Chapter 9 Canada’s Economy

Questions and Answers

 

Chapter9 Canadas Economy1. What did Canada enact with the United States in 1998?
  • NORAD
  • NATO
  • Free trade
  • The Official Languages Act
2. In Canada, what remains the engine of economic growth?
  • Commerce
  • Importing goods
  • Intellectual capital
  • Exporting goods
3. What are examples of Canadian manufacturing industries?
4. Who has the biggest bilateral trading relationship in the world?
  • The USA and China
  • Canada and the USA
  • China and Russia
  • China and Cuba
5. Today, Canada enjoys its close relations with which country?
6. What are examples of Canadian manufacturing industries?
  • High technology equipment
  • Paper
  • All of the above
  • Aerospace technology
7. Which of the following countries is Canada’s largest trading partner?
  • Russia
  • China
  • United States
  • Britain
8. Today, Canada’s economy is no longer dependent upon developing natural resources:
  • True
  • False
9. Which type of industry has played an important prat in the country’s history and development?
  • Natural resources industries
  • Tourism
  • Service industries
  • Manufacturing industries
10. Today, the economy of many areas of the country still depends upon
  • Developing natural resources
  • High-technology exports
  • Growing the telecommunications industry
  • Exports of food and clothing
11. When did Mexico join the Canada-USA free trade agreement?
12. How many Canadians have jobs in service industries?
  • More than 75%
  • Nearly 90%
  • Almost 50%
  • Only 25%
13. The banking industry is an example of which of the following type of industry?
  • Service industry
  • None of the above
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Natural resources industry
14. Canada’s economy includes which of the following three main types of industries?
  • Natural resources
  • All these answers
  • Service
  • Manufacturing
15. Canada’s economy has always made us which of the following?
  • None of the above
  • Importing economy
  • Exporting economy
  • Trading nation
16. Canada’s economy includes which three types of industries?
  • Manufacturing, tourism and energy
  • Service, manufacturing, natural resources
  • Energy, tourism and exports
  • Service, tourism and energy
17. Where are oil pump jacks located?
  • None of the above
  • Southern Alberta
  • Prince Edward Island
  • The Yukon
18. Which seafood product is a popular Canadian export?
  • Atlantic lobster
  • Salmon
  • Cod
  • Trout
19. What are examples of Canadian manufacturing industries?
  • Machinery
  • All of the above
  • Food and clothing
  • Automobiles
20. What does the inscription on the Peace Arch at Blaine in the state of Washington symbolize?
  • All of the above
  • The close ties and common interests Canada shares with the USA
  • Canada’s close relationship with the Sovereign
  • Commemoration of the loss of lives in war
21. Canada is not a member of the G8 group?
  • False
  • True
22. Natural resources industries include which of the following industries in Canada?
  • Agriculture
  • All these answers
  • Mining and energy
  • Fishing
23. Working in construction is an example of government is an example of which of the following types of industries?
  • None of the above
  • Natural resources industry
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Service industry
24. Working for the government is an example of which of the following types of industries?
25. A large percentage of Canada’s exports are
  • Natural resources commodities
  • Food and clothing
  • High tech equipment
  • Automobiles
26. How many people are represented by the North American Free Trade Agreement?
  • 10 million
  • 444 million
  • 2 billion
  • 1 billion
27. What is inscribed on the Peace Arch?
  • Lest we forget
  • Ad mare usque ad mare
  • Children of a common mother and brethren dwelling together in unity
  • From sea to sea
28. What is the main benefit of service industries for the Canadian economy?
  • Extracting commodities for export
  • Making products to sell around the world
  • Thousands of different jobs
  • Developing valuable intellectual property
29. What percentage of Canada’s exports are to the USA?
  • 75%
  • 50%
  • 100%
  • 30%
30. Where is the world’s longest undefended border?
  • Between China and Russia
  • Between Canada and the USA
  • Between the USA and Mexico
  • None of the above
31. Where are car assembly plants located?
  • Ontario
  • Labrador
  • Nunavut
  • Nova Scotia
32. Working in retail services government is an example of which of the following types of industries?
  • None of the above
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Service industry
  • Natural resources industry
33. Which of the following are service industries?
34. Crossing the border into the USA is dangerous and time consuming
  • True
  • False
35. Canada could not maintain its standard of living without
  • Exporting goods
  • Importing goods
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Trading with other nations
36. Where is the Peace Arch?
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Blaine, Washington (USA)
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Washington DC (USA)
37. The USA’s largest trading partner is
  • Canada
  • Russia
  • Britain
  • China
38. What is the free trade agreement between Canada, Mexico and the United States called?
  • NORAD
  • NAFTA
  • Free Trade Symposium
  • NATO
39. What is the G8 Group?
  • A group of leading industrialized countries in the world
  • The group of North American countries in a military alliance
  • A group of North American countries in a trade alliance
  • None of the above
40. How much trade in merchandise was represented by NAFTA in 2008?
  • Over $1 billion dollars
  • One hundred million dollars
  • None of the above
  • Over $1 trillion dollars
41. Natural resources industries include which of the following industries in Canada?
  • Forestry, mining, fishing
  • Machinery, food and clothing
  • Aerospace and high tech equipment
  • Banking, communications and government
42. Which is Canada’s largest sea port?
  • Calgary
  • Edmonton
  • Vancouver
  • Halifax
43. Which other countries are in the G8 along with Canada, the USA, Germany, the UK, and Italy?
  • Denmark, Sweden and Norway
  • Japan, France and Russia
  • Mexico, Russia and Brazil
  • The Netherlands, Sweden and Norway
44. Which is a region that exports ice wine grapes?
  • Niagara Region, Ontario
  • Newfoundland
  • The Yukon
  • Southern Alberta
45. Canada exports how much to the USA every year?
  • Billions of dollars
  • Millions of dollars
  • 25% of our total export quota
  • 50% of our total export quota
46. What are examples of Canadian manufacturing industries?
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • All of the above
  • Automobiles
47. Canada’s economy is
  • One of the 20th largest in the world
  • Fourth largest in the world
  • One of the 5th largest in the world
  • One of the 10 largest in the world

 

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