Monday, January 04, 2010
Water, Water, Everywhere quiz & answers / Sept 3
c 1. Louisiana river that has the same name as a great river in Southern China: a) Sabine b) Red c) Pearl d) Chang.
f 2. The Mississippi River is the longest river in the United States, with a length of 2,340 miles from its source in Lake Itasca in Minnesota to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico, says Wikipedia. T / F
d 3. Raising Canes is a business that was founded in a) NYC b) Albany
c) Chicago d) Baton Rouge.
d 4. Choose the city closest to 34N, 118W: a) Boston b) Manila, Philippines c) Madrid, Spain d) Los Angeles
d 5. Latitude and longitude of Shreveport: a) 32N, 94E b) 32E, 94N c) 32S, 94N d) 32N, 94W.
f 6. The Prime Meridian runs through London and the Equator runs through Hong Kong. T / F
b 7. The dates of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, are based on a __ calendar. a) solar b) lunar c) Islamic d) Asian.
a 8. Condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff & evapotranspiration relate to the __ cycle. a) hydrologic b) life c) ocean d) atmosphere.
a 9. A GPS unit can be replaced by the classic instruments called the
a) sextant & chart b) sight & chronometer c) chronometer & chart
d) chronometer & sextant.
a 10. Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment: a) indigenous
b) indigent c) independent d) indiligent.
f 11. According to the US Census Bureau the ethnic breakdown of the US shows a slightly higher total for African Americans, at about 14.8 %, or 44.3 million, as opposed to Hispanic Americans, who are at 13.4%, or about 40.9 million. T / F
b 12. The terminus (end point) of Henry Hudson's 1609 voyage is the same as the terminus of the Erie Canal: a) Buffalo b) Albany c) NYC d) New York state.