Here are some of the questions asked of nearly 5 million students who took part in the preliminary round of the 2003 National Geographic Bee. Go to the bottom of this page for a link to the answers:
United States Geography
The Mississippi River separates Tennessee from which stateArkansas or Oklahoma?
Which state is north of the Ohio RiverVirginia or Indiana?
Which state, known as the Centennial State, joined the Union in 1876Colorado or Vermont?
Which river forms most of the border between Georgia and South Carolinathe Potomac River or the Savannah River?
Which city lies near the junction of the Missouri and Mississippi RiversMemphis or St. Louis?
Which agricultural state is the geographical center of North AmericaNew Jersey or North Dakota?
Farmers in which state use water from the Ogallala Aquifer for irrigationNebraska or Maine?
Which city is located at the junction of the Allegheny and Monongahela RiversMinneapolis or Pittsburgh?
Which city is Oregon's largest cityPortland or Helena?
The Sea Island chain, including Hilton Head and Cumberland Island, runs along the coast of which stateMichigan or South Carolina?