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1
  • Question 1
  • The treaty that ended World
  • War I was called
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • Paris Peace Treaty
  • War World One Peace Agreement
  • Treaty of Peace

2
  • Question 2
  • What Canadian city was
  • destroyed in 1917 by an
  • explosion caused when two
  • ships collided in the harbour?
  • Vancouver
  • Montreal
  • St. John
  • Halifax

3
  • Question 3
  • The following countries were
  • members of the Triple Alliance prior
  • to WWI
  • Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary
  • Russia, France and Britain
  • France, Italy and Britain
  • Germany, Italy and Austria- Hungary

4
  • Question 4
  • The Military Service Act was signed in 1917. It
  • required males between 18 and 45 years of age to
  • enlist for active military service. This
    military
  • service requirement is called
  • Conscription
  • Draft
  • Military Obligation
  • Patriotism

5
  • Question 5
  • Under the terms of the peace
  • agreement to end WWI, the Germans
  • had to
  • Accept responsibility for causing WWI
  • Pay war damages of 30 billion
  • Reduce the size of its army and navy
  • All of the above

6
  • Question 6
  • Which of the following is the reason
  • WWI started?
  • Nationalism pride in ones country
  • Militarism large armies
  • Imperialism expansion of power and
    establishment of colonies
  • Alliances
  • All of the above

7
  • Question 7
  • The law that gave Canadian
  • women related to Canadian
  • servicemen the right to vote
  • was called
  • Wartime Elections Act
  • Military Voters Act
  • War Measures Act
  • Conscription Act

8
  • Question 8
  • At which Canadian battle during
  • WWI was the term Birth of a
  • Nation first used?
  • Battle of Ypres
  • The Somme
  • Vimy Ridge
  • Passchendaele

9
  • Question 9
  • On which day did the WW1
  • fighting stop?
  • November 11
  • July 1
  • December 25
  • January 1

10
  • Question 10
  • In 1917, a new sports league was
  • formed. The teams included the
  • Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators
  • and Toronto Arenas. What was the
  • name of the league?
  • Canadian Lacrosse League
  • Canadian Football League
  • National Hockey League
  • Eastern Canadian Hockey Association

11
  • Question 11
  • In 1936, Canadian Prime Minister Bennett
  • introduced a New Deal for Canadians to
  • help offset the impacts of the Great
  • Depression. The New Deal offered many
  • changes to Canadian society. Which of the
  • following is NOT part of Bennetts New
  • Deal.
  • Minimum wage
  • Health care
  • Money to farmers
  • Tuition at college

12
  • Question 12
  • What Canadian group of women
  • fought for womens rights and
  • pursued the Persons Case?
  • Famous Five
  • Forum of Women
  • Group of Seven
  • Women for Power

13
  • Question 13
  • Which of the following was a reason for
  • the Great Depression between 1929 and
  • 1939?
  • No buyers for Canadian products
  • Too much buying with credit
  • High tariffs on imported goods to Canada
  • Too much reliance on USA for trade
  • All of the above

14
  • Question 14
  • During the 1928 Persons Case, the
  • Supreme Court of Canada declared that
  • women were not persons. What was the
  • reason for the decision?
  • Only male pronouns were used in the
    Constitution
  • Women could not vote in Canadian elections
  • Men were stronger and more wise than women
  • None of the above

15
  • Question 15
  • What famous babies were born
  • in 1934?
  • Stride Twins
  • Dionne Quintuplets
  • Shelby and Whyman (they are twins, arent they?)
  • Sutter Brothers

16
  • Question 16
  • To avoid war, nations will defend each
  • other. Under such an agreement, if an
  • aggressor attacks a member country,
  • all other member countries will attack
  • the aggressor. What is this agreement
  • called?
  • Agreement of Defense
  • Peace Agreement
  • United Nations
  • Collective Security

17
  • Question 17
  • During the 1919 Winnipeg General
  • Strike, the RCMP on horseback charged
  • protesters. Over 30 protesters were
  • injured and one was killed. What is this
  • day called?
  • Bloody Saturday
  • Armistice Day
  • Black Tuesday
  • Canada Day

18
  • Question 18
  • Which region of Canada was
  • most negatively impacted by
  • the Great Depression?
  • Maritimes
  • Central Canada
  • Prairies
  • West Coast

