Social Studies 11 Chapter 5

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Social Studies 11 Chapter 5
Canada and World War 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. When did Canada declare the war?

    • A.

      When USA declared the war

    • B.

      When British decided to join the war

    • C.

      7 days after British declared the war

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 days after British declared the war
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "7 days after British declared the war." This means that Canada declared war on the same day as the British, but with a delay of 7 days. This suggests that Canada was closely aligned with Britain and likely followed their lead in declaring war.

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  • 2. 

    2. What's the date when Canada declared the war?

    • A.

      September 10th

    • B.

      October 3rd

    • C.

      September 3rd

    Correct Answer
    A. September 10th
  • 3. 

    3. Why did USA join the World War 2?

    • A.

      Because Japan attacked the Pearl Harbour

    • B.

      Because they wanted to destroy German

    • C.

      Because Canada joined the war

    Correct Answer
    A. Because Japan attacked the Pearl Harbour
    Explanation
    The USA joined World War 2 because Japan attacked the Pearl Harbour. This event, which occurred on December 7, 1941, was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. The attack led to the death of over 2,400 Americans and the destruction of numerous naval vessels and aircraft. As a result, the USA declared war on Japan the following day, marking their entry into World War 2.

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  • 4. 

    4. Where is Dunkirk?

    • A.

      In Germany

    • B.

      In England

    • C.

      In France

    Correct Answer
    C. In France
    Explanation
    Dunkirk is located in France. It is a coastal town in the northern part of the country, close to the border with Belgium. Dunkirk is known for its historical significance during World War II, particularly the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk in 1940. The town has a rich maritime history and is an important port for trade and tourism.

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  • 5. 

    5. What's the name of force that 250,000 Canadians joined during the war years?

    • A.

      RCN

    • B.

      RCAF

    • C.

      CAF

    Correct Answer
    B. RCAF
    Explanation
    During the war years, 250,000 Canadians joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The RCAF is the correct answer because it was the branch of the Canadian military that focused on aviation and played a crucial role during World War II. The RCN refers to the Royal Canadian Navy, which is not the correct answer as it does not pertain to the question about the force that Canadians joined during the war years. CAF stands for Canadian Armed Forces, which is a broader term encompassing all branches of the military, but it is not the specific force mentioned in the question.

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  • 6. 

    6. Which of the following is NOT one of the Neutral nations?

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Turkey

    • C.

      Romania

    Correct Answer
    C. Romania
    Explanation
    Romania is not one of the neutral nations because it was actively involved in World War II as part of the Axis powers. Spain and Turkey, on the other hand, remained neutral during the war.

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  • 7. 

    7. When is the D-Day?

    • A.

      June 6 1945

    • B.

      June 5 1945

    • C.

      June 6 1944

    Correct Answer
    C. June 6 1944
    Explanation
    D-Day refers to the day when the Allied forces launched a massive invasion on the beaches of Normandy, France during World War II. This invasion, also known as Operation Overlord, took place on June 6, 1944. It was a crucial turning point in the war as it marked the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control. The correct answer, June 6, 1944, corresponds to the actual date of this significant military operation.

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  • 8. 

    8. How did Canada's economy suffer during World War 2?

    • A.

      Inflation

    • B.

      Deflation

    • C.

      Staglation

    Correct Answer
    A. Inflation
    Explanation
    During World War 2, Canada's economy suffered from inflation. This means that the general price level of goods and services increased, leading to a decrease in the purchasing power of money. Inflation can be caused by various factors, such as increased government spending, a decrease in the supply of goods due to war efforts, and increased demand for goods and services. Inflation during the war meant that Canadians had to pay more for everyday items, which put a strain on their finances and contributed to the economic hardships experienced during this time.

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  • 9. 

    9. Who was the Prime Minister during the World War 2?

    • A.

      Mckenzie King

    • B.

      J.L. Ralston

    • C.

      McNaughton

    Correct Answer
    A. Mckenzie King
    Explanation
    Mckenzie King was the Prime Minister of Canada during World War 2. He served as the Prime Minister from 1935 to 1948. King played a significant role in Canada's war efforts and made important decisions such as implementing conscription and managing the economy during the war. His leadership during this critical period in history has made him one of the most well-known Prime Ministers of Canada.

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  • 10. 

    10. How was the Canada's gross domestic product?

    • A.

      Increased

    • B.

      Decreased

    • C.

      Remained the same

    Correct Answer
    A. Increased
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "increased." This means that Canada's gross domestic product (GDP) grew or became larger over a specific period of time. This could be due to various factors such as increased consumer spending, business investments, government spending, or exports. The increase in GDP indicates economic growth and can be seen as a positive sign for the country's economy.

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