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Question 1:
What is the mouth of the Mississippi River known as?

Question 2:
Which of the following is a right tributary of the Mississippi River?

Question 3: [17] After the expeditions by Giacomo Beltrami and ________, the longest stream above the juncture of the Crow Wing River and Gichi-ziibi was named "Mississippi River".
Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganAlcona County, MichiganHenry SchoolcraftWayne County, Michigan

Question 4: Great River Bridge â€“ cable-stayed bridge connecting ________ to Gulf Port, Illinois.
Cedar Rapids, IowaBurlington, IowaOttumwa, IowaIowa City, Iowa

Question 5:
What state is Mississippi River associated with?
North Carolina

Question 6: The area of the Mississippi valley was first settled by Native American tribes, such as the ________, Sioux, Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Ho-Chunk, Fox, Kickapoo, Tamaroa, Moingwena, Quapaw and Chickasaw.

Question 7: Measured by water volume, the largest of all Mississippi tributaries is the ________.
Ohio RiverKentuckyIndianaWest Virginia

Question 8: The Mississippi River has the fourth largest ________ or "catchment" in the world.
Sediment transportDrainage basinDuneRiver delta

Question 9: ________ is the only true waterfall on the entire Mississippi River.
Hennepin Island tunnelMeeker Island Lock and DamSaint Anthony FallsLock and Dam No. 12

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Sequence of NASA MODIS images showing the outflow of fresh water from the Mississippi (arrows) into the Gulf of Mexico (2004)
  The Hernando de Soto Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee (2009)
  Lock and Dam No. 2, near Hastings, Minnesota (2007)
  The confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers at Cairo, Illinois is the demarcation between the upper and the lower Mississippi River.


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