Super Quiz: How well do you know your continent?

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Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.

Subject: GEOGRAPHY: NORTH AMERICA

(e.g., How many provinces are there in Canada? Answer: 10.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. What country borders Central America to the north?

2. How many U.S. states are in North America?

3. What is the largest freshwater lake in North America?

4. How many countries are there in Central America?

5. Through which country of North America does the Tropic of Cancer cross?

GRADUATE LEVEL

6. What is the capital city of Canada and in what province is it?

7. Lake Tahoe is shared by what two states?

8. What is the most westerly of Canada's three territories?

9. In what state are the Finger Lakes?

10. What is the largest island on the Pacific Coast of North America?

PH.D. LEVEL

11. What country is first in an alphabetical list of the countries of Central America?

12. What is considered the largest island in North America?

13. The Bay of Fundy is between these two Canadian provinces.

14. Panama is located between which two countries?

15. What was the first national park in the U.S.?

SCORING

24 to 30 points — congratulations, doctor; 18 to 23 points — honors graduate; 13 to 17 points — you're plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points — you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you?

ANSWERS

1. Mexico.

2. 49.

3. Lake Superior.

4. Seven.

5. Mexico.

6. Ottawa, Ontario.

7. California and Nevada.

8. The Yukon.

9. New York.

10. Vancouver Island.

11. Belize.

12. Greenland.

13. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

14. Costa Rica and Colombia.

15. Yellowstone National Park.

This article originally appeared on The Herald-Times: Super Quiz: How well do you know North America?

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