Trivia Quiz On Geography Of Western Canada!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Longitude measures what of the following:
    • A. 

      Distance North or South

    • B. 

      Up to 90 degrees

    • C. 

      Distance East or West

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 2. 
    Latitude is also called:
    • A. 

      Verticals

    • B. 

      Parallels

    • C. 

      Horizontals

    • D. 

      Distance of 130 degrees

  • 3. 
    Name one resource in the Western Mountian Region (Cordillera)
    • A. 

      Natural Gas

    • B. 

      Rich farm land

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Fishing industry

  • 4. 
    Interior Plains, what location does it cover
    • A. 

      Canadian Rockies to the Canadian Sheild

    • B. 

      North of the Canadian- American Boarder.

    • C. 

      The Pacific Coast to the Interior Plain

    • D. 

      North of British Columbia, into the North West Territories

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Jagged coast lines

    • B. 

      Rolling hills, and dense forests

    • C. 

      Rocky plateau and Ever Green Forests

  • 6. 
    Pick the BEST description of Boom and Bust.
    • A. 

      Boom is the inflation of the economy due to events and resources, and bust is the deflation, when event is done or resource is exhausted.

    • B. 

      Boom is a noise, and bust is a womans chest.

    • C. 

      Boom is the deflation of the economy when event is done or resource is exhausted, and bust is the inflation due to events and resources.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Build of up heat underneath the continent

    • B. 

      The former mountian range that was eroded due to weathering.

    • C. 

      Barney and Big Bird made it

  • 8. 
    What is the Maritime climate?
    • A. 

      The climate of a continents interior

    • B. 

      A coastal climate, usually referring to the West Coast

  • 9. 
    Fronts: Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      A WARM FRONT: when warm air swiftly over takes cold air and pushes it to the side

    • B. 

      A COLD FRONT: when cold air over takes warm and and pushes the warm air up

    • C. 

      A, B and D

    • D. 

      A FRONT, a boundry between two air masses

    • E. 

      A STATIONARY FRONT: when cold air comes in from both sides and pushes warm air up above it.

  • 10. 
    What factors affect temperature and how it works?
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Distance from the Sea

    • D. 

      Ocean Currents

    • E. 

      All of the Above