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Lower Mainland: Quiz


Question 1: The traditional territories of the Musqueam and Tsleil'waututh lie completely within the region; the southern portion of ________ (Squamish) traditional territory is also in the region — its claims overlap those of the Tsleil-waututh, Musqueam, and Kwekwitlem.
Duwamish (tribe)Sḵwx̱wú7meshSemiahmoo peopleSquamish Nation

Question 2: Many other peoples of the ________ region also frequented the lower Fraser, including those from Vancouver Island and what is now Whatcom County, Washington.
Strait of GeorgiaStrait of Juan de FucaJosé María NarváezHaro Strait

Question 3: The infrastructure consists of dikes, ________, floodboxes, riprap and relief wells.
River Avon (Bristol)Kennet and Avon CanalBirminghamPumping station

Question 4: Cloverdale, Barnston Island, Low-lying areas of Maple Ridge, west of Hope, White Rock, Richmond, parts of ________ and parts of Surrey are potentially at risk.
VancouverCoquitlamStanley ParkChinatown, Vancouver

Question 5: Higher than normal snow packs in the ________ prompted the municipal governments to start emergency measures in the region.
OkanaganKootenaysCaribooBritish Columbia Interior

Question 6: "Lower Mainland" is also the name of an ________ — a biogeoclimatic region — that comprises the eastern part of the Georgia Depression and extends from Powell River on the Sunshine Coast to Hope at the eastern end of the Fraser Valley.
NatureEcologyEcoregionNatural environment

Question 7: The Lower Mainland is a name commonly applied to the region surrounding Vancouver, ________, Canada.
Pacific NorthwestOntarioBritish ColumbiaAlberta

Question 8: 2,249,725 lived in the ________ (since renamed to Metro Vancouver)[1]
Metro VancouverCoquitlamBritish ColumbiaAbbotsford, British Columbia

Question 9: Today, the Lower Mainland includes two Regional Districts: the ________ and the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD).
Metro VancouverCoquitlamWest VancouverAbbotsford, British Columbia

Question 10: While ________ are common in British Columbia and adjacent coastal waters, most are minor in energy release or are sufficiently remote to have little effect on populated areas.
Geotechnical engineeringLandslideEarthquakeS-wave


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