Geography of the United States questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of the United States. Play geography of the United States quiz and see all the questions. Which state of the USA is that?Washington. Such large and rocky mountains are found only on the west of the North America. This is a photo of Mount Rainier over Tacoma, Washington, USA.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% New YorkNew York857Rhode IslandRhode Island3557WashingtonWashington7524PennsylvaniaPennsylvania4648mountains riddles » What is the second most populous state in the USA? (after California)Texas. The 4 most populous states are California (38M), Texas (26M), New York (19M) and Florida (19M).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% New YorkNew York4537FloridaFlorida2365IllinoisIllinois1033TexasTexas6220geography of North America riddles » Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?Colorado River established its course through the canyon at least 17 million years ago. Since then, it exposed about two billion years of the Earth's geological history.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 81% Rio GrandeRio Grande3013ColoradoColorado16296SnakeSnake400SacramentoSacramento379rivers of North America riddles » Why is White Sands Desert in New Mexico so purely white?It is gypsum. White Sands, having 442 total square kilometers of dune fields, is the world's largest surface deposit of gypsum. Unlike other desert sands, it is cool to the touch, due to the high rate of evaporation of surface moisture and the fact that the sands reflect, rather than absorb, the sun's rays.Created by: Debbie Foxvery hard 30% it is gypsumit is gypsum3938it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand1352it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz4689it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion2927soil riddles » Where is the capital of the United States?At point 2. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district with Washington.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 49% at point 1at point 13461at point 2at point 213708at point 3at point 35200at point 4at point 45464maps riddles » Where is Niagara Falls?At point 3. Located on the Niagara River, which drains Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, the combined falls form the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% at point 1at point 11702at point 2at point 23450at point 3at point 39681at point 4at point 42921waterfalls riddles » Where is New York?At point 1. The easily recognizable Long Island extends 118 miles (190 km) eastward from New York Harbor. It is both the longest and the largest island in the contiguous United States. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% at point 1at point 111937at point 2at point 26495at point 3at point 34376at point 4at point 42448New York riddles » Which of the following North American rivers has the lowest discharge?Rio Grande is the fourth or fifth longest river system in North America, but it flows through arid and desert regions. The average discharge is just 82 m³/s (St Lawrence: 10100, Yukon: 6200, Colorado: 1200). It is also very variable, occasionally rising to over 10000 m³/s or dropping to 1 m³/s. During portions of 2001 and 2002 the mouth of the Rio Grande was blocked by a sandbar. Created by: Riho Ishiivery hard 39% Rio GrandeRio Grande7836St LawrenceSt Lawrence4644YukonYukon3882ColoradoColorado3343geography of Mexico riddles » What is the third longest river of the North America? (after Mississippi and Missouri)Yukon, having 1,979 mi (3,185 km), is just 223 miles shorter than Mississippi. Despite its length, there are only four vehicles-carrying bridges across the river.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 29% Rio GrandeRio Grande2390YukonYukon2881ColoradoColorado4094ArkansasArkansas370Alaska riddles » What is the longest river in the United States?Missouri. The Missouri River is the longest river in North America. Having 2,341 mi (3,768 km), it is longer than the Mississippi (2,202 mi 3,544 km). When combined with the lower Mississippi River, it forms the world's third longest river system, after the Nile and Amazon.Created by: Shankar Kumarvery hard 37% MississippiMississippi2798MissouriMissouri2130YukonYukon434Rio GrandeRio Grande349rivers riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.