The Indian Act: How Much Do You Know? Trivia Questions Quiz

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The Indian Act: How Much Do You Know? Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Indian Act created officials for each reserve “Indian agents” with the ability to decide how the government would fulfill its duties
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Act was not created in 1876 at the time Canada's government thought it was not appropriate to make laws for First Nations without consulting them.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Act defines who can register as a “Status Indian” with treaty rights, this means federal government mostly controls these decisions, not first nations themselves. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Indian Act did not want to assimilate First Nations. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Indian Act denied women status, introduced Residential schools and created reserves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False