Canadian History Quiz

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Canadian History Quiz

The physical geography of Canada is widely varied. Boreal forests prevail throughout the country, ice is prominent in northerly Arctic regions and through the Rocky Mountains, and the relatively flat Canadian Prairies in the southwest facilitate productive agriculture. Test how much you understood about in class by taking the Canadian grade nine-geography practice exam below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Who is Canada's Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Stephen Harper

    • B. 

      Dalton McGuinty

    • C. 

      Michelle Jean

  • 2. 
     What is the captial of Canada?
    • A. 

      Toronto

    • B. 

      Vancouver

    • C. 

      Ottawa

  • 3. 
    Canada entered into Confederation in.... 
    • A. 

      1667

    • B. 

      1967

    • C. 

      1867

  • 4. 
    Which country took control of Quebec away from France, by winning the battle of the Plains of Abraham?  
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the route to Canada taken by blacks escaping slavery in the US? 
    • A. 

      TransCanada Highway

    • B. 

      Underground Railway

    • C. 

      St. Lawrence Seaway

  • 6. 
    Which province was the last to join Confederation? 
    • A. 

      Newfoundland

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Manitoba

  • 7. 
    Remembrance Day in Canada falls on November 11. November 11 was the last day of which war?  
    • A. 

      Korean War

    • B. 

      WWI

    • C. 

      Vietnam War

  • 8. 
     The members of which ethnic group were once forced to pay a head tax to immigrate to Canada? 
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      Blacks

    • C. 

      Aboriginals

  • 9. 
      What is the name of the Metis leader who was hanged by the federal government in 1885? 
    • A. 

      Jame Cabot

    • B. 

      Christopher Colombus

    • C. 

      Louis Riel

  • 10. 
    What term is commonly used to refer to early French fur traders in Canada?  
    • A. 

      Loyalists

    • B. 

      Voyageurs

    • C. 

      Entrepeneur

  • 11. 
    Canada's head of government is the Governor General.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
     The first Prime MInister of Canada was Lester B Pearson.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
     Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories. Nunavut being the latest territory created in 1999.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Canada has 1 official language and that is English. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    At the beginning of the 20th century the Dominion of Canada was a part of the British Empire, with the status of a colony 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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