Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Groupe of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Quiz QuizHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665French Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

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Chapter 1:
1500 - 1642



 1) I am a natural obstacle. For a long time, I forced travellers to stop over in Montréal. What am I?

 A. St. Helen’s Island
 B. Sault-au-Récollet
 C. The Lachine Rapids
 D. The Chambly Rapids

2) They were the first to inhabit the Island of Montréal.

 A. The Hurons
 B. The St. Lawrence Iroquoians
 C. The Iroquois
 D. The Iroquoians

3) Jacques Cartier visited me in 1535. By the time of his second voyage to Canada in 1541, I had disappeared. What am I?

 A. Tutonaguy
 B. Lachine
 C. Osheaga
 D. Hochelaga

4) Which of the following hypotheses do specialists not consider an explanation for the disappearance of the St. Lawrence Iroquoians?

 A. Voluntary displacement
 B. Diseases brought over by Europeans
 C. Inter-tribal warfare
 D. Famine brought on by depleted resources.