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GROW part 2
Geography Bee
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Geography
11/26/2008

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Term
What continents have a capital A in their name?
Definition
Australia North America South America
Asia
Africa
Term
What do colors, other than blue, often show on a map?
Definition
Countries
States
Term
What is the capital of New Jersey?
Definition
Trenton
Term
What four continents does the Indian Ocean touch?
Definition
Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia
Term
What country forms most of the northern border of the United States?
Definition
Canada
Term
Is China north or south of the equator?
Definition
North
Term
Which would take longer, to travel by car from South Dakota to Canada or from South Dakota to Indiana?
Definition
South Dakota to Indiana
Term
Which is larger, the Indian Ocean or the Atlantic Ocean?
Definition
Atlantic
Term
Name the 5 Great Lakes.
Definition
Erie, Ontario, Huron, Michigan, Superior
Term
What is the capital of Washington?
Definition
Olympia
Term
What state has the longest border on the Atlantic Ocean?
Definition
Florida
Term
Which is farther, Nevada to Wyoming or Colorado to Illinois?
Definition
Colorado to Illinois
Term
What oceans does the equator pass through?
Definition
Pacific
Atlantic
Indian
Term
Use the cardinal directions to describe the location of the state of Ohio in relation to its surrounding state and Lake Erie.
Definition
Erie is North of Ohio, Ohio is East of Indiana, Ohio is West of Pennsylvania
Term
Which would take longer to travel from? St Louis, Missouri to Milwaukee, Wisconsin or St. Louis, Missouri to Miami, Florida?
Definition
St. Louis, Missouri to Miami, Florida
Term
What are the world's four oceans?
Definition
Indian, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Term
What is the capital of Washington DC?
Definition
Trick Question
Term
What two oceans touch the continent of Africa?
Definition
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Term
How many states are north of the equator?
Definition
50
Term
what continents does the equator pass through?
Definition
Africa
Asia
South America
Term
What four states meet at a common corner?
Definition
Utah
Arizona
New Mexico
Colorado
Term
What direction is West Virginia from South Carolina?
Definition
North
Term
What mountain range runs from the St. Lawrence Gulf in Canada to the state of Alabama?
Definition
Appalachian Mountains
Term
What kinds of animals usually live in the blue areas on a map?
Definition
fish
Term
What is the capital of the Oklahoma?
Definition
Oklahoma City
Term
How many states border Canada?
Definition
11
Term
Which states touch California?
Definition
Oregon, Nevada, Arizona
Term
In what direction is the equator from the South Pole?
Definition
North
Term
Are there more mountain ranges or continents in the world?
Definition
mountain ranges
Term
Which one of the states shares its name with one of the Great Lakes?
Definition
Michigan
Term
Which is larger, Superior or Erie?
Definition
Lake Superior
Term
What is the capital of West Virginia?
Definition
Charleston
Term
What continents does the Pacific Ocean touch?
Definition
North America
South America
Antarctica
Australia
Asia
Europe
Term
Name 3 of the 5 states that begin with the name of a direction.
Definition
West Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Term
What river forms the border between the states of Arizona and California?
Definition
Colorado River
Term
What is the longest state in the US, not including Alaska?
Definition
Texas
Term
Name at least 3 states on the East Coast of the US?
Definition
Maine, Maryland, Virgina
Term
Name the 5 states east of the Mississippi River that begin with the letter "M".
Definition
Mississippi, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan
Term
What is the most northern place on the Earth called?
Definition
North Pole
Term
What two oceans touch Australia?
Definition
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Term
What is the capital of Arkansas?
Definition
Little Rock
Term
Is most of South America north or south of the equator?
Definition
South
Term
Which of the following is not a state?
Idaho, India, Iowa, Illinois
Definition
India
Term
If you traveled from North America to Europe, would you have to cross the equator?
Definition
No
Term
On which continent is the South Pole located?
Definition
Antarctica
Term
What is the capital of Louisiana?
Definition
Baton Rouge
Term
What states border Mexico?
Definition
California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas
Term
What continent is farthest south to the equator?
Definition
Antarctica
Term
What is the longest river in the US?
Definition
Mississippi
Term
What is the only state in the US that is an island?
Definition
Hawaii
Term
What 2 Great Lakes border Wisconsin?
Definition
Superior, Michigan
Term
Which is farther, Illniois to Ohio or California to Texas?
Definition
Illinois to Ohio
Term
what is the name of the large body of water separating North and South America from Europe and Africa?
Definition
Atlantic Ocean
Term
what is the only state west of the Mississippi Rover that begins with the word New?
Definition
New Mexico
Term
What is the capital of Idaho?
Definition
Boise
Term
Name the 3 oceans that border the continent on which you live.
Definition
Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic
Term
What direction is Lake Ontario from Lake Michigan?
Definition
East
Term
What is the only state that is west of the Mississippi River that begins with the word South?
Definition
South Dakota
Term
Would you find more mountains in the eastern or western part of Montana?
Definition
western
Term
Which state has a larger area, Delaware or Hawaii?
Definition
Hawaii
Term
What is the capital of Michigan?
Definition
Lansing
Term
The Atlantic Ocean touches what five continents?
Definition
Africa, Europe, Antarctica, North America, South America
Term
What ocean is east of where you live?
Definition
Atlantic
Term
which state if farthest east, Indiana or Tennessee?
Definition
Tennessee
Term
Which state has more land area, New York or Texas?
Definition
Texas
Term
What is the capital of Arizona?
Definition
Phoenix
Term
Name the states that have the Pacific Ocean as a border?
Definition
Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii
Term
If you were walking north, which way would you turn if you wanted to go west?
Definition
Left
Term
which is larger, the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean?
Definition
Pacific
Term
What continent is cut almost in half by the Equator?
Definition
Africa