Test On Geography Of Western Canada! Trivia Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 39

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This is a test on the geography of western Canada! Geography is all about understanding an area, the environment and how people react to it. If you consider yourself quite conversant with western Canada areas, their geographical features and locations, this trivia quiz is for you. How about you give it a try and see if you know enough to get all the questions correct or might need a refresher on all things Western Canada.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Whats the difference between longitude and latitude?
    • A. 

      One runs from north to south of the equator; and the other runs from east to west

    • B. 

      One runs from north to south of the equator; and the other from south to north

    • C. 

      One runs from east to west; and the other from the pacific coast to the atlantic

  • 2. 
    What is a GPS used for?
    • A. 

      A system used for tracking people

    • B. 

      A system uses longitude and latitude to establish a satalite tracking device of a person or object

    • C. 

      To find places

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Lattitude

    • B. 

      Ocean currents

    • C. 

      Altitude

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Northern area of the appalachian mountains

    • B. 

      Pacific coast to the interior plains

    • C. 

      Eastern canada

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Warm fronts is when cold air warms and rises; cold fronts is when warm air pushes up and causes rain

    • B. 

      Warm fronts is when warm air pushes up and causes rain; cold fronts are when cold air warms and rises.

    • C. 

      Warm fronts are when low clouds precipitate; cold fronts are when it rains on cold regions

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Tundra, boreal forest, arctic

    • B. 

      Temperate rainforest, tundra, grasslands

    • C. 

      Tundra, grasslands, forests

  • 7. 
    What are boom and bust?
    • A. 

      Describes a healthy economy, or one that is slow

    • B. 

      Earthquakes, and other catastrophic events

    • C. 

      Getting caught by the police from a major crime

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following describes a "cultural environment?"
    • A. 

      Musical

    • B. 

      Muticultural

    • C. 

      Recreation

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Cold, permafrost

    • B. 

      Dry, and hot

    • C. 

      Coastal climate, usually referring to the west coast

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Climate of continents interior

    • B. 

      Thunderstorms, and tornadoes

    • C. 

      Wet and humid