Canadian Famous Historical Figures MCQs with Answer

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for inventing the snowmobile?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Samuel de Champlain
c) Joseph-Armand Bombardier
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: c) Joseph-Armand Bombardier

Which Canadian historical figure led the expedition to explore and map western Canada?
a) Louis Riel
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) John Cabot
d) Jacques Cartier
Answer: b) Alexander Mackenzie

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for founding the province of Quebec and establishing a fur trade network?
a) John A. Macdonald
b) Samuel de Champlain
c) Louis Riel
d) Alexander Mackenzie
Answer: b) Samuel de Champlain

Which Canadian historical figure played a significant role in the development of the Canadian Pacific Railway?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Louis Riel
c) John A. Macdonald
d) Emily Carr
Answer: c) John A. Macdonald

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for her paintings of indigenous peoples and landscapes?
a) Emily Carr
b) Laura Secord
c) Agnes Macphail
d) Nellie McClung
Answer: a) Emily Carr

Which Canadian historical figure is considered the “Father of Manitoba” for his role in the province’s establishment?
a) Louis Riel
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Alexander Mackenzie
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: a) Louis Riel

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role in negotiating treaties with Indigenous peoples in the Prairies?
a) Louis Riel
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Alexander Mackenzie
d) James Douglas
Answer: d) James Douglas

Which Canadian historical figure was a Scottish-born fur trader and explorer?
a) Louis Riel
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: b) Alexander Mackenzie

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role as a military leader during the War of 1812?
a) Tecumseh
b) Samuel de Champlain
c) John A. Macdonald
d) Alexander Mackenzie
Answer: a) Tecumseh

Which Canadian historical figure is known for her advocacy of women’s suffrage and social reform?
a) Emily Carr
b) Nellie McClung
c) Agnes Macphail
d) Laura Secord
Answer: b) Nellie McClung

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to telecommunications, including inventing the telephone?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Louis Riel
d) Alexander Mackenzie
Answer: a) Alexander Graham Bell

Which Canadian historical figure was a Métis leader and played a central role in the Red River Resistance?
a) Alexander Mackenzie
b) Louis Riel
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: b) Louis Riel

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for her bravery during the War of 1812?
a) Emily Carr
b) Laura Secord
c) Agnes Macphail
d) Nellie McClung
Answer: b) Laura Secord

Which Canadian historical figure was the first female Member of Parliament (MP) and a champion of women’s rights?
a) Emily Carr
b) Nellie McClung
c) Agnes Macphail
d) Laura Secord
Answer: c) Agnes Macphail

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role as the first Prime Minister of Canada?
a) John A. Macdonald
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Louis Riel
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: a) John A. Macdonald

Which Canadian historical figure was a painter known for his maritime scenes and depictions of Indigenous life?
a) Emily Carr
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Franklin Carmichael
d) Tom Thomson
Answer: c) Franklin Carmichael

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to the discovery and exploration of the Northwest Passage?
a) David Thompson
b) Jacques Cartier
c) John Cabot
d) John Franklin
Answer: d) John Franklin

Which Canadian historical figure was a suffragette and leader in the fight for women’s voting rights in Canada?
a) Agnes Macphail
b) Emily Carr
c) Nellie McClung
d) Laura Secord
Answer: c) Nellie McClung

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role in exploring and mapping western Canada?
a) David Thompson
b) Samuel de Champlain
c) Louis Riel
d) Jacques Cartier
Answer: a) David Thompson

Which Canadian historical figure was a Métis leader and founder of the province of Manitoba?
a) John A. Macdonald
b) Louis Riel
c) Alexander Mackenzie
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: b) Louis Riel

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role in negotiating treaties between the British and Indigenous peoples?
a) David Thompson
b) Louis Riel
c) John A. Macdonald
d) James Douglas
Answer: d) James Douglas

Which Canadian historical figure was a fur trader, explorer, and surveyor known for his extensive travels across North America?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Jacques Cartier
c) David Thompson
d) John Franklin
Answer: c) David Thompson

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to maritime navigation and exploration?
a) David Thompson
b) Jacques Cartier
c) John Cabot
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: b) Jacques Cartier

Which Canadian historical figure was a painter known for his depictions of the Canadian wilderness and landscapes?
a) Tom Thomson
b) Emily Carr
c) Franklin Carmichael
d) Alexander Graham Bell
Answer: a) Tom Thomson

