Yukon Territory Notes Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the Gold Rush Notes: People who rushed to the Yukon to seek gold were called "__________________".
    • A. 

      Seekers

    • B. 

      Yukon Jacks

    • C. 

      Stampeders

    • D. 

      Mountain Men

  • 2. 
    From the Gold Rush Notes: ___________________ sprang up overnight that were happy to sell prospectors needed supplies.
    • A. 

      Outfitters

    • B. 

      Gold-seekers

    • C. 

      Prospector Suppliers

    • D. 

      Equippers

  • 3. 
    From the Gold Rush Notes: The easiest and more ______________________ route to the gold fields was by boat upstream from the western mouth of the Yukon River
    • A. 

      Scenic

    • B. 

      Leisurely

    • C. 

      Expensive

    • D. 

      Tedious

  • 4. 
    From the Gold Rush Notes: The most common route taken by gold seekers was by boat from the west coast of continental U.S. to ______________ in Alaska, and then inland to the gold fields in the Yukon Territory of Canada..
    • A. 

      Dawson City

    • B. 

      Seattle

    • C. 

      Olympia

    • D. 

      Skagway

  • 5. 
    From the Gold Rush Notes: The __________________ Pass trail was steep and hazardous. Rising 1000 feet in the last half mile, it was known as the " ______________________   _______________________"
    • A. 

      White / Snowy Staircase

    • B. 

      Chilkoot / Golden Staircase

    • C. 

      Chilkoot / Icy Staircase

    • D. 

      White / Steep Staircase

  • 6. 
    From the Gold Rush Notes: Those who made it across the passes found themselves at _________________ Lake where boats had to built to run the final 500 miles down the Yukon River to the gold fields
    • A. 

      Glacier

    • B. 

      Golden

    • C. 

      Bennett

    • D. 

      Great

  • 7. 
    From Quick Facts and Yukon History Notes: The floral emblem of the Yukon is the __________________.
    • A. 

      Lady Slipper

    • B. 

      Yukon Rose

    • C. 

      Fireweed

    • D. 

      Milkweed

  • 8. 
    From Quick Facts and Yukon History Notes: The __________________ Pass and Yukon Route 110.7 miles long.
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Chilkoot

    • C. 

      Crawford

    • D. 

      Dawson

  • 9. 
    From Quick Facts and Yukon History Notes: The _____________________ is the only public highway in North America to cross the Arctic Circle.
    • A. 

      Bennett

    • B. 

      Dawson

    • C. 

      Dempster

    • D. 

      Yukon

  • 10. 
    From Quick Facts and Yukon History Notes: _________________ is the third largest city in Canada by area (square miles).
    • A. 

      Dawson

    • B. 

      Olympia

    • C. 

      Skagway

    • D. 

      Whitehorse

  • 11. 
    From Quick Facts and Yukon History Notes: A gold nugget was unearthed in the Klondike that weighed _________ ounces.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      77

  • 12. 
    From Quick Facts and Yukon History Notes: One of the first women to cross Chilkoot Trail in 1897 was Belinda Mulroney from _______________________.
    • A. 

      Portland, Oregon

    • B. 

      Scranton, Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Oakland, California

    • D. 

      Denver, Colorado

  • 13. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: Changes in ______________ enabled people to migrate to the Americas from Western Siberia.
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Ocean currents

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Food sources

  • 14. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: The ice sheets that covered present day Canada were __________________ feet thick.
    • A. 

      Tens of

    • B. 

      Hundreds of

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      Thousands of

  • 15. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: Sea levels on earth were lower during the Ice Age 15000 years ago because:
    • A. 

      There wasn't as much water on earth then

    • B. 

      So much water was frozen in ice sheets

    • C. 

      Much of the water was in cloud cover

    • D. 

      None of the above are correct

  • 16. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: At the end of the Pleistocene Geologic Epoch, the Earth's climate was ________________.
    • A. 

      Cooling

    • B. 

      Warming

    • C. 

      Moderating

    • D. 

      None of the above are correct

  • 17. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: The average temperature of Idaho 10,000 years ago was:
    • A. 

      30 degrees

    • B. 

      40 degrees

    • C. 

      50 degrees

    • D. 

      60 degrees

  • 18. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: The following animals now live in the area known as "Beringia" EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Grizzly bear

    • B. 

      Musk ox

    • C. 

      Wolf

    • D. 

      Prairie dog

  • 19. 
    From Beringia, Bridge to the Americas Notes: What is the difference between an Elephant, a Mastodon, and a Woolly Mammoth?
    • A. 

      There is no difference except size

    • B. 

      These mammals are members of different species

    • C. 

      These mammals are all elephants

    • D. 

      None of the above answers are correct

  • 20. 
    From The List of Supplies at the end of The Gold Rush Notes: Prospectors had to take 20 pounds of ______________ potatoes.
    • A. 

      Yukon

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Evaporated

    • D. 

      Condensed

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