Canadian Geography Grade 9 Test

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9th Grade Geography Quizzes & Trivia

Canada is standing to be counted as one of the countries with the lowest population but at the same time one of the largest countries in the world. The country is made of the mountainous west coast, flat central prairies, eastern forested plains, and frozen north. Do you think you know the major geographical sites in Canada? Take up this Canadian Geography Grade 9 test and see how well you know the country.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The "3 R's" are...
    • A. 

      Read Up, Read Right

    • B. 

      Read Right, Read Up

    • C. 

      Read Red, Read Right

  • 2. 
    What is Canada's longest river?
    • A. 

      Mckenzie River

    • B. 

      Fraser River

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence River

  • 3. 
    What is the name of Canada's capital?
    • A. 

      Vancouver

    • B. 

      Toronto

    • C. 

      Ottawa

  • 4. 
    What type of map are contour lines included on?
    • A. 

      Road

    • B. 

      Topographic

    • C. 

      Topologic

  • 5. 
    The North Pole is located at...
    • A. 

      90 N latitude

    • B. 

      90 S latitude

    • C. 

      90 N longitude

  • 6. 
    Latitude and Longitude are measured in...
    • A. 

      Hours

    • B. 

      Miles

    • C. 

      Degrees

  • 7. 
    The starting line of longitude is...
    • A. 

      Prime Meridian

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Equator

  • 8. 
    What type of scale is this? 1: 5 000 000
    • A. 

      Statement

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Representative Fraction

  • 9. 
    What type of scale is this? 1 cm reps. 50 km
    • A. 

      Statement

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Representative Fraction

  • 10. 
    What category in industry does a farmer fit?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Tertiary

  • 11. 
    What is another name for the Earth's crust?
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Asthenosphere

  • 12. 
    A convergent boundary is the movement of two plates away from each other
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Transform boundaries cause earthquakes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The three types of rock are igneous, sedimentary, and granite
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Precambrian era was the longest era
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The order of the eras (oldest first):Precambrian, Mesozoic, Cenozoic, Paleozoic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Continental drift is the movement of the continents on the earth's plates
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands is the smallest physical region
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Canadian Shield has great land for growing vegetation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Canada is the second largest country in land size in the world
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
     Canada has 7 time zones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Newfoundland time zone is different from the other 5 time zones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Weather is short term, whereas climate is long term
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Continental climate has
    • A. 

      Cold winters, hot summers, large temperature. range, low precipitation

    • B. 

      Cool winters, cool summers, large temperature range, high precipitation

    • C. 

      Cool winters, warm summers, small temperature range, high precipitation

  • 25. 
     LOWER N stands for
    • A. 

      Longitude, Orographic, Water, Economy, Rain, Near water

    • B. 

      Leaves, Ocean currents, Winds/ air masses, Ecozone, Range, North

    • C. 

      Latitude, Ocean currents, Winds/ air masses, Elevation, Relief, Near water