a) of its wealth
b) of its ties to Britain
c) of its ties to the United States
d) of its strategic location
2. Newfoundland did not join Confederation in the 19th century because:
a) it was wealthy
b) most Newfoundlanders felt no ties to Canada
c) most Newfoundlanders felt insulted by Canadians
d) most Newfoundlanders felt they had closer ties to the United States
3. In 1949, Newfoundland incomes averaged what percentage of the Canadian average income?
a) 70 percent
b) 50 percent
c) 40 percent
d) 33 percent
4. Who was the Liberal prime minister from 1948 to 1957?
a) C.D. Howe
b) Mackenzie King
c) Lester Pearson
d) Louis St. Laurent
5. The Social Welfare state first emerged in which province?
a) Lester Pearson
b) Tommy Douglas
c) John Diefenbaker
d) Judy La Marsh
7. Diefenbaker's vision for Canada focused on what region?
a) the West
b) the Maritimes
c) the North
d) Quebec and Ontario
8. Which important piece of social legislation did the Diefenbaker government pass?
a) the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
b) the Health Insurance Act
c) the Bill of Rights
d) the Freedom of Information Act
9. Which of the following military programs did the Diefenbaker government cancel?
a) Bomarc missiles
b) the Avro Arrow
c) the HMCS Bonaventure
10. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, President Kennedy expected Canada:
a) to assist in military planning
b) to go on full alert
c) to act as a go-between with the Cubans
d) not to arm its missiles
a) encouraged modernization
b) fought openly with the Catholic Church
c) delayed many needed reforms
d) was an honest politician
12. Until 1963, which body controlled the education of most Quebeckers?
a) the federal government
b) the provincial government
c) the Catholic Church
d) the Anglican Church
13. Who won the 1960 Quebec provincial election?
a) Maurice Duplessis
b) Pierre Trudeau
c) Rene Levesque
d) Jean Lesage
14. What name was given to the Quebec Liberal government's program of change?
a) Masters in Our Own House
b) I Remember
c) the Tranquil Revolution
d) the Quiet Revolution
15. The Liberal Quebec government nationalized which industry?
a) English Canada had to end prejudice towards French Canada
b) the French had to overcome their minority complex
c) Canada possessed two linguistic and cultural majorities
d) all of these
17. In 1969, the federal government:
a) made English the only official language
b) made English and French the official languages
c) made French an "optional official language"
d) recommended Canada adopt Esperanto to end language problems
18. In order to strengthen Quebec representation in the federal government:
a) René Lévesque was made a federal cabinet minister
b) three leading Quebeckers were asked to join the federal government
c) the federal government suggested Quebec have the same number of seats as Ontario
d) the federal government suggested a new power sharing arrangement for Quebec
19. The "three wise men" were:
a) Trudeau, Marchand, Pelletier
b) Trudeau, Levesque, Marchand
c) Lesage, Marchand, Pelletier
d) Trudeau, Pelletier, Lesage
a) became premier of Quebec in 1966
b) joined the "three wise men" in Ottawa in 1967
c) founded the FLQ in 1963
d) founded the Parti Québécois in 1968
21. A new Canadian flag was controversial because:
a) it would be very expensive to adopt
b) it was seen as being disloyal to Britain
c) it looked "too American"
d) it was unattractive
22. The World's Fair of 1967, called Expo 67, was located in:
23. Who created a controversy by saying "Vivre le Quebec Libre" in Montreal in 1967?
a) René Lévesque
c) Charles de Gaulle
d) Jean Marchand
24. 1967 was the Centennial Year of:
a) the death of Sir John A. Macdonald
b) the end of the Civil War