Social Studies 10 - North America To 1815

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Social Studies 10 - North America To 1815

Here is the first official quiz for Mr. Hamlin's Social Studies 10 class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the major cause of rivalry between Britain and France in North America?
    • A. 

      Differing opinions

    • B. 

      Flag colours

    • C. 

      Feuding families

    • D. 

      Control of resources

    • E. 

      Religion

  • 2. 
    In 1759 the city of ____________ was the first to fall to British forces, Montreal came next in 1760.  
  • 3. 
    The final battle took place on the Plains of ________________
  • 4. 
    The victorious British General was named James _______________
    • A. 

      Fox

    • B. 

      Wolfe

    • C. 

      Smith

    • D. 

      Franklin

  • 5. 
    The French General was named Louis-Joseph______________
    • A. 

      Montgomery

    • B. 

      Montcalm

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Riel

  • 6. 
    The primary religion of French speaking Canada was ______________________
    • A. 

      Protestant

    • B. 

      Anglican

    • C. 

      Catholic

    • D. 

      Jewish

  • 7. 
    The religion practiced by most British people in North America was ____________________
  • 8. 
    Which of the following was not granted to the Canadiens with the Quebec Act?
    • A. 

      Expanded territory

    • B. 

      Freedom of religion

    • C. 

      Right to vote

    • D. 

      Protection of the French language

  • 9. 
    The British governor of Quebec from 1766 to 1770 who argued in favour of the Quebec was__________________?
    • A. 

      Louis Riel

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Sir Guy Carleton

    • D. 

      Thomas Wolfe

  • 10. 
    Landowners in Quebec were known as __________________?
    • A. 

      Seniors

    • B. 

      Lords

    • C. 

      Seigneurs

    • D. 

      Kings

  • 11. 
    The Quebec Act expanded the territory of Quebec as far south as the resource rich ________________ Valley.
  • 12. 
    One year after the Quebec Act, growing troubles in the southern colonies resulted in the beginning of the American Revolution. How many colonies existed down south?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      30

  • 13. 
    The __________ Act of 1765 dictated that taxes had to be paid for everyday purchases like newspapers, tea, books, legal documents, and other things.
  • 14. 
    The colonists were never fully happy because they did not have the right to vote.They chose the motto of "Taxation without ___________________ is tyranny " as their slogan.
    • A. 

      Income

    • B. 

      Representation

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Documentation

  • 15. 
    The Boston ____________ Party was the result of colonists protesting a certain tax. They snuck onto a British ship in Boston harbour and threw crates of this certain substance overboard.
  • 16. 
    The Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to ______________ .
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      America

  • 17. 
    During the American Revolution, the Loyalists were forced to flee America or risk losing their lands, or even worse, death. They fled to many places and one Canadian colony in particular. This was _______________
    • A. 

      New Brunswick

    • B. 

      Nova Scotia

    • C. 

      Newfoundland

    • D. 

      Prince Edward Island

  • 18. 
    These Loyalists referred to themselves as the United _______________ Loyalists.
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      Free

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 19. 
    Other Loyalists settled in the area that is now the Great Lake district around present day Southern Ontario. One of the main cities that sprang up was known as York, which today is referred to as _______________.
  • 20. 
    The Loyalists had difficulties settling in the French colony and struggled with the differences in language and religion. In 1791, the colony was split to create Upper and Lower Canada. The act that created this split was called ___________________
    • A. 

      The Division Act of 1791

    • B. 

      The Constitutional Act of 1791

    • C. 

      The 1791 Revolution

    • D. 

      The Stamp Act

  • 21. 
    After the Constitutional Act of 1791, Quebec City was now located in _____________ Canada.
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Lower

  • 22. 
    When Loyalists arrived in Canada, they received some land but many found it hard to adjust to this new lifestyle. This was because ___________________________
    • A. 

      Many loyalists were professionals like lawyers and doctors and had no experience farming.

    • B. 

      Loyalists were mostly lazy.

    • C. 

      Loyalists were allergic to Canadian air.

    • D. 

      Loyalists were too busy working on their shelters.

  • 23. 
    The Constitutional Act of 1791 created legislative assemblies in both Upper and Lower Canada. The legislative assembly of _____________________ Canada had the most power however because their Governor General could veto any final votes.
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Lower

  • 24. 
    Up until 1849,Women landowners had the right to vote. This all changed in 1849 when the word "_____________" was inserted into the Franchise Act.
  • 25. 
    After the Franchise Act, women still had the right to vote only for these public figures.
    • A. 

      Judges

    • B. 

      Mayors

    • C. 

      School trustees

    • D. 

      Prime minister's

  • 26. 
    At the outset of 1812, tensions were high between the British and French. This was primarily due to the fight against the French leader ___________________.
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      King Louis XIV

    • C. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • D. 

      Queen Charlotte

  • 27. 
    In 1812, a new American president, James Madison was elected. We was supported primarily by _________________________ who were strongly in favour of war with Britain.
    • A. 

      Hawkeyes

    • B. 

      Boy scouts

    • C. 

      War hawks

    • D. 

      Storm troopers

  • 28. 
    Once the War of 1812 began, James Madison was surprised to find out that the American's were ________________________ for war.
    • A. 

      Very well prepared

    • B. 

      Unprepared

    • C. 

      Totally ready

    • D. 

      Very scared

  • 29. 
    The Canadiens defended themselves by making alliances with the British and _________________.
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The Native Indians

    • C. 

      The Irish

    • D. 

      The Seigneurs

  • 30. 
    The Americans were ___________________ in the War of 1812.
    • A. 

      Victorious

    • B. 

      Defeated

  • 31. 
    The British won the War of 1812 because they were ____________________.
    • A. 

      More ruthless

    • B. 

      Sneakier and deceitful

    • C. 

      Better organized with better weapons

    • D. 

      Cold blooded

  • 32. 
    During the War of 1812, the Battle of Queenston took place near this famous water landmark, _________________ Falls.
  • 33. 
    The Battle of Queenston near Niagara Falls involved the British, the Canadien militia and this Native Indian leader.
    • A. 

      Chief George

    • B. 

      Pontiac

    • C. 

      Tecumseh

    • D. 

      Detroit

  • 34. 
    The War of 1812 ended in 1814 with Britain and USA signing the Treaty of _____________.
    • A. 

      Versailles

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      York

    • D. 

      Ghent

  • 35. 
    The next few questions will be regarding the Canada Map assignment.Name the capital of Prince Edward Island
    • A. 

      Fredericton

    • B. 

      Charlottetown

    • C. 

      Halifax

    • D. 

      St. John's

  • 36. 
    The capital of Canada is ______________________.
  • 37. 
    The ________________________ River was the main source of transportation into Lower Canada.
    • A. 

      Fraser

    • B. 

      Churchill

    • C. 

      Hudson

    • D. 

      St. Lawrence

  • 38. 
    The capital of this province is _________________.
  • 39. 
    The is the _____________ mountain Range.
    • A. 

      Coast

    • B. 

      Selkirk

    • C. 

      Rocky

    • D. 

      Monashee

  • 40. 
    On the Northern border of Alberta and Saskatchewan you will find this Lake.
    • A. 

      Lake Erie

    • B. 

      Lake Huron

    • C. 

      Lake in the Woods

    • D. 

      Lake Athabasca

  • 41. 
    The capital of this northern territory is ________________.
    • A. 

      Iqaluit

    • B. 

      Yellowknife

    • C. 

      Red Deer

    • D. 

      Whitehorse

  • 42. 
    This Great Lake shares it's name with a U.S. state.
    • A. 

      Lake Nebraska

    • B. 

      Lake New York

    • C. 

      Lake Michigan

    • D. 

      Lake Minnesotta

  • 43. 
    The capital of Quebec is _____________
    • A. 

      Trois Rivieres

    • B. 

      Montreal

    • C. 

      Hull

    • D. 

      Quebec City

  • 44. 
    _____________________ is the capital of Nova Scotia
  • 45. 
    Name this major British Columbia river.
  • 46. 
    What mountain range is this?
    • A. 

      Selkirk Mountains

    • B. 

      Himalaya Mountains

    • C. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      Coast Mountains

  • 47. 
    This lake shares the same name as the capital of the province where you find it.
  • 48. 
    Last Question - nice and easy for you!  The capital of British Columbia is _______________.Best of luck
    • A. 

      Vancouver

    • B. 

      Victoria

    • C. 

      New Westminster

    • D. 

      Victoria