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CMS6-Unit 9 Test Rev

CMS6-Unit 9– “Environmental and Economic Forces in Canada”Test Review

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Most of Canada’s imports come from and most of their exports go to one country. Which of the following countries is it? United States
Which of the following best explains why the United States is Canada’s largest trading partner? location
About 75 percent of Canada's population lives within 100 miles of its southern border. Which statement does not provide a reason why so many Canadians live in their country's southern region? Canadian law encourages people to live in its southern region.
How has climate affected where Canadians live? Few people live in the northern regions of Canada because of the cold climate
How does Canada’s strategic position (location) in North America affect trade? It allows for an easier movement of goods and services between other countries
Which of the following is not a major trade route for Canada? Indian Ocean
. Which of the following is not an environmental concern resulting from the mining of minerals on the Canadian Shield? loss of hockey season
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 major source of Canada's drinking water.
Which of the following is not an environmental concern resulting from the building of hydroelectric dams on rivers on the Canadian Shield? loss of ice-fishing sites
Which of the following is not a major problem caused by acid rain in Canada? people dying
Which of the following is not an environmental concern resulting from the clear- cutting of forests on the Canadian Shield? loss of lumberjack jobs
Which of the following is not a major cause of acid rain in Canada? too much snow and ice
A market economy is very different from a command economy. Which of the following is found in a market economy? competition
In which economic system are the production and distribution of goods owned by private individuals or corporations? market
What 3 economic questions are asked when studying the similarities of a traditional, command and market economy among nations of the world? What to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce?
Which term best describes an economic system in which the people—not the government—own land, factories, and businesses? market
Which of following best describes a market economy? A person can start any legal business and charge any price
In a traditional economic system people usually exchange goods or services rather than use money. Which of the following is an example of this exchange process? bartering with a seller
When a country has a market economy, which of these statements correctly defines this system? Companies produce goods of their choice and consumers decide whether to buy the goods.
The economic system of communist countries is most closely related to which of the following? command
Which of the following explanations would reflect a country with a mixed economy (i.e., between a pure market and pure command)? A combination of privately-owned industry and government control.
In which economic system does a single authority decide what is produced? command
What is the purpose of a tariff, such as a protective tariff? to increase the prices of imported goods and protect a country's own industries from foreign competition
Which trade barrier discourages trade by placing a tax on foreign goods? Tariff
Canada's parliament votes to increase tariffs upon goods from another country. This is an example of a representative democracy restricting trade.
Which word has the same meaning as the economic term "tariff"? tax
Canada and Mexico are SIMILAR in that lowering trade barriers between these two nations has resulted in both nations experiencing growth in their economies.
NAFTA is an example of which pattern of behavior among or between countries? Forming trade agreements
What is the purpose of free trade partnerships like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada, and Mexico? to increase trade by doing away with tariffs.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was designed to promote free trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico
How did the agreement of NAFTA affect Canada? It eliminated trade barriers with the U.S. and Mexico
The literacy rate for the region of Latin America is 90%. In the country of Haiti, the literacy rate is 51%. Which statement best reflects these factors of economic growth in Haiti? Haiti’s low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita
Why is entrepreneurship important to a country’s economy? Invest in capital goods
Canada is building new factories and using newer technology. These are examples of Investment in capital goods.
A sixth−grade class decides to open a popcorn stand. The stand and the popcorn popper are examples of which factor of production? capital resources
Jacque is an auto mechanic in a nearby larger town. He has decided his own small town needs its own car repair shop. Jacque bought the building and opened his shop. Jacque is an example of Entrepreneur
Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the St. Lawrence River, Hudson Bay, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, the Great Lakes, Canadian Shield, and Rocky Mountains Refer to your Canada Map Quiz
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How are acid rain, pollution of the Great Lakes, the extraction and use of natural resources on the Canadian Shield, and timber resources Canada’s major environmental concerns?
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How does the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) impact Canada’s economy and trade?
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How do the factors of location, climate, access to water, and natural resources affect where Canadians choose to live and work?
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