Canadian Grade Nine Geography Practice Exam

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9th Grade Geography Quizzes & Trivia

The physical geography of Canada is widely varied. Boreal forests prevail throughout the country, ice is prominent in northerly Arctic regions and through the Rocky Mountains, and the relatively flat Canadian Prairies in the southwest facilitate productive agriculture. Test how much you understood about in class by taking the Canadian grade nine-geography practice exam below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe the rain shadow effect.
  • 2. 
    List the eras in correct order:
    • A. 

      Cenozoic, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Precambrian

    • B. 

      Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, Precambrian

    • C. 

      Mesozoic, Paleozoic, Precambrian, Cenozoic

  • 3. 
    What major geological/biological events occured in the Mesozoic era?
    • A. 

      Innuitian Mountains formed, Dinosaurs & Birds & Mammals appeared

    • B. 

      Canadian Shield formed, first single celled and multi celled organisms

    • C. 

      Formation of Rocky Mountains is complete, human beings develop

  • 4. 
    What era do we live in?
    • A. 

      Cenozoic

    • B. 

      Precambrian

    • C. 

      Mesozoic

  • 5. 
    If it is 7:00 AM in Manitoba, What time is it in Quebec?
    • A. 

      It is 4:00 AM in Quebec.

    • B. 

      It is 8:00 AM in Quebec.

    • C. 

      It is 9:00 AM in Quebec.

  • 6. 
    How many hours ahead of British Columbia is Newfoundland?                                                                                               
    • A. 

      4 hours, 30 minutes

    • B. 

      3 hours

    • C. 

      2 hours. 30 minutes

  • 7. 
    How many time zones are there in Canada?
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Five

  • 8. 
    How many time zones are there in the world?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      45

  • 9. 
    An ecological footprint is measured in hectares.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Eastings are vertical lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Latitude uses degrees, minutes and seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A GPS can tell other people where you are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    To turn Sedimentary rock to sediments you would add heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Most sediments settle in water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Prairies is mainly deciduous forests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Great Lakes are in the _____ Climate region
    • A. 

      Prairies

    • B. 

      South-Eastern

    • C. 

      Boreal

    • D. 

      Atlantic Maritime

  • 17. 
    The Canadian Shield is located in the ____ climate region.
    • A. 

      Boreal

    • B. 

      Prairies

    • C. 

      Taiga

  • 18. 
    Contour lines show:
    • A. 

      Ocean Currents

    • B. 

      Wind Patterns

    • C. 

      Elevation

  • 19. 
    Three types of precipitation are:
    • A. 

      Relief, Cyclonic, Snow

    • B. 

      Cyclonic, Relief, Convectional

    • C. 

      Water, Cyclones, Relief

  • 20. 
    4 main parts of soil are:
    • A. 

      Moisture, Air, Molecules, Bacteria

    • B. 

      Moisture, Air, Minerals, Bacteria

    • C. 

      Minerals, Dirt, Rocks, Air

  • 21. 
    An ecozone is determined by physical, biological, and human factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False