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Fort Erie: Quiz


Question 1: The Fort Erie area became significant as the major terminus in Canada for slaves using the ________ in the middle of the 19th century.
Underground RailroadWilliam Cooper NellHarriet TubmanAmerican Civil War

Question 2: The Parkway starts at Fort Erie and continues 56 km (35 miles) north to ________.
Great LakesLake HuronLake SuperiorLake Ontario

Question 3: In 1866, a brigade of Fenians (Irish Republicans) used the ruins of the old fort as a base for their raid into ________.
British ColumbiaCanadaOntarioQuebec

Question 4: This new fort was unfinished when the ________ declared war on June 18, 1812.
AlaskaUnited StatesCanadaPhilippines

Question 5: Fort Erie is the site of the bloodiest battlefield in the history of ________.
United KingdomUnited StatesCanadaBarbados

Question 6: For the following 50 years, Fort Erie served as a supply depot and a port for ships transporting merchandise, troops and passengers via Lake Erie to the Upper ________.
Great LakesJames BayArctic OceanOntario

Question 7: The Fenians then marched north to try and capture the town of Chippewa at the north end of the ________.
Welland CanalGreat LakesGreat Lakes region (North America)Saint Lawrence Seaway

Question 8: The Fenian Brotherhood invaded Canada on June 1, 1866 with more than 500 ________ veterans by crossing the Niagara River a little north of Fort Erie.
United StatesBleeding KansasTennesseeAmerican Civil War

Question 9: Around the same time visitors to the ruins included the Prince of Wales and ________.
The Mysterious StrangerLetters from the EarthA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtMark Twain

Question 10: The fort and surrounding battlefield are owned and operated by the Niagara Parks Commission, a self-funded agency of the ________ Provincial Government.
British ColumbiaQuebecOntarioCanada


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