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Title: History 2015 Exam Practice

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which 1950s war is often referred to as the
    Forgotten War?
  • Suez Crisis
  • Vietnam War
  • Korean War
  • WWII
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • What 1960s legal change in Canadas evolving
    social identity involves Irene Murdoch?
  • Gay marriage
  • Abortion
  • Divorce
  • Pay equity
  • Gender equality

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Within the United Nations, Canada wields
    significant power yet, Canada is not a military
    superpower. In this capacity, Canada is often
    called a.
  • Middle Power
  • Veto Power
  • Non-Nuclear Nation
  • Democratic Power
  • Sovereign nation

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • What former British colony became Canadas 10th
    province in 1949?
  • British Columbia
  • Newfoundland
  • Labrador
  • Nunavut
  • Alberta

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Canadian Lester B. Pearson was awarded a Nobel
    Peace Prize for the idea of peacekeepers during
    which international struggle?
  • Cold War
  • Iraq War I
  • Korean War
  • Rwandan Genocide
  • Suez Crisis

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • This integrated military organization was formed
    in 1949 and unites nations using collective
    defence (i.e., member states agree to mutual
    defense in response to an attack by any external
    party). Canada is a member.
  • Marshall Plan
  • United Nations
  • NATO
  • Warsaw Pact

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • What 1969 report recommended that the Canadian
    Government abolish the Indian Act, end First
    Nations treaty obligations and disband the
    Department of Indian Affairs?
  • Red Paper
  • Indian Act report
  • Royal Commission on Aboriginal Issues
  • White Paper
  • Bi- and Bi- Commission

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Demanding that the pregnant woman should control
    the decision to abort a pregnancy, this doctor
    challenged the law, set up abortion clinics and
    served time in jail. Who was the doctor?
  • Pierre Trudeau
  • Henry Morgentaler
  • Tommy Douglas
  • Elsie MacGill
  • Frederick Banting

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • In 1923, the Parliament of Canada enacted a law
    banning Chinese immigration to Canada. What is
    the name used today to describe the act?
  • Chinese Head Tax
  • Chinese Exclusion Act
  • Chinese-Canadian Internment
  • Act of Humiliation
  • Non-Canadian Citizenship Act

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • The Maple Leaf flag became as Canadas official
    flag on 15 February 1965. Before that event,
    Canadas flag had been the Union Jack and then
    the Red Ensign. What international event led
    Canadians to believe they needed their own?
  • Vietnam War
  • Korean War
  • WWII
  • Suez Crisis
  • Seven-day War

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which of the following best described democracy?
  • It is freedom
  • A form of rule in which supreme power is vested
    with the government
  • A form of government in which the government
    selects the government representatives
  • A set of principles about freedom, plus the rules
    that maintain political structure and societal
  • It is majority rules

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • The atomic bomb was used to bomb two Japanese
    cities during WWII. Name the cities?
  • Hiroshima and Hong Kong
  • Hiroshima and Nanking
  • Tokyo and Kyoto
  • Shanghai and Beijing
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • During which peace-time event did the Canadian
    Government enact the War Measures Act?
  • WWII
  • 1958 Springhill Mine disaster
  • 1945 Gouzenko Affair
  • 1970 October Crisis
  • 1981 Toronto Bathhouse Raids

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which of the following is a cooperative military
    defense organization linking Canada and the USA
    and providing territorial aerospace control?
  • North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)
  • United Nations (UN)
  • British Commonwealth
  • Group of Seven (G7)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • International Criminal Court (ICC)

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • What is a self-governing state called?
  • Capitalist country
  • Libertarian state
  • Sovereign nation
  • Free state
  • Democratic society
  • Communism government

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which politician famously said, Vive le Quebec
    libre during a 1967 Montreal parade celebrating
    Canadas Centennial?
  • Maurice Duplessis
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • Jean Lesage
  • Fidel Castro
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau
  • Rene Levesque

