Major Climates in Canada's Different Regions


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Which of the following Canadian regions sees the most precipitation?

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1. What climatic zone in Canada is shaped largely by the presence of the Rocky Mountains?

2. Which of the following is Canada's largest climatic zone?

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Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of landmass. Given this size, Canada is home to a large and diverse number of distinct climates. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the various climates in Canada. Some things you'll be assessed on include the precipitation of various regions of Canada, the relationship between specific climates and mountain ranges, and Canada's largest climate zone.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Canadian region with the most precipitation
  • Climate zone affected by the Rocky Mountains
  • Canada's largest climate zone
  • Area where the sun does not rise in a certain part of the year
  • Canadian provinces situated in the prairies

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the region with the most precipitation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the zone where the sun doesn't make an appearance during a certain time of the year
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the specific climates in Canada and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Canadian climates, review the accompanying lesson called Major Climates in Canada's Different Regions. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Lowlands and Maritimes
  • Prairie, mountains and west coast
  • Boreal and arctic