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role in the exploration and mapping of North America in the 18th century?
a) David Thompson
b) Jacques Cartier
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John Cabot
Answer: a) David Thompson

Which Canadian historical figure was a Scottish-born inventor known for his contributions to aviation and hydrofoil technology?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Louis Riel
d) Emily Carr
Answer: a) Alexander Graham Bell

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for her advocacy of women’s suffrage and social reform?
a) Nellie McClung
b) Emily Carr
c) Laura Secord
d) Agnes Macphail
Answer: a) Nellie McClung

Which Canadian historical figure was a Métis leader and played a central role in the Red River Resistance?
a) Louis Riel
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Alexander Mackenzie
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: a) Louis Riel

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role as a military leader during the War of 1812?
a) Tecumseh
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: a) Tecumseh

Which Canadian historical figure is known for her advocacy of women’s rights and was a key participant in the Persons Case?
a) Emily Carr
b) Nellie McClung
c) Agnes Macphail
d) Laura Secord
Answer: b) Nellie McClung

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to telecommunications, including inventing the telephone?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Louis Riel
d) Alexander Mackenzie
Answer: a) Alexander Graham Bell

Which Canadian historical figure was a Scottish-born fur trader and explorer?
a) Louis Riel
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: b) Alexander Mackenzie

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role as the first Prime Minister of Canada?
a) John A. Macdonald
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Louis Riel
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: a) John A. Macdonald

Which Canadian historical figure played a significant role in the development of the Canadian Pacific Railway?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Louis Riel
c) John A. Macdonald
d) Emily Carr
Answer: c) John A. Macdonald

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to maritime navigation and exploration?
a) David Thompson
b) Jacques Cartier
c) John Cabot
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: b) Jacques Cartier

Which Canadian historical figure was a fur trader, explorer, and surveyor known for his extensive travels across North America?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Jacques Cartier
c) David Thompson
d) John Franklin
Answer: c) David Thompson

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role in the exploration and mapping of North America in the 18th century?
a) David Thompson
b) Jacques Cartier
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John Cabot
Answer: a) David Thompson

Which Canadian historical figure was a painter known for his maritime scenes and depictions of Indigenous life?
a) Emily Carr
b) Laura Secord
c) Franklin Carmichael
d) Tom Thomson
Answer: c) Franklin Carmichael

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to the discovery and exploration of the Northwest Passage?
a) David Thompson
b) Jacques Cartier
c) John Cabot
d) John Franklin
Answer: d) John Franklin

Which Canadian historical figure was a suffragette and leader in the fight for women’s voting rights in Canada?
a) Agnes Macphail
b) Emily Carr
c) Nellie McClung
d) Laura Secord
Answer: c) Nellie McClung

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role in negotiating treaties with Indigenous peoples in the Prairies?
a) Louis Riel
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Alexander Mackenzie
d) James Douglas
Answer: d) James Douglas

Which Canadian historical figure was a Scottish-born inventor known for his contributions to aviation and hydrofoil technology?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Louis Riel
d) Emily Carr
Answer: a) Alexander Graham Bell

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for her advocacy of women’s suffrage and social reform?
a) Nellie McClung
b) Emily Carr
c) Laura Secord
d) Agnes Macphail
Answer: a) Nellie McClung

Which Canadian historical figure was a Métis leader and played a central role in the Red River Resistance?
a) Louis Riel
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Alexander Mackenzie
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: a) Louis Riel

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role as a military leader during the War of 1812?
a) Tecumseh
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: a) Tecumseh

Which Canadian historical figure is known for her advocacy of women’s rights and was a key participant in the Persons Case?
a) Emily Carr
b) Nellie McClung
c) Agnes Macphail
d) Laura Secord
Answer: b) Nellie McClung

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his contributions to telecommunications, including inventing the telephone?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) John A. Macdonald
c) Louis Riel
d) Alexander Mackenzie
Answer: a) Alexander Graham Bell

Which Canadian historical figure was a Scottish-born fur trader and explorer?
a) Louis Riel
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Samuel de Champlain
d) John A. Macdonald
Answer: b) Alexander Mackenzie

Who was the Canadian historical figure known for his role as the first Prime Minister of Canada?
a) John A. Macdonald
b) Alexander Mackenzie
c) Louis Riel
d) Samuel de Champlain
Answer: a) John A. Macdonald

Which Canadian historical figure played a significant role in the development of the Canadian Pacific Railway?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Louis Riel
c) John A. Macdonald
d) Emily Carr
Answer: c) John A. Macdonald

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