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Strait of Georgia: Quiz


Question 1: Several major islands are in the strait, the largest being ________ and Lasqueti Island.
Texada IslandGabriola IslandDenman IslandGulf Islands

Question 2: A controversial idea has existed since 1872 of replacing the ________ service on the South Coast with a bridge across the Strait of Georgia.
FerryCable ferryZero-fare public transportHovercraft

Question 3: The Strait of Georgia or the Georgia Strait[1] (also known as the Gulf of Georgia), is a strait between Vancouver Island (as well as its nearby Gulf Islands) and the mainland Pacific coast of ________, Canada.
AlbertaBritish ColumbiaPacific NorthwestOntario

Question 4: The strait is a major navigation channel on the west coast of ________, owing to the presence of the port of Vancouver.
South AmericaNorth AmericaAmericas (terminology)Americas

Question 5: [4] A parallel American movement promoting the name has a different definition, inclusive of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and ________ as well as the Strait of Georgia and related waters.
WashingtonPuget Sound regionSeattlePuget Sound

Question 6: In 1967, Georgia Strait inspired the name of Vancouver's alternative newspaper, ________, which has published continuously since.
The Georgia StraightCanadaBritish ColumbiaDan McLeod

Question 7: Some crossing design suggestions include a part floating/part submerged ________ to allow ship traffic to move freely.
InfrastructureUnited KingdomTunnelLondon

Question 8: Across the border in the United States, ________ and other communities also lie on the eastern shore.
SeattleBellingham, WashingtonWhatcom County, WashingtonTacoma, Washington

Question 9: The opposition argues that construction of a bridge will result in further ________ of the island and that the area's environment will be negatively affected by construction and the increase in tourism.
ChicagoNew townUrbanizationUnited States

Question 10: McGeer still has the model of the bridge idea that was displayed at ________.
Expo 86United StatesVancouverCanada


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