Geo 200 Module 1 Quiz

20 Questions  I  By Arudmann on July 6, 2011
  The following quiz deals with topics covered in Module 1: The United States and Canada

  

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1.  Most Canadians live
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2.  The western coastal formation of North America sits along the fault line of two active crustal plates, the __________ and the Juan de Fuca Plate.
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3.  What was the purpose of the North America Act of 1867?
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4.  What is the withdrawal of investments from activities (and regions) that yield low rates of profit, in order to reinvest in new activities (and new places)?
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5.  In both Canada and the United States, __________ was far and away the most influential of the four colonial powers.
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6.  Between the end of World War II and the early 1980s, the Sunbelt experienced a population increase of nearly
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7.  The largest religious denomination in Canada is
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8.  About 25% of Canada's population is of __________ ancestry.
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9.  When did Canada separate from Great Britain?
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10.  The best estimate of the percentage of Americans living in poverty in 2007 is
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11.  The _____________ imposed quotas on the numbers of new immigrants who would be allowed to enter the United States.
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12.  From 1860 to 1920, the predominant migration pattern within the United States was
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13.  Which is the largest religious group within the United States?
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14.  Over half of Canadian exports go to
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15.  Approximately what percentage of Americans and Canadians had some access to the Internet in 2008?
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16.  Europeanization of North America between 1500 and 1700 was a complex process but did not involve the country of
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17.  When did the federal government begin playing a more active and direct role in the American economic and social life?
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18.  Most of the migrants to the United States in the first large wave were from
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19.  By 1990, ____________ had become the largest source region of immigrants to the United States. 
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20.  The first inhabitants of North America probably originated in what is today northern __________ and __________.
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