Social Studies Test

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  • 1. 
    Choose the correct definition of "Emigrate".
    • A. 

      To move your house to a different country.

    • B. 

      To come to another country to live.

    • C. 

      To move to another province or state to live.

    • D. 

      To leave your home and go live in a different country.

  • 2. 
    Choose the correct definition of "Immigrate".
    • A. 

      To leave your home and go live in a different country.

    • B. 

      To move to another province or state to live.

    • C. 

      To come to another country to live.

    • D. 

      To move your house to a different country.

  • 3. 
    True or False Emigrate means in and immigrate means out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The _______________ was an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century Black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada
  • 5. 
    Minister originally meant "master"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Minister originally meant "__________"
  • 7. 
    The word influx means "_______________"
  • 8. 
    The word "____________" meant to "follow" or "pursue"
  • 9. 
    A government ruler who has absolute power is a:
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Dictator

    • C. 

      Liberal

    • D. 

      Good guy

  • 10. 
    "____________" comes from a Latin word that means "bringing peace."
  • 11. 
    A person who is a pacifist does.........
    • A. 

      Not believe in dictatorship governments.

    • B. 

      Not like crying babies.

    • C. 

      Believe in fighting wars.

    • D. 

      Not believe in fighting wars.

  • 12. 
    Define "discrimination"
    • A. 

      Fair treatment of a person or group.

    • B. 

      Fair practices of government officials.

    • C. 

      Unfair practices of government officials

    • D. 

      Unfair treatment of a person or group.

  • 13. 
    "____________" negative opinion from a group of people, based on such things as gender, race, religion, or ethnic background.
    • A. 

      Prejudice

    • B. 

      Precious

    • C. 

      Racist

    • D. 

      Discrimination

  • 14. 
    What happened between 1871 and 1921
    • A. 

      Canada Day was recognized as a National Holiday.

    • B. 

      Canada more than tripled in population.

    • C. 

      Canada more than doubled in population.

  • 15. 
    "_____________" were largely responsible for the dramatic increase of Canada's population.
  • 16. 
    "_________________" is a member of parliament appointed to head a government department.
  • 17. 
    "____________________" moving from one part of a country to another part of the same country.
  • 18. 
    Which group of people came to Canada by the Underground Railway?
  • 19. 
    Name the major town in the Republic of New Iceland.
  • 20. 
    What does drought mean?
    • A. 

      A long period of time without water.

    • B. 

      A long period of time with lots of water.

    • C. 

      Extremely hot weather with some rain.

  • 21. 
    Name the famous minister of immigration from Manitoba who used many methods to advertise for immigrants.
  • 22. 
    A person elected as a Member of Parliament or an MLA for a government party who is given an extra job of running a department of the government is a ____________
    • A. 

      Minstrel

    • B. 

      Minster

    • C. 

      MLA

    • D. 

      Minister

  • 23. 
    MLA stands for what?
  • 24. 
    Lairie Ferguson
  • 25. 
    Rob Nicholson
  • 26. 
    James Gordon Brown
  • 27. 
    Define: "Dictatorship"
  • 28. 
    _______________ farming implement with teeth used to break up clods of earth.
  • 29. 
    Define: "Technology"
  • 30. 
    A homestead can be defined as:
    • A. 

      Large plots of land given to government officials.

    • B. 

      Land granted to emigrants to be sold.

    • C. 

      Land granted to early settlers to be developed into farms

    • D. 

      Land granted to MLA's to help them rule.

  • 31. 
    People who work to solve the problems of society are ______________
  • 32. 
    A bushel is
    • A. 

      Unit of measurement equal to 36.25

    • B. 

      Unit of measurement equal to 34.25

    • C. 

      Unit of measurement equal to 37.25

    • D. 

      Unit of measurement equal to 35.25

  • 33. 
    _______________ was a phrase used to market the Canadian prairies to prospective immigrants.
  • 34. 
    Many immigrants came from Galicia. The land that once was called Galicia is divided between to countries.  Name them.
  • 35. 
    What is an agreement that a First Nation makes with the Canadian Government?
  • 36. 
    Land that is set aside for a particular First Nations group.