Is It the United States, Canada or Europe?

By: Becky Stigall
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2 min
Is It the United States, Canada or Europe?
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Whether it's the new kid on the block, the polite neighbors to the north, or the traditional roots of both, the U.S., Canada, and the countries of Europe all have something to brag about.
The Declaration of Independence is a governing document of what county?
United States
The Declaration of Independence is a governing document of the United States. It was signed in 1776.
Canada
Italy

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Where is the Mediterranean Sea?
United States
Canada
Europe
The Mediterranean Sea is on the southeastern border of Europe. The Mediterranean is almost completely enclosed by land.

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On which of these continents is France located?
South America
Australia
Europe
France is located in Europe.

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Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of what North American country?
United States
Canada
Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of Canada. However, the country is almost totally independent of England.
Both

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Whose capital is Ottawa?
United States
Canada
Ottawa is the capital of Canada. Its original name was Bytown.
Europe

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What country celebrates Thanksgiving on the third Thursday of November?
United States
The United States celebrates Thanksgiving on the third Thursday of November. Turkey is almost always on the menu.
Canada
Greece

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Where is Paris located?
United States
Canada
Europe
Paris is located in France, which is in Europe. Paris is one of the largest cities in Europe.

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Who gained independence from England in 1776?
United States
The United States gained independence from England in 1776. The war of independence was called the Revolutionary War.
Canada
Europe

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Who used nuclear weapons during World War II?
United States
The U.S. used nuclear weapons during World War II. They bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Canada
Four countries in Europe

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Who shares a border with the United States?
United States
Canada
Canada shares a border with the United States. That border is 5,525 miles long.
Portugal

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Where is Yellowstone National Park?
United States
Yellowstone National Park is in the United States. It is spread across the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
Canada
Europe

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What country occupies the northernmost part of North America?
United States
Canada
Canada occupies the northernmost part of North America. Yet, people from the United States are called Americans.
Iceland

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Whose anthem is the "Star Spangled Banner"?
United States
The U.S.'s anthem is the "Star Spangled Banner." It was written by Francis Scott Key.
Canada
Holland

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Russia is the largest country in ______.
North America
South America
Europe
Russia is the largest country in Europe. More than half of Russia is in Asia, however,

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What country has the world's largest economy?
United States
The United States has the world's largest economy. The economy benefits from a diverse society.
Canada
Germany

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Whose symbol is the maple leaf?
United States
Canada
Canada's symbol is the maple leaf. The use of the maple leaf dates to the 18th century.
Finland

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Whose capital is Washington, D.C.?
United States
The capital of the United States is Washington, D.C. The city houses the nation's federal government.
Canada
Hungary

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Where is Toronto located?
United States
Canada
Toronto is in Canada. Toronto is the capital of Ontario, a province of Canada.
Europe

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Where is the Euro used?
United States
Canada
Europe
The Euro is a form of currency in Europe. It is made up of 100 euro cents.

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Whose symbol is the eagle?
United States
The eagle is a symbol of the United States. Is is the national bird.
Canada
Italy

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Where is Moscow?
United States
Canada
Europe
Moscow is in Eastern Europe - Russia to be exact. Moscow is one of the largest urban areas in Europe.

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Where is Mount McKinley located?
United States
Mount McKinley is in the United States. It is the tallest mountain in the United States.
Canada
Europe

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Where is England located?
North America
Canada
Europe
England is a country in Europe. England once ruled both the United States and Canada.

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Where is the Missouri River?
United States
The Missouri River is in the U.S. The Missouri and the Mississippi rivers combine to form longest river system in the country.
Canada
Europe

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Whose anthem is "La Marseillaise"?
United States
Canada
A country in Europe
France's anthem is "La Marseillaise". It was written by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle during the French Revolution.

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The Hawaiian Islands are located where?
United States
The Hawaiian Islands are part of the United States. Hawaii is the most recent state to join the Union.
Canada
Europe

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Which name means "village" or "settlement"?
United States
Canada
Canada means "village" or "settlement." It stems from the Iroquoian word "kanata."
Europe

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_____ covers roughly 2% of the Earth's surface.
United States
Canada
Europe
Europe covers roughly 2% of the Earth's surface. This is about 3,930,000 square miles.

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What country has more than 30,000 lakes?
United States
Canada
Canada has more than 30,000 lakes. Ice hockey is a favored sport.
Switzerland

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Which of the following is the most sparsely populated?
United States
Canada
Canada is the most sparsely populated. It is mostly forest, tundra and mountains.
Germany

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What country was first colonized by France in 1535?
United States
Canada
Canada was first colonized by France in 1535. The French established the Colony of Canada.
Spain

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Which is the world's most educated country?
United States
Canada
Canada is the world's most educated country. More than half of Canadian adults have college degrees
Germany

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The St. Lawrence River is primarily where?
United States
Canada
The St. Lawrence River is primarily in Canada. It also serves as part of the border between the US and Canada.
Europe

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Whose motto is "A Mari usque ad Mare"?
United States
Canada
Canada's motto is "A Mari usque ad Mare." It is Latin for "From Sea to Sea."
France

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Which two countries are the Great Lakes located in?
United States and Canada
The Great Lakes touch both the United States and Canada. They are named Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie and Lake Superior.
Poland and Russia
Sweden and Norway

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