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  1. Almost all of Nevada ___ within The Great Basin.
    a. lay
    b. lies
    c. lays

  2. Nevada was named ___ the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
    a. after
    b. for
    c. under

  3. Nevada ___ "snow covered" in Spanish.
    a. mean
    b. meaning
    c. means
    d. meant

  4. Las Vegas is known all over the world for ___ entertainment and gambling.
    a. its
    b. its'
    c. it's

  5. The huge lake along Nevada's Southeast boarder, formed by the Hoover Dam, is ___ Lake Mead.
    a. named
    b. called
    c. calling

  6. Lake Tahoe, along the California Nevada boarder, is ___ for its natural beauty, casinos, and skiing.
    a. known
    b. know
    c. knowed

  7. If couples want to get married in Navada, there is no waiting ___.
    a. space
    b. gap
    c. period

  8. Tourism is ___ state's most important industry.
    a. a
    b. the
    c. an

  9. Nevada leads the country ___ gold and silver production.
    a. in
    b. for
    c. by

  10. The first people to ___ in Nevada probably came about 12,000 years ago.
    a. arrived
    b. have arrived
    c. arrive

  11. In 1990, three quarters of the state's population ___ born in another state or country.
    a. were
    b. was
    c. is

  12. Nevada is a beautiful state, and ___ many contrasting climates.
    a. has
    b. have
    c. had
Copyright (C) 1999 by Tim Morrill (tmorril@yahoo.com)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.