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Canada Geography and regions


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  • 1. 
    An area of ancient rock that covers more than half of Canada. Not many people live in this region.
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 2. 
    Smallest region in Canada. It has more industries, more people and a stronger economy than any other region of Canada. It also has the best farm land and major waterways.
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 3. 
    This region has fertile valleys and mountains. It is rich in forests, minerals and fish. It also has sandy beaches.
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 4. 
    The southern part of this region is flat and covered with farm fields. Wheat and other crops grow well in the fertile soil. The northern part of this region has poor soil and is too cold for farming.
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 5. 
    Which Region is shown in dark blue on the map?
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 6. 
    Which Region is shown in dark green on the map?
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 7. 
    Which Region is shown in green on the map?
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 8. 
    Which Region is shown in orange on the map?
    • A. 

      Appalachian Region

    • B. 

      Interior Plains Region

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Region

    • D. 

      Canadian Shield

  • 9. 
    This region lies west of the Interior Plains Region. It has high mountains, forests, mineral resources and rivers. It borders and ocean with a lot of fish.
    • A. 

      Innutian Region

    • B. 

      Western Mountain Region

    • C. 

      Artic Islands Region

    • D. 

      Hudson Bay region

  • 10. 
    This region is mostly swampland.
    • A. 

      Innutian Region

    • B. 

      Western Mountain Region

    • C. 

      Artic Islands Region

    • D. 

      Hudson Bay region

  • 11. 
    This region includes 12 large islands and hundreds of much smaller ones. Snow covers the islands almost all year long.
    • A. 

      Innutian Region

    • B. 

      Western Mountain Region

    • C. 

      Artic Islands Region

    • D. 

      Hudson Bay region

  • 12. 
    Which Region is shown in yellow on the map?
    • A. 

      Innutian Region

    • B. 

      Western Mountain Region

    • C. 

      Artic Islands Region

    • D. 

      Hudson Bay region

  • 13. 
    Which Region is shown in light green on the map?
    • A. 

      Innutian Region

    • B. 

      Western Mountain Region

    • C. 

      Artic Islands Region

    • D. 

      Hudson Bay region

  • 14. 
    Which Region is shown in light blue and purple on the map?
    • A. 

      Innutian Region

    • B. 

      Western Mountain Region

    • C. 

      Artic Islands Region

    • D. 

      Hudson Bay region

  • 15. 
    Canada is a __________________.
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Kingdom

    • D. 

      French Country

  • 16. 
    Canada has a _____________ system of government.
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Democratic

    • C. 

      State

    • D. 

      Federal

  • 17. 
    Canada's Parliment is made up of _______________ and _________________.
    • A. 

      Senate and House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Senate and House of Commons

    • C. 

      Senate and Congress

    • D. 

      Senate and Judicial System

  • 18. 
    Canada's House of Commons members are ___________________________________.
    • A. 

      Assigned positions by the Prime Minister

    • B. 

      Elected by the Senate

    • C. 

      Elected by the people

    • D. 

      Rewarded their positions for being good politicians

  • 19. 
    Canada's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) or Overall Economic Output is one of the __________________ in the world.
    • A. 

      Highest

    • B. 

      Lowest

    • C. 

      Fastest

    • D. 

      Slowest

  • 20. 
    Provinces make their own laws about ____________________.
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Health

    • C. 

      The use of natural resources

    • D. 

      Education, health and the use of natural resources

  • 21. 
    What Province is #1 on the Map?
    • A. 

      New Brunswick

    • B. 

      New Foundland

    • C. 

      Nova Scotia

    • D. 

      Prince Edward Island

  • 22. 
    What Province is #2 on the Map?
    • A. 

      New Brunswick

    • B. 

      New Foundland

    • C. 

      Nova Scotia

    • D. 

      Prince Edward Island

  • 23. 
    What Province is #3 on the Map?
    • A. 

      New Brunswick

    • B. 

