Name: Artavius Pettway Date: April, 14 2021 Georgia Geography Quiz Use the highlight feature to choose the correct letter 1. Which of Georgia’s physiographic regions occupies the largest land area in the state? a. b. c. d. Coastal Plain region Blue Ridge region Piedmont region None of the above 2. Which states touch Georgia’s borders? a. b. c. d. Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee 3. The highest and largest group of mountains in Georgia is located in the a. b. c. d. Appalachian Plateau region. Piedmont region. Blue Ridge region. Ridge and Valley region. 4. Which area of Georgia receives the most precipitation annually? a. b. c. d. Southern coastal areas Northern mountain areas Central plains areas Mid-western areas 5. Most of Georgia’s major agricultural products are grown in the a. b. c. d. Coastal Plain region. Appalachian Plateau region. Blue Ridge region. Piedmont region. 6. The area around Dalton, Georgia, is known for its world leadership in which industry? a. b. c. d. Poultry Carpets Marble Apples 7. Which city is not located on Georgia’s Fall Line? a. b. c. d. Columbus Macon Augusta Athens 8. If you were hiking from GA to Maine, which geographic region would be the best starting point? a. b. c. d. Blue Ridge region Coastal Plain Appalachian Plateau Ridge and Valley region 9. Why did so many early Georgia settlers build settlements near the Fall Line? a. b. c. d. The Fall Line marked the end of fertile growing soil for farming. The waterfalls of the Fall Line were difficult to travel over. The Fall Line was away from Indian settlements. The Fall Line was still close enough to the coast for transporting goods cheaply. 10. Which statement describes a way that the barrier islands protect the mainland? a. b. c. d. They channel ocean saltwater away from inland rivers, creeks, and streams. They block storms, such as hurricanes and nor’easters, from reaching the mainland. They block much of the wind, sands, and water that could cause erosion on the mainland. They lower tides so that Georgia does not experience damage from high tides.