The History Of Northwest Territories Quiz Part- II

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Welcome to the History Of Northwest Territories Part- II. These territories were formed as a result of land being given back by the British. How about you take up this interesting quiz on these regions and get to see how much you know about the journey and the struggle behind it? All the best, and keep reading up on the territories!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What majority of people were living in the Northwest?
    • A. 

      European-Native ancestry

    • B. 

      Irish

    • C. 

      Chinese

  • 2. 
    In what year, did people start using the word "Metis"?
    • A. 

      1805

    • B. 

      1845

    • C. 

      1810

  • 3. 
    What's a seigneurial pattern?
    • A. 

      A long-lot pattern of rectangles tracts along a river

    • B. 

      A pattern of circles on land

    • C. 

      Crops on a field

  • 4. 
    Why did NWC and HBC move deeper inland?
    • A. 

      They thought it would be better there

    • B. 

      Because of the economy

    • C. 

      They were in a race to gain control of untapped resources

  • 5. 
    Why did fur traders marry the daughters of native families?
    • A. 

      Because they were attracted to natives

    • B. 

      Because it ensured trading loyalty

    • C. 

      Because they didn't have a choice, it was the law

  • 6. 
    Why did wives of fur traders enjoy their selves?
    • A. 

      Their lives were easier then most women

    • B. 

      Their husbands made all the money

    • C. 

      They got treated like a queen

  • 7. 
    What is the Northwest dominated by?
    • A. 

      The Canadian shield

    • B. 

      The American border

    • C. 

      Trees

  • 8. 
    The Northwest was home to who?
    • A. 

      The Cree and Assiniboine

    • B. 

      Assiniboine, the Cree and Chipewyan

    • C. 

      Chipewyan, Assiniboine, the Cree, and Ojibwa

  • 9. 
    The Aboriginals had a history of involvement in...
    • A. 

      Mechanics

    • B. 

      Traders and middlemen

    • C. 

      Retail owners

  • 10. 
    Why did the HBC forbid their employees to marry?
    • A. 

      The company was concerned about supporting too many dependents

    • B. 

      They were jealous of other peoples love

    • C. 

      Decreases the risk of sexual diseases

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