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The pacific west region chapter 9 trivia questions

The Pacific West RegionChapter 9 Trivia Questions


What is the postal abbreviation for california

What is the postal abbreviation forCalifornia?


The pacific west region chapter 9 trivia questions

CA


What is the postal abbreviation for oregon

What is the postal abbreviation forOregon?


The pacific west region chapter 9 trivia questions

OR


What is the postal abbreviation for washington

What is the postal abbreviation forWashington?


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WA


What is the postal abbreviation for alaska

What is the postal abbreviation forAlaska?


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AK


What is the postal abbreviation for hawaii

What is the postal abbreviation forHawaii?


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HI


What is the capital city of california

What is the capital city ofCalifornia?


Sacramento

Sacramento


What is the capital city of oregon

What is the capital city ofOregon?


Salem

Salem


What is the capital city of washington

What is the capital city ofWashington?


Olympia

Olympia


What is the capital city of alaska

What is the capital city ofAlaska?


Juneau

Juneau


What is the capital city of hawaii

What is the capital city ofHawaii?


Honolulu

Honolulu


What landform is shared by all five states in the pacific west region

What landform is shared by all five states in the Pacific West Region?


Pacific ocean can also be mountain

Pacific Ocean(can also be “mountain”)


What natural hazard formed the islands of hawaii

What natural hazard formed the islands of Hawaii?


Volcanoes

volcanoes


What is the term for pipes or channel to transport water over a long distance

What is the term for pipes or channel to transport water over a long distance?


Aqueduct

aqueduct


Which of the pacific west states has extremes of temperature

Which of the Pacific West states has extremes of temperature?


Alaska

Alaska


Which of the pacific west states has the same temperature all the year round

Which of the Pacific West states has the same temperature all the year round?


Hawaii

Hawaii


Before sugar cane is harvested what must be done to the crop

Before sugar cane is harvested, what must be done to the crop?


The cane field must be set on fire

The cane field must be set on fire.


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

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


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Fire burns leaves from the stems 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 Trans-Alaska Pipeline?


The pacific west region chapter 9 trivia questions

oil


The trans alaska pipeline carries oil across the state in which direction

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline carries oil across the state in which direction?


North to south

north to south


How are large dams potentially harmful to salmon

How are large dams potentially harmful to salmon?


Dams interfere with migration

Dams interfere with migration.


How have people helped the salmon population affected by dams

How have people helped the salmon population affected by dams?


Fish ladders helped them get past the dams

Fish ladders helped them get past the dams.


By what name do the native people of alaska prefer to be called

By what name do the Native People of Alaska prefer to be called?


Inuit

Inuit


Name two natural hazards that tend to occur in the pacific west region

Name two natural hazards that tend to occur in the Pacific West Region.


Volcanoes earthquakes

volcanoesearthquakes


What country borders the state of washington

What country borders the state of Washington?


Canada

Canada


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

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


Sugar cane

sugar cane


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)?


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lei


What is the term for a hawaiian style dinner with performances by singers and dancers

What is the term for a Hawaiian-style dinner with performances by singers and dancers?


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luau


What is the term for a small canoe large enough for only one passenger

What is the term for a small canoe large enough for only one passenger?


Kayak

kayak


What is the term for melted rock that is very hot

What is the term for melted rock that is very hot?


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lava


What do we call beliefs and customs handed down from generation to generation

What do we call beliefs and customs handed down from generation to generation?


Heritage

heritage


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

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


Aqueduct1

aqueduct


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

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


Backpacking

backpacking


What is the english name for the tallest mountain in north america

What is the English name for the tallest mountain in North America?


Mount mckinley

Mount McKinley


What is the original native name for the tallest mountain in north america

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


Denali

Denali


Translate the word denali

Translate the word, “Denali”.


The great one

“The Great One”


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


Pipeline

pipeline


What is the term for an accidental or intentional discharge of oil which reaches bodies of water

What is the term for an accidental or intentional discharge of oil which reaches bodies of water?


Oil spill

oil spill


Translate the word inuit

Translate the word, “Inuit”.


