Social Studies 11 Chapter 8

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Social Studies 11 Chapter 8 - Quiz

This is a quiz from the Social studies 11 book and is especially concentrating on chapter 8. Social studies as many think it to be is easy, but there is only one-way to confirm that. Answer the quiz below to gauge your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What wasn't part of the October crisis?

    • A.

      The FLQ kidnapped a british diplomat.

    • B.

      The FLQ kidnapped a senator.

    • C.

      The FLQ Kidnapped a labour minister.

    • D.

      The FLQ killed one man.

    Correct Answer
    B. The FLQ kidnapped a senator.
    Explanation
    During the October crisis, the FLQ (Front de libération du Québec) engaged in a series of violent actions in Canada. They kidnapped a British diplomat, a labour minister, and killed one man. However, the FLQ did not kidnap a senator, making it the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    What Act was passed in 1969 tha made Canada a bilingual country?

    • A.

      Bilingualism act

    • B.

      Multiculturalism Act

    • C.

      Official Languages Act

    • D.

      War measures Act

    Correct Answer
    C. Official Languages Act
    Explanation
    The Official Languages Act was passed in 1969, making Canada a bilingual country. This act recognized both English and French as the official languages of Canada and aimed to ensure that Canadians could access government services, including federal institutions, in either language. It also promoted the equality of both languages in federal institutions and sought to enhance the vitality of English and French linguistic minority communities.

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  • 3. 

    What did Duplessis devote himself into thinking?

    • A.

      Quebec should be part of Canada.

    • B.

      Quebec should be a nation and not just another province.

    • C.

      Quebec should speak english.

    Correct Answer
    B. Quebec should be a nation and not just another province.
    Explanation
    Duplessis devoted himself into thinking that Quebec should be a nation and not just another province. This implies that he believed in the idea of Quebec having its own distinct identity and autonomy, separate from the rest of Canada. This suggests a desire for Quebec to have its own political and cultural sovereignty, emphasizing the importance of its unique heritage and values.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Trudeau want to patriate the constitution

    • A.

      He wanted to make a charter of rights and freedoms.

    • B.

      He wanted tomake Canada's army more powerful.

    • C.

      He wanted to make the BNA Act

    Correct Answer
    A. He wanted to make a charter of rights and freedoms.
    Explanation
    Trudeau wanted to patriate the constitution in order to establish a charter of rights and freedoms. This suggests that he aimed to enshrine fundamental rights and freedoms of Canadian citizens into the constitution, ensuring their protection and guaranteeing equality and justice for all. By doing so, Trudeau sought to modernize and strengthen Canada's legal framework, promoting a more inclusive and progressive society.

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  • 5. 

    What significance did the election of the Parti Quebecois in1976 have?

    • A.

      It elected an english Canadian.

    • B.

      Quebecers voted for a parti who focused on the seperation of Quebec and Canada.

    • C.

      The Quebecois won for the second time in a row.

    Correct Answer
    B. Quebecers voted for a parti who focused on the seperation of Quebec and Canada.
    Explanation
    The election of the Parti Quebecois in 1976 was significant because it represented a major shift in Quebec politics. Quebecers voted for a party that had a strong focus on the separation of Quebec from the rest of Canada. This election marked a turning point in the province's history, as it signaled a desire for greater autonomy and self-determination among the Quebec population. The Parti Quebecois went on to implement policies aimed at promoting Quebec's distinct identity and pushing for sovereignty.

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  • 6. 

    What was the Charlottetown Accord?

    • A.

      It was he making of Charlotteown.

    • B.

      It was a commitee that traveled around the country asking canadians about the future of the constitution and it took place in Charlottetown.

    • C.

      It was a committee that made up rules for the country and i took place in charlottetown.

    Correct Answer
    B. It was a commitee that traveled around the country asking canadians about the future of the constitution and it took place in Charlottetown.
    Explanation
    The Charlottetown Accord was a committee that traveled around the country asking Canadians about the future of the constitution and it took place in Charlottetown. This committee was formed in response to the Meech Lake Accord's failure and aimed to address the constitutional issues in Canada. The Charlottetown Accord proposed significant changes to the Canadian constitution, including recognition of Quebec as a distinct society and increased provincial powers. However, it was ultimately rejected in a national referendum in 1992.

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  • 7. 

    When did the legislation become "colour blind" on immigration?

    • A.

      1967

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    A. 1967
    Explanation
    In 1967, the legislation became "colour blind" on immigration. This means that the legislation no longer considered a person's race or ethnicity when making decisions about immigration. Prior to this, immigration policies often discriminated against individuals based on their race or ethnicity. The change in legislation in 1967 marked a significant step towards equal treatment and non-discrimination in immigration policies.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Trudeau intoduce the policy of multiculturalism?

    • A.

      To encourage the countrys different ethnic groups to expess their cultures.

    • B.

      To reduce racism.

    • C.

      To make more money.

    Correct Answer
    A. To encourage the countrys different ethnic groups to expess their cultures.
    Explanation
    Trudeau introduced the policy of multiculturalism to encourage the country's different ethnic groups to express their cultures. This policy aimed to promote diversity and inclusivity by recognizing and valuing the cultural contributions of all citizens. It sought to create a society where individuals from different backgrounds could freely express their traditions, languages, and customs, fostering a sense of belonging and respect for cultural differences. By embracing multiculturalism, Trudeau aimed to build a more inclusive and harmonious society, rather than focusing on financial gains or reducing racism.

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