How Much Do You Know About The History Of Northwest Territories? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About The History Of Northwest Territories? Trivia Quiz

How Much Do You Know About The History Of Northwest Territories? These territories are in the northern part of America and not only do they have amazing terrains, but have a very captivating story about the past. How about you take this incredible quiz and see how much you know about these territories and their impact on Canada as a whole?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why and when did Canada purchase Rupert's land?
    • A. 

      The fur trade was dying down - 1867

    • B. 

      The Metis all moved - 1863

    • C. 

      Canada forcefully took it over - 1867

  • 2. 
    Who's Thomas Scott?
    • A. 

      A leader of the metis

    • B. 

      A member of the Canadian Party

    • C. 

      A fur trader for the HBC

  • 3. 
    Who was the Wetis leader during the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      John Schultz

    • B. 

      Louis Riel

    • C. 

      Cuthbert Grant

  • 4. 
    Why did Louis Riel make a provisional government?
    • A. 

      To help protect Metis rights

    • B. 

      To protect the Red River Settlement from attacks

    • C. 

      To buy Ruperts Land

  • 5. 
    Who lived in the Red River Settlement?
    • A. 

      European settlers

    • B. 

      The Metis

    • C. 

      The Country-born

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Why did the Red River Rebellion start?
    • A. 

      The Metis didn't like Canada

    • B. 

      The HBC sold land without their permission

    • C. 

      They were mad at John A. Macdonald

  • 7. 
    Who were the land speculators?
    • A. 

      Fur traders

    • B. 

      Members of the government

    • C. 

      People who bought and sold land

  • 8. 
    What were the results of the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      The Red River Settlement died out

    • B. 

      Manitoba was created

    • C. 

      The land speculators bought all the land

  • 9. 
    What did the Metis get in exchange for their land?
    • A. 

      Land or money scrips

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Voting rights

  • 10. 
    Why did the Metis sell their land scrips?
    • A. 

      It was stolen from them

    • B. 

      They didn't care about it

    • C. 

      They had no food or money

  • 11. 
    What happened to Louis Riel after the rebellion?
    • A. 

      He escaped to the US

    • B. 

      He became the governor of Manitoba

    • C. 

      He was killed