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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Canada Questions

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Grade 8 Canada
French is the main language spoken in which city?
  1. Montreal
  2. Ottawa
  3. Toronto
  4. Vancouver
Grade 8 Canada
To leave your home country and move to a new land is called to
  1. immigrate
  2. emigrate
  3. push factor
  4. pull factor
Grade 8 Canada
Push factors cause people to leave their current location. An example of a push factor is..
  1. availability of land
  2. war
  3. friends
  4. greater economic opportunity
Grade 8 Canada
Most of the immigrants that were in Newfoundland in the 1800's came from
  1. England
  2. Scotland
  3. Ireland
  4. France
  5. All of the above
Grade 8 Canada
Why did the Beothuk become extinct?
  1. they had to move to places with less resources as more settlers moved in
  2. They caught diseases brought to the island by white people
  3. The mik'maq fought them for territory which resulted in wars
  4. although the beothuk were skilled with bows and arrows they could not compete against guns
  5. eventually they were killed off
  6. all of the above
Grade 8 Canada
Identify which of the following were arguments why one should vote for Confederation.
  1. if there is not a change made, people will have to leave this country for want of means to live in it
  2. this country is broken down by poverty and without change there is no hope for the future
  3. both 'a' and 'b' are correct
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