Quiz: Grade 9th Geography Practice Exam Questions!

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Quiz: Grade 9th Geography Practice Exam Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a basic feature on a map?
    • A. 

      Title

    • B. 

      Date of Publication

    • C. 

      Borders

    • D. 

      Contour Lines

  • 2. 
    What is Canada's Captial?
    • A. 

      Ottawa

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Toronto

    • D. 

      Montreal

  • 3. 
    Nova Scotia is located in the Appalachians region of Canada
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which is not a geological era?
    • A. 

      Cenozoic

    • B. 

      Mesozoic

    • C. 

      Precambrian

    • D. 

      Ice Age

  • 5. 
    ____________ was a theory created by Alfred Wegener that suggested 300 million years ago all of earth's land masses were one supercontinent.
  • 6. 
    How do the earth's tectonic plates able to move?
    • A. 

      Continental Drift

    • B. 

      Convection Currents

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      Ocean Currents

  • 7. 
    Folding is the movement along a crack or cracks in the earth's crust.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following lists the soil profile correctly from top to bottom?
    • A. 

      Topsoil, Humus, Subsoil, Parent Material, Bedrock

    • B. 

      Subsoil, Topsoil, Parent Material

    • C. 

      Topsoil, Subsoil, Parent Material

    • D. 

      Topsoil, Subsoil, Humus, Bedrock

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a main part of soil?
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Humus

    • C. 

      Bacteria and Organic Materials

    • D. 

      Moisture

    • E. 

      Air

  • 10. 
    Which soil region is the largest?
    • A. 

      Wet-Climate Soils

    • B. 

      Complex Soils of Mountain Areas

    • C. 

      Tundra Soils

    • D. 

      Dry-Climate Soils

  • 11. 
    Leaching is the removal of minerals from soil by water as it moves downward through the soil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a basic type of rock?
    • A. 

      Sediments

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Igneous

  • 13. 
    The colour red is used to represent precipitation on a climate graph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Weather and climate are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a coniferous tree?
    • A. 

      Ash

    • B. 

      Beech

    • C. 

      Maple

    • D. 

      Pine

  • 16. 
    Large scale maps represent a small amount of detail over a large surface area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a vegetation region?
    • A. 

      Cordilleran Vegetation

    • B. 

      Western Cordillera

    • C. 

      Tundra

    • D. 

      Grassland

  • 18. 
    An ecozone is a region based on its ecological characteristics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which ecozone has the largest land area?
    • A. 

      Boreal Shield

    • B. 

      Northern Arctic

    • C. 

      Taiga Plains

    • D. 

      Boreal Plains

  • 20. 
    Which ecozone has the greatest population?
    • A. 

      Mixedwood Plains

    • B. 

      Atlantic Maritime

    • C. 

      Taiga Shield

    • D. 

      Boreal Shield

  • 21. 
    Demography is the study of human interactions with the environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    How does the Rule of 70 work?
    • A. 

      Multiple 70 by the population growth rate

    • B. 

      Divide 70 by the population growth rate

    • C. 

      Add 70 to the population growth rate

    • D. 

      Subtract 70 from the population growth rate

  • 23. 
    Doubling time is the length of time it would take for a country's population to double at the country's current rate of population growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a type of Canadian immigrant?
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Refugee

    • C. 

      Landed

    • D. 

      Independent

  • 25. 
    What type of population pyramid is this?
    • A. 

      Declining

    • B. 

      Stable

    • C. 

      Stationary

    • D. 

      Expansive