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SS6G5 How has climate affected where Canadians live?
Few people live in the northern regions of Canada because of the cold climate.
Few people live along the border of Canada and the United States because of cold climate.
Most people tend to migrate and live in the northern provinces of Canada.
Most people tend to migrate toward Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake.
SS6G5 What best explains why the United States is Canada’s largest trading partner?
SS6G5 Timber, minerals, fresh water, wheat, and fish are all examples of Canada's
SS6G5 Canada is the world’s second largest country in terms of land area. However, about 75% of Canada’s population lives within 100 miles of its southern border. Which of the following statements is a reason why so many Canadians live in their country’s southern region?
Canadian law encourages people to live in its southern region.
Canada’s southern region has a milder climate, is closer to the U.S. for travel and trade, and can offer more jobs than its northern region.
Canada's northern regions have dangerous wild-life which poses a threat to citizen safety.
Canada's section of the Great Lakes are too polluted.
SS6E5 Which of the following is the major industry in Canada?
Service (tourism, etc)
mining and timber
SS6H2 How has the Canadian government tried to satisfy the separatists?
By making English the official language of Quebec.
By passing the Canadian Multicultural Act, guaranteeing all Canadians the right to preserve their cultural heritage.
The Canadian government conceded to print laws only in French.
Quebec’s citizens only have access to a major shipping channel along the St. Lawrence River
SS6H2 Why does Canada not want Quebec to secede?
A large part of Canadian's industry is centered in Quebec.
They want the primary language to be English.
Quebec does not have an abundance of natural resources.
They want to put the separatists in jail.
SS6H2 What is causing some of the people of Quebec to desire independence from Canada?
French descendants living in Quebec feel their culture and language is being overwhelmed by the English.
Oppressed Quebec citizens desire freedom of speech and religion.
Large deposits of fossil fuels that Quebec doesn't want to share with the rest of Canada.
Canada conquered Quebec during World War II.
SS6H2 How did Charles De Gaulle impact the Quebec's quest for independence?
His famous poem "Canada the beautiful" inspired the nation anthem of Quebec.
He was anti-separatists and gained popularity among local Quebecois.
His march on border of the Hudson Bay proved to be a useful military tactic.
His speech in 1967 called "Vive le Quebec libre" inspired an independence movement.
SS6G6 Canada has to work with the United States on the problem of acid rain because the United States
has reduced the amount of acid rain and understands how to solve the problem
purchases many of the goods Canada produces in its factories
is the source of much of Canada’s air pollution
is careful to keep air pollution from leaving the United States and entering Canada
SS6G6 Which of the following are ways that the Canadian government is attempting to combat acid rain?
Building factories that produce less pollution
Encouraging people to ride mass transit
Passing laws that require cars to produce less pollution
All of the above
SS6G6 Which of these is MOST LIKELY to be classified as a reason for Canadians’ concern about pollution of the Great Lakes?
The Great Lakes are a favorite Canadian tourist destination.
The Great Lakes are a major source of Canada’s drinking water.
Canadians prefer the beaches along the Great Lakes to those along the coast.
Diving on shipwrecks is a growing Great Lakes sport which attracts divers from around the world.
SS6G6 Which is probably the largest environmental concern near the Canadian Shield?
radiation from a nuclear meltdown
exporting raw materials
mining and logging
SS6G6 What are the effects of Canada's timber industry on their environment?
Air pollution in Mexico causes acid rain in Canada.
Oil pollution damages wildlife and impacts the ecosystem.
Clear-cutting causes destruction of natural habitats.
Water-ways and fisheries are clogged by deposits from coal factories.