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Niagara River: Quiz


Question 1: Together, they generate 4.4 ________ of electricity.

Question 2: The river was an important route to liberation before the ________, when many African-Americans escaping slavery on the Underground Railroad crossed it to find freedom in Canada.
Bleeding KansasUnited StatesAmerican Civil WarTennessee

Question 3: It forms part of the border between the Province of Ontario in ________ and New York State in the United States.
BelizeBarbadosCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 4: Shipping on the ________ use the Welland Canal, part of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, on the Canadian side of the river, thus bypassing the Niagara River and Niagara Falls.
Great LakesOntarioJames BayArctic Ocean

Question 5: The Niagara River is listed as a ________ in The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the United States and Canada.
Lake MichiganLake HuronGreat Lakes Areas of ConcernGreat Lakes region (North America)

Question 6: The Niagara River and its tributaries, Tonawanda Creek and the Welland River, formed part of the last section of the ________ and Welland Canal.
Lake OntarioSaint Lawrence SeawayErie CanalLake Champlain

Question 7: ________ (Island formed by Niagara River, in the US)
Amherst, New YorkLancaster (town), New YorkGrand Island, New YorkEvans, New York

Question 8: Today, the diversion of the river for ________ has significantly reduced the rate of erosion.
Power stationElectricity generationWind powerGrid energy storage

Question 9: [3] According to George R. Stewart, it comes from the name of an ________ town called "Ongniaahra", meaning "point of land cut in two".
French and Indian WarSeneca nationMohawk nationIroquois

Question 10: This history includes numerous bridges that have fallen victim to the harsh conditions of the ________, such as landslides and icepacks.
OntarioNiagara FallsNiagara Falls, OntarioNiagara River


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