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1

Canada has 3 territories and how many provinces?

10

2

Fatima is a new immigrant in canada . What law allows her to take a job at par with a man?

Equality of Woman and Men

3

From where the name Canada come from?

Kanata, the huron-iroquos word for village

4

How does a bill become law?

Approved by majority of house of commons and senate and finally government general

5

How many canadian have been awarded the vitoria cross (V.C) the hightest honour available to Canadian?

96

6

1960s, quibec experience era of rapid change, what is this called?

The quiet revolution

7

In what industry do most canadian works?

Service

8

Name all the federal political parties in the house of common and their leader

Conservative( sheer)
Ndp ( ( Singh)
Liberal( trudeau)
Bloc quebecois( ouellet)
Green party ( May)

9

Name 5 regions of canada

Atlantic
Central
Prairie
West coast
And North

10

Name two fundamental freedom protected by the canadian charter or rights and freedom

Freedom of Conscience and religion and freedom of association

11

Name two keys documents that cntains our rights and freedom

Canadian charter of rights and freedoms and magna carta( the great charter of freedoms)

12

What date Nunavut become a territory ?

April 1, 1999

13

What are the prairie provinces and their capital cities?

Alberta( edmonton)
Saskatchewan( regina)
Manitoba( winipeg)

14

What are provinces of central Canada and their capital city?

Ontario( toronto)
Quebec( quebec city)

15

What are3 main group of Aboriginal peoples?

First nations
Metis
Inuit

16

What are 3 main types of industry in canada?

Natural resources
Macnufacturing
Services

17

What do you call the Soverign's representative in the province?

Lieutenant- governor

18

What does right to secret Ballot mean?

No one can watch you vote and no one should look at how you vote

19

How are Members of Parliament Chosen

By voters in their local constituency

20

Name 2 keys documents that contain our rights and freedoms ?

Manga Carta 1215
Canadian charter of rights and freedom 1982

21

Identify 4 rights that Canadian enjoy

1 Mobility right
2 Aboriginal People ‘a rights
3 Official Langauge Right
4 Multiculturalism

22

Name 4 fundamental freedom that Canadian enjoy

1 freedom of conscience religion
2 freedom of tough, belief , option , and expression , including freedom of speech and of the press
3 freedom of peaceful assembly
4 freedom of association

23

What is meant by the equality of women and men?

Men and women are equal under the law

24

Who were the founding people of Canada

Aboriginal, French and British

25

Aboriginal refer to 3 distinct groups

Indian( First Nation)
Inuit
Metis

26

Who are Metis ?

Mix of aboriginal and European ancestry , lived in prairie province speak their own dialect, Mischef

27

What does the word Inuit means

The People

28

What is meant by you he term Responsible Government

This meant by that the minister of the crown must have the support of a majority of the elected rep in order to govern

29

Who was Sir Louise Hippolyte la Fountaine

Become the first head of a responsible government in 1849

30

What does Canadian pacific railway symbolize

Unity