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Due Aug 21 at 12:59am Points 25 Questions 25 Time Limit 60 Minutes

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LATEST Attempt 1 13 minutes 24 out of 25

Correct answers will be available on Aug 21 at 1am.

Score for this quiz: 24 out of 25

Submitted Aug 18 at 1:08pm
This attempt took 13 minutes.

Question 1 1 / 1 pts

The region of the United States and Canada which includes ancient rock, older than a billion
years, and some of the most important mineral deposits in North America is described as

the Canadian Shield.

Question 2 1 / 1 pts

Which of the following statements about the relationship between the United States and
Canada is NOT true?

Only the United States had an aboriginal population of significant numbers.

Question 3 1 / 1 pts

Perhaps the best known volcano in the continental United States, Mount St. Helens, is a
shield volcano.


Question 4 1 / 1 pts

The only part of the United States that experiences a truly tropical wet climate is


Question 5 1 / 1 pts

For purposes of the text, Michigan lies in the region described as

Great Lakes/CornBelt

Incorrect Question 6 0 / 1 pts

One of the best types of soils for crops like corn and wheat is


<-- Correct Answer

Question 7 1 / 1 pts

Both the United States and Canada are "federal" systems, in terms of the distribution of
power between the national and local governments.


Question 8 1 / 1 pts

The temperature of an air mass is usually determined by latitude.

Question 9 1 / 1 pts

Most of the most important estuaries in North America lie

in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal pains.

Question 10 1 / 1 pts

The "fall line" is significant because

all of these answers are correct.

Question 11 1 / 1 pts

The arid and semi-arid climate of the Great Basin is due primarily to

orographic precipitation.
Question 12 1 / 1 pts

The picture of San Francisco Bay could best be described as a

functional region

Question 13 1 / 1 pts

In North America, the area of temperate grasslands corresponds most closely to

the Great Plains

Question 14 1 / 1 pts

The plate boundary between the North American and Pacific plates is called

a transform fault.
Question 15 1 / 1 pts

Both the United States and Canada experienced bloody revolutions as they emerged from
their colonial pasts.


Question 16 1 / 1 pts

The Cascade, Rocky Mountains, and Sierra Nevada ranges were formed through subduction


Question 17 1 / 1 pts
Approximately what percentage of the topography of North America is mountainous?


Question 18 1 / 1 pts

Karst topography is most common in the Ozarks and Appalachians.


Question 19 1 / 1 pts

The best known glacial features in the United States and Canada are

the Great Lakes

Question 20 1 / 1 pts

Humid subtropical, Mediterranean and marine west coasts climates are best described as
mesothermal climates.

Question 21 1 / 1 pts

Water mediates temperature because it holds warmth longer and warms up more slowly than


Question 22 1 / 1 pts

Greenland was most recently a colonial possession of


Question 23 1 / 1 pts

Basin and range topography is most typical of

the intermontane west.

Question 24 1 / 1 pts

According to the text, the "landform" region identified as the "interior plains" includes parts of

Great Plains and Great Lakes

Question 25 1 / 1 pts

A key organization in funding the revival of geographic education in the United States was

the National Geographic Society

Quiz Score: 24 out of 25