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(Knowledge Hunt PDF without answers:PDF document)

A "Knowledge Hunt" is a short quiz that includes 10 knowledge-based questions. These activities are meant to assist students in exploring and quickly becoming familiar with one of the theme areas. They may be used as a short, five-minute introduction to the content and navigation of the site or even as an online, small-group scavenger hunt. The Knowledge Hunts are available for teachers with or without answers. The version without answers is also contained within Student Resources or it may be printed off for student use.

As an introductory activity to the Mavericks: An Incorrigible History of Alberta web site, students may take five to ten minutes to become familiar with the site and answer the specific questions they have been provided.

  1. What does UFA stand for?
    A. United Farmers of Alberta
  2. Name the five women who are called the "Famous Five."
    A. Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, and Irene Parlby
  3. Henrietta Muir Edwards wrote a booklet called in 1908 that gave women information on the law, and their position in society. What is this booklet called?
    A. The Legal Status of Canadian Women
  4. When were women in Canada legally recognized as "persons"?
    A. October 18, 1929
  5. What newspaper did Bob Edwards establish in 1902?
    A. Eye Opener
  6. When did Henrietta Muir Edwards move to Alberta?
    A. 1904
  7. What did Sir Frederick Haultain want the western provinces to be called?
    A. Buffalo
  8. What organization was Henry Wise Wood elected president of?
    A. UFA – The United Farmers of Alberta
  9. What job did William Aberhart hold at Crescent Heights High School in Calgary?
    A. Principal
  10. What political party was formed with Preston Manning as the leader?
    A. Reform Party


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