Can You Remember Basic US Geography?

When was the last time you looked at a map of the United States? Do you think you know the country pretty well? Take this quiz to find out.
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This is the flag of which state?
Hawaii
South Carolina
California
New Mexico
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Denali, formerly known as Mt. McKinley, is the tallest mountain peak in the country. Which state is it located in?
Washington
Alaska
Montana
South Dakota
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Of the five Great Lakes, which is the smallest by volume?
Lake Erie
Lake Superior
Lake Huron
Lake Ontario
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There many roads that cover the vast expanse of the US. Which of them is the longest?
Interstate 80
US Route 20
Interstate 90
US Route 60
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Which city is the capital of South Dakota?
Fargo
Sioux Falls
Rushmore
Pierre
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Which state is home to Petrified Forest National Park?
California
New Mexico
Arizona
Texas
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Which US Desert is home to the Joshua Tree?
Chihuahuan Desert
Great Basin Desert
Mojave Desert
Sonoran Desert
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Which state does this flag belong to?
Rhode Island
West Virginia
Maryland
Pennsylvania
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Every year, many hikers make the several month long trek through what is known as the Appalachian Trail. In what states does the Appalachian Trail begin and end?
Texas and North Dakota
California and Washington
Georgia and Maine
Nevada and Illinois
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What is the third largest city in the country?
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Huston, TX
New York City, NY
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What is the second longest river in the United States?
The Missouri River
The Mississippi River
The Colorado River
The Yukon River
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What is the name of the famous mountain range that runs along the eastern border of California?
Sierra Madre
The Iron Mountains
Sierra Nevada
Coachella Mountains
Result
Maybe it's time to break out that dusty old map you have lying around and get reacquainted with America the Beautiful.

C+, Back To School

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It seems you're at least somewhat familiar with the geography of the US. Pat yourself on the back! You did a good job.

B+, Not Too Shabby

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You were born and raised in the land of the brave and know your country like the back of your hand. Congratulations, Patriot!

A+, 100% American

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1
This is the flag of which state?
Hawaii
South Carolina
California
New Mexico
2
Denali, formerly known as Mt. McKinley, is the tallest mountain peak in the country. Which state is it located in?
Washington
Alaska
Montana
South Dakota
3
Of the five Great Lakes, which is the smallest by volume?
Lake Erie
Lake Superior
Lake Huron
Lake Ontario
4
There many roads that cover the vast expanse of the US. Which of them is the longest?
Interstate 80
US Route 20
Interstate 90
US Route 60
5
Which city is the capital of South Dakota?
Fargo
Sioux Falls
Rushmore
Pierre
6
Which state is home to Petrified Forest National Park?
California
New Mexico
Arizona
Texas
7
Which US Desert is home to the Joshua Tree?
Chihuahuan Desert
Great Basin Desert
Mojave Desert
Sonoran Desert
8
Which state does this flag belong to?
Rhode Island
West Virginia
Maryland
Pennsylvania
9
Every year, many hikers make the several month long trek through what is known as the Appalachian Trail. In what states does the Appalachian Trail begin and end?
Texas and North Dakota
California and Washington
Georgia and Maine
Nevada and Illinois
10
What is the third largest city in the country?
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Huston, TX
New York City, NY
11
What is the second longest river in the United States?
The Missouri River
The Mississippi River
The Colorado River
The Yukon River
12
What is the name of the famous mountain range that runs along the eastern border of California?
Sierra Madre
The Iron Mountains
Sierra Nevada
Coachella Mountains