Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 32

Week 32: Geography questions to help students learn research skills and discover fun facts.
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Updated on: December 23, 2003

Geography Challenge

Week 32

Discover fun facts with three levels of geography questions.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)


A peninsula is a long land mass that stretches into a body of water. Florida is a peninsula located in the United States. Spain and Portugal are on the Iberian Peninsula.

What other European country is a peninsula?

Level 2 (Grades 5-7)


The first American astronaut to orbit the earth was John H. Glenn, Jr., who was born in Cambridge, Ohio.

Who was the first person to walk on the moon, and in what Ohio town was he born?

Level 3 (Grades 6 and up)


The newest state of the United States is Hawaii.

Where does your state rank its order of entry into the United States union? What year was it recognized as a state?
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Geography Challenge Answers

Week 32

Level 1


Italy is a peninsula located in Europe.

Level 2


The first man to walk on the moon was Neil A. Armstrong, who was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio.

Level 3


Visit Infoplease for a chart of U.S. states by order of their entry into the United States union.
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