakes