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GSE Unit 7 Test Rev

GSE Unit 7 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
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.
The population is especially dense in the _______________region of southeastern Canada where manufacturing jobs and commercial shipping routes are most heavily concentrated. Great Lakes / St. Lawrence
Most of Canada’s population is within 100 miles of the U.S. border. This population distribution is partly the result of Canada’s hard northern climate extremes, but also because of __________________along their shared 3,000-mile border. U.S.-Canadian economic cooperation
How has climate affected where Canadians live? Few people live in the northern regions of Canada because of the cold climate.
Canada is the world's second largest country in land. However, 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
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 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 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
Which of the following is not a major problem caused by acid rain in Canada? people dying
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
Canada’s central Prairie Provinces grow cereal grains, particularly- wheat
In terms of natural resources, Canada has an abundance of ___________ wealth like iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, diamonds, and silver. mineral
Which of the following is not a major trade route for Canada? Indian Ocean
Which of the following is not an important natural resource of Canada? plastic
Canada’s mining industry is concentrated in the _____________ region which surrounds Hudson Bay. This area contains large deposits of gold, silver, copper, zinc, lead, iron ore, uranium, and nickel. Canadian Shield
A problem associated with Canada’s mining industry is sulfur dioxide released from mining equipment reduces the air quality, and chemical runoff from mining processes often contaminates ____________ supplies. water
The Canadian government has passed legislation to limit the amount of mining-related pollution allowed in its waterways, namely to protect fisheries and ___________ safety. seafood
Canada’s timber industry is also important to the nation’s economy. Canada’s __________ are a source of lumber, plywood, and wood pulp. forests
An environmental downside to the timber industry is the destruction of natural habitats caused by ___________________. clear-cutting
In response to this problem, the Canadian government has done quite a bit in recent years to limit the damage associated with _____________. deforestation
Often nations choose to market only those products/services which they can provide fastest, cheapest, and in great abundance. This phenomenon is known as economic ________________, and it is what sustains voluntary trade partnerships worldwide. specialization
Canada specializes primarily in which of the following economic areas: oil extraction, oil refining , motor vehicle industry
Voluntary trade between nations may be inhibited by trade barriers. Such barriers exist to protect _____________ markets from foreign competition. domestic
Trade barriers may also be employed to ____________ an enemy nation. sanction
Which trade barrier discourages trade by placing a tax on foreign goods? Tariff
Which word has the same meaning as the economic term "tariff"? tax
Canada's parliament votes to increase tariffs upon goods from another country. This is an example of a representative democracy restricting trade
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
NAFTA is an example of which pattern of behavior among or between countries? Forming trade agreements
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
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
Canada and Mexico are SIMILAR in that lowering trade barriers between these two nations has resulted in both nations experiencing growth in their economies
Among the many positive outcomes associated with NAFTA were all of the following except: the elimination of borders among the three nations
The numerous benefits from NAFTA experienced Canada includes all of the following except: Decreases in oil exports from Canada to the U.S.
For Canada to trade with other nations – its NAFTA trade partners for example – a system of _____________ exchange must exist. This is because most nations their own unique currency. currency
______________ are used to determine how much one nation’s currency is worth in terms of another’s. exchange rates
Canada is building new factories and using newer technology. These are examples of Investment in capital goods
4 factors of production are needed—natural resources , human resources , capital resources (buildings and machinery), and entrepreneurship. A class opens a popcorn stand. The stand and the popcorn popper are examples of which factor of production? capital resources
Why is entrepreneurship important to a country’s economy? Invest in capital goods
Jacques is an auto mechanic in a nearby larger town. He has decided his own small town needs its own car repair shop. Jacques bought the building and opened his shop. Jacques is an example of Entrepreneur
Canada, with a total land area of nearly 4 million square miles, has an abundance of natural resources. Examples of Canada’s natural resources include all of the following except: artificial sweeteners
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. A. 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. B. 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. C. How do the factors of location, climate, access to water, and natural resources affect where Canadians choose to live and work?
Created by: jpkelley