February 9th 2017 archive

Amazing Race Organzier C Questions

Interior Plains

1: What is the biggest glacier in the Rockies?

a) Athabasca Glacier
b) Dome Glacier
c) Columbia Glacier
d) Saskatchewan Glacier

2. How do glaciers form?

a) Mountains covered in ice
b) The lake underneath freezes
c) Compacted snow stays in one place all year round, then it builds up and eventually freezes into ice.
d) Wind blows snow into one area, then when it builds up the snow freezes.

3. What are the most preferred horses to go horseback riding with?

a) Shire, Thoroughbred
b) American Quarter, Arabian
c) Friesian, Appaloosa,
d) All

4. How many of Alberta’s glaciers will shrink by 2100?

a) 36%
b) 70%
c) 80%
d) 75%

5. What is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies?

a) Blanca Peak 4,372m
b) Mount Elbert 4,401m
c) Mount Robson 3,954m
d) La Plata Peak 4,377m