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Module 7 Test
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 RESISTANCE
OF DUPLESSIS TO CHANGE?
"Apart from his jurisdictional gains, Duplessis presented a number of symbolic
nationalist measures, such as the adoption of the Quebec flag."
"Duplessis took a firm stand against strikes and never hesitated to call
in the police to force workers back to their jobs."
"In 1954, he created a provincial income tax. This proved to be a positive
measure, allowing Québec, after 1960, to gain more control over
its economic development."
He brought about "improvements in rural roads and the introduction of electricity
in rural areas... useful measures that helped Québec farmers modernize
their operations at modest cost."
2. IN EACH OF THE FOLLOWING
SETS, WHICH ITEM IS ASSOCIATED WITH RENÉ LÉVESQUE'S PARTI
QUÉBÉCOIS 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.
3. WITH WHICH PERIOD
OF HISTORY ARE THE FOLLOWING TEXTS ASSOCIATED?
4. WHICH TWO STATEMENTS
CHARACTERIZE MAURICE DUPLESS' GOVERNMENT BETWEEN
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
The implementation of health insurance (medicare)
The start of the construction of the James Bay hydro- electric project
The passing of Bill 101
coming 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 BROUGHT ON BY THE
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?
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.
1. Successive governments
have tried to balance their budget in order to restore fiscal health.
2. The Meech Lake Agreement failed
to integrate Quebec into the Canadian constitution.
3. The education and health sector
budgets were reduced.
4. Free hospital insurance for all
5. Quebec's hydroelectric companies
6. The federal government invoked
the War Measures Act in response to terrorist attacks by the Front de Liberation
12. Throughout its history,
Canada has experienced many waves of immigration.
PLACE THE 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.
1, 2, 4, 3
2, 3, 1, 4
2, 1, 4, 3
3, 4, 2, 1
13. WHICH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
TEXTS DESCRIBES THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE 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
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
1 and 3
2 and 3
1 and 5
4 and 5
15. Between 1960 and 1970,
Quebec underwent a series of changes, the results of which are still evident
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
1 and 2
3 and 4
2 and 3
4 and 5
WHICH TWO OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS
DESCRIBE THE PERIOD OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN CANADA?
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.
1 and 3
2 and 5
2 and 4
3 and 5
17. WHICH TWO OF THE FOLLOWING
STATEMENTS PRESENT ELEMENTS OF DUPLESSIS' POLICY THAT WERE BASED ON TRADITIONAL
ASPECTS OF QUEBEC SOCIETY?
1. He favoured the massive emigration
of Quebecers to the United States.
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
WHICH TWO 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
1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 5
3 and 4
21. The feminist movement,
which began in the early decades of the 20th century, has changed the role
played by women in Quebec society.
PLACE THE FOLLOWING STAGES OF THIS
DEVELOPMENT IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.
Robert Bourassa's government adopted
the law on family patrimony. This law ensures that property is divided
equally between spouses after a divorce.
At the beginning of the war, despite
the opposition of the clergy, Adélard Godbout's government adopted
a law giving Quebec women the right to vote in provincial elections.
Thanks to the sustained effort of
the suffragette movement, all Canadian women obtained the right to vote
in federal elections shortly after World War I.
During the Quiet Revolution
more women entered university in areas traditionally reserved for men.
Claire Kirkland-Casgrain was elected to the National Assembly and appointed
1, 3, 4,
3, 1, 2,
2, 4, 3,
3, 2, 4,
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