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Fort York: Quiz


Question 1: Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings on the west side of downtown Toronto, Ontario, ________.
United KingdomCanadaBarbadosUnited States

Question 2: soldiers (including General Zebulon Pike, for whom ________ is named).
Pikes PeakCentral City/Black Hawk Historic DistrictRaton PassGeorgetown-Silver Plume Historic District

Question 3: Fort York Redoubt is a cannon battery built by the ________ to protect Halifax, Nova Scotia.
HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Illustrious (R06)HMS Ocean (L12)Royal Navy

Question 4: In 1793, Lieutenant Governor ________ authorized a garrison on the present site of Fort York, just west of the mouth of Garrison Creek on the north eastern shore of Lake Ontario.
Samuel Smith (Upper Canada politician)Charles Poulett Thomson, 1st Baron SydenhamJohn Graves SimcoeIsaac Brock

Question 5: This fort was destroyed in the ________, 1813 (see below).
York, Upper CanadaTorontoHistory of TorontoBattle of York

Question 6: During the War of 1812, on April 27, 1813 combined U.S. army and naval forces attacked York from Lake Ontario, overrunning Fort York (see ________).
History of TorontoTorontoBattle of YorkYork, Upper Canada

Question 7: ________
Fort YorkList of oldest buildings and structures in TorontoAttractions in TorontoToronto Islands


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