Geography Of Western Canada! Trivia Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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Do you want to test your understanding on the geography of western Canada! There are a lot of things that students get to learn about British Colombia and the prairies but some of the things they learn they may have forgotten. To help assess just how attentive you have been in class, we have set up the trivia quiz below. Check it out and get to refresh your memory!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Latitude? and What is Longitude?
    • A. 

      Longitude: Distance of any point north or south of the equator, Latitude: distance of any point east or west of the prime meridian.

    • B. 

      Latitude: Distance of any point north or south of the equator, Longitude: distance of any point east or west of the prime meridian.

    • C. 

      Longitude: Distance of any point east or north of the equator, Latitude: Distance of any point west and south.

  • 2. 
    What does GPS stand for and why does it help?
    • A. 

      Global Police Station and it brings you in contact of the police immediately

    • B. 

      Great Parents Sleep and it helps your parents sleep

    • C. 

      Global Positioning System and it helps you find distinations using directions

  • 3. 
    Where is the Cordillera located?
    • A. 

      Covers the area from the Pacific Coast to the interior plains

    • B. 

      Covers the area from the canadain rockies to the canadian shield

    • C. 

      Covers an arc shaped area through eatern canada

    • D. 

      Covers the northern area of the appalachain mountain system

  • 4. 
    How were the Interior Plains formed?
    • A. 

      Created from the build up of head under the continent creating large cracks

    • B. 

      Plate collision

    • C. 

      Despostion of eroded material from the canadian shield

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Name two factors that effect temperature?
    • A. 

      Sun and UV rays

    • B. 

      Laitiude and altittude

    • C. 

      Ocean currents and water

    • D. 

      2&3 are correct

  • 6. 
    Continental weather includes...
    • A. 

      Cold climate

    • B. 

      Wet winters, dry summers

    • C. 

      Moderate precipitation in the summer

    • D. 

      Adsences of trees

  • 7. 
    Name the type of precipitation: The ground heats, the air raises, the air cools down, it condenses and then droplets fall..
    • A. 

      Cold Frontal

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Orographic

  • 8. 
    Which answer describes biomes and ecozones?
    • A. 

      Fresh water, grass lands, and desert

    • B. 

      1 & 4 are correct

    • C. 

      Mediterranean, continental, and Tropical

    • D. 

      Tundra, marine, and forest

  • 9. 
    What are Boom and Bust?
    • A. 

      Boom: when the economy is bad, Bust: when the economy is good.

    • B. 

      Boom: When the economy is really good, Bust: When the economy is bad.

    • C. 

      Boom: When there is many fish in the water, Bust: when there are no fish in the water.

    • D. 

      Boom: When you hear loud noises, Bust: When you shirt ripped open.

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