Questions: Sections 1-2

Comprehension Questions

  1. What are the imaginary parallel lines that show distance north or south of the equator?

  2. What are the imaginary meridian lines that show distance east or west of the prime meridian?

  3. What countries are found on the continent of North America?

  4. Where on the continent is North Dakota located?

  5. How many miles is it from North Dakota to any of the water around North America?

  6. How many states make up the United States?

  7. How does North Dakota rank in size among the states?

  8. Which Canadian provinces border North Dakota?

  9. Which state borders North Dakota on the east?

  10. Which state borders North Dakota on the south?

  11. Which state borders North Dakota on the west?

Critical Thinking Questions

  1. The North Pole is at 90° north latitude. What is the latitude of the South Pole?
  2. North Dakota is bordered on the east, south, and west by other states, but no state borders North Dakota on the north. Why?