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					Major U.S. Rivers
and Mountains
 CRCT Review
1. Geography is the study of the earth and its
people. You are learning about geography when
you study where places are located or how people
live. Geography also includes the mountains,
rivers, oceans, and other features that make up
the earth’s surface.

Based on the above passage, what is geography?
a. The study of animals that live in the ocean.
b. The study of earth and its people.
c. The study of plants found in the mountains.
d. The study of the sun and other planets.
      Major U.S. Rivers
           Missouri River
                              Hudson River

Colorado
                                  Ohio River
  River

                            Mississippi
                              River

       Rio Grande River
2.      The Mississippi River runs from the state of Minnesota to
the Gulf of Mexico. It is the second-longest river in the United
States. The Mississippi River is one of the most important rivers in
U.S. history. It allows travelers and good to travel back and forth
between the Gulf of Mexico to the central United States. Many
major cities are located along the Mississippi. The River serves as
a dividing line between the eastern and western United States.

Which river on the map is              B
the Mississippi River?
                                                                  F
                                                        E
a.   River A
b.   River C
                               A
c.   River D                                C         D
d.   River F
3.      The Ohio River runes from Pennsylvania to Illinois. It is a
tributary of the Mississippi River. For many years, the Ohio River
served as a boundary between the British Colonies and Native
American territory. It also served as a boundary between slave
states and free states. The Ohio River played an important role in
trade and commerce. People used the river to travel and ship
goods from eastern cities to western territories.

Which river on the map is              B
the Ohio River?
                                                                  F
                                                        E
a.   River C
b.   River D
                               A
c.   River E                               C          D
d.   River F
4.      The Rio Grande River separates Texas from Mexico. It
begins in Colorado and runs to the Gulf of Mexico.


Which river on the map is             B
the Rio Grande River?                                          F
a.   River A
                                                     E
b.   River B                  A
c.   River C
                                          C         D
d.   River D
5.      The Colorado River runs from the state of Colorado to the
Gulf of California in Mexico. Over missions of years, the river’s
flow has created the Grand Canyon.

                                     B
Which river on the map is                                      F
the Colorado River?
                                                     E
a.   River A                  A
b.   River B
                                          C        D
c.   River C
d.   River D
6.      The Hudson River runs through eastern New York. It meets
the Atlantic Ocean in New York City. Native Americans and early
Europeans used the river for travel and trade.


Which river on the map is
                                    B
the Colorado River?
                                                             F
                                                    E
a.   River C                 A
b.   River D
c.   River E                            C         D
d.   River F
Major U.S. Mountain Ranges


 Rocky
Mountains
                   Appalachian
                    Mountains
7.    The Appalachian Mountains run from Georgia to southern
Canada. Many explorers crossed this mountain range.


Where are the Appalachian
Mountains located?

a.   Northern United States
b.   Southern United States   A
c.
d.
     Eastern United States
     Western United States
                                                      B
8. Use the map of the United States to answer the
question below.

Which mountain range is the Appalachian Mountains?

                           C
                 A
                                        B
                          D
   a.   A
   b.   B
   c.   C
   d.   D
9.      The Rocky Mountains are located in the western United
States. They run from the state of New Mexico to western Canada.


Where are the Rocky Mountains
located?

a.   Northern United States
b.   Southern United States      A
c.
d.
     Eastern United States
     Western United States
                                                         B
10. Use the map of the United States to answer the
question below.

Which letter represents the Rocky Mountains?

                           C
                 A
                                        B
                          D
   a.   A
   b.   B
   c.   C
   d.   D
11. What would be the best title for the list below?

           • Hudson River
           • Colorado River
           • Mississippi River

      a.   Major mountain ranges in the United States
      b.   Cities in the United States
      c.   Major rivers in the United States
      d.   Places to buy fish
12. Jane loves the outdoors. She lives in Georgia. The
closest activity would be to

      a.   sail on the Hudson River
      b.   hike in the Appalachian Mountains
      c.   snow ski in the Rockies
      d.   swim in the Mississippi River
13. Which geographic feature does the map show?



                              Texas



     a.   Colorado River
     b.   Hudson River
     c.   Rio Grande River
     d.   Mississippi River
14. Which of the following is true?

   a. The Ohio River runs from New Mexico to Canada.
   b. The Ohio River is the longest river in the United
      States.
   c. The Ohio River is a tributary of the Colorado River.
   d. The Ohio River runs from Pennsylvania to Illinois.



                       CO


                            TX
15. Which river divides the eastern and western United
    States?

      a. Hudson                c. Colorado

      b. Mississippi           d. Rid Grande
16. The study of the earth is called

      a. history.                c. geography.

      b. latitude.               d. meridian.
17. The river that runs from Minnesota to the Gulf of
    Mexico is the

   a. Colorado                 c. Hudson

   a. Mississippi              d. Rio Grande
18. Which river runs through New York?

   a. Colorado                c. Hudson

   b. Mississippi             d. Rio Grande
It is a tributary of the Mississippi River. It runs from Pennsylvania
to Illinois. During colonial times it served as a boundary
between British colonies and Native American territory.


19. What is the passage referring to?

       a. Mississippi River
       b. Ohio River
       c. Colorado River
       d. Hudson River
20. Which river allows people to travel between the Gulf
    of Mexico and the central United States?

   a. Colorado River           c. Hudson River

   b. Mississippi River        d. Rio Grande River
21. The Appalachian Mountains are located in the

   a. western United States
   b. eastern United States
   c. central United States
   d. Canada
22. The longest river in the United States is the

      a. Mississippi River
      b. Colorado River
      c. Hudson River
      d. Rio Grande River
23. The Grand Canyon was created by the

     a. Hudson River
     b. Ohio River
     c. Mississippi River
     d. Rio Grande River

				
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