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Acadians: Quiz


Question 1: In 1607 Henry IV, the ________, granted Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Monts the right to colonize lands in North America between 40° and 60° north latitude.
House of OrléansNapoleon IList of French monarchsHouse of Capet

Question 2:
Which of the following are related to Acadians?

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  St.John River Campaign: Raid on Grimrose (present day Gagetown, New Brunswick). This is the only contemporaneous image of the Expulsion of the Acadians
  A statue of Evangéline — fictional heroine of the poem Evangeline by Longfellow — at St. Martinville, Louisiana. The statue was donated by actress Dolores del Río (who also posed for it), who portrayed Evangéline in a 1929 silent film by director Edwin Carewe.

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Flag of Acadiana region of Louisiana
  Present-day Acadian communities
  Present-day Acadian communities
  The Tintamarre in Caraquet, New Brunswick

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Flag of New England Acadians
  Present-day Acadian communities
  Flag of New England Acadians

Question 6: The national anthem of the Acadians is "Ave, maris stella", adopted at Miscouche, ________ in 1884.
Newfoundland and LabradorNova ScotiaCanadaPrince Edward Island

Question 7: The Acadians who settled in Louisiana after 1764, known as Cajuns, have had a dominant cultural influence in many parishes, particularly in the southwestern area of the state known as ________.
Lafayette, LouisianaAcadianaCalcasieu Parish, LouisianaNew Orleans

Question 8: Many later settled in Louisiana, where they became known as ________.
CajunItalian AmericanEnglish AmericanFrench American

Question 9: For many families in predominantly Anglophone communities, French-________ has occurred, particularly in younger generations.
LinguisticsLanguage attritionMorphology (linguistics)Speech

Question 10: Some settled in the region of Fort Sainte-Anne, now Fredericton, but were later displaced by the arrival of the United Empire Loyalists after the ________.
American RevolutionMassachusettsUnited StatesUnited States Constitution


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