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Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Ontario is the Great Lake that is the farthest                .
  1. north
  2. south
  3. west
  4. east
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 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 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 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 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
Grade 5 US Geography
Lake Michigan's name is derived from the Objwe words meaning "large lake".
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 US Geography
What is the national capital of Mexico?
  1. Mexico Meridian
  2. City of Mexico
  3. Mexico City
  4. Mexico Court
Grade 5 US Geography
How many islands make up Hawaii?
  1. 235
  2. 75
  3. 135
  4. 375
Grade 5 US Geography
Which of the following are the largest mountain ranges in the United States?
  1. Ozark Mountains and Appalachian Mountains
  2. Coastal Mountains and Cascade Mountains
  3. Rocky Mountains and Appalachian Mountains
  4. Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains
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