      New Foundland

    • C. 

      Nova Scotia

    • D. 

      Prince Edward Island

  • 24. 
    What Province is #4 on the Map?
    • A. 

      New Brunswick

    • B. 

      New Foundland

    • C. 

      Nova Scotia

    • D. 

      Prince Edward Island

  • 25. 
    What Province is #5 on the Map?
    • A. 

      Manitoba

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Saskatchewan

  • 26. 
    What Province is #6 on the Map?
    • A. 

      Manitoba

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Saskatchewan

  • 27. 
    What Province is #7 on the Map?
    • A. 

      Manitoba

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Saskatchewan

  • 28. 
    What Province is #8 on the Map?
    • A. 

      Manitoba

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Saskatchewan

  • 29. 
    What Province is #9 on the Map?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      British Columbia

    • C. 

      Manitoba

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 30. 
    What Province is #10 on the Map?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      British Columbia

    • C. 

      Manitoba

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 31. 
    A tax on goods ...
    • A. 

      Surcharge

    • B. 

      Fine

    • C. 

      Fee

    • D. 

      Tariff

  • 32. 
    A group of countries that were once part of the British Empire ...
    • A. 

      Commonwealth of Countries

    • B. 

      United Countries of Britain

    • C. 

      Commonwealth of Nations

    • D. 

      United British Nations

  • 33. 
    The law making body in both Britain and Canada ...
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      House of Commons

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      Parliament

  • 34. 
    The leader of Canada's government ...
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      King of England

    • C. 

      Prime Minister

    • D. 

      Senator

  • 35. 
    Person who is the head of a department in the Canadian Government ... 
    • A. 

      Director

    • B. 

      Minister

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Vice President

  • 36. 
    The system of States or Provinces that share authority with the National Government ... 
    • A. 

      Federal System

    • B. 

      Provincial System

    • C. 

      States System

    • D. 

      Democratic System

  • 37. 
    An economy in which people use advanced technology and have a high standard of living... 
    • A. 

      Advance Economy

    • B. 

      Developed Economy

    • C. 

      Democractic Economy

    • D. 

      High-Tech Economy

  • 38. 
    The total value of goods and services within a country each year ... 
    • A. 

      Overall Economic Output (OEO)

    • B. 

      Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    • C. 

      Total Overall Output (TOO)

    • D. 

      Gross Domestic Output (GDO)

  • 39. 
    A trade policy that protect Canadian business by restricting products that cane into Candada from other countries... 
    • A. 

      Protectionism

    • B. 

      Restriction of Trade

    • C. 

      Trade Guarding

    • D. 

      Restriction of Foreign Business

  • 40. 
    Having to do with the sea ... 
    • A. 

      Aquatic

    • B. 

      Oceanic

    • C. 

      Atlantic

    • D. 

      Maritime

  • 41. 
    A form of language used only among a certain group of people ... 
    • A. 

      Verbal Code

    • B. 

      Foreign Language

    • C. 

      Dialect

    • D. 

      Language Code

  • 42. 
    A material used because of its heat and fire resistant qualities ... 
    • A. 

      Asbestos

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Aluminum

    • D. 

      Sodium

  • 43. 
    What are the 4 Atlanitc Provinces? 
    • A. 

      New Brunswick, Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Newfouldland

    • B. 

      New Brunswick, Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Ontario

    • C. 

      New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba

    • D. 

      New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfouldland

  • 44. 
    A treeline beyond which the ground becomes too cold for trees to grow ... 
    • A. 

      Timber Level

    • B. 

      Tree Level

    • C. 

      Timberline

    • D. 

      Timber Division

  • 45. 
    Treeless Plains ... 
    • A. 

      Flatlands

    • B. 

      Prarie

    • C. 

      Mesa Grande

    • D. 

      Tundra

  • 46. 
    The practice of catching too many fish ... 
    • A. 

      Over Catching

    • B. 

