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World Geography Ch6

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

1. 

The term metropolitan area refers to a city that has a population of at least 50,000, along with its suburbs.
 

2. 

Vancouver is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec.
 

3. 

The population density of Canada is higher than that of the United States.
 

4. 

Most people in the United States and Canada live in urban areas.
 

5. 

North America is a land of abundant natural resources.
 

6. 

For nearly 10,000 years, Native Americans lived by hunting, fishing, farming, and trade.
 

7. 

The British monarch still serves as Canadian head of state.
 

8. 

Canadians practiced and supported the enslavement of Africans.
 

9. 

Both Canada and the United States discouraged settlement of the Great Plains.
 

10. 

Slavery was one major dispute leading to civil war in the United States.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

11. 

European immigrants sought ____ in the United States and Canada.
I.      religious freedom
II.      economic opportunities
III.      political freedom
a.
II
b.
I and III
c.
II and III
d.
I, II, and III
 

12. 

Much of Canada has
a.
a hot, dry climate in the summer and a cold, wet climate in the winter.
b.
a pleasant, mild climate
c.
excellent farming conditions.
d.
rugged terrain and a bitterly cold climate.
 

13. 

In which part of the United States is the population growing most quickly?
a.
the large cities of the Northeast
b.
the Sunbelt
c.
the Great Plains
d.
the coastal regions
 

14. 

The growth of cities like Quebec, Chicago, and Milwaukee depended upon
a.
inland waterways.
b.
low birthrates.
c.
the automobile industry.
d.
access to coastal fishing.
 

15. 

Today, ____ is the largest source of North America’s population growth.
a.
the mobility of Americans
b.
urbanization
c.
immigration
d.
a high birthrate
 

16. 

The first European settlers in North America came primarily from
a.
Asia.
b.
Spain, England, and France.
c.
England.
d.
England, Germany, and France.
 

17. 

English colonists found the ____ most suitable for plantation farming.
a.
south
b.
northeast
c.
central east coast
d.
far north
 

18. 

Which factor most attracted French settlers to North America?
a.
fishing and timber in the northeast
b.
plantation farming in the south
c.
fur trade along inland rivers
d.
religious communities in the west
 

19. 

The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as the
a.
Declaration of Rights.
b.
Declaration of Independence.
c.
Bill of Rights.
d.
Charter of Privileges.
 

20. 

Settlement of the western United States was spurred by
a.
the growth of the cotton industry.
b.
cattle ranching.
c.
discoveries of gold and silver.
d.
timber harvesting.
 

21. 

What is the official language of Quebec, Canada?
a.
French
b.
English
c.
English and French (a bilingual approach)
d.
Inuit
 

22. 

In both the United States and Canada, students are required to attend ____ grades of school.
a.
14
b.
12
c.
16
d.
10
 

23. 

The first U.S. national park was
a.
Yosemite.
b.
Zion.
c.
Yellowstone.
d.
Arlington.
 

24. 

Quebec’s movement towards independence is called
a.
bilingualism.
b.
separatism.
c.
provincialism.
d.
Quebecois.
 

25. 

Richard Wright and Toni Morrison write about the experience of
a.
Asian Americans.
b.
Italian Americans.
c.
African Americans.
d.
Native Americans.
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

26. 

Jazz is an unique American art form that combines European and ____________________ music.
 

 

27. 

____________________ is the religion that most Americans practice today.
 

 

28. 

Freedom of religion is guaranteed to Americans by a document called the ____________________.
 

 

29. 

The center of the motion picture industry is in ____________________.
 

 

30. 

In Canada, ____________________ pays for individual health care.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
mobility
b.
Gold Mountain
c.
Silicon Valley
d.
aerospace industry
e.
Boswash
 

31. 

nineteenth-century Chinese nickname for the United States
 

32. 

freedom to move from place to place
 

33. 

nickname for an Atlantic coast megalopolis
 

34. 

California region with Internet and computer industries
 

35. 

airplane, satellite, and space vehicle enterprises
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
Alaska
b.
province
c.
Louisiana Purchase
d.
safe houses
e.
Loyalists
 

36. 

American colonists who protested the move toward independence from the British monarchy
 

37. 

agreement that acquired territory between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains for the United States
 

38. 

purchased from Russia in 1867
 

39. 

hiding places along the Underground Railroad
 

40. 

political division within the Dominion of Canada
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
musical
b.
Broadway
c.
abstract style
d.
Group of Seven
e.
Ashcan School
 

41. 

American dramatic form that combines drama and music
 

42. 

art that uses no recognizable images
 

43. 

American painters of city life
 

44. 

Canadian painters of their country’s rugged northern landscape
 

45. 

New York avenue famous for popular theater
 



 
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