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Geography of Alaska: Quiz


Question 1: Marshlands and wetland ________ cover 188,320 square miles (487,750 km²) (mostly in northern, western and southwest flatlands).
PermafrostTundraPalsaActive layer

Question 2: The region comprises western Cook Inlet, Bristol Bay and its watersheds, the Alaska Peninsula and the ________.
AmchitkaAttu IslandCommander IslandsAleutian Islands

Question 3: One of North America's largest tides occurs in ________ just south of Anchorage.
Cook InletAlaskaAnchorage, AlaskaAleutian Islands

Question 4: ________ includes Katmai and Lake Clark national parks as well as numerous wildlife refuges.
Southwest AlaskaBethel, AlaskaAleutians East Borough, AlaskaAleutian Islands

Question 5: Of these, the ________ manages 87 million acres (350,000 km²), or 23.8% of the state.
Bureau of Land ManagementUnited States Forest ServiceUnited States Department of the InteriorNational Park Service

Question 6: Southwest Alaska is largely coastal, bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and the ________.
Atlantic OceanChukchi SeaBering SeaArctic Ocean

Question 7: The ________ is managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Mollie Beattie WildernessDenali National Park and PreserveKanuti National Wildlife RefugeArctic National Wildlife Refuge

Question 8: ________ industrial plants, transportation, tourism, and two military bases form the core of the economy here.
PetroleumPeak oilPetroleum industryEnergy development

Question 9: The state is bordered by Yukon and British Columbia, Canada to the east, the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south, the Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea to the west, and the Beaufort Sea and the ________ to the north.
Atlantic OceanSouthern OceanIndian OceanArctic Ocean

Question 10: The northeast corner of Alaska is covered by the ________, which covers 19,049,236 acres (77,090 km2).
Kanuti National Wildlife RefugeDenali National Park and PreserveMollie Beattie WildernessArctic National Wildlife Refuge


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