Part 2: Geography

Questions: Section 5

Comprehension Questions

  1. What are the soil, rocks, and other materials that were deposited by glaciers called?

  2. A large area of grassland that is mostly flat is called what?

  3. What is the second highest land in the state?

  4. How does the width of the Drift Prairie vary?

  5. What are the major rivers of the Drift Prairie?

  6. The James River flows into what river?

  7. The Sheyenne River flows into what river?

  8. What is the largest natural lake in North Dakota?

  9. What has happened to thousands of acres of farmland surrounding Devils Lake?

Critical Thinking Questions

  1. Why can we say that the Turtle Mountains were misnamed?

  2. Why is the Devils Lake outlet controversial (some people like it; some people do not like it)?