North America questions This is a list of recently added questions about North America. Play North America quiz and see all the questions. In which U.S. region the tornados are most frequent?In the Mid Eastern states. Tornado Alley is a colloquial term for the area of the United States where tornadoes are most frequent. The term was first used in 1952 as the title of a research project to study severe weather in areas of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, and Minnesota.Created by: Ninjaihard 45% in Californiain California2394in the Mid Eastern statesin the Mid Eastern states3588in the Atlantic coastin the Atlantic coast1454they occur evenly throughout the U.S.they occur evenly throughout the U.S.502natural disasters riddles » In which U.S. state is the City of Las Vegas located?Nevada. Las Vegas is the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. It is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 60% ArizonaArizona379NevadaNevada2843CaliforniaCalifornia1297New MexicoNew Mexico152the United States riddles » Which state joined the U.S. most recent?Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States of America, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. In March 1959, Congress passed the Hawaii Admission Act, which U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law. On June 27, 1959, a referendum asked residents of Hawaii to vote on the statehood bill; 94.3% voted in favor of statehood and only 5.7% opposed it.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 39% AlaskaAlaska2907New MexicoNew Mexico915HawaiiHawaii2877ArizonaArizona601borders riddles » Where is the State of Washington?In the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. . Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, named after George Washington. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889. Olympia is the state capital.Created by: Ninjaihard 41% in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.2443in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.1347in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. 3006in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. 386geographic names riddles » Which New York districts connects the Verrazano-Narrows bridge?Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge that connects the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn. The bridge is named for the Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, who in 1524 became the first documented European explorer to enter New York Harbor and the Hudson River.Created by: Tschuka hard 40% Staten Island and BronxStaten Island and Bronx16Staten Island and BrooklynStaten Island and Brooklyn59Manhattan and BronxManhattan and Bronx32Manhattan and BrooklynManhattan and Brooklyn37New York riddles » What city is the capital of New York state?Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census.Created by: Tschuka very hard 24% RochesterRochester393New YorkNew York1632ManhattanManhattan462AlbanyAlbany819maps riddles » The highest peak of North America is ...Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level. Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. The Koyukon people who inhabit the area around the mountain have referred to the peak as "Denali" for centuries. In 1896, a gold prospector named it "Mount McKinley" in support of then-presidential candidate William McKinley; Created by: Tschuka very hard 21% Mount LoganMount Logan185DenaliDenali284OrizabaOrizaba60none of themnone of them807mountains riddles » What is the name given to the local dry wind in the Rocky Mountains?Chinook is claimed to mean "ice-eater", as it can make snow one foot deep vanish in one day. The snow partly melts and partly evaporates in the dry wind. The greatest recorded temperature change in 24 hours was caused by Chinook winds on 15 January 1972, in Loma, Montana; the temperature rose from −48 to +9 °C (−54 to +49 °F)Created by: Tschuka hard 51% ChinookChinook1936HalnyHalny801BoraBora492SamumSamum542meteorology riddles » How long were the construction works of the Empire State Building?1 year and 35 days. The construction lasted only one year and 35 days. Designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, the building has a roof height of 380 m, and with its antenna included, it stands a total of 443.2 m tall. Its name is derived from "Empire State", the nickname for New York. As of 2017 the Empire State Building is the fifth-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States and the 28th-tallest in the world. Created by: Tschuka hard 42% 1 year and 35 days1 year and 35 days10642 years and 6 months2 years and 6 months6434 years4 years45227 years27 years338skyscrapers riddles » What is the main objective of Guy Laliberté's charitable organisation?Providing access to clean water. Guy Laliberté is a famous owner of Cirque du Soleil but he's not just a billionaire who went in space but also a philanthropist. He founded One Drop Foundation in 2006. It provides water to all those in need of it, especially to the third world countries where it's the least accessable.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% helping kids with cerebral palsyhelping kids with cerebral palsy42providing clothes to poor peopleproviding clothes to poor people17helping ex-cons to get back into societyhelping ex-cons to get back into society113providing access to clean waterproviding access to clean water84famous people riddles » Play North America quiz and see all the questions.