Grade 8 ESL Louis Riel's Rebellions Quiz

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To ensure understanding of Louis Riel's involvement with the Red River and Northwest Rebellions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Red River Settlement was located in what current Canadian province?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Manitoba

    • C. 

      Saskatchewan

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 2. 
    What was one cause of the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      There was a food shortage.

    • B. 

      The Metis were afraid of losing their land to the English.

    • C. 

      The Metis sold their land and wanted it back.

    • D. 

      The Metis were mad because they had not been invited to the Charlottetown Conference.

  • 3. 
    Riel became one of the leaders of the Northwest Rebellion, which occured  in what current Canadian province?
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Manitoba

    • C. 

      Saskatchewan

    • D. 

      Alberta

  • 4. 
    What was one reason for the Northwest Rebellion?
    • A. 

      The water was running out.

    • B. 

      There was not enough food for everyone.

    • C. 

      The Canadian government was not giving the people the land that had been promised to them.

    • D. 

      The railway was too noisy.

  • 5. 
    What is one reason why the relationship between the Metis and the Canadian government was not a friendly one?
    • A. 

      The Metis tried to negotiate with the Canadian government, but the Government sent the army to take control.

    • B. 

      They didn't speak the same language.

    • C. 

      The government was giving the Metis things that they did not want.

    • D. 

      The Metis wanted to move to Ottawa

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