Canada Quiz 2

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  1. When did settlers from France first establish communities on the St. Lawrence River?

    1200s
    1700s
    1900s
    early 1600s

  2. Most of the early European settlers worked in the _______ industry.

    mining
    fur trade
    forestry
    shipping

  3. What form of transportation did Aboriginal peoples and fur traders use to create trading routes?

    Roads
    Waterways
    Railway
    Air

  4. The Hudson Bay Company controlled the northern lands for _______ years.

    200
    50
    300
    90

  5. The Hudson Bay Company controlled which important trade?

    Fishing
    Fur
    Oil
    Agriculture

  6. When did thousands of miners first come to the Yukon?

    End of the 1800s
    Beginning of the 1800's
    Early 1800's
    Early 1900's

  7. What did the government do to make immigration to western Canada easier?

    Built the Trans Canada Highway
    Built the St. Lawrence Seaway
    Offered cheap land
    Completed the railway

  8. Which group of people were important in the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway?

    French
    English
    Chinese
    German

  9. When was the Canadian Pacific Railway finished?

    Late 1800s
    1600s
    1700s
    Late 1700s

  10. What did the goverment do to encourage people to settle the Prairie provinces?

    Offered to pay travel expenses
    Offered land at cheap prices
    Promised gold mines
    Paid settlers to move out west


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