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Test your knowledge about immigration to Manitoba
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- Question 1 of 10
Manitoba became open to limited immigration in 1867.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 10
Push factors are negative things, such as war and persecution, that cause a person to decide to leave their country. Pull factors are positive things, such as liberty or better opportunities, that attract a person to another country.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 10
Overpopulation and a lack of jobs are 2 push factors that brought many Europeans to Manitoba.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 10
Sir Clifford Sifton became the prime minister of Canada in 1896.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 10
The Dominion Land Act was designed to encourage newcomers to move to Winnipeg and surrounding cities.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 10
The North West mounted police later became know as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, better known as the R.C.MP.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 7 of 10
The British were among the "non-traditional" immigrants that Sifton wanted to attract to Canada.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 10
The Hungarians, Romanians and Ukrainians were among the settlers that helped to settle the prairies.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 9 of 10
One of the reasons Manitoba was able to attract so many newcomers to was the efforts of immigration agencies, which advertised free land for those willing to settle on the prairies.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 10 of 10
Immigration to Manitoba helped to create our agriculture, mining and oil industries.CorrectIncorrect
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