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The Pacific West RegionChapter 9 Trivia Questions























Pacific ocean can also be mountain
Pacific Ocean West Region?(can also be “mountain”)


What natural hazard formed the islands of hawaii
What natural hazard formed West Region?the islands of Hawaii?


Volcanoes
volcanoes West Region?



Aqueduct
aqueduct West Region?



Alaska
Alaska temperature?



Hawaii
Hawaii temperature?




Why is it necessary to set fire to cane fields before harvesting the sugar cane
Why is it necessary to set fire crop?to cane fields before harvesting the sugar cane?


Fire burns leaves from the stems crop?so workers can then cut the cane. And, the fire cooks juices and seals them in the stalk.


What is carried by the trans alaska pipeline
What is carried by the crop?Trans-Alaska Pipeline?


oil crop?


The trans alaska pipeline carries oil across the state in which direction
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline crop?carries oil across the state in which direction?





How have people helped the salmon population affected by dams
How have people helped crop?the salmon population affected by dams?


Fish ladders helped them get past the dams
Fish ladders helped them crop?get past the dams.


By what name do the native people of alaska prefer to be called
By what name do the crop?Native People of Alaska prefer to be called?


Inuit
Inuit crop?


Name two natural hazards that tend to occur in the pacific west region
Name two natural hazards crop?that tend to occur in the Pacific West Region.


Volcanoes earthquakes
volcanoes crop?earthquakes



Canada
Canada crop?


What is the term for a plant with a tall stalk that is used to make sugar
What is the term for crop?a plant with a tall stalk that is used to make sugar?


Sugar cane
sugar cane crop?


What is the term for a garland of flowers generally worn around the neck often seen in hawaii
What is the term for a garland of flowers generally worn around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?


lei around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?


What is the term for a hawaiian style dinner with performances by singers and dancers
What is the term for a around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?Hawaiian-style dinner with performances by singers and dancers?


luau around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?


What is the term for a small canoe large enough for only one passenger
What is the term for around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?a small canoe large enough for only one passenger?


Kayak
kayak around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?


What is the term for melted rock that is very hot
What is the term for melted rock that is very hot? around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?


lava around the neck (often seen in Hawaii)?



Heritage
heritage generation to generation?


Name a structure of pipes or an artificial channel used to transport water over a distance
Name a structure of pipes or generation to generation?an artificial channel used to transport water over a distance.


Aqueduct1
aqueduct generation to generation?


What is the term for going hiking or camping while carrying a backpack
What is the term for generation to generation?going hiking or camping while carrying a backpack?


Backpacking
backpacking generation to generation?



Mount mckinley
Mount McKinley America?


What is the original native name for the tallest mountain in north america
What is the original Native name America?for the tallest mountain in North America?


Denali
Denali America?




What is the term for a line of America?pipes for carrying oil or other liquids, usually over a considerable distance?


Pipeline
pipeline America?



Oil spill
oil spill of oil



True men or the real people
“true men” of oil or “the real people”


What is the name of a of oil small dwelling that is often shaped like a dome and is built of blocks of hard snow?


Igloo
igloo of oil



Tundra
tundra treeless area?


What landform is a deep narrow valley usually steep and rocky especially one with a stream
What landform is a deep, narrow valley, usually steep and rocky, especially one with a stream?


Gorge
gorge rocky, especially one with a stream?


What is the term for a town that grew very quickly
What is the term for a town rocky, especially one with a stream?that grew very quickly?


Boom town
boom town rocky, especially one with a stream?


True or false each state in the pacific west has mountains
True or False: rocky, especially one with a stream?Each state in the Pacific West has mountains.


True rocky, especially one with a stream?


What is hawaii s most important crop
What is Hawaii’s most rocky, especially one with a stream?important crop?


Sugarcane
sugarcane rocky, especially one with a stream?



gold 1848?


What is an important source of timber in the states of washington and oregon
What is an important source 1848?of timber in the states of Washington and Oregon?




Over 150 feet 15 stories high
over 150 feet 1848?(15 stories high)


What is the purpose of fish ladders
What is the purpose of 1848?fish ladders?



