141. Who was the first leader of a responsible government in the Canadas in 1849?

  • Sir John A. Macdonald.
  • Robert Baldwin.
  • Louis Riel.
  • Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine. (correct answer)

142. Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?

  • Louis Riel.
  • Sir John A. Macdonald. (correct answer)
  • Lester B. Pearson.
  • Abraham Lincoln.

143. Who were the United Empire Loyalists?

  • Settlers who came to Canada from the United States during the American Revolution. (correct answer)
  • Aboriginal peoples.
  • Métis
  • Inuit.

144. Who were the Voyagers?

  • Montreal-based traders who travelled by canoe (correct answer)
  • Immigrants to Canada in the 18th Century
  • Explorers searching for the North-West Passage
  • Geographers who first charted the coastline of British Columbia

145. Why is the battle of Vimy Ridge important?

  • It was a key position of the German line in Northern Spain.
  • Canadian Corps secured its reputation for valour and bravery. (correct answer)
  • It was the “hinge” of the German line as it protected the newly constructed Hindenburg line.
  • Once Canadians fought at Vimy they knew they would be heading home.

146. Why is trade with other countries important to Canada?

  • It enhances our standard of living.
  • It makes it easier for us to travel to foreign countries.
  • It enhances our economy and raises our standard of living. (correct answer)
  • It brings in cheaper goods.

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