Is It the United States, Canada or Europe?
By: Becky Stigall
About This Quiz
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?
The Declaration of Independence is a governing document of the United States. It was signed in 1776.
Where is the Mediterranean Sea?
The Mediterranean Sea is on the southeastern border of Europe. The Mediterranean is almost completely enclosed by land.
On which of these continents is France located?
France is located in Europe.
Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of what North American country?
Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of Canada. However, the country is almost totally independent of England.
Whose capital is Ottawa?
Ottawa is the capital of Canada. Its original name was Bytown.
What country celebrates Thanksgiving on the third Thursday of November?
The United States celebrates Thanksgiving on the third Thursday of November. Turkey is almost always on the menu.
Where is Paris located?
Paris is located in France, which is in Europe. Paris is one of the largest cities in Europe.
Who gained independence from England in 1776?
The United States gained independence from England in 1776. The war of independence was called the Revolutionary War.
Who used nuclear weapons during World War II?
The U.S. used nuclear weapons during World War II. They bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Who shares a border with the United States?
Canada shares a border with the United States. That border is 5,525 miles long.
Where is Yellowstone National Park?
Yellowstone National Park is in the United States. It is spread across the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
What country occupies the northernmost part of North America?
Canada occupies the northernmost part of North America. Yet, people from the United States are called Americans.
Whose anthem is the "Star Spangled Banner"?
The U.S.'s anthem is the "Star Spangled Banner." It was written by Francis Scott Key.
Russia is the largest country in ______.
Russia is the largest country in Europe. More than half of Russia is in Asia, however,
What country has the world's largest economy?
The United States has the world's largest economy. The economy benefits from a diverse society.
Whose symbol is the maple leaf?
Canada's symbol is the maple leaf. The use of the maple leaf dates to the 18th century.
Whose capital is Washington, D.C.?
The capital of the United States is Washington, D.C. The city houses the nation's federal government.
Where is Toronto located?
Toronto is in Canada. Toronto is the capital of Ontario, a province of Canada.
Where is the Euro used?
The Euro is a form of currency in Europe. It is made up of 100 euro cents.
Whose symbol is the eagle?
The eagle is a symbol of the United States. Is is the national bird.
Where is Moscow?
Moscow is in Eastern Europe - Russia to be exact. Moscow is one of the largest urban areas in Europe.
Where is Mount McKinley located?
Mount McKinley is in the United States. It is the tallest mountain in the United States.
Where is England located?
England is a country in Europe. England once ruled both the United States and Canada.
Where is the Missouri River?
The Missouri River is in the U.S. The Missouri and the Mississippi rivers combine to form longest river system in the country.
Whose anthem is "La Marseillaise"?
France's anthem is "La Marseillaise". It was written by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle during the French Revolution.
The Hawaiian Islands are located where?
The Hawaiian Islands are part of the United States. Hawaii is the most recent state to join the Union.
Which name means "village" or "settlement"?
Canada means "village" or "settlement." It stems from the Iroquoian word "kanata."
_____ covers roughly 2% of the Earth's surface.
Europe covers roughly 2% of the Earth's surface. This is about 3,930,000 square miles.
What country has more than 30,000 lakes?
Canada has more than 30,000 lakes. Ice hockey is a favored sport.
Which of the following is the most sparsely populated?
Canada is the most sparsely populated. It is mostly forest, tundra and mountains.
What country was first colonized by France in 1535?
Canada was first colonized by France in 1535. The French established the Colony of Canada.
Which is the world's most educated country?
Canada is the world's most educated country. More than half of Canadian adults have college degrees
The St. Lawrence River is primarily where?
The St. Lawrence River is primarily in Canada. It also serves as part of the border between the US and Canada.
Whose motto is "A Mari usque ad Mare"?
Canada's motto is "A Mari usque ad Mare." It is Latin for "From Sea to Sea."
Which two countries are the Great Lakes located in?
The Great Lakes touch both the United States and Canada. They are named Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie and Lake Superior.