19
  • Question 19
  • The 1920s was a time of optimism in
  • Canada. Why were Canadians so
  • confident and happy?
  • There were lots of jobs for men in factories
  • More trade with the USA
  • New products such as vaccuum cleaners made life
    easier
  • All of the above

20
  • Question 20
  • What was prohibition?
  • Stopping hobos from entering a city
  • Protesting unfair wages and working conditions
  • Banning the sale of alcohol
  • Preventing women from voting

21
  • Question 21
  • What did Hitler promise to get elected in
  • Germany before WWII?
  • Build a bigger Germany army to protect German
    interests
  • Stimulate the economy and create jobs.
  • Tear up the Treaty of Versailles
  • Promised to remove Jews from positions of power
  • All of above
  • B and C only

22
  • Question 22
  • Hitler introduced a plan to rid Europe of
  • Jews. The Jewish people called the
  • action The Holocaust. What term did
  • Hitler use to describe his plan?
  • The Master Race
  • The Final Solution
  • The Purge
  • The Cleansing

23
  • Question 23
  • In 1933, Hitler was elected Chancellor of
  • German. Hitlers Nazi party won the
  • majority of seats in the German
  • Parliament, but most Germans did not
  • vote for Hitler or the Nazis. What
  • percentage of Germans did NOT vote for
  • Hitler?
  • 49
  • 51
  • 63
  • 99

24
  • Question 24
  • Canada needed more soldiers during
  • WWII. Prime Minister Mackenzie King
  • had to introduce conscription to ensure
  • people enlisted for the army. It was not
  • popular in Quebec. What phrase did
  • King use to gain Quebecs support?
  • Conscription if the majority agree
  • Conscription for us all
  • Conscription if necessary, but not necessarily
    conscription
  • Conscription to victory

25
  • Question 25
  • During World War II, the Canadians raided the
  • village of Dieppe along the French coastline.
  • The attack...
  • Resulted in Allied Forces capturing Dieppe and a
    German retreat.
  • Ended World War II.
  • Was a failure, and over 2,000 Canadians soldiers
    were killed, wounded or captured
  • Allowed the Allied Forces to established a port
    in France to unload supplies.

26
  • Question 26
  • The Japanese were attacking and capturing
  • many countries in the Pacific Ocean region. In
  • 1941, a small group of poorly equipped and
  • untrained Canadians were sent to defend one
  • area against an attack by 60,000 Japanese. The
  • Fight lasted 17 days, and most Canadians were
  • killed or captured. What was the name of
  • the battle?
  • Pearl Harbour
  • Hong Kong
  • Rape of Nankung
  • Hiroshima

27
  • Question 27
  • Every year, there is a tulip
  • festival in Ottawa. What WWII
  • event does this festival signify?
  • Liberation of Holland by Canadian troops
  • Birth of the Princess of Holland on Canadian
    soil during WWII
  • Food and relief aid provided by Canada to
    Holland immediately following WWII
  • All of the above

28
  • Question 28
  • During the invasion of
  • Normandy (D-Day), the
  • Canadians attacked what beach
  • on the French coastline?
  • Juno Beach
  • Omaha Beach
  • Gold Beach
  • Sauble Beach

29
  • Question 29
  • During WWII, what group of
  • people was put in concentration
  • camps in Canada?
  • Irish Nationalists
  • French-Canadians
  • Russian Communists
  • Japanese-Canadians

30
  • Question 30
  • What does appeasement mean?
  • To grant concessions to maintain peace
  • To cooperate with and offer
  • military support to other nations to maintain
    peace
  • To settle a dispute by non-violent means and
    refuse to fight in a war
  • To bring about peace between warring parties

31
  • Question 31
  • What role did Canadians perform
  • during the 1956 Suez Crisis?
  • Canada was not involved
  • Canadian troops served as Peacekeepers
  • Canada provided food and aid to refugees of the
    crisis
  • Canada supported British actions to reclaim the
    Suez Canal from the Egyptians

32
  • Question 32
  • Igor Gouzenko told Canadians about
  • what?
  • A Soviet spy ring in Canada
  • American plan to invade Canada
  • Soviet plans to support North Korea during the
    Korean War
  • The Warsaw Pact
  • Russian plans to launch satellites into space

33
  • Question 33
  • Which Prime Minister cancelled
  • the Avro Arrow plane?
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King
  • Louis St. Laurent
  • John Diefenbaker
  • Lester B. Pearson

