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DevOpp's Geography Quiz October 2022

Awhile back, TNMCorps volunteer DevOpp reached out to pitch the idea of a geography quiz for our newsletter. While not specifically structures-related, we agreed that it would be a fun way for the TNMCorps community to test their general knowledge of US geography! We hope you enjoy this slight diversion from our usual content!

1. Hot Springs National Park is located in which state?

A: Missouri

B: Tennessee

C: West Virginia 

D: Arkansas

2. The city of Oshkosh is located on Lake Winnebago in which state?

A: Minnesota

B: Michigan

C: Wisconsin

D: Illinois

3. A majority of the Great Basin is located in which state? 

A: Ohio

B: Nevada

C: Kansas

D: Alaska

4. Which of the following cities is not located on the Missouri River?

A: Omaha, NE

B: Sioux City, IA 

C: Lincoln, NE

D: Council Bluffs, IA

5. Which of the following National Parks is located in Maine? 

A: Acadia National Park

B: Congaree National Park

C: Isle Royale National Park

D: Voyageurs National Park

6. Vancouver, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, are located on opposite sides of which river?

A: Humboldt River

B: Platte River

C: Snake River

D: Columbia River

7. Cayuga Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, is located in which state? 

A: New York

B: Ohio

C: Minnesota

D: Maine

8. Cleveland, Ohio, is located on which Great Lake?

A: Lake Michigan

B: Lake Huron

C: Lake Erie 

D: Lake Ontario

9. The Quad Cities, located along the border between Iowa and Illinois, border which river? 

A: Mississippi River

B: Ohio River

C: Illinois River

D: Arkansas River

10. Grand Teton National Park is located in which state?

A: Utah

B: Wyoming

C: Nevada

D: California