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Canada's Geography and Environmental Issues

Quiz by Melinda Keenan

Grade 6
Social Studies
Georgia Standards of Excellence

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  • Q1
    What is the name of this Canadian province?
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    Ontario
    Quebec
    British Colombia
    Manitoba
    30s
  • Q2
    This physical feature surrounds the Hudson Bay and is known for its abundance of minerals and other natural resources.
    Canadian Shield
    Great Lakes
    Rocky Mountains
    St. Lawrence River
    30s
  • Q3
    Which ocean forms Canada's western boarder?
    Atlantic Ocean
    Pacific Ocean
    Indian Ocean
    Arctic Ocean
    30s
  • Q4
    Which ocean forms Canada's eastern border?
    Arctic Ocean
    Pacific Ocean
    Atlantic Ocean
    Indian Ocean
    30s
  • Q5
    Which nation forms Canada's southern border?
    Quebec
    Antarctica
    Mexico
    The United States
    30s
  • Q6
    What mountain range do the United States and Canada share along the western coast?
    The Ural Mountains
    The Smokey Mountains
    The Great Mountains
    The Rocky Mountains
    30s
  • Q7
    What body of water connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean?
    Pacific Ocean
    Hudson Bay
    Indian Ocean
    St. Lawrence River
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the name of the capital of Canada?
    Toronto
    Ontario
    Ottawa
    Yellow Knife
    30s
  • Q9
    The majority of Canada's population lives in what area of Canada?
    Deep within the arctic tundra
    within 200 miles of the US border
    Nunavut and Quebec
    Most of the population lives in the Northern Territory and Yukon.
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the clearing out all trees in one particular area?
    Air Pollution
    Acid Rain
    Clearcutting
    Forest Killing
    30s
  • Q11
    Gas being released into the air by burning fossil fuels causes which of the following?
    Clearcutting
    Natural Resources
    Deforestation
    Acid Rain
    30s
  • Q12
    The mining of the Canadian Shield has caused an environmental issue because
    The machines used for extraction are so expensive that the people that live there are forced to take the minerals themselves
    The machines used for extraction cause smog and that fog causes the animals to not be able to see and run into trees
    The machines used for extraction produce a large amount of emissions
    The machines used for extraction create acid rain
    30s
  • Q13
    What environmental concern is occurring along the Canadian Shield?
    Air Pollution
    Desterification
    Overextraction
    Acid Rain
    30s
  • Q14
    What are the five freshwater lakes in central North America called?
    The Great Lakes
    Pacific Ocean
    Hudson Bay
    St. Lawrence River
    30s
  • Q15
    Which two European countries contributed most to the languages of Canada?
    Portugal and France
    France and England
    France and Spain
    England and Spain
    30s

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