34
  • Question 34
  • The Bill of Rights was introduced in
  • 1960 to protect the human rights of
  • Canadians. It failed. Why did it fail?
  • It applied only to federal laws. Provincial laws
    were exempt
  • It did not apply to people in Quebec
  • It was not included in Canadas Constitution.
    News laws could be made that did not recognize
    the Bill of Rights.
  • All of the above
  • A and C only

35
  • Question 35
  • Internationally, the USA is a military
  • superpower. Canada does not have the
  • military strength of the USA, but Canada
  • has a strong economy, stable government
  • system and an vital role within international
  • organizations such as the United Nations.
  • In this context, Canada is a...
  • Capitalist society
  • Just Society
  • Middle Power
  • Nation of pacifists

36
  • Question 36
  • Why was the Avro Arrow cancelled?
  • Too expensive
  • No buyers
  • Bombs were needed, not planes
  • Over budget
  • A Liberal project not wanted by the Conservative
    government
  • All of the above

37
  • Question 37
  • During the 1956 Suez Crisis, Canada sent troops
  • into Egypt as peacekeepers. The Egyptians were
  • upset by one part of the Canadian soldiers gear.
  • What was the gear the Egyptians did not like?
  • The British elements on Canadas Red Ensign flag
  • The Ross rifle that the Canadian soldiers carried
  • The battle uniforms were green and not desert
    brown
  • The symbol of the pyramids stitched into the
    soldiers uniforms

38
  • Question 38
  • Which of the following
  • international events brought the
  • world closer to nuclear war?
  • World War I
  • The Suez Crisis
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • The Korean War

39
  • Question 39
  • Who is known as the Father of
  • Medicare in Canada?
  • John Diefenbaker
  • Lester B. Pearson
  • Louis St. Laurent
  • Tommy Douglas
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau

40
  • Question 40
  • In 1957 to offset the dangers of an USSR
  • missile attack on North America, Canada and
  • the USA established the North American Air
  • Defence Command (NORAD). What did NORAD
  • do?
  • It linked and coordinated USA and Canadas
    missile defence systems
  • It established a central command station for the
    defensive systems underground in Colorado
  • It ensured military preparedness against a
    missile attack
  • All of the above

41
  • Question 41
  • What was the period when
  • Maurice Duplessis ruled Quebec
  • called?
  • Quiet Revolution
  • Great Darkness
  • la survivance
  • October Crisis
  • Special Period

42
  • Question 42
  • How did Maurice Duplessis maintain his rule
  • over Quebec for so many years?
  • He often bribed voters
  • He campaigned as a protector of French culture
    and language
  • He gave money to communities for roads, libraries
    and other infrastructure projects
  • He sometime violated human rights
  • All of the above

43
  • Question 43
  • Many babies were born after
  • WWII. What is this event called?
  • Baby boom
  • Great Baby Sweepstakes
  • Me Generation
  • Generation X

44
  • Question 44
  • All but one of the following items was
  • introduced by the Pearson
  • government. Select the exception.
  • Abolition of capital punishment
  • Canada Pension Plan
  • Free university education
  • National medicare

45
  • Question 45
  • In a bilingual Canada...
  • All Canadians speak both English and French
  • All people in Quebec speak both English and
    French
  • New immigrants to Canada must learn both
    English and French
  • There are two official languages English and
    French
  • None of the above

46
  • Question 46
  • What is the name given to the group of young
    people born during the baby boom who participated
    in political protests during the 1960s?
  • Yuppies
  • Hippies
  • Youthquake
  • Me Generation

47
  • Question 47
  • In 1969, the Trudeau government produced a
    report that recommended that special rights
    granted to Aboriginal peoples be abolished and
    Aboriginal peoples be encouraged to leave
    reserves to seek jobs. This report outraged
    Canadas Aboriginal people. What was the name of
    the report?
  • White Paper
  • Red Paper
  • Residential Schools Paper
  • Self-government Report
  • Special Report on Assimilation

48
  • Question 48
  • During the October Crisis, what did the FLQ
  • demand in return for freeing James Cross?
  • The release of 23 political prisoners
    500,000 in gold
  • Free air time on radio stations to express
    their views
  • Safe air passage to Cuba
  • The names of all police informants in Quebec
  • All of the above

49
  • Question 49
  • What was the Quiet Revolution?
  • It was the Russian Revolution during World War I
    that led to the introduction of communism.
  • It was the event that ended the Korea War
  • It was hippies during the 1970s peacefully
    rebelling against the Canadian political and
    business establishment by tuning out.
  • It was a period of rapid cultural change in
    Quebec during which Quebeckers sought a distinct
    Quebec identity.

