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 46% New YorkNew York736Rhode IslandRhode Island2974WashingtonWashington6547PennsylvaniaPennsylvania3869mountains 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 44% New YorkNew York3847FloridaFlorida1995IllinoisIllinois910TexasTexas5381geography 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 Grande2422ColoradoColorado13503SnakeSnake321SacramentoSacramento308rivers 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 32% it is gypsumit is gypsum3640it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand1129it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz3986it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion2532soil 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 12701at point 2at point 210662at point 3at point 33912at point 4at point 44277maps 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 55% at point 1at point 11416at point 2at point 22905at point 3at point 38417at point 4at point 42450waterfalls 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 48% at point 1at point 19170at point 2at point 24782at point 3at point 33269at point 4at point 41831New 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 42% Rio GrandeRio Grande5497St LawrenceSt Lawrence2864YukonYukon2381ColoradoColorado2241geography 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 30% Rio GrandeRio Grande2061YukonYukon2660ColoradoColorado3629ArkansasArkansas332rivers 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 26% MississippiMississippi2646MissouriMissouri1180YukonYukon387Rio GrandeRio Grande280United States riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.