Who were the earliest settlers of the hawaiian islands
Who were the earliest settlers dams.of the Hawaiian islands?


People native to the polynesia islands
People native to the dams.Polynesia islands.


Where are the islands of polynesia
Where are the islands dams.of Polynesia?


Scattered across the central pacific ocean
scattered across the dams.central Pacific Ocean


The gold rush of 1849 helped which city grow rapidly
The gold rush of 1849 dams.helped which city grow rapidly?



What is the term for the San Francisco neighborhood in which many generations of Chinese immigrants have settled?





True or False: The Pacific West Region has a greater variety of climates than any other region of our country.



Name the three most important natural resources of the pacific west
Name the three most important natural resources of the Pacific West.


Gold oil forests
gold oilforests


Who designed the state flag of alaska
Who designed the state flag of Alaska?







Which two states in the pacific west region were the most recent additions to the united states
Which two states in the Pacific West Region were the most recent additions to the United States?


Alaska 49 th hawaii 50 th
Alaska (49 recent additions to the United States?th)Hawaii (50th)


In what year were both alaska and hawaii admitted to the union
In what year were both Alaska recent additions to the United States?and Hawaii admitted to the Union?


1959 recent additions to the United States?


How many years has it been since the last two states were admitted to the union
How many years has it been recent additions to the United States?since the last two states were admitted to the Union?


In the year 2009 50 years
(in the year 2009)… recent additions to the United States?50 years



Alaska hawaii
Alaska Name them.Hawaii


What is the approximate elevation of denali
What is the approximate Name them.elevation of Denali?


20 000 feet 20 320
20,000 feet Name them.(20,320)


The Cascades Mountains, Name them.running north and south, almost cut two Pacific West states in half. Name the states.


Oregon washington
Oregon Name them.Washington



Pacific ocean
Pacific Ocean Name them.


California has the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Mount whitney
Mount Whitney States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Name the mountains that run through most of california
Name the mountains that run through most of California. States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Sierra nevada
Sierra Nevada States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Translate the phrase sierra nevada
Translate the phrase, States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.“Sierra Nevada”.


Snowy range spanish
“snowy range” States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.(Spanish)


What is the term for a landform States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.that is an opening in the earth from which steam and gases, stones, ashes, and melted rock burst forth from time to time?


Volcano
volcano States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Where is the volcano kilauea
Where is the volcano Kilauea? States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Hawaii1
Hawaii States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Where is the volcano mount saint helens
Where is the volcano States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.Mount Saint Helens?


Washington
Washington States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Name the largest valley in california
Name the largest valley in California. States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Central valley
Central Valley States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Name the largest valley in washington
Name the largest valley in Washington. States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Willamette valley
Willamette Valley States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Name a desert in southern california
Name a desert in southern California. States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Mojave desert death valley
Mojave Desert States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.Death Valley


Name the lowest place in north america
Name the lowest place in States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.North America.


Death valley
Death Valley States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Where is death valley located
Where is Death Valley located? States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


Southern california
(southern) California States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


What place in southern california is 282 feet below sea level
What place in southern California States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.is 282 feet below sea level?


Death valley1
Death Valley States, at 14,495 feet. Name the mountain.


How can farmers grow vegetables and fruits in the dry regions of the pacific west region
How can farmers grow vegetables and fruits in the dry regions of the Pacific West Region?


Irrigation
irrigation regions


One of the pacific west states is the leading agricultural state in the u s name the state
One of the Pacific West states regions is the leading agricultural state in the U.S. Name the state.


California
California regions



Alaska1
Alaska land mass?



Hawaii2
Hawaii land mass?


What is nickname for the hawaiian island lanai
What is nickname for the land mass?Hawaiian Island, Lanai?



The hawaiian island of lanai is owned by one company that grows what fruit
The Hawaiian island of Lanai land mass?is owned by one company that grows what fruit?


Pineapple
pineapple land mass?


How is sugar processed in the sugarcane mills
How is sugar processed land mass?in the sugarcane mills?




oil Slope?


What is the importance of the port of valdez on prince william sound in alaska
What is the importance Slope?of the port of Valdez on Prince William Sound in Alaska?


