How Much Do You Know About The Great Lakes?

Test Your Knowledge Of The Five Great Lakes!
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Question 1/12

bluefinbay.com
Which is the largest of the Great Lakes?
Huron
Ontario
Superior
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Question 2/12

wordpress.com
Which lake is reportedly home to a "monster" named Bessie?
Erie
Michigan
Superior
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Question 3/12

ecowatch.com
In the War of 1812, the British were forced to abandon Detroit after their defeat in the Battle of which great lake?
Lake Michigan
Lake Erie
Lake Ontario
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Question 4/12

lakepedia.com
Which is the only one of the Great Lakes entirely within the boundaries of the United States?
Huron
Michigan
Superior
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Question 5/12

shutterbug.com
Babe Ruth's first major league home run landed in which Great Lake? (Where it presumably still resides)
Ontario
Erie
Michigan
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Question 6/12

wikimedia.org
There have been numerous shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, but one of the most famous is that of the Edmund Fitzgerald. In which lake did it sink?
Huron
Superior
Ontario
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Question 7/12

wikimedia.org
Which is the smallest of the lakes when measured for surface area?
Ontario
Huron
Michigan
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Question 8/12

pinimg.com
The five Great Lakes contain what percentage of the world's fresh surface water?
5%
12%
20%
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Question 9/12

pbase.com
Which is the only lake not bordered by the state of Michigan?
Superior
Huron
Ontario
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Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
Which lake is the warmest and has the greatest number of fish species as a result?
Erie
Ontario
Superior
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Question 11/12

turner.com
Roughly how many islands are in the five Great Lakes?
800
35,000
12,000
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Question 12/12

stephen-weaver.com
The deadliest storms on the Great Lakes typically occur in what month?
November
December
March
Result
Your feet are planted firmly on the ground! (And apparently nowhere near the Great Lakes!)

C+, Landlubber

bryanhansel.com
Right!
You're not an expert on the Great Lakes, but you can hold your own. Get out an explore them! (Or at least listen to "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"!)

B+, Not "Great," Just So-So

umich.edu
Right!
You know HOMES like nobody's business! Depth, temperature, lake effect, you know it all! You are a true Great Lakes Guru.

A+, Great Lakes Guru

greatlakesphototours.com
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1
Which is the largest of the Great Lakes?
Huron
Ontario
Superior
2
Which lake is reportedly home to a "monster" named Bessie?
Erie
Michigan
Superior
3
In the War of 1812, the British were forced to abandon Detroit after their defeat in the Battle of which great lake?
Lake Michigan
Lake Erie
Lake Ontario
4
Which is the only one of the Great Lakes entirely within the boundaries of the United States?
Huron
Michigan
Superior
5
Babe Ruth's first major league home run landed in which Great Lake? (Where it presumably still resides)
Ontario
Erie
Michigan
6
There have been numerous shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, but one of the most famous is that of the Edmund Fitzgerald. In which lake did it sink?
Huron
Superior
Ontario
7
Which is the smallest of the lakes when measured for surface area?
Ontario
Huron
Michigan
8
The five Great Lakes contain what percentage of the world's fresh surface water?
5%
12%
20%
9
Which is the only lake not bordered by the state of Michigan?
Superior
Huron
Ontario
10
Which lake is the warmest and has the greatest number of fish species as a result?
Erie
Ontario
Superior
11
Roughly how many islands are in the five Great Lakes?
800
35,000
12,000
12
The deadliest storms on the Great Lakes typically occur in what month?
November
December
March