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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) North American Geography Questions

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Grade 5 US Geography
Which is the only Great Lake to be located entirely within the United States?
  1. Erie
  2. Huron
  3. Ontario
  4. Michigan
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Superior was given its name because it is the largest of the Great Lakes.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Which of the Great Lakes is the largest?
  1. Erie
  2. Huron
  3. Superior
  4. Michigan
Grade 5 US Geography
The Great Lakes contain about 21% of the world's fresh water.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Water drains from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario through the Niagara River.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Ontario is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by which river?
  1. Niagara
  2. St. Mary's
  3. Cuyahoga
  4. St. Lawrence
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Erie is named after the Erie tribe.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Erie is the deepest of the Great Lakes.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are connected by the Straits of Mackinac.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Superior is the second largest lake in the world by volume.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
What is Canada's capital?
  1. Toronto
  2. Ottawa
  3. Quebec
  4. Vancouver
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
The vast frozen plains located near the Arctic Circle are called                .
  1. tundra
  2. prairie
  3. fjords
  4. boreal forest
Grade 5 US Geography
What does Ontario mean in Wyandot?
  1. blue lake
  2. lake of many bays
  3. lake of wild storms
  4. lake of shining water
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
What is the most northerly point in Canada?
  1. Baffin Island
  2. Hudson Bay
  3. Ellesmere Island
  4. Prince Edward Island
Grade 5 US Geography
Answer the following questions about the main islands of Hawai'i.
__ Which island, because it is the largest, is called the Big Island? A. Lāna'i
__ Which is the western most island? B. Kaho'olawe
__ Which island is called the "Garden Isle"? C. Kaua'i
__ Which island has Hawaii's capital city and was the first Hawaiian island visited by Europeans? D. Maui
__ Which island was home to a leper colony from 1866 through 1969? E. Hawai'i
__ Which island once had the world's largest pineapple plantation? F. Ni'ihau
__ Which is the smallest of the main Hawaiian islands? G. Moloka'i
__ The name of which island is named after a demigod of Polynesian folklore? H. O'ahu
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
Canada's southern most point is                   .
  1. Niagra
  2. Windsor
  3. Middle Island
  4. Middle Bass Island
Grade 5 US Geography
Florida is located in what region of the United States?
  1. Northeast
  2. Southeast
  3. Northwest
  4. Southwest
Grade 5 US Geography
Huron is the Wyandot word for largemouth bass.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Canadian Geography
What is the longest river in Canada?
  1. Nelson
  2. Columbia
  3. Mackenzie
  4. Saint Lawrence River
Grade 5 US Geography
Name the 5 regions of the United States
  1. over, out, under, beneath, above
  2. circle, triangle, diamond, rectangle
  3. Northeast, Northwest, South, Southwest, West
  4. safe, responsible, respectful, courteous, polite
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