North America - General Knowledge Question and Answer

North America - Question and Answer

What is the third largest continent of the world?  


Africa
North America
Europe
South America

Answer:

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.

North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 16.5% of the earth's land area and about 4.8% of its total surface. North America is the third largest continent by area, following Asia and Africa and the fourth by population after Asia, Africa, and Europe. In 2013, its population was estimated at nearly 565 million people in 23 independent states, or about 7.5% of the world's population, if nearby islands (most notably the Caribbean) are included.


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What is the highest peak of North America  


Mount Saint Elias
Mount Logan
Pico de Orizaba
Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Answer:

Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level.


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What is the largest lake in North America?  


Lake Michigan
Lake Superior
Lake-Huron
Lake Ontario

Answer:

Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America. The lake is shared by the Canadian province of Ontario to the north, the US state of Minnesota to the west, and Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the south. It is generally considered the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. It is the world's third-largest freshwater lake by volume and the largest by volume in North America. The furthest north and west of the Great Lakes chain, Superior has the highest elevation and drains into the St. Mary's River.


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What is the longest river in North America?  


Yucon
Mississippi
Missouri
Colorado

Answer:

Missouri is the longest river in North America.Length of this river is 3,767 km(approx).


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Which is the largest country in North America?  


Honduras
Canada
America
Mexico

Answer:

Canada is the largest country in North America


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What is the largest freshwater lake in North America?  


Huron
Ontario
Michigan
Superior

Answer:

Superior is the largest freshwater lake in North America.


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What is the lowest point of North America?  


Lake Michigan
Lake Superior
Death Valley
Lake Ontario

Answer:

Death Valley in California is the lowest point in the continent. Death Valley also holds the record for being the hottest and the driest region on the planet.


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Which biggest island of the planet located in the North America?  


Prince of Wales, Nunavut
Baffin, Nunavut
Cuba
Greenland

Answer:

The biggest island on the planet, Greenland, is also located in North America.


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