It is the southern end of the trans alaska pipeline where oil is loaded onto supertankers
It is the southern end of the Slope?Trans-Alaska Pipeline, where oil is loaded onto supertankers.


What fully loaded supertanker ran aground in prince william sound in 1989
What fully-loaded supertanker Slope?ran aground in Prince William Sound in 1989?


The exxon valdez
the Slope?Exxon Valdez


How many gallons of thick black gooey crude oil spilled from the exxon valdez
How many gallons of thick, Slope?black, gooey crude oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez?


11 000 000
11,000,000 Slope?



Damage to all forms of life and to the environment can be enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds, and other wildlife are destroyed.


What california trees are among the tallest oldest and largest living things on earth
What California trees are enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds, among the tallest, oldest, and largest living things on earth.


Giant sequoias
giant sequoias enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds,


What california trees can be thousands of years old
What California trees can be thousands of years old? enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds,


Giant sequoias1
giant sequoias enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds,


What area of california is set aside for the protection of the rare giant sequoia trees
What area of California is enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds, set aside for the protection of the rare giant sequoia trees?


Sequoia national park
Sequoia National Park enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds,


What do salmon do when it is time for them to lay their eggs
What do salmon do when it is enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds, time for them to lay their eggs?


They return to the stream where they were born
They return to the stream enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds, where they were born.


Which pacific west state leads the country in manufacturing
Which Pacific West state leads enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds, the country in manufacturing?


California1
California enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds,


How did silicon valley near san francisco get its name
How did Silicon Valley, near San Francisco, get its name? enormous. Land, water, plants, fish, birds,



Explain what s wrong with this statement eskimos live in igloos
Explain what’s wrong in computers, are manufactured there.with this statement: “Eskimos live in igloos”.


Alaska Natives prefer to be in computers, are manufactured there. called Inuits.2. Although some may build igloos as temporary shelter in winter hunting camps, they live in modern houses.


When were the hawaiian islands discovered by europeans
When were the Hawaiian Islands discovered by Europeans? in computers, are manufactured there.


The late 1700s
the late 1700s in computers, are manufactured there.


Translate aloha
Translate “aloha”. in computers, are manufactured there.


Hello
“hello” in computers, are manufactured there.


What and where is waikiki
What and where is in computers, are manufactured there.Waikiki?


A beach at honolulu hawaii
A beach at Honolulu, Hawaii. in computers, are manufactured there.


Name a popular sport enjoyed in waikiki
Name a popular sport in computers, are manufactured there.enjoyed in Waikiki.


Surfing
surfing in computers, are manufactured there.


What happened at Hawaii’s in computers, are manufactured there.Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1942?*********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************



The first european settlement in california was in 1769 and was a mission name that city
The first European settlement in computers, are manufactured there.in California was in 1769, and was a mission. Name that city.


San diego
San Diego in computers, are manufactured there.


In san diego many residents work for the u s navy and shipbuilding and repair are important why
In San Diego, many residents in computers, are manufactured there.work for the U.S. Navy, and shipbuilding and repair are important. Why?


It has an excellent harbor where even the largest ships can enter and leave safely
It has an excellent harbor in computers, are manufactured there.where even the largest ships can enter and leave safely.




In 1989 what natural hazard struck the city of san francisco
In 1989, what natural hazard city struck the city of San Francisco?



One of the pacific west states has more coastline than any other name that state
One of the Pacific West states city has more coastline than any other. Name that state.


Alaska2
Alaska city


Almost one third of alaska is above what geographic place
Almost one-third of Alaska is city above what geographic place?



Which pacific west state is not a part of the north american continent
Which Pacific West state is city not a part of the North American continent?


Hawaii3
Hawaii city


Only one state is made of entirely of islands name that state
Only one state is made of entirely city of islands. Name that state.


Hawaii4
Hawaii city


There is a lake in oregon that is the deepest natural lake in the u s a name the lake
There is a lake in Oregon city that is the deepest natural lake in the U.S.A. Name the lake.



Only one state in the u s is named after a president name the state
Only one state in the U.S. city is named after a President. Name the state.



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