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Piedmont (United States): Quiz

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Question 1: The last major event in the history of the Piedmont was the break-up of Pangaea, when North America and ________ began to separate.
African UnionAfricaScramble for AfricaSub-Saharan Africa

Question 2: [1] The width of the Piedmont varies, being quite narrow above the ________ but nearly 300 miles (475 km) wide in North Carolina.
Delaware RiverNeversink RiverEast Branch Delaware RiverRondout Creek

Question 3: Piedmont soils are generally ________-like and moderately fertile.
SandSoil liquefactionEarthquakeClay

Question 4: The name "Piedmont" roughly translates as foot (pied) hill (mont) in French, and the region is named after the Italian region of ________.
PiedmontLombardyItalyAosta Valley

Question 5: In the central Piedmont region of North Carolina and ________, tobacco is the main crop, while in the north there is more diversity, including orchards, dairying, and general farming.
West VirginiaVirginiaMarylandNew Jersey

Question 6: Aberdeen | Annapolis | ________ | Brunswick | Bowie | College Park | Cumberland | Frederick | Gaithersburg | Greenbelt | Hagerstown | Laurel | Rockville | Salisbury | Takoma Park | Westminster
PhiladelphiaBaltimore–Washington Metropolitan AreaBostonBaltimore

Question 7: Its ________ is complex, with numerous rock formations of different materials and ages intermingled with one another.
GeologyEarthEarth scienceNature

Question 8: Cities | Government | History | People | Congressional Delegations | Congressional Maps | Economy | ________ | Visitor Attractions | Sports
BaltimoreGarrett County, MarylandIndex of Maryland-related articlesOutline of Maryland

Question 9: Geologists have identified at least five separate events which have led to sediment deposition, including the ________ (the collision of continents that created the supercontinent Rodinia) and the Appalachian orogeny during the formation of Pangaea.
Appalachian MountainsSubductionGrenville orogenyCanadian Shield

Question 10: For example, the Piedmont Crescent in North Carolina includes several metropolitan clusters such as Metrolina (Charlotte), the ________, and The Triangle.
Greensboro, North CarolinaWinston-Salem, North CarolinaHigh Point, North CarolinaPiedmont Triad







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