Western Canada Geography: Quiz!

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Western Canada Geography: Quiz!

Western Canada is a region of Canada that encompasses the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Western Canada can be described as a geographic space or a colonized region. This quiz seeks to explain what latitude and longitude are, the three main factors that affect temperature, what does GPS stands for, and the three main biomes in Canada. You simply must take this captivating quiz on Western Canada.


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

      Lines

    • B. 

      Imaginary horizontal lines that divide the earth

    • C. 

      Imaginary vertical lines that divide the earth

    • D. 

      An imaginary line across the center of the earth

  • 2. 
    Name three main factors that affect temperature.
    • A. 

      Population, wildlife and vegetation

    • B. 

      Number of buildings, polution and population

    • C. 

      Water, volcanoes and weather

    • D. 

      Proximity to water, seasons and altitude

  • 3. 
    What does GPS stand for?
    • A. 

      Global poitising system

    • B. 

      Global positioning system

    • C. 

      Graphic precipitation system

    • D. 

      General physiographical system

  • 4. 
    What does GPS do?
    • A. 

      Show the weather in graphic form.

    • B. 

      Shows physical landscape in an area

    • C. 

      Determine laditude and longitude postions

    • D. 

      Show the population in an area

  • 5. 
    What term is used to define an environment altered by humans?
    • A. 

      Cultural Environment

    • B. 

      A City

    • C. 

      Human Environment

    • D. 

      Land Scrips

  • 6. 
    What two climate zones stretch across all of Canda? (East to West)
    • A. 

      Mountain and cold winter climates

    • B. 

      Western mild winter and polar climates

    • C. 

      Semi-arid and cold winter climates

    • D. 

      Polar and Severe winter climates

  • 7. 
    What is "words used to describe a healthy economy or one that is slow?"
    • A. 

      Low and high

    • B. 

      Boom and Bust

    • C. 

      Healthy and unhealthy

    • D. 

      Slow and fast

  • 8. 
    What are the three main biomes in Canada?
    • A. 

      Forests Tundra and Grassland

    • B. 

      Tundra, desert and grassland

    • C. 

      Desert, forests and tundra

    • D. 

      Rainy, dry and mild

  • 9. 
    What are the five main factors that determine where people will settle?
    • A. 

      Economy, Environment, landforms, physical environment and recources

    • B. 

      Economy, population, buldings, landforms and water

    • C. 

      Landforms, recources, famous people, sickness/infections and water

    • D. 

      Zombies, aliens, vampires, werewolfs and pixies

  • 10. 
    How did natives use the land that is different from the Europeans?
    • A. 

      They used the land without permenantly damaging the environment

    • B. 

      They hunted buffalo

    • C. 

      They didn't make large cities and farms that would damage the environment

    • D. 

      They used the land with more efficiency than the europeans

    • E. 

      They hunted larissa

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