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Governors and mayors of Montréal

1) Who was designated by city council as mayor of Montréal at the first municipal election of June 3, 1833?

a) Jacques Viger
b) Honoré Beaugrand
c) Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve
d) Peter McGill

2) How many terms of office did Camillien Houde serve as mayor of Montréal?

a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

3) Who was the last governor of Montréal in New France?

a) Louis-Hector de Callière
b) Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil de Cavagnial, marquis de Vaudreuil
c) Joseph Bourret
d) François-Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil

4) Under what name was Peter McGill commonly known until March 29, 1821?

a) Peter McDougall
b) Peter Macdonald
c) Peter McCutcheon
d) Peter McCord

5) He was installed by the British as military governor of Montréal from 1760 to 1763, after the Conquest of New France.

a) James Wolfe
b) Thomas Gage
c) James Murray
d) Wolfred Nelson

6) What was Joseph Bourret, third mayor of Montréal, by profession?

a) lawyer
b) banker
c) insurer
d) doctor

7) He was the first elected mayor of Montréal.

a) Jacques Viger
b) Wolfred Nelson
c) Charles Wilson
d) Sir William Hales Hingston

8) As a doctor and as mayor of Montréal, he made vaccination compulsory in 1875.

a) Wolfred Nelson
b) Jean-Olivier Chénier
c) Robert Nelson
d) Sir William Hales Hingston

9) He was governor of Montréal in the absence of Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve, who remained in France from 1645 to 1647.

a) Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, comte de Bougainville
b) Louis-Hector de Callière
c) Louis d'Ailleboust de Coulonge et d'Argentenay
d) Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, marquis de Montcalm

10) He married Mary Martha Bethune, daughter of the Reverend John Bethune, who bore him 8 children.

a) James McShane
b) Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott
c) Hormidas Laporte
d) Thomas Storrow Brown

Challenge questions

1) Who was mayor of Montréal at the time of the annexation of Maisonneuve in 1917 and the fire at city hall in 1922?

a) Médéric Martin
b) Camillien Houde
c) Sévère Rivard
d) Alphonse Desjardins

2) What mayor of Montréal was arrested on August 5, 1940, and interned at a camp in Ontario because he was opposed to conscription?

a) Fernand Rinfret
b) Raymond Préfontaine
c) Camillien Houde
d) Médéric Martin

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