Reasons For The Treaty Of Waitangi

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Reasons For The Treaty Of Waitangi

Quiz about reasons for Treaty of Waitangi


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  • 1. 
    What did Maori trade in exchange for muskets?
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Food and flax

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 2. 
    At the beginning of which century were muskets introduced?
    • A. 

      18th Century

    • B. 

      19th Century

    • C. 

      20 Century

    • D. 

      21st Century

  • 3. 
    Who were the musket wars between?
    • A. 

      Maori tribes against other Maori tribes

    • B. 

      Maori tribes and Pakeha settlers

    • C. 

      Whalers and Missionaries

    • D. 

      The British Empire and France

  • 4. 
    Approximately how many Maori were killed in the Musket Wars?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      20,000

    • C. 

      200,000

    • D. 

      2 million

  • 5. 
    In 1830 there were an estimated 100,000 Maori – how many Pakeha were there?  
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      100.000

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      1000

  • 6. 
    What was the biggest port in NZ at that time in the 1830s?
    • A. 

      Kororareka

    • B. 

      Auckland

    • C. 

      Wellington

    • D. 

      Napier

  • 7. 
    What was New Zealand's capital at this time commonly known as?
    • A. 

      The Hell Hole of the World

    • B. 

      The Heavenly Paradise

    • C. 

      The Paradise of the South Pacific

    • D. 

      The Hell Hole of the Pacific

  • 8. 
    Why was the capital of New Zealand known as this?
    • A. 

      It was a tourist destination for whalers

    • B. 

      It was full of lawlessness, prostitution, violence and disease

    • C. 

      It was famous for its dangerous coastline

    • D. 

      It was rumoured to be cursed in Maori legends

  • 9. 
    What was the general name given to Protestant and Catholic priests who tried to convery Maori to Christianity?
    • A. 

      Maori priests

    • B. 

      Modernists

    • C. 

      Missionaries

    • D. 

      Martyrs

  • 10. 
    The [answer to above question] encouraged a humanitarian approach towards Maori.  What does this tell us about interaction between Pakeha and Maori
    • A. 

      That some Pakeha priests were keen for Maori to be treated equally and fairly

    • B. 

      That some Pakeha priests were keen for Maori to be treated as second class citizens

  • 11. 
    Why did 13 Maori chiefs ask King William IV for protection in 1831?
    • A. 

      Increasing prostitution and drunkeness amongst whalers

    • B. 

      Fear of Australian invasion

    • C. 

      Fear of French invasion of New Zealand

    • D. 

      Increasing lawlessness and fear of French annexation

  • 12. 
    What was created in 1835?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Nationality

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Declaration of Peace

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