Geography Exam

  1. Most Indians live on tracts of land set aside for them by the federal government called: reserves, compounds, lots or treaty lands
  2. At Davis Inlet, the most common kind of substance abuse among the young children was: glue sniffing, alcohol abuse, gasoline sniffing or drug abuse
    Gasoline Sniffing
  3. The last group of natives to arrive in the Arctic were the:Aztecs, Mayans, Inuit or Algonquin
  4. The confrontation at Oka between natives and Quebec provincial police was provoked by an argument over the town's plan to expand a: shopping mall, airport, golf course or railway station.
    Golf Course
  5. Living on an island, the Innu could not follow their traditional lifestyle and hunt for: seal, Arctic fox, caribou or moose.
  6. The First Nations people of Miramichi were protecting their: language rights, land rights, fishing rights or hunting rights.
    Fishing Rights.
  7. The Innu were relocated to: Little Sango Pond, St. John's, Davis Inlet or Repulse Bay.
    Davis Inlet
  8. How many years ago did the Inuit people arrive in North America? 
    100 000, 1000, 11 000 or 25 000
    11 000 years ago
  9. How did some of the original peoples of North America get here?
    Walking, following the herds, marine technology or by plane.
    Marine Technology
  10. Of the following, which was not received in the settlement agreement with the Nisga's people: a case settlement of $311.5 million, tax exempt status, resource rights, their own police and government.
    Tax exempt status
  11. The first premier of Nunavut was: Paul Okalik, John Amagoalik, Jean Cretien, John Arviat
    Paul Okalik
  12. The largest ethnic group in the eastern Arctic are the: non-Aboriginals, Metis, Inuit or North American Indian.
  13. The largest ethnic group in the western Arctic are the: non-Aboriginals, Metis, Inuit or Dene
  14. Nunavut has a suicide rate of _____ times the national average: 4, 2, 6 or 8.
  15. Which of the following European countries are most closely associated with the settlement of the New World?
    Britain, France, Netherlands, Spain
    France, Spain, Netherlands, Portugal
    Britain, France, Netherlands, Portugal
    Britain, France, Spain, Germany
    Britain, France, Netherlands, Spain
  16. If a treaty has been reached between the government and a First nations group, and the First Nations group feels that the government has not fulfilled part of the deal, it is called: an unresolved agreement, a comprehensive treaty, amnesty or a specific claim.
    A Specific Claim.
  17. In 1492, the following explorer "discovered" North America: John Cabot, Henry Hudson, Christopher Columbus, Louis Riel
    Christopher Columbus
  18. The first nation incident that made the general Canadian public aware of native discontent involved the incident at: Ipperwash, Oka gold course, Miramichi or ranch in BC
    Oka Golf Course
  19. The natives are unhappy about bill C-45 because it has a hidden bill concerning their: rights controlling the environment, control over money, voting rights or residential schools.
    Rights controlling the environment.
  20. The chief that went on a hunger strike to bring publicity to "Idle No More" movement was Attawapiskat chief: Shawn Atleo, Theresa Spence, Phil Fontaine or Ovide Mecredi.
    Theresa Spence
  21. Guarantee sought by Indians at Oka that they would not be charged with any crime.
  22. Body of water (strait) connecting Alaska and Siberia, Asia
  23. Person of mixed European and Indian ancestry.
  24. Young Inuit from Rankin Inlet who was recently drafted by the Nsahville Predators of the NHL.
    Jordan Tootoo
  25. Indian who is registered under the Indian Act and entitled to certain rights (fishing and hunting) under this act.
    Status Indian
  26. Native person living in the Arctic region of Canada.
  27. Language spoken by the Inuit of northern Canada.
  28. Mohawk Indian whose writings advocating violence encouraged warriors to set up barricades at Oka.
    Louis Hall
  29. Agreements between the federal government and Indian bands whereby the Indians gave up land in exchange for case settlements and/or annual payments.
  30. Citizens of this community were outraged when Mohawk Indians blocked the Mercier Bridge to Montreal
  31. Native Indian shot by O.P.P. officers in the standoff between natives and policed near Grand Bend.
    Dudley George
  32. Desire of Indians to have complete control over their own affairs on the reserve.
    Self government
  33. How and why was the rehabilitation program for prisoners at the Baffin Correction Centre different from the jails in the rest of Canada?
    They would give the inmates guns and knives for hunting, which is pretty much unheard of in the rest of Canada. They did this so the inmates could learn how to live off the land again like their ancestors.
  34. Although the Nisga's settled a treaty peacefully, concerns were raised. Describe two of the concerns raised.
    • 1: There were 50 other land claims that were still unresolved. Could they afford it?
    • 2: Concerned about giving the Natives special treatment. Wondered why they were creating two levels of citizenship. Aren't we all Canadians?
    • 3:
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