50
  • Question 50
  • The kind of Canada that Pierre Elliot
  • Trudeau wanted to create was called...
  • Fair Land
  • Just Society
  • Land of Equality
  • Multicultural Canada
  • Bilingual and Bicultural Canada

51
  • Question 51
  • What does Just Society mean?
  • Government programs to ensure equal pay
  • A governments duty to protect individual rights
    while fostering social and economic well-being
  • Everyone speaking French and English
  • All Canadians are charismatic

52
  • Question 52
  • Who tried to run across Canada to raise
  • money for cancer research in an event
  • called the Marathon of Hope?
  • Terry Fox
  • Brian Mulroney
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau
  • David Suzuki
  • Rick Hanson

53
  • Question 53
  • The Royal Commission of Bilingualism and
  • Biculturalism (Bi and Bi Commission) was
  • established in 1963 to examine the relation
  • between French and English Canada. What
  • did the Bi and Bi commission recommend?
  • To reduce greenhouse gases, everyone ride
    bicycles
  • To extend human right laws to bisexuals
  • To recognize two official languages in Canada
  • To make everyone bilingual and bicultural

54
  • Question 54
  • In 1968, Canada claimed ownership of islands in
    the Arctic and all waterways between them. The
    USA rejected this claim stating the Northwest
    Passage was international water. What did the
    Americans do to back up their position?
  • The American supertanker ship Manhattan sailed
    the Northwest Passage without Canadian approval
  • The Americans sent a nuclear powered submarine to
    keep the water for the USA
  • The Americans placed USA flags on the ocean
    bottom all along the Northwest Passage to claim
    it as American territory
  • Nothing. The USA ignored the Canadian claim
  • The USA helped negotiate the Law of the Sea
    Convention to establish territorial limits for
    coastal countries

55
  • Question 55
  • The War Measures Act has only been used
  • three times in Canadian history. Two events
  • were war WWI and WWII. The third event
  • was during a time of peace. What was the
  • third event?
  • The Suez Crisis
  • The October Crisis
  • The Great Darkness
  • The Repatriation of the Constitution
  • The Quiet Revolution

56
  • Question 56
  • In 1982, the Canadian Constitution was
  • changed and a document was added that
  • gave all Canadians basic rights. What was
  • the document called?
  • Canadian Bill of Rights
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Rights of the Person
  • Canadian Freedom Law
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights

57
  • Question 57
  • What is sovereignty?
  • Political independence with close economic ties
    with another country
  • People would advocate the women should be treated
    equally
  • Absolute political independence of a nation
  • The term describing the unique position of the
    province of Quebec within Canada

58
  • Question 58
  • What was the nickname of the
  • Montreal bank robber that gave
  • some of the stolen money to
  • the poor peoplea modern day
  • Robin Hood?
  • Scarface
  • Machine Gun Molly
  • Stop Watch Gang
  • FLQ

59
  • Question 59
  • What womens group sought to have a clause
  • inserted into the 1982 Charter of Rights and
  • Freedoms that guaranteed equality of women
  • and ensured all rights in the Charter applied to
  • both men and women equally?
  • Royal Commission on the Status of Women
  • Famous Five
  • REAL Women
  • National Action Committee on the Status of Women

60
  • Question 60
  • What did Bill 101 do?
  • It made French the only official language of
    Quebec
  • It required children of immigrants to attend
    French schools
  • It required all commercial outdoor signs to be in
    French
  • Government workers had to perform their duties in
    French
  • All of the above
  • A and C only

61
  • Question 61
  • Some provincial leaders feared that Trudeaus
    efforts to repatriate the Constitution would
    leave the provinces with less power. These
    premiers united to fight Trudeaus efforts. What
    was the group called?
  • Group of Eight
  • Notwithstanding Group
  • Group of Regional Leaders
  • Third Option Group

62
  • Question 62
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau was anti-nuclear bomb
  • and, for the most part, anti-war. During his
  • term as Prime Minister, what did Trudeau do
  • that seems to counteror oppositeto his
  • peace-loving approach?
  • He put nuclear missiles in Canadas Arctic
  • He expanded the size of Canadas Armed Forces
  • He allowed the testing of an unarmed USA cruise
    missile near Cold Lake, Alberta
  • He gave money to the USA Star Wars program.

