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A History of the Canadian Peoples, Fourth Edition : Chapter 13

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:

a) Washington thought Canada should support the USA as Canada benefited from American military superiority
b) Canada refused to participate because the government was convinced the Americans were making a mistake
c) the American public and the Canadian public did not share a common belief in American unilateral authority
d) All of the above.

Question 2:

a) Canadian airports have high levels of security
b) Canada is seen as a multicultural mosaic
c) Canada’s status as an enemy lacked importance to terrorist organizations
d) Canada is still regarded as part of the British Empire

Question 3:

a) The American border was closed to all Canadian cattle for 2 years and only partially reopened
b) BSE spread to all American livestock necessitating widespread slaughter of cattle
c) The sale of hamburgers in the United States went into rapid decline
d) Americans refused to import any Canadian meat products

Question 4:

a) The Americans allowed Canadian lumber to enter American markets duty-free
b) The Americans expanded the duties to all Canadian wood products
c) The Americans negotiated an exchange of trade, wheat for lumber
d) The Americans rejected the NAFTA ruling and refused to scrap the duties

Question 5:

a) overuse of air conditioners on one of the hottest days of the summer
b) American power plants with an inadequate number of employees
c) a failure in the power transmission grid involving automatic equipment
d) All of the above.

Question 6:

a) The fact that two-thirds of Canadians knew nothing about the Kyoto Protocol
b) the lack of American co-operation in shared energy resources
c) the need for energy to sustain the Canadian automotive industry
d) a lack of knowledge on the greenhouse effect

Question 7:

a) the H1N1 (swine flu) epidemic and public health
b) Canadian participation in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah
c) Liberal party fundraising in Quebec
d) a federal program in Quebec to support federalist advertising to counter ideas of separatism

Question 8:

a) Canadian banks were disinterested in participating in Wall Street investments
b) strong credit card interest provided a safety net
c) of their conservative nature and strict regulations
d) more Canadians have their money in American banks than in Canadian ones

Question 9:

a) high housing costs
b) high university debt
c) low wages after university graduation
d) All of the above.

Question 10:

a) monitor the personal online activities of the Prime Minister
b) follow the trail of an alleged Toronto terrorist group
c) monitor the activities of subversive university students
d) track international car thieves