Canada Quiz 3

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  1. Confederation means _________________.

    the Confederate soldiers arrived from the United States
    the joining of communites to become a province
    the joining of suburbs to form a large city
    the joining of provinces to make a new country

  2. What is the Canadian Constitution?

    A system of laws and conventions by which Canada governs itself.
    The laws that govern the provinces.
    The laws that formed the northern territories.
    Municipal or local laws.

  3. Canada became a country in ________.

    1867
    1871
    1898
    1870

  4. What document made Confederation legal?

    The Peace Act
    The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    The British North America Act
    The Equality Act

  5. When did the British North America Act come into effect?

    1871
    1898
    1867
    1905

  6. The first four provinces that formed the Confederation were ____________.

    Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
    Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Alberta
    Ontario, Quebec. Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia
    Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

  7. Which was the last province to join Canada?

    Newfoundland
    Alberta
    Saskatchewan
    British Columbia

  8. When is Canada Day?

    July 4th
    May 24th
    July 1st
    September 1st

  9. Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?

    Louis Riel
    Sir John A. Macdonald
    Lester B. Pearson
    George Washington

  10. What part of the Constitution legally protects the basic rights and freedoms of all Canadians?

    The British Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    The Bill of Rights
    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    The Magna Carta


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