6.9.9 The Cultural Geography Of The United States And Canada Chapter Test

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6.9.9 The Cultural Geography Of The United States And Canada Chapter Test

World Geography: The Cultural Geography of the Untied States and Canada: Chapter 6 Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earliest immigrants to North America came from __________.
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 2. 
    A densely-populated area known as a __________ contains at least 50,000 people.
    • A. 

      Suburb

    • B. 

      City

    • C. 

      Megalopolis

    • D. 

      Metropolitan area

  • 3. 
    The __________ is one region of the United States where recent dynamic population growth has occurred.
    • A. 

      Northeast

    • B. 

      Sunbelt

    • C. 

      Midwest

    • D. 

      Pacific Northwest

  • 4. 
    Canada was created as a __________ with close ties to Great Britain.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Dominion

    • D. 

      Province

  • 5. 
    The use of __________ enabled factories to relocate from the northeastern United States.
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Steam power

    • C. 

      Water power

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 6. 
    __________ is a process in which people move freely from one place to another.
    • A. 

      Mobility

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Migration

    • D. 

      Urbanization

  • 7. 
    The __________ helped thousands of slaves escape cotton plantations in the southern United States.
    • A. 

      Transcontinental Railroad

    • B. 

      National Road

    • C. 

      Underground Railroad

    • D. 

      Cumberland Road

  • 8. 
    Both federal governments in Canada and the United States have __________.
    • A. 

      A Supreme Court

    • B. 

      A two-house legislature

    • C. 

      A Cabinet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    One reflection of the higher socioeconomic status of both countries compared to the rest of the world is its __________.
    • A. 

      Low income levels

    • B. 

      High literacy rate

    • C. 

      Low crime rate

    • D. 

      System of universal health care

  • 10. 
    Before joining the United States in 1845, cattle ranchers and cotton farmers who settled in Texas created a(n) __________.
    • A. 

      Dominion

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Province

    • D. 

      Independent republic

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