How much do you know about Quebec?

Quebec is a province with a wonderful and interesting history. One of the very first provinces in Canada, it's gone through much in the way of cultural and political change. How much do you know?

Do you dare put your knowledge of Quebec to the test? Do you think you know as much, or more, than I do? Want to find out? Do you dare? Well come on down and take the Quebec quiz. Put your brain on the line!

Created by: Brian Appel

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. "Quebec" comes from the Algonquin word for what?
  2. Who was the first explorer to reach Quebec?
  3. "Quebec" comes from the Algonquin word for what?
  4. What was the name of the French explorer who first reached Quebec?
  5. What year was the Battle of the Plains of Abraham?
  6. What was the name of the political party that dominated Quebec from 1944 to 1960?
  7. And what was the name of that party's leader during that period?
  8. What was the name given to the period that saw the decline, in Quebec, of the Catholic Church's influence and and a rise in Quebec nationalism?
  9. What was the name of the creator and first leader of the Separatist political party, the Parti Quebecois?
  10. What was the name of the legislation that made French the only official language of Quebec?
  11. What year was the first Quebec referendum on sovereignty?
  12. And what percentage did the "NO" side get?
  13. And what year was the second Quebec referendum on sovereignty?
  14. And what percentage did the "NO" side get?
  15. What is the government house of Quebec called?
  16. What is the provincial motto of Quebec?
  17. What is the name of the main river that flows through Quebec?
  18. Which of the following is NOT true of Quebec?
  19. According to the 2001 Census, what is the percentage of Quebec residents who list "French" as their mother tongue?

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