Grade 9 Geography Exam Review

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9th Grade Geography Quizzes & Trivia

The continents, oil sands, ecological footprint, mapping skills, canadians and the world, natural systems, natural resources- human uses and abuses, urban living- impacts on our surroundings


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define the term erosion
    • A. 

      Volcanic erudptions begin to tear away the earths crust

    • B. 

      The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc

    • C. 

      A drastic change in the climate

    • D. 

      The group of natural processes, including weathering, dissolution, abrasion, corrosion, and transportation, by which material is worn away from the earth's surface.

    • E. 

      The various mechanical and chemical processes that cause exposed rock to decompose.

  • 2. 
    Define the term sustainability
    • A. 

      To be able to conserve land and water, without wasting and destorying

    • B. 

      The connection of countries due to low amount of resources

    • C. 

      Capacity of maintaining a certain process or state. It is now most frequently used in connection with biological and human systems. In an ecological context, sustainability can be defined as the ability of an ecosystem to maintain ecological processes, functions, biodiversity and productivity into the future

    • D. 

      A company or industry that is able to sustain a proper balance of industrial resources

  • 3. 
    What is the difference between developed and developing countries?
    • A. 

      Developed is when there is not enough land, water, homes

    • B. 

      Developed is when there is too much homes, land, water, industries

    • C. 

      Developed is the strongness of cheddar cheese

    • D. 

      Countries that have achieved a high level of industrialization in which the tertiary and quaternary sectors of industry dominate.