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1.     Quebec is the ____________ province in the Commonwealth of Canada. a.) largest b.) oldest c.) both a and b
     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
     b.) Jacques Cartier
3.     What are people who live in Quebec called? a.) Québécians b.) Quebekites c.) Québécois d.) Chevals
     c.) Québecois
4.     More than 80 percent of the people in Quebec speak a dialect of ____________________ .
     French
5.     The capital of Quebec is ___________________________ .
     Quebec City
6.     The largest city in Quebec is _________________________ .
     Montreal
7.     Quebec lies just north of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. True or false?
     true
8.     The majority of the people in Quebec are Roman Catholic. True or false?
     true
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
     a.) 4 p.m., or 16:00
10.     What are Croisiéries? a.) pastries b.) sight-seeing boats c.) horse carriages d.) crosses
     b.) sight-seeing boats
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
     b.) soup of the day
12.     Kebec is a(n) ____________________ word that means ãplace where the river narrows.ä a.) French b.) Sioux Indian c.) Hindu d.) Algonquin Indian
     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?
     pay the dowry of suitable French women if they would travel to the New World to marry colonists
14.     To what country did France lose the colony of Quebec?
     Great Britain
15.     What is the Bûche de Noël?
     traditional Christmas dessert--a yule log made of chocolate and cake
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