The History Of Alberta! Quiz

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Every great nation, down to its last province, has a long line of history that led it to its current state. Canada is no different, and today we’re going to take a look at Alberta, the fourth-largest province that the country has to offer, and the home of great cities like Edmonton and Calgary. What do you know about how this province came to be? Take the quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What caused the Alberta floods of 2013?
    • A. 

      Heavy Rainfall

    • B. 

      Sewage Issues

    • C. 

      Tsunami

    • D. 

      Dam Eruption

  • 2. 
    Why wasn't the Athabasca River and the rivers north of it considered to be part of the Hudson Bay Company?
    • A. 

      The Hudson Bay Company didn't know about them

    • B. 

      Lives were lost trying to claim the Athabasca River so they gave up

    • C. 

      The rivers drained in the Arctic Ocean

    • D. 

      The North West Company controlled those rivers

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the fur-trading company that went head-to-head with the Hudson Bay Company after being founded in 1779?
    • A. 

      South East Company

    • B. 

      Alberta River Company

    • C. 

      Calgary City Company

    • D. 

      North West Company

  • 4. 
    The southernmost part of Alberta was sold to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Who built Fort Athabasca on Lac la Biche in 1778?
    • A. 

      Thomas Rivers

    • B. 

      Graham Bath

    • C. 

      Peter Pond

    • D. 

      Robert Lake

  • 6. 
    Who was the first premier of Alberta?
    • A. 

      John Campbell

    • B. 

      Charles Stewart

    • C. 

      Alexander Cameron Rutherford

    • D. 

      Arthur Sifton

  • 7. 
    Who was responsible for policing Alberta upon its establishment?
    • A. 

      Calgary Police Force

    • B. 

      Royal Northwest Mounted Police

    • C. 

      Alberta Royal Guard

    • D. 

      Edmonton Mounted Police

  • 8. 
    How many people were forced to evacuate due to the wildfires of 2016?
    • A. 

      150,000

    • B. 

      3,000

    • C. 

      80,000

    • D. 

      45,000

  • 9. 
    When was the province of Alberta founded?
    • A. 

      1905

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1893

    • D. 

      1921

  • 10. 
    Which British monarch's daughter was Alberta named after by her husband, John Campbell?
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria

    • B. 

      King Henry VII

    • C. 

      King George V

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth

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