True men or the real people

“true men” or “the real people”


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


Igloo

igloo


What landform found in the arctic region is a cold treeless area

What landform, found in the Arctic region, is a cold, treeless area?


Tundra

tundra


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


What is the term for a town that grew very quickly

What is the term for a town that grew very quickly?


Boom town

boom town


True or false each state in the pacific west has mountains

True or False:Each state in the Pacific West has mountains.


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True


What is hawaii s most important crop

What is Hawaii’s most important crop?


Sugarcane

sugarcane


What was discovered at sutter s mill in california in 1848

What was discovered at Sutter’s Mill in California in 1848?


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gold


What is an important source of timber in the states of washington and oregon

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


Douglas fir trees

Douglas fir trees


How tall do douglas fir trees grow

How tall do Douglas fir trees grow?


Over 150 feet 15 stories high

over 150 feet(15 stories high)


What is the purpose of fish ladders

What is the purpose of fish ladders?


They help fish continue on their migration going around dams

They help fish continue on their migration, going around dams.


Who were the earliest settlers of the hawaiian islands

Who were the earliest settlers of the Hawaiian islands?


People native to the polynesia islands

People native to the Polynesia islands.


Where are the islands of polynesia

Where are the islands of Polynesia?


Scattered across the central pacific ocean

scattered across thecentral Pacific Ocean


The gold rush of 1849 helped which city grow rapidly

The gold rush of 1849helped which city grow rapidly?


San francisco

San Francisco


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


Chinatown

Chinatown


Name the musical instrument similar to a guitar popular in the music from hawaii

Name the musical instrument similar to a guitar, popular in the music from Hawaii.


Ukulele

ukulele


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


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True


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

goldoilforests


Who designed the state flag of alaska

Who designed the state flag of Alaska?


Benny benson

Benny Benson


What is unusual about the person who designed the state flag of alaska

What is unusual about the person who designed the state flag of Alaska?


He was in seventh grade

He was in seventh grade.


In what year did mt st helens last erupt

In what year did Mt. St. Helenslast erupt?


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1980


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 (49th)Hawaii (50th)


In what year were both alaska and hawaii admitted to the union

In what year were both Alaskaand Hawaii admitted to the Union?


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1959


How many years has it been since the last two states were admitted to the union

How many years has it been since the last two states were admitted to the Union?


In the year 2009 50 years

(in the year 2009)…50 years


Two states in the pacific west region touch no other states name them

Two states in the Pacific West Region touch no other states. Name them.


Alaska hawaii

AlaskaHawaii


What is the approximate elevation of denali

What is the approximate elevation of Denali?


20 000 feet 20 320

20,000 feet(20,320)


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


Oregon washington

OregonWashington


In places the coast range mountains drop straight down to what ocean

In places, the Coast Range mountains drop straight down to what ocean?


Pacific ocean

Pacific Ocean


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


Mount whitney

Mount Whitney


Name the mountains that run through most of california

Name the mountains that run through most of California.


Sierra nevada

Sierra Nevada


Translate the phrase sierra nevada

Translate the phrase, “Sierra Nevada”.


Snowy range spanish

“snowy range”(Spanish)


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What is the term for a landform 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


Where is the volcano kilauea

Where is the volcano Kilauea?


Hawaii1

Hawaii


Where is the volcano mount saint helens

Where is the volcano Mount Saint Helens?


Washington

Washington


Name the largest valley in california

Name the largest valley in California.


Central valley

Central Valley


Name the largest valley in washington

Name the largest valley in Washington.


Willamette valley

Willamette Valley


Name a desert in southern california

Name a desert in southern California.


Mojave desert death valley

Mojave DesertDeath Valley


Name the lowest place in north america

Name the lowest place in North America.


Death valley

Death Valley


Where is death valley located

Where is Death Valley located?


Southern california

(southern) California


What place in southern california is 282 feet below sea level

What place in southern California is 282 feet below sea level?


Death valley1

Death Valley


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


One of the pacific west states is the leading agricultural state in the u s name the state

One of the Pacific West states is the leading agricultural state in the U.S. Name the state.