      Over Harvesting

    • C. 

      Over Fishing

    • D. 

      Fish Poaching

  • 47. 
    Canada is the _____ largest country by area in the world.
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      4th

  • 48. 
    Most Canadians live in ________________ Canada because its warmer there.
    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Southern

    • C. 

      North Eastern

    • D. 

      South Eastern

  • 49. 
    Where did the earliest sttlers in Canada come from?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 50. 
    What does the name Canada mean?
    • A. 

      Huron word for Country with 4 letters

    • B. 

      Ontario word for Cold Country

    • C. 

      Huron word for settlement

    • D. 

      Ontarion word for land of the igloos

  • 51. 
    What was the name of the settlement Samuel de Champlaign started along the St Lawrence River?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      New Brunswick

    • D. 

      Newfoundland

  • 52. 
    What is the name of the people who live in North Canada and hunt seal, walrus and caribou? They settled in the Artic Region.
    • A. 

      Eskamos

    • B. 

      Inuit

    • C. 

      Vikings

    • D. 

      Polar Bears

  • 53. 
    Permanently frozen soil ... 
    • A. 

      Permafrost

    • B. 

      Frozen Soil

    • C. 

      Hard Ground

    • D. 

      Cold Earth

  • 54. 
    People who supported the British government during the American Revolution ... 
    • A. 

      Britonians

    • B. 

      Traitors

    • C. 

      Loyalists

    • D. 

      Seperatisits

  • 55. 
    A union of states or provinces ... 
    • A. 

      Union

    • B. 

      Country

    • C. 

      Continent

    • D. 

      Confederation

  • 56. 
    Not a colony, but a more independent possesion of Britain ... 
    • A. 

      Confederation

    • B. 

      Dominion

    • C. 

      Union

    • D. 

      Country

  • 57. 
    The capital of Nova Scotia ... 
    • A. 

      Montreal

    • B. 

      Toronto

    • C. 

      Halifax

    • D. 

      Ottawa

  • 58. 
    A group of people that make up a small part of the population of a place ... 
    • A. 

      Majority

    • B. 

      Minority

    • C. 

      Clan

    • D. 

      Club

  • 59. 
    The French people who are the largest group in the provinde of Quebec ... 
    • A. 

      Qeubecors

    • B. 

      Quebecians

    • C. 

      Quebecites

    • D. 

      Quebecois

  • 60. 
    A group of people who share the same culture, language or customs ... 
    • A. 

      Clansmen

    • B. 

      Culturalists

    • C. 

      Ethnic Group

    • D. 

      Immigrants

  • 61. 
    A two-language country or the ability to speak two languages ... 
    • A. 

      Bilingual

    • B. 

      Multilingual

    • C. 

      Ambilingual

    • D. 

      Bilinguistic

  • 62. 
    A vote by a people on a suggested bill ... 
    • A. 

      Concensus

    • B. 

      Caucus

    • C. 

      Referendum

    • D. 

      Election

  • 63. 
    The seperation of a group from another group or goivernment ... 
    • A. 

      Independence

    • B. 

      Freedom

    • C. 

      Individualism

    • D. 

      Separatism

  • 64. 
    Making more goods and offering more services ... 
    • A. 

      Effective

    • B. 

      Hard Working

    • C. 

      Productive

    • D. 

      Busy

  • 65. 
    Electricity made by using power of flowing water ... 
    • A. 

      Aquatricity

    • B. 

      Hydroelectricity

    • C. 

      Maritime Power

    • D. 

      Liquitricity

  • 66. 
    These 4 cities in Ontario (Oshawa, Toronto, Hamilton and St. Catherines) are known as... 
    • A. 

      The Golden Triangle

    • B. 

      The Golden Square

    • C. 

      The Golden Shamrock

    • D. 

      The Golden Horseshoe

  • 67. 
    About ________ of Ontario's 11 million people live in the Golden Horseshoe... 
    • A. 

