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The Okanagan Valley

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The Okanagan Valley game quiz
"This little quiz is about the beautiful Okanagan Valley in south-central British Columbia."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. During the first years of European settlement, Vernon quickly grew into the largest community in the Okanagan due to its location at the end of Okanagan Lake and as a railroad terminus. However, Vernon would eventually lose its title as the largest Okanagan city to which other community?

    Salmon Arm
    Osoyoos
    Penticton
    Kelowna


2. Fruit is a well known export from the Okanagan Valley. What new export has become important in the 21st century?
    Wine
    Potatoes
    Fish
    Wheat


3. Okanagan Lake is the largest lake in the Okanagan. What is the next largest lake in the Okanagan?

    Skaha
    Duck
    Wood
    Kalamalka


4. The Okanagan Valley is home to abundant wildlife. Which animal can you find here?

    Polar Bear
    Armadillo
    Iguana
    Rattlesnake


5. Which of the following Okanagan cities is *not* located at least partially on the shores of Okanagan Lake?

    Kelowna
    Peachland
    Vernon
    Osoyoos


6. Throughout much of the summer, how high can the temperature (degrees Celsius) in the Okanagan Valley reach?


    15
    35
    25
    45


7. What type of vegetation will you *not* come across in the Okanagan?

    Cactus
    Ponderosa Pine
    Sagebrush
    Joshua Tree


8. The main campus of what was formerly known as Okanagan University College was recently absorbed by which major university?

    Simon Fraser University
    University of Northern British Columbia
    University of Victoria
    University of British Columbia


9. To which major city is the Okanagan Valley most closely located?
    Calgary
    Vancouver
    Seattle
    Edmonton


10. Which Okanagan provincial park was nearly completely burned by forest fire in 2003?

    Kekuli Bay Provincial Park
    Kalamalka Provincial Park
    Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park
    Ellison Provincial Park


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