Cultural Geography Ch. 7

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Cultural Geography Ch. 7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these towns or cities has been the site of a major pollution event?
    • A. 

      Winnipeg

    • B. 

      Quebec

    • C. 

      Saint Basile-le-Grand

    • D. 

      Whitehorse

  • 2. 
    Which of these areas of Canada has the highest levels of acidity in its rainfall?
    • A. 

      The southeast

    • B. 

      The north

    • C. 

      The northwest

    • D. 

      The southwest

  • 3. 
    In which of these areas are you most likely to find permafrost?
    • A. 

      Along the Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      The region surrounding the Great Lakes

    • C. 

      Along the St. Lawrence River

    • D. 

      The region north of the Arctic Circle

  • 4. 
    Which of these rivers would be the most acidic?
    • A. 

      Fraser

    • B. 

      Mackenzie

    • C. 

      Severn

    • D. 

      St. Lawrence

  • 5. 
    By which indicator is Canada most similar to low-income countries?
    • A. 

      Per capita gross national product

    • B. 

      Number of people per physician

    • C. 

      Energy consumed per capita

    • D. 

      Population growth rate

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a true statement?
    • A. 

      Canada has a very low illiteracy rate.

    • B. 

      Canada is classified as a high-income country.

    • C. 

      Canada averages less people per physician than the United States

    • D. 

      Canada has a yearly per capita gross national product of about $20,000

  • 7. 
    Is Canada's energy consumption higher or lower than that of the United States?
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      About the same

    • C. 

      Lower

    • D. 

      Cannot tell from the chart

  • 8. 
    By which of these indicators is Canada most similar to other high-income countries?
    • A. 

      Population per square kilometer

    • B. 

      Number of pupils per teacher

    • C. 

      Energy consumed per capita

    • D. 

      Per capita gross national product

  • 9. 
    Canada's government includes
    • A. 

      Canada's judicial system.

    • B. 

      A judicial and a legislative branch

    • C. 

      Legislative and executive branches, which are headed by Britain

    • D. 

      The Senate, whose members are appointed, and the House of Commons, whose members are elected

  • 10. 
    Quebec and Ontario are known as the Core Provinces because
    • A. 

      They are the areas of greatest fishing and timber industries

    • B. 

      They span the length of the transcontinental railway

    • C. 

      They comprise the areas of greatest population and land mass.

    • D. 

      They follow the border of the United States

  • 11. 
    The challenges facing the residents of the Atlantic Provinces include
    • A. 

      A lack of fresh water and storms

    • B. 

      A rugged terrain and harsh weather

    • C. 

      Declining revenues due to overfishing

    • D. 

      Areas of tundra and glaciers

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