      A Quarter

    • B. 

      Half

    • C. 

      A Third

    • D. 

      Three Quarters

  • 68. 
    Having people from many places around the world... 
    • A. 

      Multicultural

    • B. 

      Ethnic

    • C. 

      Cosmopolitain

    • D. 

      Cross Populated

  • 69. 
    The capital of Canada is ... 
    • A. 

      Toronto

    • B. 

      Ottawa

    • C. 

      Oshawa

    • D. 

      Montreal

  • 70. 
    Toronto means ... 
    • A. 

      Meeting Place

    • B. 

      Market Place

    • C. 

      City on the Lake

    • D. 

      Beautiful Place

  • 71. 
    Where do people ice skate in Ottawa ... 
    • A. 

      Red River

    • B. 

      Rouge Canal

    • C. 

      Rideau Canal

    • D. 

      Rouge River

  • 72. 
    A valuable mineral used to make fertilizer ... 
    • A. 

      Panash

    • B. 

      Cupash

    • C. 

      Potash

    • D. 

      Trayash

  • 73. 
    A huge storage place for grain ... 
    • A. 

      Storehouse

    • B. 

      Grain Elevator

    • C. 

      Repository

    • D. 

      Warehouse

  • 74. 
    Narrow inlets in British Columbia ... 
    • A. 

      Fjords

    • B. 

      Ferties

    • C. 

      Fzles

    • D. 

      Fatels

  • 75. 
    Land in the Northwest Territories that allows trees and other hadry plants to grow ... 
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Tigera

    • C. 

      Treeland

    • D. 

      Taiga

  • 76. 
    A conclusion drawn from certain facts or evidence ... 
    • A. 

      Conclude

    • B. 

      Reference

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Thought

  • 77. 
    Who is Canada's nearest neighbor? 
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Alaska

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      USA

  • 78. 
    Where is Canada's Parliament building located? 
    • A. 

      Toronto

    • B. 

      Oshawa

    • C. 

      Ottawa

    • D. 

      Hamilton

  • 79. 
    Canada does not have a President, it has a  __________________________
    • A. 

      Dictator

    • B. 

      Chief

    • C. 

      Minister

    • D. 

      Prime Minister

  • 80. 
    What types of natural resources does the Nunavut Territory have?
    • A. 

      Silver, Lead, Zink, Oil and Natural Gas

    • B. 

      Nickle, Iron, Diamonds and Wind

    • C. 

      Copper and Salt

    • D. 

      Granite, Marble, Timber and Water

  • 81. 
    The health of Canadians is great because healthecare is provided by ________________
    • A. 

      The Church

    • B. 

      The Government

    • C. 

      Hospitals

    • D. 

      Clinics

  • 82. 
    Name 3 areas of water that border the Atlantic Provinces.
    • A. 

      Labador Sea, Atlantic Oocean and Gulf of St. Lawrence

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Lake Michigan

    • C. 

      Artic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Lake Erie, Atlantic Ocean and Lake Ontario

  • 83. 
    Why is Halifax the most important seaport in Canada?
    • A. 

      It handles freight

    • B. 

      It never freezes

    • C. 

      It has cruise ships

    • D. 

      There is a lot of fishing there

  • 84. 
    What provionce is the farthest eastern point in Canada?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Manitoba

    • C. 

      Aberta

    • D. 

      Newfoundland

  • 85. 
    Name 2 houses of Parliament
    • A. 

      Senate & Congress

    • B. 

      Senate and House of Commons

    • C. 

      Congress & House of Commons

    • D. 

      House of Representatives & House of Commons

  • 86. 
    True or False ... Canada is a Dictatorship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    What language do most people speak in Quebec?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      English

  • 88. 
    Why do people in Quebec have Je me Souviens" on their license plate?
    • A. 

      It is the French Motto

    • B. 

      It is the Canadian Motto

    • C. 

      It is the Government Motto

    • D. 

