Game1: Five Regions of Virginia

Mrs. Castleberry & Mrs. Seger

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  1. Name the two bodies of water that border Virginia.
  2. Your answer:
    Chesapeake Bay & Potomac River
    Atlantic Ocean & Chesapeake Bay
    James River & Atlantic Ocean


  3. Terms such as "next to," "bordering," and "near" show connections between two places which describes _____.
  4. Your answer:
    local location
    relative location
    close location


  5. The five states that border Virginia are:
  6. Your answer:
    Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Delaware, West Virginia
    Eastern Shore, North Carolina, Maryland, Kentucky, Maine
    Maryland, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, West Virginia


  7. Name the five geographic regions of Virginia.
  8. Your answer:
    Coastal Plain, Fall Line, Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley & Ridge
    Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley & Ridge, Appalachian Plateau
    Eastern Shore, Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Appalachian Mountains, Valley & Ridge


  9. The natural border between the Coastal Plain and the Piedmont region where rapids and waterfalls prevented further travel on the James River.
  10. Your answer:
    Fall Line
    Rapid Line
    Coastal Border


  11. Name the geographic region that has flat land and is located east of the Fall Line.
  12. Your answer:
    Piedmont region
    Coastal Plain region
    Eastern Shore region


  13. Name the geographic region that has rolling hills and is located west of the Fall Line.
  14. Your answer:
    Piedmont region
    Coastal Plain region
    Valley & Ridge region


  15. Which geographic region has old, rounded mountains and is the source of many rivers?
  16. Your answer:
    Appalachian Plateau region
    Valley & Ridge region
    Blue Ridge Mountain region


  17. Name the geographic region that includes the Great Valley of Virginia and other valleys separated by ridges.
  18. Your answer:
    Roanoke Valley region
    Valley & Ridge region
    Blue Ridge Mountain region


  19. Name the geographic region located in southern Virginia that has an area of elevated land that is flat on top.
  20. Your answer:
    Appalachian Plateau region
    Blue Ridge Mountain region
    Shenandoah Valley region


  21. Which two geographic regions are part of the Appalachian Mountain system?
  22. Your answer:
    Shenandoah Valley region and Blue Ridge Mountain region
    Blue Ridge Mountain region and Coastal Plain region
    Blue Ridge Mountain region and Valley & Ridge region


  23. Which geographic region is located west of the Fall Line and is between the Coastal Plain and the Blue Ridge Mountain region?
  24. Your answer:
    Tidewater region
    Eastern Shore region
    Piedmont region


  25. What body of water separates the Eastern Shore from the "coastal" area or mainland of Virginia?
  26. Your answer:
    Atlantic Ocean
    James River
    Chesapeake Bay


  27. Name the geographic region that is located between the Piedmont and the Valley & Ridge region.
  28. Your answer:
    Blue Ridge Mountain region
    Tidewater region
    Appalachian Plateau region


  29. Which geographic region located in southwestern Virginia includes the Cumberland Gap?
  30. Your answer:
    Valley & Ridge region
    Piedmont region
    Appalachian Plateau region


  31. What word means "land at the foot of mountains?"
  32. Your answer:
    Piedmont
    Relative location
    Tidewater


  33. What term means "an area of elevated land that is flat on top?"
  34. Your answer:
    plateau
    peninsula
    Fall Line


  35. Name the geographic region that is located west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  36. Your answer:
    Tidewater Region
    Appalachian Plateau region
    Valley & Ridge region


  37. What term means "a piece of land bordered by water on three sides?"
  38. Your answer:
    island
    plateau
    peninsula


  39. Name the body of water that provided transportation links between Virginia and other places in the world.
  40. Your answer:
    James River
    Atlantic Ocean
    Chesapeake Bay


  41. Name the geographic region that contains a plateau, of which only a small part is located in Virginia.
  42. Your answer:
    Tidewater region
    Appalachian Plateau region
    Blue Ridge Mountain region


  43. Many early Virginia cities developed along the _____ _______, where the land rises sharply and waterfalls prevent further travel.
  44. Your answer:
    Natural Border
    Fall Line
    Coastal Plain


  45. Name the four major rivers that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. These rivers are separated by peninsulas.
  46. Your answer:
    Potomac, Rappahannock, York, James
    James, Roanoke, Rappahannock, Williamsburg
    Potomac, Rappahannock, Roanoake, James


  47. Rivers flow downhill to the ______.
  48. Your answer:
    bay
    rivers
    sea


  49. Name the body of water that provided a safe harbor and was a source of food and transportation.
  50. Your answer:
    Chesapeake Bay
    Roanoke Bay
    Eastern Bay


  51. The _____ ______ flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The cities of Richmond and Jamestown are located on this river.
  52. Your answer:
    York River
    Potomac River
    James River


  53. The ____ _____ flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The city of Yorktown is located on this river.
  54. Your answer:
    James River
    Rapahannock River
    York River


  55. The ___ ____ flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The city of Alexandria is located on this river.
  56. Your answer:
    James River
    Potomac River
    York River


  57. The ____ ____ flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The city of Fredericksburg is located on this river.
  58. Your answer:
    James River
    Rappahannock River
    York River


  59. Each ____ was a source of food and provided a pathway for exploration and settlement of Virginia.
  60. Your answer:
    river
    path
    settlement


  61. The ___ ____ is a peninsula bordered by the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
  62. Your answer:
    Tidewater
    Eastern Shore
    Northern Neck



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