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Northwestern Ontario: Quiz


Question 1: The population of Northern Ontario had been in decline over the past decade, mainly due to a downturn in the ________ sector.

Question 2: Northwestern Ontario is the province's most sparsely populated region — 52 per cent of the region's entire population lives in the Thunder Bay ________ alone.
Greater SudburyBrantfordOttawaCensus geographic units of Canada

Question 3: In 1912 the Parliament of Canada by the Ontario Boundaries Extension Act gave jurisdiction over the District of Patricia to Ontario, thereby extending the northern boundary of the province to ________.
James BayHudson BayDavis StraitArctic Ocean

Question 4: Northwestern Ontario is divided between the Eastern Time Zone and the ________.
Central Time Zone (Americas)Mountain Time ZoneMexico CityMexico

Question 5: Its western boundary is the Canadian province of ________, which disputed Ontario's claim to the western part of the region.

Question 6: Ontario's right to Northwestern Ontario was determined by the ________ in 1884[1] and confirmed by the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Secretary of State for JusticeJudicial Committee of the Privy CouncilHer Majesty's Courts ServiceAustralia

Question 7: Northwestern Ontario is the region within the Canadian province of Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of ________ and James Bay.
Davis StraitArctic OceanAtlantic OceanHudson Bay

Question 8: Northwestern Ontarians tend to lean left politically, mainly due to the history and influence of ________, a growing environmental ethic, and a large aboriginal population.
Trade unionSlaveryUniversal suffrageHuman rights

Question 9: For some purposes, Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Ontario are treated as separate regions, while for other purposes they are grouped together as ________.
TorontoGreater SudburyNorthern OntarioKenora District, Ontario

Question 10: Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and ________.
AtikokanCBQT-FMDuluth, MinnesotaRainy River District, Ontario


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