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Canada Test

St. Lawrence River Important waterway that forms a natural border between the United States and Canada
Rocky Mountains Mountain range shared by the United States and Canada
Niagara Falls Spectacular physical feature and tourist attraction located between the province of Ontario and New York State
Canadian Shield Region of rocky uplands, lakes, and swamps that covers about half of Canada
tundra Climate of Canada’s far north
Grand Banks One of the world’s richest fishing areas
newsprint One of Canada’s main exports—cheap paper
Pulp Softened wood fibers used to make paper
Indians and the Inuit people were the first Canadians. True
Trade developed between Native Canadians and Europeans: Canadians wanted axes and guns and Europeans wanted furs. True
The Spanish and the French fought for control of colonial Canada. False
By building railroads and signing treaties with Native Canadians, early Canadian settlers created a way for more people to move into Canada’s new territories. True
Immigrants came to Canada to farm, work in mines, forests, and factories, look for gold, and work on the railroads. True
After World War II, Canada’s cities shrank as new immigrants and Canadians left urban areas to settle rural areas. False
The Western provinces are rich in natural resources such as oil, gas, potash, and uranium. True
Which of the following statements concerning Canada’s government is not true? Canada’s prime minister appoints members of Parliament—the House of Commons and the Senate.
Which of the following is not one of Canada’s four regions? the Midwest
Which of the following facts about Canada’s Eastern Provinces region is not true? Canada’s national capital, Ottawa, is located in the Eastern Provinces.
What provinces form Canada’s Heartland region? Quebec and Ontario
Which of the following statements concerning Canada’s Western Provinces is not true? Vancouver is Canada’s second-largest city and one of the largest French-speaking cities in the world.
In the Canadian North region, which of the following territories was created for the Inuit people? the Nunavut
Which of the following statements about Canada’s economy is not true? Trade does not play an important part in the Canadian economy.
Who is Canada’s leading trading partner? the United States
Created by: eherman