Friday, November 10, 2006

Answers to "More True or False"

1. Twenty-seven U.S. states have land north of Canada's southernmost point. True.

2. The 4,724-mi Trans-Canada Highway is the world's longest national highway. True.

3. Canada has fewer lakes than any other country in the Northern Hemisphere. False. With almost a million, Canada has more lakes than any other country in the world.

4. Canada's border with the U.S. is 5,525 mi long. True.

5. Since Toronto has no direct access to the Atlantic, all goods from the city must be shipped overland. False. The St. Lawrence Seaway connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic.

6. Canada has the longest coastline of any country. True.

7. Canada covers three time zones. False. There are six time zones in Canada.

8. The climate in British Columbia is the most severe in Canada. False. British Columbia has the most moderate climate of Canada's regions.

9. Canada has mountains named for Santa's reindeer--Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. True.

10. Few people in Canada live near the U.S. border. False. Most of Canada's population live within a few hundred miles of the border.

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