USA Quiz on a Map

What do you know about the US? In this original quiz, all the answers to geographical, historical and cultural questions will appear somewhere in the map. Try to complete it!
Population by city proper, not urban area (from citypopulation.de)
Famous battles are depicted by red crosses, famous monuments by grey castles, natural wonders by green leaves and famous people by purple men
Mountain ranges are light brown while mounts are dark brown - volcanoes are smoking mounts
Regions do NOT necessarily correspond to administrative regions
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Last updated: July 5, 2020
First submittedJuly 2, 2020
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BERING SEAARCTIC OCEANGULF OFMEXICOATLANTIC OCEANPACIFIC OCEANPACIFIC OCEANPACIFIC OCEANPACIFIC OCEANLAKE SUPERIORLAKE MICHIGANLAKE HURONLAKE ERIELAKE ONTARIOC A N A D AMEXICOBAHAMASFLORIDANEW ENGLANDALASKA
 
Bordering Countries
Canada
Mexico
 
Bordering Seas/Oceans
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Bering Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
 
Lakes
Lake Erie
Lake Huron
Lake Michigan
Lake Ontario
Lake Superior
 
Rivers
Mississippi
Missouri
Rio Grande
 
Montain Ranges/Chains
Appalachian Mountains
Cascade Range
Rocky Mountains
 
Mounts
Denali
Mount Whitney
 
Volcanoes
Mauna Kea
Mount Rainier
 
Desert
Great Basin Desert
Mojave Desert
Population
Biggest Cities
8,336,817
New York
3,979,576
Los Angeles
2,693,976
Chicago
2,320,268
Houston
1,680,992
Phoenix
 
 
Fact
Other Cities
In this city began the American Revolution
Boston
The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World
Las Vegas
Many jazz artists come from this city
New Orleans
This city is the home of the Mormon Church
Salt Lake City
The federal government sits in this city
Washington
Description
Regions
Region sold by Russia
Alaska
Southeastern peninsula
Florida
Group of 6 states with similar colonial history
New England
 
 
Desctiption
Monuments
Symbol of the city of St Louis
Gateway Arch
Longest suspension bridge in the world until 1964
Golden Gate Bridge
Sculpted mountain
Mount Rushmore
 
 
Description
Natural Wonders
Carved by the Colorado River
Grand Canyon
Divided in three: the Horsehoe, the American and the Bridal Veil
Niagara Falls
Famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful
Link with City
Famous People
Montgomery: this woman refused to seat where she was ask to
Rosa Parks
Dallas: this politician was murdered there
John F. Kennedy
Seattle: this rock band singer evolved there
Kurt Cobain
 
 
Date
Battles
1836: remembered battle of the Texas Revolution
Battle of the Alamo
1863: American Civil War's turning point
Battle of Gettysburg
1941: Japanese attack
Attack on Pearl Harbor
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Level 57
Jul 3, 2020
Nice map! Nominated.
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Level 84
Jul 3, 2020
The answer boxes for the desert category didn't display. I could see there were a couple of unanswered questions but had no idea what they could be because there were no answer boxes for them.
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Level 44
Jul 5, 2020
Thanks, fixed!
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Level 69
Jul 6, 2020
Great quiz, can tell you put a lot of work into it. Thank you.
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Level 67
Dec 28, 2020
Enjoyed it very much!!
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Level 26
Feb 12, 2021
This should get way more recognition.