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  1. Grade 9 Geography - Jeopardy

  2. The name for the “Turn of the Century” time period when the greatest number of immigrants came to Canada .

  3. What is the Great Expansion of Western Canada OR the Last Best West?

  4. Job opportunities, peace and security, better wages, good education and high quality of health care.

  5. What are Pull Factors?

  6. The three Canadian cities where the majority of immigrants choose to live.

  7. What are Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver?

  8. War, famine, disease, high unemployment, persecution and limited opportunities.

  9. What are Push Factors?

  10. The evaluation process used to determine whether or not a person wishing to come to Canada would likely become a successful resident of Canada.

  11. What is the Point System?

  12. This landform is composed of two rock types: igneous and metamorphic.

  13. What is the Canadian Shield?

  14. Kingston is on the eastern edge of one part of this low-land landform.

  15. What is the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowland?

  16. Over 50% of Canada’s population live in this landform.

  17. What is the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowland?

  18. This landform consists of three mountain ranges including the Rocky Mountains.

  19. What is the Western Cordillera?

  20. The type of glacier that spreads out to cover a very large area of land.

  21. What is a Continental Glacier?

  22. In city planning, the nearness to markets, fresh water supplies, transportation networks, raw materials and power.

  23. What are Location Factors?

  24. The pattern showing where people live in a certain area.

  25. What is Population Distribution?

  26. Low density development around a city

  27. What is Urban Sprawl?

  28. The number of customers needed to make a business profitable OR allow a service such as a school to be offered.

  29. What is Threshold Population?

  30. The process of changing from rural to urban.

  31. What is Urbanization?

  32. A Native group in which the members share a common culture and history.

  33. What is a First Nation?

  34. Used by the British government to obtain land, it is an area of land set aside for Status Indians.

  35. What is a Reserve?

  36. Special schools where First Nation children were sent “to save them from themselves” and the children were not permitted to speak their Native language or practice Nature culture.

  37. What are Residential Schools?

  38. The 1876 law that allowed the Canadian government to sign treaties with First Nation groups so the First Nation people would surrender claims to the land.

  39. What is the Indian Act?

  40. Canada’s newest territory

  41. What is Nunavut?

  42. Orographic OR Relief Precipitation.

  43. What is the type of precipitation that occurs when warm moist air is forced to rise over large mountains?

  44. This type of precipitation occurs when a cold air mass meets a warm air mass.

  45. What is Frontal or Cyclonic Precipitation?

  46. Unimpeded, fast-flowing air (up to 500 km/hr)moving west to east at a very high altitude (8 000 -15 000 m).

  47. What is the Jet Stream?

  48. This precipitation occurs when air is heated over warm land resulting in the air rising

  49. What isConvection Precipitation?

  50. This leading edge of warm air.