California

California


Which state s capital city is far to the south of its main land mass

Which state’s capital city is far to the south of its main land mass?


Alaska1

Alaska


In which state do some areas receive as much as 400 inches of rainfall each year

In which state do some areas receive as much as 400 inches of rainfall each year?


Hawaii2

Hawaii


What is nickname for the hawaiian island lanai

What is nickname for the Hawaiian Island, Lanai?


The pineapple island

“the pineapple island”


The hawaiian island of lanai is owned by one company that grows what fruit

The Hawaiian island of Lanai is owned by one company that grows what fruit?


Pineapple

pineapple


How is sugar processed in the sugarcane mills

How is sugar processed in the sugarcane mills?


It is washed cut into pieces crushed and then heated to remove the water

It is washed, cut into pieces, crushed, and then heated to remove the water.


In the 1960s what was discovered under alaska s north slope

In the 1960s, what was discovered under Alaska’s North Slope?


The pacific west region chapter 9 trivia questions

oil


What is the importance of the port of valdez on prince william sound in alaska

What is the importance 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 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 ran aground in Prince William Sound in 1989?


The exxon valdez

the Exxon Valdez


How many gallons of thick black gooey crude oil spilled from the exxon valdez

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


11 000 000

11,000,000


Why are oil spills dangerous

Why are oil spills dangerous?


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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 among the tallest, oldest, and largest living things on earth.


Giant sequoias

giant sequoias


What california trees can be thousands of years old

What California trees can be thousands of years old?


Giant sequoias1

giant sequoias


What area of california is set aside for the protection of the rare giant sequoia trees

What area of California is set aside for the protection of the rare giant sequoia trees?


Sequoia national park

Sequoia National Park


What do salmon do when it is time for them to lay their eggs

What do salmon do when it is time for them to lay their eggs?


They return to the stream where they were born

They return to the stream where they were born.


Which pacific west state leads the country in manufacturing

Which Pacific West state leads the country in manufacturing?


California1

California


How did silicon valley near san francisco get its name

How did Silicon Valley, near San Francisco, get its name?


Silicon chips tiny electrical parts that store information in computers are manufactured there

Silicon chips, tiny electrical parts that store information in computers, are manufactured there.


Explain what s wrong with this statement eskimos live in igloos

Explain what’s wrong with this statement: “Eskimos live in igloos”.


The pacific west region chapter 9 trivia questions

Alaska Natives prefer to be 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?


The late 1700s

the late 1700s


Translate aloha

Translate “aloha”.


Hello

“hello”


What and where is waikiki

What and where isWaikiki?


A beach at honolulu hawaii

A beach at Honolulu, Hawaii.


Name a popular sport enjoyed in waikiki

Name a popular sport enjoyed in Waikiki.


Surfing

surfing


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What happened at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1942?*********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************


The japanese launched a surprise attack bombing navy ships

The Japanese launched a surprise attack, bombing Navy ships.


The first european settlement in california was in 1769 and was a mission name that city

The first European settlement in California was in 1769, and was a mission. Name that city.


San diego

San Diego


In san diego many residents work for the u s navy and shipbuilding and repair are important why

In San Diego, many residents 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 where even the largest ships can enter and leave safely.


What city in the pacific west region is the second largest city in the u s a

What city in the Pacific West Region is the second largest city in the U.S.A.?


Los angeles

Los Angeles


In 1989 what natural hazard struck the city of san francisco

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


Earthquake

earthquake


One of the pacific west states has more coastline than any other name that state

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


Alaska2

Alaska


Almost one third of alaska is above what geographic place

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


The arctic circle

the Arctic Circle


Which pacific west state is not a part of the north american continent

Which Pacific West state is not a part of the North American continent?


Hawaii3

Hawaii


Only one state is made of entirely of islands name that state

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


Hawaii4

Hawaii


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 that is the deepest natural lake in the U.S.A. Name the lake.


Crater lake

Crater Lake


Only one state in the u s is named after a president name the state

Only one state in the U.S. is named after a President. Name the state.


Washington1

Washington


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