Subject: HUDSON BAY

(e.g., Who is the bay named after? Answer: Henry Hudson.)

Freshman Level

1. Which strait connects the bay to the Atlantic Ocean?

2. What is the southern arm of Hudson Bay named?

3. For what do the letters "HBC" stand?

Graduate Level

4. Which town on the shore is known as the "Polar Bear Capital of the World."

5. What was Henry Hudson's fate?

6. What was the name of Hudson's ship on the fateful voyage?

Ph.D. Level

7. Name either of the two principal waterways draining into Hudson Bay.

8. The Arctic Bridge would link Churchill, Manitoba, to this Russian port.

9. The HBC had a trading monopoly for the watershed called "____ Land."

Answers:

1. Hudson Strait.

2. James Bay.

3. Hudson's Bay Company.

4. Churchill, Manitoba.

5. Mutineers set him adrift in the bay.

6. Discovery.

7. Nelson River, La Grande River.

8. Murmansk.

9. Rupert's Land.

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