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Module 7 Quiz
1.Maurice Duplessis was premier of
Quebec for almost 20 years. The election of his government marked the
beginning of a period
of conflict between traditional and modern values.
WHICH STATEMENT SHOWS THE
OF DUPLESSIS TO CHANGE?
"Apart from his jurisdictional gains, Duplessis presented a number of symbolic
the adoption of the Quebec flag."
"Duplessis took a firm stand against strikes and never hesitated to call
in the police to force workers
"In 1954, he created a provincial income tax. This proved to be a positive
measure, allowing Québec,
to gain more control over its economic development."
He brought about "improvements in rural roads and the introduction of electricity
in rural areas...
that helped Québec farmers modernize their operations at modest
2. IN EACH OF THE FOLLOWING SETS,
WHICH ITEM IS ASSOCIATED WITH RENÉ LÉVESQUE'S
GOVERNMENT FROM 1976 TO 1984?
1. The adoption of Bill 22, making
French the official language of Quebec.
2. The adoption of Bill 101, the
Charter of the French Language.
3. The adoption of Bill 178, making
it legal to post English signs inside commercial establishments.
4. The introduction of hospital
insurance and the Quebec pension plan.
5. The creation of community health
services (CLSCs) and medicare.
6. The creation of the Quebec automobile
insurance plan and the adoption of anti-scab laws.
1 and 4
2 and 6
2 and 5
3 and 6
3. WITH WHICH PERIOD OF HISTORY
ARE THE FOLLOWING TEXTS ASSOCIATED?
The appointment of the Parent
Commission led to a sweeping reform of Quebec's education system. The
ministère de l'Éducation was created, programs of study were
brought up to date and higher qualifications were required of teachers.
4.WHICH TWO STATEMENTS CHARACTERIZE
DUPLESS' GOVERNMENT BETWEEN 1944 AND 1959?
1. It set up public works
projects to deal with the depression.
2. It permitted American corporations
to develop the iron ore resources in the Côte-Nord (North Shore).
3. It believed that the state had
to intervene directly in the economy.
4. It opposed workers' demands,
thus provoking major labour conflicts.
5. It created Quebec's first ministère
de l'Éducation (Ministry of Education).
5. The two events below correspond
to a particular period in Canada's history.
6. WHICH THREE OF THE FOLLOWING DID
THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA DO DURING THE COURSE
OF THE SECOND
WORLD WAR ?
1. It introduced a health
2. It set up public work projects
and work camps for the unemployed.
3. It imposed censorship and encouraged
rationing and recycling of goods.
4. It unilaterally patriated the
5. It controlled production and
6 It encouraged women to enter the
7. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SETS OF
EVENTS TOOK PLACE DURING THE QUIET REVOLUTION,
THE PERIOD INDICATED
ON THE TIME LINE BY THE LETTER X ?
The implementation of health insurance (medicare)
of the construction of the James Bay hydro- electric project
The passing of Bill 101
to power of the Parti Québécois
The creation of general and vocational colleges (CEGEPS)
of Premier Daniel Johnson's Equality or Independence
The creation of hospital insurance
of hydro-electric companies
8. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS
DESCRIBES AN ECONOMIC CHANGE
ON BY THE QUIET REVOLUTION?
The building of the James Bay hydro-electric project
The opening of iron ore mines in the Côte-Nord region
The construction of large aluminum smelters
The nationalization of hydro-electric companies
9. At the time of Maurice Duplessis,
Quebec society was torn between tradition and change.
WHICH SET IDENTIFIES THE AGENTS OF CHANGE DURING THIS PERIOD?
Movies, radio and television
Intellectuals and journalists
Intellectuals and journalists
The Catholic Church
Movies, radio and television
The Catholic Church
10.. WHICH TWO STATEMENTS BELOW
DESCRIBE QUEBEC DURING THE QUIET REVOLUTION,
BETWEEN 1960 AND 1966 ?
1.The government nationalizated
electricity and created many state-owned corporations.
2. Religious communities were still
growing and only their members could work in hospitals.
3. Quebec's first ministère
de l'Éducation made schooling compulsory until the age
4. The unions lost influence and
agreed to wage cuts for their members.
5. The government introduced a provincial
income tax scheme.
11. WHICH THREE POINTS BELOW ARE
RELATED TO QUEBEC IN THE 1980s?
