The Canadian Appalachian Mountains

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The Canadian Appalachian Mountains are a system of mountain ranges running along the eastern coast of North America from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The Appalachians are among the oldest mountains on Earth, born of powerful upheavals within the terrestrial crust and sculpted by the ceaseless action of water upon the surface. Take this quiz and see how much you know about them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please describe the three reasons The Canadian Appalachian Mountains are important for their surrounding areas. Please list 1. 2. and 3.
  • 2. 
    Geographically speaking where, in Canada, are the Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      The Canadian Appalachian Mountains are in the northern part of British Columbia.

    • B. 

      The Canadian Appalachian Mountains are in central Alberta.

    • C. 

      The Canadian Appalachian Mountains are in the North West Territories.

    • D. 

      The Canadian Appalachian Mountains run along the South East coast of Canada.

  • 3. 
    How would you describe The Canadian Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Low and rounded with soft lofty peaks.

    • B. 

      High and with sharp peaks.

    • C. 

      Tall, but without sharp peaks.

    • D. 

      High and covered with snow, many ski resorts are in The Appalachian Mountains.

  • 4. 
    What is the most important characteristic of the Canadian Appalachians?
    • A. 

      Their large glaciers provide water for the surrounding area.

    • B. 

      They have extensive forest that provides income for loggers and also is excellent for the environment.

    • C. 

      The have lots of snow which makes them a good candidate for the Olympics.

    • D. 

      They have no forest, which provides good farm land.

  • 5. 
    How many different types of squirrels inhabit The Canadian Appalachian Mountains.
    • A. 

      742

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      None, they can't live their due to the lack of forest.

    • D. 

      1. The flying squirrel.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is one of the minerals found in The Canadian Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Chromite

    • D. 

      Sulfide

  • 7. 
    Two of the following answers are trees that are habituated select BOTH correct answers:
    • A. 

      Birch

    • B. 

      Arbutus

    • C. 

      Beech

    • D. 

      Maple

    • E. 

      Yew

  • 8. 
    Which, of the following, is a type of soil found in the Canadian Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Rich Fertile Soil with shale.

    • B. 

      Desert dust, not capable of growing much life.

    • C. 

      Pure Shale, with no additives.

    • D. 

      Gravel

  • 9. 
    In short, how would you describe the climate in the Appalachians?
    • A. 

      Hot and Dry

    • B. 

      Temperate and Humid.

    • C. 

      Extremely cold, yet still dry.

    • D. 

      Extremely cold, yet very wet.

  • 10. 
    The Appalachian's have sharp differences in climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Appalachians NEVER present Sub-Arctic conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Below 2,000 feet, the weather is usually milder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Snowfall is heaviest in the Shickshacks, Newfoundland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which rain effect is most found in the Appalachians?
    • A. 

      Rain Shadow

    • B. 

      Cyclonic Rain

    • C. 

      It doesn't rain.

    • D. 

      Relief Rain

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