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Geography Challenge

Week 17

Discover fun facts with three levels of geography questions.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)


The three largest oceans are the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans.

What is the name of the smallest ocean?

Level 2 (Grades 5-7)


The northeast corner of the state of Illinois borders Lake Michigan.

What city covers a large portion of that border? What is its nickname?

Level 3 (Grades 6 and up)


Wisconsin is bordered by four states and two of the Great Lakes.

What are the states and lakes bordering Wisconsin?
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Geography Challenge Answers

Week 17

Level 1


The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean.

Level 2


The city is Chicago. Its nickname is the Windy City.

Level 3


The states that border Wisconsin are Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Michigan. The lakes are Lake Superior and Lake Michigan.
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