      It is the Quebec Motto

  • 89. 
    Which province has the highest percentage of English Speaking people?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Manitoba

    • C. 

      Nunavut

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 90. 
    This city first became popular because it was a on a major trading route for ships traveling down the St. Lawrence Seaway
    • A. 

      Toronto

    • B. 

      Montreal

    • C. 

      Hamilton

    • D. 

      Quebec

  • 91. 
    Which way does Blvd Laurier run?
    • A. 

      East to West

    • B. 

      West to East

    • C. 

      North to South

    • D. 

      South to North

  • 92. 
    What does "Kebec" mean?
    • A. 

      City on the river

    • B. 

      Place on the bay

    • C. 

      Place where the river narrows

    • D. 

      Place on the mountains

  • 93. 
    What types of natural resources does Alberta have?
    • A. 

      Silver, Lead, Zink, Oil and Natural Gas

    • B. 

      Nickle, Iron, Diamonds and Wind

    • C. 

      Coal, Forest Products, Oil and Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Granite, Marble, Timber and Water

  • 94. 
    What is the capital of Ontario?
    • A. 

      Hamilton

    • B. 

      Toronto

    • C. 

      Montreal

    • D. 

      Quebec

  • 95. 
    What is the capital of Manitoba?
    • A. 

      Winnipeg

    • B. 

      Toronto

    • C. 

      Montreal

    • D. 

      Quebec

  • 96. 
    What do Canadians call the Prarie Provinces?
    • A. 

      Home on the Prarie

    • B. 

      Canada's Big Garden

    • C. 

      Canada's Bread Basket

    • D. 

      Home on the Range

  • 97. 
    What province is Canada's largest wheat producer?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Manitoba

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 98. 
    What province is known for leather products?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Manitoba

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 99. 
    How long is Saskatchewan's growing season?
    • A. 

      1 month

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      3 months

    • D. 

      4 months

  • 100. 
    What led to the creation of Manitoba?
    • A. 

      The Green River Rebellion

    • B. 

      The Blue River Rebellion

    • C. 

      The Red River Rebellion

    • D. 

      The Purple River Rebellion

  • 101. 
    How tall is Mt. Robinson?
    • A. 

      12,479

    • B. 

      13,811

    • C. 

      12,972

    • D. 

      13,972

  • 102. 
    In what province is the North bitterly cold with permafrost and the south mild with cool summers?
    • A. 

      Manitoba

    • B. 

      Saskatchawan

    • C. 

      Ontario

    • D. 

      British Columbia

  • 103. 
    The Canadian North is above what latitude?
    • A. 

      60°N

    • B. 

      60°S

    • C. 

      70°N

    • D. 

      70°S

  • 104. 
    The Canadian North is above what latitude?
    • A. 

      60°N

    • B. 

      60°S

    • C. 

      70°N

    • D. 

      70°S

  • 105. 
    About how old is the city of Vancouver?
    • A. 

      150 Years

    • B. 

      200 Years

    • C. 

      150 Years

    • D. 

      100 Years

  • 106. 
    What does Inuit mean?
    • A. 

      Eskamo

    • B. 

      Indians who live in Igloos

    • C. 

      The People

    • D. 

      Walrus People

  • 107. 
    What people survive in their harsh environment by catching fish, seal, whale and caribou?
    • A. 

      Eskamo

    • B. 

      Inuit

    • C. 

      Native American

    • D. 

      Indians

  • 108. 
    If you are going south on Dunbar Street,  what road will you run into?
    • A. 

      S. Marine Drive

    • B. 

      S.W. Marine Drive

    • C. 

      E. Marine Drive

    • D. 

      S.E. Marine Drive

  • 109. 
    If you are leaving Vancouver Airport and want to go to the University of British Columbia, What direction would you go?
    • A. 

      Northwest

    • B. 

      Northeast

    • C. 

      Southwest

    • D. 

      Southeast