The One Minute Geographer is trying something new: a quiz! Relax, it’s multiple choice! And it only counts for 10% of your final grade. LOL
I thought this was a good way to introduce another in our series of posts on LINES in American geography: the Appalachian Trail. Answers are at the very bottom of this post.
Here we go:
1/ About how many miles long is the official Appalachian Trail?
2/ At 6,643 feet what is the highest point on the entire trail?
a. Clingmans Dome NC/TN
b. Mt. Katahdin ME
c. Springer Mountain GA
d. Killington Peak VT
3/ Maine is the northernmost state on the Appalachian Trail. What state is southernmost?
d. North Carolina
4/ Parts of the trail are in 14 states. Which state below does not have part of the trail?
c. New Jersey
d. South Carolina
5/ This state has the longest section of the Appalachian Trail, about one-fourth of its total length
c. North Carolina
6/ Depending on the season, if you’re hiking the trail, you might run into:
a. Mud season in Vermont,
b. Treacherous ice and slush in New Hampshire
c. Overcrowded conditions in Georgia
d. All of the above
7/ Mt. Katahdin on the trail in Maine closes for winter when?
c. Late November