Monday, October 09, 2006

True or False Answers

1. The driest place in the U.S. is Mount Waialeale on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. False (Thank you tito)

2. St. Augustine, Florida, is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the U.S. True

3. No U.S. cities have the same name as any state. False (New York- New York) Thank you Geoguy

4. The northernmost point of the lower 48 states is in Maine. False- it is Minnesota

5. A pipeline brings oil 800 mi (1,280 km) from oil fields in northern Alaska to the port of Valdez. True

6. A state park in Georgia consists of half a million acres of swamp (2,000 sq km), the Okefenokee Swamp Park. True

7. The letters Q, X and Z do not appear in the name of any U.S. state. False- (Arizona-Texas)

8. The northernmost U.S. state capital is Juneau, Alaska. True

9. The only active diamond mine in the U.S. is in Arkansas. True

10. With an area of just 1,214 sq mi (1,953.7 sq km) Rhode Island is not only just the smallest state; it is also smaller than any country in Europe. False (Luxembourg)

Thanks for the help everyone

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