A Quiz To Test Your Knowledge On The Great Lakes


1. Which of the Great Lakes has the largest freshwater surface?




2. What percent of the world's freshwater is in the Great Lakes?




3. Which of the Great Lakes has the largest freshwater sand dunes in the world?




4. The Great Lakes are the primary water source for more than ______ million people.




5. Which of the Great Lakes has the longest freshwater coastline of any state?




6. Which is the deepest of the Great Lakes?




7. Which of the following is NOT a fishery on Lake Michigan?



8. The French explorer Samule de Champlain discovered Lake Michigan.

9. Lake Sturgeon are the largest species of fish found in the Great Lakes.

10. Which of the Great Lakes is the shallowest lake?




11. Around ___________ years ago the area was covered by a glacier more than a 1/2-mile thick that over time left the depressions that are now the Great Lakes.



12. Which is the only one of Great Lakes entirely with U.S. territory?




13. Lake Superior is affected by tides

14. What is the name of the 30- to 40-foot-long “monster” that allegedly lives in Lake Erie?




15. The name Michigan is derived from the Ojibwa (Chippewa) word for “large lake”.

16. Which Great Lake is the second largest?