Unit 2-Geography

Unit 2-Geography

A quiz on the United States and Canada. This is great for studying before a final exam.

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What is a community where residents can live and work in harmony with the environment?

What is Canada's westernmost province, located within the Rocky Mountain range?

What is Canada's longest river?

What is the Middle Atlantic states that have declining and abandoned traditional industries?

What is a process whereby a minority group gradually gives up its own culture and adopts the culture of a majority group?

What kind of government does Canada have?

What is an economic phase in which manufacturing no longer plays a dominant role?

What is not a negative effect on infrastructure?

commuter traffic
cost of things
higher income residents become isolated in inner-city areas
separates classes of people

Why are Canada and US so successful?

What are the Rocky Mountains, Continental Divide, and Mt. McKinley?

What is when people place their loyalty to their region, or section, above loyalty to the nation?

What is a corporation that engages in business worldwide?

What is the movement of plants, animals, and diseases between the Eastern and Western hemispheres during the age of exploration?

What is the category of the majority of American workers?

What contains the Appalachian Mts, Green and Catskill Mts, and the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mts?

Who hunted, fished, and gathered edible plants while adapting to natural environments?

What is one of two major mountain chains in the eastern US and Canada, extending 1,600 miles from Newfoundland south to Alabama?

What is North America's most important deepwater ship route, connecting the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean by its river?

What is a biological weapon that was found in letters sent to some members of Congress and the new media?

Who is a person of mixed French-Canadian and Native American ancestry?

What is the line of the highest points in North America that makes the separation between rivers flowing eastward and westward?

Where is Canada's low population area? (separate with /)

What contains the Interior Plains, Great Plains, and Canadian Shied?

What is New England made up of?

Select the six correct answers
Maine
Massachusetts
Delaware
Vermont
Maryland
New Hampshire
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Connecticut

What is poorly planned development that spreads a city's population over a wider and wider geographic area?

What are problems of Atlantic Provinces?

Select the three correct answers
small population from rugged terrain and severe weather
Nova Scotia has the worst weather
New Brunswick has forest that cover 90% of the land
Newfoundland has fierce storms that roar up the Atlantic seaboard

What is the term used for separate identities in Canada that encouraged immigration from all over the world?

What was enacted to protect and promote diversity?

Who is the head of the government and the majority party's leader in parliament?

What types of climates are shared between US and Canada?

Select the six correct answers
tropical wet & dry
tundra
mediterranean
humid continental
humid subtropical
marine west coast
tropical wet
subartic
highland
desert
semiarid

What is an economic system in which private individuals own most of the resources, technology, and businesses, and can operate them for profit with little control from the government?

What is the loose confederation of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, created by the British North America Act in 1867?

What is a nation whose powers are divided among the federal, or national, government and various state and local governments?

What are Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta?

What contains the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Gulf Coastal Plain, and Appalachian Highlands?

What was established to coordinate antiterrorist efforts and for protection?

What is home to many of Canada's Inuit and was carved out of the eastern half of the Northwest Territories in 1999?

What are some of Canada's energy exports?

Select the eight correct answers
coal
natural gas
petroleum
oil
iron ore
nickel
hydroelectric power
copper
gold
uranium