63
  • Question 63
  • The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • (OPEC) raised the price of oil. Trudeau
    introduced
  • the National Energy Program to set a made-in-
  • Canada price for oil. Most of Canadas oil is
    in
  • Alberta. What price did Alberta want to charge
    for
  • oil?
  • 10 of OPECs price
  • 25 of OPECs price
  • 50 of OPECs price
  • 100 or equal to OPECs price

64
  • Question 64
  • In 1976, René Lévesques Parti Québécois (PQ)
  • won the Quebec provincial election. The PQs
  • goals was Quebecs separation from Canada.
  • What did Lévesque promise voters to win the
  • election?
  • He promised to hold a province-wide referendum
    seeking voter approval to undertake actions to
    separate
  • He promised to seek a made-in-Canada constitution
  • He promised to lower taxes and provide improved
    day cares
  • He promised to jail all FLQ members.

65
  • Question 65
  • Why did Trudeau establish the Canadian Radio-
  • television and Telecommunications Commission
  • (CRTC)?
  • To lessen Canadian fears that there was too much
    American influence over Canadas radio and
    television networks
  • To regulate the amount of foreign material
    broadcast over Canadian radio and television
    networks
  • To regulate and, if needed, block the sale of
    Canadian companies to foreign investors
  • All of the above
  • A and B only

66
  • Question 66
  • Who said Vive le Québec libre from a balcony
    in Montreal in 1967 during Canadas 100 Year
    Birthday?
  • Quebec Premier René Lévesques
  • Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau
  • French President Charles de Gaulle
  • Singer Celine Dion
  • None of the above

67
  • Question 67
  • Prime Minister Brian Mulroneys
  • Conservative Government negotiated an
  • agreement with the USA that included the
  • elimination of tariffs on goods traded
  • between Canada and USA. What
  • was the 1989 agreement?
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • New Deal

68
  • Question 68
  • What would the Meech Lake Accord have
  • granted Quebec?
  • Power to pass laws that protect the French nature
    of Quebec
  • More input regarding immigration to Quebec
  • Three judges of Canadas Supreme Court would be
    from Quebec
  • All of the above

69
  • Question 69
  • Who was Elijah Harper?
  • He was a Cree born in Red Sucker Lake
  • He was a member of the Manitoba legislature for
    the constituency of Rupertland
  • He was the vote against the suspension of the
    normal rules in the Manitoba legislature that, in
    effect, prevented the passing of the Meech Lake
    Accord citing lack of Aboriginal recognition
  • He was a winner of the Stanley Knowles
    Humanitarian Award
  • All of the above

70
  • Question 70
  • What does Triple-E Senate mean?
  • Canadian would vote for Senate members
  • There is an equal number of Senators from each
    province
  • The Senate would have powers to reject
    legislation passed by the House of Commons
  • Elected, equal and effective
  • All of the above

71
  • Question 71
  • What is the Notwithstanding Clause?
  • It allowed provinces to pass laws that were
    contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • It conferred special status on Quebec with its
    unique culture
  • It allowed Canadians to amend the Constitution
  • It gave the Canadian government control over oil
    resources in Alberta

72
  • Question 72
  • After the Meech Lake Accord, the next attempt to
  • change the constitution was the Charlottetown
    Accord.
  • It also failed. Why?
  • The provincial premiers did not sign the new deal
  • The Supreme Court ruled the Accord was
    unconstitutional
  • The majority of Canadians voted No to the Accord
  • The Accord was rejected by Quebeckers
  • For a second time, Elijah Harper voted against
    changing the rules of the Manitoba legislature
    that stopped passage of the Accord
  • Prime Minister Mulroney changed his mind

73
  • Question 73
  • Who was Canadas first woman Prime Minister?
  • Roberta Bondra
  • Kim Campbell
  • Rosemary Brown
  • Louise Arbour
  • Maude Barlow

74
  • Question 74
  • What 1994 failed United Nations peacekeeping
    mission was under the command of Canadian Major
    General Roméo Dallaire?
  • Somalia Affair
  • Rwandan Genocide
  • Bosnia
  • Darfur
  • Operation Desert Storm

75
  • Question 75
  • In 2004, who was voted the Greatest Canadian?
  • Tommy Douglas
  • Terry Fox
  • Pierre Trudeau
  • Don Cherry
  • Sir John A. MacDonald
  • Lester B. Pearson
  • Wayne Gretzky
  • Sir Frederick Banting
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