Quiz: The Pseudo-geography Quiz
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The Pseudo-geography Quiz
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About This Quiz

Britney Spears once said, "I get to go to overseas places, like Canada." Think you can do better than Britney? Then test yourself in our pseudo-geography quiz.

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True or false: "Upstate" refers to all of New York except what's outside the Metropolitan Transportation Authority commuter rail.
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True or false: The Cascades are a major mountain range, but a cascade is a waterfall.
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True or false: A promontory is similar to a headland or a point.
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True or false: Mandarin is a region of China.
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True or false: A "Latino" is anyone whose ancestors come from a Spanish-speaking country.
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True or false: The phrase "heartland of America" refers to the Midwest.
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True or false: The Midwest includes these 12 states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
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Which marks Earth's south frigid zone, the Arctic Circle or the Antarctic Circle?
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True or false: Florida is an isthmus.
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True or false: New England and the Northeastern states are the same.
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True or false: If you're hitching a ride in a slug line, you're in the Washington area.
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True or false: In Rhode Island a "driftway" is an access road to the ocean.
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True or false: A bay or a river mouth might also be an estuary.
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True or false: Former Vice President Dan Quayle once said, "It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago."
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True or false: Polynesia is one island in the south Pacific.
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True or false: All U.S. citizens are Americans, but not all Americans are U.S. citizens.
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Which are called "parallels": lines of latitude or lines of longitude?
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True or false: An earthquake is a fracture in Earth's crust.
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True or false: A bay is usually smaller than a gulf.
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True or false: The Florida Keys are islands of exposed ancient coral reef.
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The silt, sand and small rocks that build up at the mouth of a river are called what?
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True or false: Brackish water is foam created when seawater is agitated.
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True or false: La Nina and El Nino are opposites.
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In the lyrics "drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry," what's a levee?
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True or false: The Sun Belt is in Southern California.
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Is Africa a continent or a country?
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True or false: Oceans and seas are the same.
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What is the point beyond which trees will not grow or survive?
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Buttes, mesas, and plateaus are, basically, all flat-topped hills (or mountains). Put them in order from smallest to largest:
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True or false: To be a coast, a shore must body an ocean.
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