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Canada And Its Regions.[print questions]

Which of the following best describes the language of the Atlantic Region?
a) most people speak English; some people speak French
b) English is the first language of most people; French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken
c) English is most people’s first language; Asian languages such as Chinese, Punjabi, and Tagalog are also spoken
d) most people speak English as their first language; many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut

Which of the following best describes the population of the Atlantic Region?
a) 2.3 million; first areas of European settlement; population is declining because fishing restrictions limit jobs
b) 100,000 people; largest land area, smallest population; costly to live in because it’s so far from other places
c) 19.7 million; most Canadians live here; three largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, and capital city of Ottawa; many jobs her
d) more than 5 million; fast-growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities

Which of the following best describes the climate of the Pacific Region?
a) humid continental climate in the south; colder with less rain in the north; Winterlude held in February
b) marine west coast along the coast; colder in the Rocky Mountains; winter surfing is a popular sport
c) mild, humid continental climate; wet winters; ice hockey was born here
d) semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year

Which of the following describes the buildings of the Pacific Region?
a) farms in the southern region; barns with silos to store grain
b) several hundred lighthouses in operation on the coastline
c) strong British influence; some buildings look almost like castles
d) traditionally, some Inuit made winter igloos from snow blocks; today most have houses made from kits

Which best describes the Economic Activity of the Pacific Region?
a) farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries
b) hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining, government work
c) fishing (declining), farming (limited), and forestry
d) manufacturing, farming (one-third of all of Canada’s farm products), and hydroelectric power

Which of the following best describes the language of the Pacific Region?
a) most people speak English; some people speak French
b) English is the first language of most people; French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken
c) English is most people’s first language; Asian languages such as Chinese, Punjabi, and Tagalog are also spoken
d) most people speak English as their first language; many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut

Which of the following best describes the population of the Pacific Region?
a) more than 4 million; most people live in or near Victoria or Vancouver or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian po
b) 100,000 people; largest land area, smallest population; costly to live in because it’s so far from other places
c) 19.7 million; most Canadians live here; three largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, and capital city of Ottawa; many jobs her
d) more than 5 million; fast-growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities

Which best describes the economic activity of the Prairie Region?
a) farming (half of all of Canada’s farm products), mining (more than half of all minerals in Canada), and oil (oil sands)
b) hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining, government work
c) fishing (declining), farming (limited), and forestry
d) manufacturing, farming (one-third of all of Canada’s farm products), and hydroelectric power

Which of the following describes the buildings of the Prairie Region?
a) farms in the southern region; barns with silos to store grain
b) several hundred lighthouses in operation on the coastline
c) strong British influence; some buildings look almost like castles
d) traditionally, some Inuit made winter igloos from snow blocks; today most have houses made from kits

Which of the following best describes the climate of the Prairie Region?
a) humid continental climate in the south; colder with less rain in the north; Winterlude held in February
b) Prairie marine west coast along the coast; colder in the Rocky Mountains; winter surfing is a popular sport
c) Atlantic semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year
d) tundra in the north, subarctic in the south; all-terrain vehicles are popular as transportation; dog sled racing is a popular

Which of the following best describes the language of the Prairie Region?
a) most people speak English; some people speak French
b) English is the first language of most people; French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken
c) English is most people’s first language; Asian languages such as Chinese, Punjabi, and Tagalog are also spoken
d) most people speak English as their first language; many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut

Which of the following best describes the population of the Prairie Region?
a) more than 4 million; most people live in or near Victoria or Vancouver or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian po
b) 100,000 people; largest land area, smallest population; costly to live in because it’s so far from other places
c) 19.7 million; most Canadians live here; three largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, and capital city of Ottawa; many jobs her
d) more than 5 million; fast-growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities

Which best describes the Economic Activity of the Northern Region?
a) farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries
b) hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining, government work
c) fishing (declining), farming (limited), and forestry
d) manufacturing, farming (one-third of all of Canada’s farm products), and hydroelectric power

Which of the following describes the buildings of the Northern Region?
a) farms in the southern region; barns with silos to store grain
b) several hundred lighthouses in operation on the coastline
c) strong British influence; some buildings look almost like castles
d) traditionally, some Inuit made winter igloos from snow blocks; today most have houses made from kits

Which of the following best describes the climate of the Northern Region?
a) humid continental climate in the south; colder with less rain in the north; Winterlude held in February
b) marine west coast along the coast; colder in the Rocky Mountains; winter surfing is a popular sport
c) mild, humid continental climate; wet winters; ice hockey was born here
d) tundra in the north, subarctic in the south; all-terrain vehicles are popular as transportation; dog sled racing is a popular

Which of the following best describes the language of the Northern Region?
a) most people speak English; some people speak French
b) English is the first language of most people; French, German, and Ukrainian are also spoken
c) English is most people’s first language; Asian languages such as Chinese, Punjabi, and Tagalog are also spoken
d) most people speak English as their first language; many Inuit continue to speak Inuktitut

Which of the following best describes the population of the Northern Region?
a) more than 4 million; most people live in or near Victoria or Vancouver or on the western slopes of the Rockies; high Asian po
b) 100,000 people; largest land area, smallest population; costly to live in because it’s so far from other places
c) 19.7 million; most Canadians live here; three largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, and capital city of Ottawa; many jobs her
d) more than 5 million; fast-growing area; Edmonton and Calgary are the largest cities

Which best describes the Economic Activity of the Atlantic Region?
a) farming and forestry are important, but mining, shipping, and hydroelectric power are the largest industries
b) hunting and gathering, nomadic herding, mining, government work
c) fishing (declining), farming (limited), and forestry
d) manufacturing, farming (one-third of all of Canada’s farm products), and hydroelectric power

Which of the following describes the buildings of the Atlantic Region?
a) farms in the southern region; barns with silos to store grain
b) several hundred lighthouses in operation on the coastline
c) strong British influence; some buildings look almost like castles
d) traditionally, some Inuit made winter igloos from snow blocks; today most have houses made from kits

Which of the following best describes the climate of the Atlantic Region?
a) humid continental climate in the south; colder with less rain in the north; Winterlude held in February
b) marine west coast along the coast; colder in the Rocky Mountains; winter surfing is a popular sport
c) mild, humid continental climate; wet winters; ice hockey was born here
d) semiarid to humid continental in the south, subarctic in the north; polar bears migrate through Churchill every year

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