French/English Relations

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French/English Relations

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Patronage and corruption were commonplace during his time as the Premier of Quebec.
    • A. 

      Jean Lesage

    • B. 

      Maurice Duplessis

    • C. 

      Pierre Trudeau

    • D. 

      Rene Levesque

  • 2. 
    He appointed the Bi and Bi Commission.
    • A. 

      Pierre Trudeau

    • B. 

      Jean Lesage

    • C. 

      Lester Pearson

    • D. 

      Pierre Laporte

  • 3. 
    What was the slogan the Liberals campaigned on the 1962 election in Quebec?
    • A. 

      Vive Le Quebec Libre

    • B. 

      Les Habs sont la

    • C. 

      Maitres chez nous

    • D. 

      La Revolution Tranquille

  • 4. 
    What was significant about February 15, 1965 in Canadian history?
    • A. 

      Adoption of the new Canadian flag

    • B. 

      The use of the War Measures Act

    • C. 

      The Official Languages Act

    • D. 

      The October Crisis

  • 5. 
    He was one of the individuals kidnapped by the FLQ.
    • A. 

      Jean Chretien

    • B. 

      James Cross

    • C. 

      Jean Lesage

    • D. 

      Rene Levesque

  • 6. 
    As the Prime Minister of Canada, he was responsible for opening negotiations to amend the Constitution.
    • A. 

      Pierre Trudeau

    • B. 

      Lester Pearson

    • C. 

      Robert Bourassa

    • D. 

      Brian Mulroney

  • 7. 
    This allowed the Federal government and any of the provinces to opt out of some of the clauses in the Charter of Rights.
    • A. 

      Notwithstanding clause

    • B. 

      Amending formula

    • C. 

      Repatriation clause

    • D. 

      "kitchen compromise"

  • 8. 
    The Meech Lake Accord offered to recognize Quebec as a:
  • 9. 
    A tough question.  Who left Mulroney's government to start a separatist party which would run in federal elections.
  • 10. 
    He was the leader of the Parti Quebecois which became the government in Quebec during the mid 1970's.
  • 11. 
    What was the key aspect to the referendum question in 1980 in Quebec?
  • 12. 
    They were a terrorist group who wanted to further the idea of Quebec separation.
  • 13. 
    Who is the individual who has been active promoting gay rights and marriage in New York City??
  • 14. 
    The voters in Quebec have twice had the opportunity to express their feelings on separation from Canada in a:
    • A. 

      Plebiscite

    • B. 

      Provincial election

    • C. 

      Census

    • D. 

      Referendum

  • 15. 
    Another tough question:  What was the name of the person who was opposed the Meech Lake Accord because it did not recognize Aboriginal nations as unique in the Consititution?