Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 20

Week 21: Geography questions to help students learn research skills and discover fun facts.
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Updated on: December 23, 2003

Geography Challenge

Week 21

Discover fun facts with three levels of geography questions.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)


Togo is a long, narrow country in West Africa. Togo means "behind the sea" in the Ewe language.

Togo lies between what two countries?

Level 2 (Grades 5-7)


Molten rock flows up through the earth when a volcano erupts, often forming a crater-topped cone.

Which one is these crater-topped cones is the largest: Mauna Loa in Hawaii, Mt. Fuji in Japan, or Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa?

Level 3 (Grades 6 and up)


The Appalachian Mountains, the second largest system of mountains in North America, extend from the Canadian province of Quebec to Central Alabama.

Approximately how many miles long is the Appalachian Mountain chain?
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Geography Challenge Answers

Week 21

Level 1


Togo lies between Ghana and Benin.

Level 2


Mauna Loa, Hawaii, is the largest crater-topped cone. It measures 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) from the floor of the ocean, and its base is 60 miles wide (97 kilometers).

Level 3


The Appalachian Mountain chain is approximately 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) long.
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