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Name a physical feature shared by Canada and the United States
a) Andes Mountains
b) Rocky Mountains
c) Ural Mountains
d) Pyrenees Mountains

What physical feature is an area covered by a thin layer of soil with many rock outcroppings. It covers over half of Canada and not many people live there.
a) Northern European Plain
b) Northern Provinces
c) Canadian Shield
d) Great Victoria Desert

This river is connected to the Great Lakes and allows goods to be shipped to Europe and other parts of the world.
a) Danube
b) Amazon
c) Rhine
d) St. Lawrence

Name the environmental issue present in Canada that pollutes the lakes and rivers and destroys buildings, plants, and trees.
a) automobile emissions
b) acid rain
c) clear cutting
d) Chernobyl

Which of the following items are NOT a result of pollution to the Great Lakes?
a) Loss of drinking water
b) Fish tumors and deformitites
c) Most people in Canada live near the U.S. border
d) Loss of wildlife habitats

The extraction or removal of natural resources in the Canadian Shield has resulted in what?
a) contamination of water sources
b) loss of jobs
c) loss of supplies
d) small village populations

Clear-cutting of trees is another environmental issue in Canada. What does it mean to clear-cut?
a) To manage the use of forests
b) To lose nutrients in the soil
c) All trees in an area are cut and a treeless gap is left
d) All loggers are clear of the area before a tree is cut

What solution did the U.S. and Canada agree upon to help lower the amount of pollution in the Great Lakes?
a) They agreed to put driving restriction laws in to place.
b) Both countries agreed to stop spending money on industrial developments.
c) They agreed to monitor and regulate fresh water supplies.
d) Both countries agreed to reduce the use of phosphorus which caused algal bloom and let to death of plants and animals.

Which ocean is located to the east of Canada?
a) Atlantic
b) Pacific
c) Arctic
d) Caribbean Sea

This physical features is also shared by the U.S. and Canada. Together they form the largest chain of freshwater lakes on earth. What are they called?
a) The Hudson Lakes
b) The St. Lawrence Lakes
c) The Great Lakes
d) The Michigan Lakes

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