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • What important 1970 Quebec nationalism event was
    triggered by two kidnappings of government
    officials by members of the Front de libération
    du Québec (FLQ)?
  • Quiet Revolution
  • Expo 67
  • Great Darkness
  • October Crisis
  • Bill 22

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Post-WWII saw the rise of feminism and
    feminist-thought. In Canada, many womens groups
    formed to seek change, protest or secure
    inclusion. In the 1960-1970s, which of the
    following concerns was part of the larger womens
    rights movement?
  • Abortion rights
  • Pay equity (i.e., equal pay for tasks of equal
  • Nuclear bombs in Canada
  • Womens right to vote
  • Battered women and rape
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
  • Some of the above

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which post-WWII group constitutes nearly 40 of
    Canadas present population?
  • Generation X
  • Baby Boomers
  • Feminine Mystique
  • Millennials
  • TBD
  • Greatest Generation
  • Generation Y

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which of the following phrases best describes
  • The best way to prevent war
  • A strategy whereby one power uses the threat of
    reprisal to preclude an attack from an adversary
  • Study of actions to control criminal behaviour
  • A way of behaving that shows respect for someone
    or something

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • In 1969, the Government of Canada proposed to
    scrap the Indian Act, disband the Department of
    Indian Affairs and ignore any outstanding First
    Nations treaty obligations. Aboriginal groups
    wrote a paper disputing the governments ideas.
    What was the name of the Aboriginal report?
  • Red Scare
  • White Paper
  • Red Paper
  • Report of the Bi- and Bi-Commission
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission report

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • In 1937, Hitlers forces entered Austria. By
    1938, Hitler was threatening to enter the
    Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. To prevent
    war, Great Britain and France negotiated a secret
    agreement with Hitler that gave this region to
    Germany. What is this type of political
    arrangement called?
  • Appeasement
  • Pacifism
  • Isolationism
  • Stupidity
  • Deterrence

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • Which organization was NOT created by the
    Canadian government in the 1950-1970s to promote
    and protect Canadian culture?
  • Council of Canadians
  • CBC
  • CRTC
  • Canada Council

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • What 1974 law was enacted by the Parti Quebecois
    government that required signs to be
    predominately French, restricted English-language
    education, established French as the official
    working language of the Quebec government and
    required new immigrants to Quebec to learn
  • Quebec Language Laws
  • Charter of Quebec Language
  • French Nationalism Act
  • Law to promote Quebec Culture
  • None of the above

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • During which 1970 event did Prime Minister Pierre
    Elliott Trudeau make the infamous statement,
    Just watch me in response to his actions to
    suspend civil liberties and use the army to
    restore order within Canada?
  • Oka Crisis
  • Repatriation of the Constitution
  • October Crisis
  • Meech Lake debates
  • NAFTA negotiations

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • The 1876 Indian Act served to marginalize
    Canadas First People. As a result, Aboriginals
    face more problems than most Canadians. Which of
    the following is NOT a problem facing Aboriginals
  • Lower levels of education
  • Inadequate or substandard living conditions
  • Lower income levels
  • Poorer health
  • Higher rates of incarceration
  • Higher rates of suicide
  • None of the above. They are all problems of

History 2015 Exam Practice
  • The 1963-69 Royal Commission on Bilingualism and
    Biculturalism (Bi and Bi Commission) brought
    sweeping changes to federal and provincial
    language policy? Which of the following was not
    a change arising from the work of the Bi and Bi
  • Official Languages Act
  • Altered role of Quebec within the Canadian
  • Creation of the Department of Multiculturalism
  • Increased French language training outside of
  • Appointment of a Commissioner of Official

1 C 10 D 19 B
2 C 11 D 20 B
3 A 12 E 21 C
4 B 13 D 22 A
5 E 14 A 23 A
6 D 15 C 24 B
7 D 16 B 25 C
8 B 17 D 26 G
9 B 18 H 27 B
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