# Science Trivia Questions 1-10

## Easy Questions

**Where was the first oil well drilled in Alberta? Athabasca, Calgary, Edmonton, or Leduc?**

**Is there gold in the Athabasca River?**

**About how many kinds of spiders have been collected in the Athabasca area? Hint: 20, 200, or 2 000?**

The answer is "about a dozen". This answer can be found in our brochure on dragonflies and damselflies which is on this website.

**How many people live in the Athabasca River Basin? Hint: 10 000, 50 000, 150 000, or 250 000?**

**How many rivers are tributaries to the Athabasca River? Hint: 10, 50, 100, or 200?**

**What is the only city that is in the Athabasca River Basin?**

**How many dams are on the Athabasca River?**

Science Outreach Athabasca - June 1, 2012