A History of the Canadian Peoples, Fourth Edition : Chapter 12

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Question 1:


a) The emergence of the regional Reform Party
b) The Liberal majority vastly outnumbered all other parties
c) The emergence of the regional Bloc Québécois Party
d) All of the above.

Question 2:


a) Few French-Canadians voted
b) The majority of the voters were immigrants
c) Virtually every eligible resident turned out to vote
d) English-speaking voters refused to vote in French

Question 3:


a) McJobs
b) Government-work
c) Tech-no jobs
d) All of the above.

Question 4:


a) purchasing Japanese-made automobiles for twenty year period
b) environmental improvement by reducing the emission of hydrocarbon gases
c) selling nuclear technology to Asia
d) helping China bring more hydro power on line to reduce coal consumption

Question 5:


a) lack of success
b) lack of funding
c) numerous scandals
d) All of the above.

Question 6:


a) faith-based education in Canadian religions
b) extensive psychological assistance to manage
c) to have foods from their home nations imported
d) birth certificates proving their identity before admittance

Question 7:


a) senior housing costs needed to be increased
b) the cost of living for families exceeded family income
c) the current Canada Pension system would be unable to support retirees by 2030
d) the cost of health care was non-sustainable

Question 8:


a) the establishment of a new self-governing territory called Nunavut
b) counter-claims from the province of Quebec
c) agreements to fund the building of hydro-dams
d) an end to the northern seal hunt

Question 9:


a) Joe, an ordinary Canadian, in a Molson beer commercial
b) The National, Canada’s nightly news program
c) Blue Jays baseball games
d) French-Canadian programming on Radio-Canada

Question 10:


a) European television was not interested in televising the sport
b) fewer Canadian-born hockey players were being hired by the NHL
c) Canadians had limited interest in watching European hockey players
d) international competition was an expensive proposition