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Eureka, Nunavut: Quiz


Question 1: At this latitude, a geosynchronous ________, if due south, would require an antenna to be pointed nearly horizontally; satellites farther east or west along that orbit would be below the horizon.
Satellite televisionCommunications satelliteSatellite phoneSatellite Internet access

Question 2: Eureka is a small research base on Fosheim Peninsula, ________, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
Ellesmere IslandBaffin IslandAxel Heiberg IslandMelville Island (Canada)

Question 3: Fauna include musk oxen, Arctic wolves, ________, Arctic hares, and lemmings.
Red FoxArctic FoxBrown BearWolverine

Question 4: [1] The jet is a military observation aircraft based on the ________.
Canadair CL-215Bombardier Challenger 600CanadairBombardier 415

Question 5: On this date, 110 short tons (100 ________) of supplies were airlifted to a promising spot on Ellesmere Island and five prefabricated Jamesway huts were constructed.
KilogramUnited States customary unitsMetric systemTonne

Question 6: This jet visited Eureka on a familiarization trip, in order to prepare for the possibility Danish aircraft assisted in a ________ mission over Canadian territory.
DefibrillationEmergency medical servicesSearch and rescueEmergency medicine

Question 7: The station is supplied on a tri-weekly basis with fresh food and mail by air, and annually in the late summer, a supply ship from ________ brings heavy supplies.
Greater MontrealUnderground City, MontrealMontrealDowntown Montreal


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