Social Studies 10 - Mid-term Mini Quest

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Social Studies 10 - Mid-term Mini Quest

Welcome to the 20 question mid-term Quest for Mr. Hamlin's Social Studies 10 class. I have employed a crack team of 30 top-notch test makers to craft the most challenging quiz possible! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the first non-native settlers to North America?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The British

    • C. 

      The Spanish

    • D. 

      The Vikings

    • E. 

      The Metis

  • 2. 
    What trade brought the first European settlers to the continent?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Fur

    • E. 

      Sugar

  • 3. 
    The first battle between the French and English in 1756 - 1763 was known as ___________________?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Gettysburg

    • B. 

      The Rebellion

    • C. 

      The Plains of Abraham

    • D. 

      The Seven Years' War

    • E. 

      World War I

  • 4. 
    This act gave Lower Canada the right to protect it's language, religion, and expand its boundaries.
    • A. 

      The Act of 1791

    • B. 

      The Canada Act

    • C. 

      The Quebec Act

    • D. 

      The French Act

    • E. 

      The Lower Canada Act

  • 5. 
    The British government began introducing various acts to try and control trade and commerce in the colonies, the included the stamp act, the tea act, and the navigation act among others. The public did not like these and began calling them the _____________________?
    • A. 

      Unacceptable Acts

    • B. 

      Intolerable Acts

    • C. 

      Awful Acts

    • D. 

      Criminal Acts

    • E. 

      Terrible Acts

  • 6. 
    During and after the American revolution many Loyalists began migrating North to Canada from the American colonies. These people remained loyal to ___________________?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      The American Colonies

    • D. 

      Britain

    • E. 

      Canada

  • 7. 
    This act split the Quebec Colony into two parts - Upper and Lower.
    • A. 

      The Quebec Act

    • B. 

      The Constitutional Act of 1791

    • C. 

      The Stamp Act

    • D. 

      The War Act of 1812

    • E. 

      The Canada Act

  • 8. 
    One main cause of tension between Britain and France in 1812 was caused by this man.
    • A. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie

    • B. 

      Louis Joseph Papineau

    • C. 

      James Wolfe

    • D. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • E. 

      Louis Montcalme

  • 9. 
    The Americans were well prepared and well organized for the War of 1812 - true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This was signed to signify the end of the War of 1812.
    • A. 

      Treaty of Versailles

    • B. 

      Treaty of Peace

    • C. 

      Treaty of Canada

    • D. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • E. 

      Treaty of Quebec

  • 11. 
    After the treaty was signed, the official boundary between the USA and Canada would be located at which parallel?
    • A. 

      48th

    • B. 

      49th

    • C. 

      50th

    • D. 

      51st

    • E. 

      52nd

  • 12. 
    The Chateau Clique controlled politics and commerce in _______________ Canada and the Family Compact controlled these in _______________ Canada.
    • A. 

      Upper, Lower

    • B. 

      Lower, Upper

    • C. 

      Lower, West

    • D. 

      Upper, East

    • E. 

      West, East

  • 13. 
    Louis Joseph Papineau was the leader of the rebellion in _______________ Canada.
    • A. 

      Lower

    • B. 

      Upper

    • C. 

      Maritimes

    • D. 

      Prairies

    • E. 

      Arctic

  • 14. 
    William Lyon Mackenzie led the rebellion in ____________________ Canada.
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

    • E. 

      North

  • 15. 
    This Lord was sent to Canada as the new Governor General of Lower Canada. His final written report led to the unification of Upper and Lower Canada and the creation of responsible government.
  • 16. 
    This act was passed in 1841, it officially joined the two Canada's together as one.
    • A. 

      Act of Canada

    • B. 

      Act of Solidarity

    • C. 

      Act of Union

    • D. 

      Act of Durham

    • E. 

      Act of Colonies

  • 17. 
    Which people were the LEAST in favour of joining the two Canada's?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The English

    • C. 

      The Americans

    • D. 

      The Natives

    • E. 

      The poor

  • 18. 
    What occurred in the 1840's that caused a mass migration of people from Ireland to Canada?
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Famine

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      Unemployment

    • E. 

      Earthquake

  • 19. 
    Who was the head of state in Britain during the late 1840's. This person's name came to define the era including the styles and fashions of the time.
    • A. 

      King George

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Queen Victoria

    • D. 

      Prince Charles

    • E. 

      Princess Diana