Part 5: U.S. Geography and Culture (Answers)

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Part Five: U.S. Geography and Culture

52. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?

  • the United States
  • the flag

88. Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.

  • Missouri (River)
  • Mississippi (River)

89. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?

  • Pacific (Ocean)

90. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?

  • Atlantic (Ocean)

91. Name one US Territory:

  • Puerto Rico
  • US Virgin Islands
  • American Samoa
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Guam

92. Name one state that borders Canada.

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • Montana
  • Idaho
  • Washington
  • Alaska

93. Name one state that borders Mexico.

  • California
  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
  • Texas

94. What is the capital of the United States?

  • Washington, DC

95. Where is the Statue of Liberty?

  • New York (Harbor)
  • Liberty Island
  • also acceptable are: “New Jersey,” “near New York City,” and “on the Hudson River”

96. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

  • because there were 13 original colonies
  • because the stripes represent the original colonies

97. Why does the flag have 50 stars?

  • because there is one star for each state
  • because each star represents a state
  • because there are 50 states

98. What is the name of the national anthem?

  • The Star-Spangled Banner

99. When do we celebrate Independence Day?

  • July 4th

100. Name two national US Holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

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