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 York897Rhode IslandRhode Island3698WashingtonWashington7828PennsylvaniaPennsylvania4789mountains 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 York4666FloridaFlorida2474IllinoisIllinois1072TexasTexas6429geography 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 Grande3141ColoradoColorado16950SnakeSnake414SacramentoSacramento390rivers 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 gypsum4020it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand1384it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz4804it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion3017soil 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 13560at point 2at point 214170at point 3at point 35355at point 4at point 45647maps 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 11764at point 2at point 23576at point 3at point 310048at point 4at point 43002waterfalls 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 112418at point 2at point 26726at point 3at point 34523at point 4at point 42543New 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 Ishiihard 40% Rio GrandeRio Grande8396St LawrenceSt Lawrence4906YukonYukon4068ColoradoColorado3505geography 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 Grande2443YukonYukon2919ColoradoColorado4148ArkansasArkansas372Alaska 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 Kumarhard 40% MississippiMississippi2859MissouriMissouri2534YukonYukon453Rio GrandeRio Grande375rivers riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.