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    Exercise "Talk about Mississippi River", created by lili73 (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 2 241 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 51.5 / 100 Share

    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): pato50 / FRANCE, on Sunday 25 February - 15:59:
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    Stats (1704 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 52.7 %
    {2-30707.jpg} The most famous lake in Minnesota is Lake Itasca, home of the * of the Mississippi River which begins there its 3780 km journey to the Gulf of Mexico.

    Question 2 passed: 37.7 %
    The Mississippi River runs down the continent, it * 10 States from Minnesota to Louisiana before ending in a delta.

    Question 3 passed: 42 %
    {2-30709.gif} The Upper Mississippi River flows approximately 2000km to Cairo (Illinois) where it * with the Ohio River to form the Lower Mississippi River.

    Question 4 passed: 46.5 %
    The Mississippi River is joined by its main *, the Missouri River, just north of Saint Louis (Missouri).

    Question 5 passed: 42.6 %
    {2-30713.jpg} A series of * and dams were built to maintain 2.7m deep for commercial traffic.

    Question 6 passed: 44.7 %
    {24165.jpg} The Lower River is contained by levees, * and walls to control flooding and secure a navigation channel.

    Question 7 passed: 41.2 %
    {2-30715.jpg} Actually the source of the River is 450 m above the sea level. Near Minneapolis the altitude is 220 m. The river meanders a lot especially from Memphis until its *.

    Question 8 passed: 54.7 %
    It often overflows its banks. The great * of 1927 killed 246 people. Some areas were inundated up to 10 m.

    Question 9 passed: 42.9 %
    {2-30720.jpg} If you sail along the river you can enjoy Cajun cuisine, listen to jazz in New-Orleans. {2-30708.jpg}You also can see the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis{2-30718.jpg} or the only major * in San Anthony (Minneapolis), which has been replaced by a spillway.

    Question 10 passed: 89.3 %
    {2-30721.jpg} On your way you'll meet tug boats and * carrying heavy goods.

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