North America Worksheet and Quiz

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North America is the third largest continent of all seven of them. It covers about 16.5% of the Earth’s land mass. It is the only continent that has every type of climate. North America stands at fourth position on the basis of population.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. North America covers an area of ……………………………………………………

2. The continent’s lowest point is………………………………………….., located in Death Valley National Park.

3. The longest river in North America is………………………………………………..

4. ……………………………………………..is the largest country in North America.

5. North America’s coastline is the second longest of the continents after …………………………………..

6. The continent’s first inhabitants are believed to have been ancient Asiatic peoples who migrated from ………………………………….

7. America is believed to have been named after an Italian explorer…………………………………………….

8. This continent consists of total ………………………………………………….country.

9. The biggest island on the planet …………………………………………. is located on this continent.

10. The city with the maximum population in North America is ………………………………………

Answers:

1. 9,355,000 square miles

2. The Badwater Basin

3. Mississippi River

4. Canada

5. Asia

6. Siberia

7. Amerigo Vespucci

8. Twenty four

9. Greenland

10. Mexico City