Grade 10 Canadian History

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10th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What was the name of the passage the Aboriginals crossed to get to North America?
  • 2. 
    What were the years of Cartier's three voyages to New France?
    • A. 

      1534, 1535, 1541

    • B. 

      1533, 1537, 1542

    • C. 

      1534, 1535, 1540

    • D. 

      1540, 1544, 1546

  • 3. 
    True or false, Cartier's main objectives for travelling to New France were to discover a passage to Asia, claim land, and bring back Natives for the King.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    True or False? Jean Talon was the founder of what we now call Quebec City.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What was the robed man in this photo's role in New France?
    • A. 

      To send messages back and forth between the European settlers and the Natives

    • B. 

      To trade with the Natives

    • C. 

      To convert the Natives

    • D. 

      To marry Native couples

  • 7. 
    Who was the first Intendant of New France?
    • A. 

      Samuel de Champlain

    • B. 

      Jacques Cartier

    • C. 

      Louis XIV

    • D. 

      Jean Talon

  • 8. 
    Which country took control of Quebec away from France, by winning the battle of the Plains of Abraham?  
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

  • 9. 
    Which province was the last to join the Confederation? 
    • A. 

      Newfoundland

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Manitoba

    • D. 

      Nova Scotia

  • 10. 
     The members of which ethnic group were once forced to pay a head tax to immigrate to Canada? 
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      African Americans

    • C. 

      Aboriginals

  • 11. 
      What is the name of the Metis leader who was hanged by the federal government in 1885? 
    • A. 

      Pontiac

    • B. 

      Christopher Colombus

    • C. 

      Louis Riel

  • 12. 
    What term is commonly used to refer to early French fur traders in Canada?  
    • A. 

      Loyalists

    • B. 

      Voyageurs

    • C. 

      Entrepeneurs

  • 13. 
    What was the group of American settlers who immigrated to Canada after the American Revolution?
  • 14. 
    Which of the following were original provinces of Canada, after Confederation?  Check as many as apply.
    • A. 

      Manitoba

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      New Brunswick

    • E. 

      Nova Scotia

  • 15. 
    Who was Canada's first Prime Minister (last name only)?
  • 16. 
    In which year did Confederation take place?
  • 17. 
    What did the king of France offer to the Company of 100 Associates in exchange for colonizing New France?
  • 18. 
    What is another name for Confederation?
    • A. 

      Act of Union

    • B. 

      The British North America Act

    • C. 

      Canadian Foundation

    • D. 

      Canada Day

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      To assimilate the Canadiens

    • B. 

      A reciprocal trade alliance with the Canadiens

    • C. 

      To separate Quebec from Canada

    • D. 

      To conciliate the Canadiens