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Study Guide Questions

1.     Quebec is the ____________ province in the Commonwealth of Canada. a.) largest b.) oldest c.) both a and b
2.     ____________________________ discovered the land that became Quebec while searching for a northwest passage to Asia in 1534. a.) King Louis XIV b.) Jacques Cartier c.) Jacques Cousteau d.) Samuel de Champlain
3.     What are people who live in Quebec called? a.) Québécians b.) Quebekites c.) Québécois d.) Chevals
4.     More than 80 percent of the people in Quebec speak a dialect of ____________________ .
5.     The capital of Quebec is ___________________________ .
6.     The largest city in Quebec is _________________________ .
7.     Quebec lies just north of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. True or false?
8.     The majority of the people in Quebec are Roman Catholic. True or false?
9.     During the Christmas season in Quebec, the sun sets around _____________________ . a.) 4 p.m., or 16:00 b.) 5 p.m., or 17:00 c.) 6 p.m., or 18:00 d.) 8 p.m., or 20:00
10.     What are Croisiéries? a.) pastries b.) sight-seeing boats c.) horse carriages d.) crosses
11.     What does potage du jour mean in English? a.) pot of beans b.) soup of the day c.) seafood served in a shell d.) daughters of the king
12.     Kebec is a(n) ____________________ word that means ãplace where the river narrows.ä a.) French b.) Sioux Indian c.) Hindu d.) Algonquin Indian
13.     What did King Louis XIV of France offer to do so that more French people would settle in the New World?
14.     To what country did France lose the colony of Quebec?
15.     What is the Bûche de Noël?
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