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Gulf of Saint Lawrence: Quiz


Question 1: Portions of the Grand Banks lie outside Canada's ________.
MalaysiaExclusive Economic ZoneCyprusFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 2: It should be noted that since construction of the Canso Causeway in ________, the Strait of Canso does not permit free-flowing exchange of waters between the gulf and the Atlantic.

Question 3: St. Paul Island, Nova Scotia, off the northeast tip of Cape Breton Island, is referred to as the "Graveyard of the Gulf" for its many shipwrecks; access to the island is controlled by the ________.
Fisheries and Oceans CanadaCanadian Coast GuardRoyal Canadian Mounted PoliceCanada Border Services Agency

Question 4: The first documented voyage by a European in its waters was by French explorer ________ in 1534; the Cartier expedition is reported to have been the first known encounter between Europeans and First Nations inhabiting the Gulf of St.
New FranceSamuel de ChamplainMontrealJacques Cartier

Question 5: The Gulf of Saint Lawrence (French: golfe du Saint-Laurent), the world's largest estuary, is the outlet of North America's Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence River into the ________.
Arctic OceanAtlantic OceanIndian OceanPacific Ocean

Question 6: The gulf has provided a historically important marine fishery for various ________ that have lived on its shores for millennia and used its waters for transportation.
CanadaMétis people (Canada)First NationsInuit

Question 7: Thence a line joining this ledge with the East extreme of Cape St. Charles (52°13'N) in ________.
Newfoundland and LabradorIqaluitLabradorNewfoundland (island)

Question 8: On the West. The meridian of 64°30'W, but the whole of ________ is included in the Gulf.
Anticosti IslandQuebec CityQuebecCanada

Question 9: The Gulf of St. Lawrence - A Unique Ecosystem, ________
Fisheries and Oceans CanadaRoyal Canadian Mounted PoliceDepartment of National Defence (Canada)Canadian Coast Guard

Question 10: It contains ________, Prince Edward Island, and the Magdalen Islands.
Quebec CityQuebecAnticosti IslandCanada


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