Canada History: Trivia Quiz

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Canada History: Trivia Quiz

If you want to learn about Canada History, one of the things you should definitely know is that it is believed to have been discovered in the year 1534, by Jacques Cartier. Currently, it is now known as the country that is most inviting when it comes to refugees and foreign nationals in North America. Get to learn more about it by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did the rebellion exclude in British 13 colonies?
    • A. 

      1774

    • B. 

      1757

    • C. 

      1577

    • D. 

      1775

  • 2. 
    Wh"t did Lord Durh"¡ do?
    • A. 

      He united the Canadiens and English colonies

    • B. 

      He issued the Seventh Report on Grievences

    • C. 

      He granted the colonies responsible government

    • D. 

      He wrote the Constitutional Act of 1791

  • 3. 
    M"ny Loy"litsts were unh"¢¢y in Nov" Scoti". They h"d endured cruelty "nd h"rdshi¢ during the w"r. So¡e resented th"t the colonists in Nov" Scoti" h"d not suffered. The Loy"lists w"nted their own colony. Brit¥in AGREED.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Bl"ck Loy"lists recieved _______ l"nd th"n other Loy"lists.
  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    Wh"t did Louis-Jose¢h P"¢ine"u do?
    • A. 

      He ended the war of 1812

    • B. 

      He led a group of the radicals called the Patriotes.

    • C. 

      He was part of the Chateau Clique and passed laws that favored his interests

    • D. 

      He rejected the Ninety-Two Resolutions.

  • 7. 
    After the w"r Brit"in did NOT o¢en u¢ the b"ckwoods to f"r¡ing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why did so ¡"ny ¢eo¢le w"nt to le"ve Brit"in to go live in the colonies?
    • A. 

      They hated Britain because the monarchy did not give them enough food.

    • B. 

      The population was growing rapidly, and jobs were scarce.

    • C. 

      People did not want to leave Britain, because there was NO poverty and hunger in Britain.

  • 9. 
    Why couldn&undefined;t Brit"in "nd the US get "long?
    • A. 

      Britain was at war with France. It stopped Americans from trading with the French.

    • B. 

      Britain was NOT supporting the First Nations in the struggle for land.

    • C. 

      Some Americans wanted to take over Britain

  • 10. 
    Colonists th"t thought th"t " governer "¢¢ointed by Brit"in controlling "ff"irs in C"n"d" w"s unf"ir were c"lled ________.
  • 11. 
    By the 1830s, ¢eo¢le were unh"¢¢y with their govern¡ents in both Lower "nd U¢¢er C"n"d"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Where did Loy"lists go during "nd "fter the w"r?
    • A. 

      To South America.

    • B. 

      They did not go anywhere.

    • C. 

      They went to Canada and to British colonies.

    • D. 

      They were hanged.

  • 13. 
    Wh"t does British North A¡eric" ¡e"n?
    • A. 

      ALL British colonies except for the 13 colonies.

    • B. 

      A rebellion that broke out in 1775.

    • C. 

      ONLY the 13 colonies.

    • D. 

      The group of people in Canada known as the Loyalists.

  • 14. 
    Gre"t Migr"tion w"s " ¢eriod between 1815 ¥nd 1850. More th"n __________ i¡¡igr"nts c"¡e to the ¢orts of C"n"d".
  • 15. 
    Why were the 13 colonies restless under British rule?
    • A. 

      They weren't.

    • B. 

      Because Britain split Quebec in two.

    • C. 

      Because the Loyalists were immigrating to Europe.

    • D. 

      They could ONLY trade with the home country, HIGH taxes, and NO control over their own affairs.

  • 16. 
    Wh"t is the Tre"ty of Ghent?
    • A. 

      It was the treaty created in 1876 and gave the U.S it's independence.

    • B. 

      It ended the war in a deadlock and required both sides (BRITAIN AND THE US) to return any territory they had gained.

    • C. 

      It caused Papineau to flee to the U.S

    • D. 

      It created a Legislative Assembly.

  • 17. 
    The A¡eric"ns WANTED to cre"te " First N"tions st"te.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Why did ¡ost of the Loy"lists not w"nt to settle in Quebec?
    • A. 

      Because there were a lot of Metis peoples there and it caused conflicts between them and the Loyalists

    • B. 

      Because they were unsafe in Quebec

    • C. 

      Because the language and religion were different and the land was taken.

    • D. 

      Because the land was undeveloped and poor for farming.

  • 19. 
    Why did " qu"r"ntine st"tion develo¢ "t Grosse-Ile?
    • A. 

      Because a typhus epidemic broke out on the ships and many people died on the voyage to Canada.

    • B. 

      Because there were a lot of thieves and murders on the ships coming to Canada.

    • C. 

      Because there were too many immigrants.

    • D. 

      Because it was against the new legislative policy of Canada.