1. Constitutional demands
2. Large increase in union memberships
3. Language debates
4. Decreasing government involvement
in economic development
5. The implementation of the Quebec
6. Achievement of equal salaries
for men and women
12. Throughout its history, Canada
has experienced many waves of immigration.
FOLLOWING WAVES OF IMMIGRATION IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.
1. Immigrants from Ireland,
Scotland and England were attracted by the timber trade.
2. French immigrants were attracted
by the seigneurial system of land-holding..
3. Loyalists fled the United States
after the American Revolution.
4. Central and Eastern European
immigrants settled in Western Canada.
13. WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TEXTS
DESCRIBES THE STATUS OF WOMEN
PERIOD BETWEEN 1939 AND 1945 (WORLD WAR 11) ?
"The high levels of unemployment, the fall in wage levels, the impediments
to marriage, the problems of food and shelter as well as clothing, all
of this forced women into the already overcrowded field of domestic service."
"Women organized the Fédération des femmes du Québec
(Women's Federation of Quebec). Among other things, they demanded a public
enquiry into the status of women, equal pay for equal work and a network
of children's daycare facilities for mothers working outside the home."
"The women worked side by side with the men. It became common to
see women operating rivetting hammers in shipyards, welding in aeroplane
factories or driving trucks and buses on city streets."
"From a very early age women were conditioned for the only role they could
play, that of wife and mother at the service of husband and children. Socially
a woman's only role was to bear children, in return for which she lost
the right to vote."
14.. FROM THE LIST BELOW, SELECT
TWO OF THE QUEBEC GOVERNMENT'S ACHIEVEMENTS
DURING THE QUIET REVOLUTION (1960-1966).
1. Creation of the Quebec
2. Creation of a network of daycare
3. Introduction of unemployment
4. Creation of a system of private
5. Introduction of hospital insurance
15. Between 1960 and 1970, Quebec
underwent a series of changes, the results of which are still evident today.
FROM THE LIST BELOW, SELECT TWO
CHANGES THAT TOOK PLACE DURING THIS PERIOD (1960-70).
1. Adoption of the Quebec
2. Introduction of a provincial
3. Patriation of the Canadian Constitution
4. Emergence of political parties
seeking Quebec sovereignty
5. Creation of a government ministry
responsible for education
16.From 1939 to 1945, the war that
broke out in Europe involved several countries from
continents. Canada fought on the side of the Allies.
WHICH TWO OF THE
FOLLOWING STATEMENTS DESCRIBE THE PERIOD OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1. Wilfrid Laurier's government
passed the Naval Bill that would create a Canadian navy.
2. The Canadian government supported
the war effort by selling Victory Bonds.
3. The Quebec government introduced
a provincial income tax.
4. The federal government took control
of national production in order to meet new demands.
5. Public works projects provided
work for the unemployed.
17. WHICH TWO OF THE FOLLOWING
STATEMENTS PRESENT ELEMENTS OF DUPLESSIS' POLICY
WERE BASED ON TRADITIONAL ASPECTS OF QUEBEC SOCIETY?
1. He favoured the massive
emigration of Quebecers to the United States.
2. He left the responsibility for
education and the running of hospitals to religious orders.
3. He favoured government involvement
in economic and social affairs.
4. He facilitated the signing of
collective agreements between employers and unions.
5. He promoted farming and rural
living as the ideal way of life for French Canadians.
18. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS
DESCRIBES THE ROLE OF THE QUEBEC GOVERNMENT DURING THE 1960s?
It became the major force behind economic and social development in the
It maintained a conservative approach in social affairs; religious orders
played an important role.
It left the development of the economy to private enterprise. The government
was not to get involved.
It entrusted the clergy with the responsibility of instructing and educating
19. During World War II, the Canadian
government encouraged all Canadians to participate in the war effort.
OF THE FOLLOWING MEASURES WERE SPECIFICALLY AIMED AT WOMEN?
1. Work in the war plants
2. Recycling of materials necessary
to manufacture military equipment
3. Compulsory enlistment in the
4. Sale of Victory Bonds
5. Sending of troops overseas
20. WHICH GOVERNMENT ADOPTED THE
CHARTER OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE (BILL 101),
FRENCH AS THE ONLY OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IN QUEBEC ?
The Jean Lesage government (1960-66)
The Robert Bourassa government (1970-76)
The Daniel Johnson government (1966-68)
The René Lévesque government (1976-85)