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.orgmountains riddles »hard 45% New YorkNew York642Rhode IslandRhode Island2598WashingtonWashington5578PennsylvaniaPennsylvania3463 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.orggeography of North America riddles »hard 43% New YorkNew York3485FloridaFlorida1773IllinoisIllinois809TexasTexas4682 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.orgrivers of North America riddles »very easy 80% Rio GrandeRio Grande2143ColoradoColorado11487SnakeSnake301SacramentoSacramento267 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 Foxsoil riddles »very hard 31% it is gypsumit is gypsum3323it is very fine grained sandit is very fine grained sand1072it iswhite quartzit iswhite quartz3697it is an optical illusionit is an optical illusion2323 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.orgmaps riddles »hard 48% at point 1at point 12384at point 2at point 29282at point 3at point 33497at point 4at point 43801 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.orgwaterfalls riddles »hard 54% at point 1at point 11263at point 2at point 22558at point 3at point 37215at point 4at point 42209 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.orgNew York riddles »hard 47% at point 1at point 17855at point 2at point 24197at point 3at point 32883at point 4at point 41639 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 Ishiigeography of Mexico riddles »very hard 38% Rio GrandeRio Grande3817St LawrenceSt Lawrence2385YukonYukon1947ColoradoColorado1845 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.orgUnited States riddles »very hard 30% Rio GrandeRio Grande1853YukonYukon2462ColoradoColorado3402ArkansasArkansas309 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 Kumarrivers riddles »very hard 23% MississippiMississippi2500MissouriMissouri978YukonYukon355Rio GrandeRio Grande260 Play North America quiz and see all the questions.