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Quiz about My Lakes Bigger Than Your Lake
Quiz about My Lakes Bigger Than Your Lake

My Lake's Bigger Than Your Lake Quiz

Lakes in the Americas

In this quiz you have to order the largest lakes found in the Americas from largest to smallest. This quiz uses the conventional definition of a lake and uses surface area as the measurement of size.

An ordering quiz by Stoaty. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Order Quiz
Quiz #
May 05 23
# Qns
Avg Score
7 / 10
Last 3 plays: Guest 184 (10/10), Guest 104 (6/10), Guest 73 (7/10).
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the question it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer, and then click on its destination box to move it.
What's the Correct Order?Choices
(Great Lake - Largest)
(Great Lake)
(Great Lake)
(Great Lake)
(Great Lake)
Great Bear
(South America)
Great Slave
(Central America - Smallest)

Most Recent Scores
Jun 05 2024 : Guest 184: 10/10
May 24 2024 : Guest 104: 6/10
May 20 2024 : Guest 73: 7/10
May 12 2024 : Guest 108: 8/10
Apr 29 2024 : Guest 174: 5/10
Apr 23 2024 : Kat1982: 3/10

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Superior

Lake Superior is the largest of the North American Great Lakes and borders the USA and Canada. Lake Superior is the second largest lake in the world after the Caspian Sea and has an area of 31,700 square miles. The volume of Lake Superior is so large that it contains more water than all the other Great Lakes combined.
2. Huron

Lake Huron is also one of the North American Great Lakes and borders Canada and the USA. Huron has a surface area of 23,000 square miles. Manitoulin Island is located in the Canadian portion of Lake Huron and is the largest island in the world located inside a lake.
3. Michigan

Lake Michigan is one of the North American Great Lakes and is entirely located within the USA. Lake Michigan is bordered by the USA states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Lake Michigan is the only one of the North American Great Lakes that does not border Canada and is the largest lake, according to area, located within only one country.
4. Great Bear

Great Bear Lake is the largest lake entirely located in Canada and is found in the north of the Northwest Territories. The line of the Arctic Circle runs through the lake and the lake ices over in winter.
5. Great Slave

Great Slave Lake is Canada's second largest lake and like Great Bear Lake is located in the Northwest Territories. The name of the lake comes from the term Slavey, a name used by the Cree people for their enemies, the Dene people. Great Slave Lake is the deepest lake in North America with a depth of 2,014 ft.
6. Erie

Lake Erie is another of the North American Great Lakes and sits on the border between the USA and Canada. The USA city of Cleveland in the state of Ohio is located on the shore of Lake Erie. During the War of 1812 a naval battle was fought on Lake Erie during which Oliver Hazard Perry captured the British fleet despite being outnumbered.
7. Winnipeg

Lake Winnipeg is a lake in the Canadian province of Manitoba located about 34 miles north of the city of Winnipeg. Lake Winnipeg has a large surface area of 9,465 square miles but is quite shallow with a mean depth of only 39ft making it quite a small lake in terms of overall volume of water.
8. Ontario

Lake Ontario is the smallest of the North American Great Lakes in terms of area, with a surface area of 7,340 square miles. The lake is located between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US State of New York. Although Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes in terms of surface area it actually has a larger volume than Lake Erie.
9. Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and is located in the Andes mountains between Peru and Bolivia. The surface of the lake is at an altitude of 12,057ft above sea level and the lake is usually regarded as the highest lake in the world that is suitable for use by commercial watercraft.

The national rail operator in Peru, PeruRail, runs a train ferry across the lake linking the city of Puno in Peru with Guaqui in Bolivia.
10. Nicaragua

Lake Nicaragua is the largest lake in Central America and is located in the country of Nicaragua quite close to the border with Costa Rica. The Tipitapa River connects Lake Nicaragua to Lake Managua. Lake Nicaragua is home to freshwater sharks who make their way from the ocean to the lake by navigating the San Juan River.
Source: Author Stoaty

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