British Columbia To 1896 Quiz

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British Columbia is a province in Canada originally constituted as a pair of British colonies and whose main historian Margaret presented a model which states that the geography of land influenced the cultural development of the people and in places. Are you interested? British Columbia to 1896 is your quiz. Take up the quiz below and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first governor of Vancouver Island Colony?
    • A. 

      John A. Macdonald

    • B. 

      James Douglas

    • C. 

      Richard Blanshad

    • D. 

      Frederick Seymour

  • 2. 
    Why was Vancouver Island Colony created?
    • A. 

      To mine gold

    • B. 

      To officially claim Vancouver Island as our territory

    • C. 

      To take over the Native people

    • D. 

      Because of exceeding population

  • 3. 
    Which one is not the reason of the Union of BC and Vancouver Island?
    • A. 

      Recession after gold rush

    • B. 

      Britain doesn't want to help

    • C. 

      In debt due to the infrastructure to accommodate gold

    • D. 

      Many Victoria merchants had strong ties with Canadian business

  • 4. 
    Which is not a push factor why Chinese immigrants came to Canada?
    • A. 

      Lack of food in China

    • B. 

      Growing population and less land

    • C. 

      Army retirees found their pensions inadequate

    • D. 

      Revolts in China - unsafe

  • 5. 
    Which is not true about New Westminster?
    • A. 

      Gold was found here

    • B. 

      It was once a capital of BC

    • C. 

      It helped to administrate traffic up the river

    • D. 

      Miners stopped here to outfit themselves for mining

  • 6. 
    What is true about Cariboo Wagon Road?
    • A. 

      Lowered the price of goods sent along the Fraser Canyon

    • B. 

      It was the first concrete road in BC

    • C. 

      It attracted many tourists

    • D. 

      It took only 1year to construct

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