The Sister Antoinette DesRoches Historic Committee is launching its common annual quiz on Feb. 3.
The quiz, which focuses on elements of Prince Edward Island’s Acadian historical past and heritage, consists of 10 questions with a alternative of solutions.
The historic committee means that the quiz turn into an academic exercise within the classroom, with members of the family, at a dinner with pals or throughout a neighborhood assembly.
The quiz might be out there on the Facebook page, Comité historique Soeur-Antoinette-Desroches, and it is going to be printed in French in La Voix acadienne on Feb. 3. Solutions to the questions might be revealed one by one on weekdays beginning Feb. 15, Heritage Day, in a variety of methods, together with on the committee’s Fb. All of the solutions and the names of the winners might be printed in La Voix acadienne on Feb. 24.
Prizes might be awarded in two classes. Within the grownup class, two winners will select one of many following books: L’Acadie de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 300 ans d’histoire by Georges Arsenault and Linda Lowther that has simply been printed or Illustrated Historical past of the Acadians of Prince Edward Island by Georges Arsenault. The latter guide, printed in 2019, is accessible in French and English.
Within the school-age class, two $50 prizes might be awarded to 2 college students.
To be eligible for the prizes, the solutions should be despatched to the Historic Committee no later than Feb. 12.
The quiz can be obtained by e mail (in French and English) from Georges Arsenault: [email protected].
The content material is open to everybody, whether or not an Islander or residing off-Island.