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5th Grade GEOGRAPHY. What are the 7 continents?. Europe. Asia. North America. Africa. South America. Australia. Antartica. Name the 4 oceans?. Arctic Ocean. Pacific Ocean. Pacific Ocean. Atlantic Ocean. Indian Ocean. Richmond is our Virginia State Capital.

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5th Grade

GEOGRAPHY

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What are the 7 continents?

Europe

Asia

North

America

Africa

South

America

Australia

Antartica

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Name the 4 oceans?

Arctic

Ocean

Pacific

Ocean

Pacific

Ocean

Atlantic

Ocean

Indian

Ocean

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___ Coastal Plain

A. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys

Match up the Regions!

___ Rocky Mountains

B. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors

___ Basin & Ridge

C. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America

___ Coastal Range

D. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

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___ Coastal Plain

A. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys

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___ Rocky Mountains

B. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors

___ Basin & Ridge

C. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America

___ Coastal Range

D. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

B

D

C

A

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___ Great Plains

E. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys

Match up the Regions!

___ Appalachian Mountains

F. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America

___ Canadian Shield

G. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands

___ Interior Lowlands

H. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

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___ Great Plains

E. Wrapped around Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape. Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers. Holds some of the oldest rock formations in North America

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___ Appalachian Mountains

F. Located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains. Rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys, and grassy hills

___ Canadian Shield

G. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands

___ Interior Lowlands

H. Located west of Coastal Plain extending from eastern Canada to western Alabama; includes the Piedmont. Old, eroded mountains (oldest mountain range in North America)

G

H

E

F

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Quiz Time!

5 points per question

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Question 1

The _______ Ocean served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and later immigrants.

A.Pacific

B.Atlantic

C.Arctic

D.Indian

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Question 2

The _____River was the gateway to the west.

F.Mississippi

G.Missouri

H.Colorado

J. Ohio

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Question 3

Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the _________.

A.Mountains

B.Factories

C.Great Lakes

D. Oregon Trail

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Question 4

  • The _____________ Rivers were the transportation arteries for farm and industrial products.
  • F. Mississippi & Missouri
  • G. Columbia & Colorado
  • Ohio & James
  • York & Mississippi
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Question 5

  • The __________ River was explored by Lewis and Clark.
  • Colorado
  • Columbia
  • York
  • Mississippi
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Question 6

  • What river forms a border between the USA and Canada?
  • Mississippi River
  • Missouri River
  • Rio Grande River
  • Colorado River
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Question 7

  • What is the name of the inlet that is beside Mexico?
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Mississippi River
  • Atlantic Ocean
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Question 8

The Appalachian Mountains are lower than the Rocky Mountains because they are:

F. newer

G. older

H. farther south

J. more volcanic

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Question 9

Compared with the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast has:

A. Very little flat land along the coast.

B. More land at sea level

C. Fewer mountain ranges near the coast

D. fewer volcanoes

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Question 10

Which landform region covers eastern Virginia?

F. Coastal Plain

G. Piedmont

H. Appalachian Plateau

J. Blue Ridge

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Question 11

The largest body of water on Earth is the:

A. Atlantic Ocean

B. Pacific Ocean

C. Indian Ocean

D. Arctic Ocean

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Question 11

The Continental Divide is an imaginary line that separates:

A. western and eastern rivers

B. the Appalachian Mountains from the Rocky Mountains

C. rivers that drain into the Atlantic Ocean from those that drain into the Pacific Ocean

D. the United States from Canada

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Question 12

What is the central line of longitude called?

A.     Prime Meridian

B.     Equator

C.     Tropic of Cancer

D. Tropic of Capricorn

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Question 13

44. Which of these is a line of longitude?

F. 10 S

G. 50 N

H. 100 N

J. 30 E

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Question 14

Which river rises in the Rocky Mountains?

A.     Colorado River

B.     Hudson River

C.     Mississippi River

J. Ohio River

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Question 15

The equator passes through the center of:

A. Africa

B. Asia

C. Australia

J. Europe

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Question 16

Which Europeans were the first to explore the Colorado River?

F. The English

G. The French

H. The Portuguese

J. The Spanish

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Question 17

Which of the Great Lakes lies entirely within the United States?

A.     Lake Erie

B.     Lake Huron

C.     Lake Michigan

D. Lake Superior