History quiz questions (Canada)

Q1: In 1867 Canada got Independence from which of these countries?

A    France

B    Great Britain

C    United States of America

D    Russia

Q2: In which year did Canada get it's independence from the Great Britain?

A    1 July 1867

B    15 August 1947

C    1 May 1607

D    1 January 1910

Q3: Who was the founder of conservative party of Canada?

A    Stephan Harper

B    George Brown

C    Andrew Scheer

D    Tommy Douglas

Q4: Who was the founder of Liberal party of Canada?

A    Stephan Harper

B    George Brown

C    Andrew Scheer

D    Tommy Douglas

Q5: The Toronto stock exchange was established in

A    1850

B    1852

C    1875

D    1890

Q6: The National gallery of Canada was founded in

A    1850

B    1860

C    1870

D    1880

Q7: When was the Canadian space agency established?

A    1979

B    1989

C    1995

D    1998

Q8: Which of these was the first Bank of Canada.

A    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

B    Royal Bank of Canada

C    Bank of Montreal

D    Toronto-Dominion Bank

Q9: The current National flag of Canada was adopted on

A    February 15, 1975

B    February 15, 1965

C    January 15, 1985

D    Januyary 15, 1955

Q10: Who won a nobel peace prize for peacemaking during the Suez Crisis?

A    Richard Bennett

B    Fred Loft

C    Lester B. Pearson

D    None of these.

Q11: When did Halifax explosion occur

A    1905

B    1917

C    1936

D    1954

Q12: Worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world and Canada from 1929 to 1939 is called

A    Subprime crisis

B    Stock exchange crisis

C    Industrial crisis

D    The Great Depression

Q13: Which province was the last one to join Canada?

A    Newfoundland

B    Alberta

C    Quebec

D    Saskatchewan

Q14: What name is commonly used to refer to the British subjects who fled to Canada during and after the American Revolution?

A    Homecomers

B    United Empire Loyalists

C    Southern migrants

D    None of these.

Q15: Which American war helped convince Canadians and their leaders to unite and form a federation in the north?

A    World war 1

B    World war 2

C    The Civil War

D    Mahdist war

Q16: What is the name commonly given to the political and social movement that swept Quebec in the beginning of the 1960’s?

A    The Quiet Revolution

B    Canadian Revolution

C    The Great Depression

D    None of these.

Q17: Arrange these former Prime ministers of Canada in order in which they held office. (Earliest first)
(a) Sir Wilfrid Laurier
(b) Sir John A. Macdonald
(c) Paul Martin
(d) John Turner

A    b – a – d – c

B    a – b – d – c

C    a – b – c – d

D    d – c – a – b

Q18: Arrange these events in the order in which they happened. (Earliest first)
(a) World war 2
(b) Paris Peace Conference
(c) The Quiet Revolution
(d) Battle of Second Ypres

A    c – b – a – d

B    d – a – b – c

C    d – b – a – c

D    b – a – c – d

Q19: The first woman elected to Canadian Parliament was

A    Sheila Copps

B    Michelle Dockrill

C    Elizabeth Hanson

D    Agnes Macphail

Q20: Who was the the first woman in Canadian history to give birth to a child while sitting as a federal Member of Parliament.

A    Cairine Wilson

B    Sheila Copps

C    Barbara Hanley

D    Ellen Fairclough

Q21: Who was Canada's first woman mayor.

A    Flora MacDonald

B    Bertha Wilson

C    Barbara Hanley

D    Rita Johnston