Tuesday, 1 July 2008

Canada Day














Sending you out a great Canada Day from my neck of the woods in Manitoba where you really can touch the sky.

I hope you have fun doing this Canada Day quiz. No need to put your answers here. I am shocked because I only got five right. The answers are at the bottom of the page.

Canada’s two national sports?

Hockey, Basketball
Baseball, Tennis
Basketball, Lacrosse
Lacrosse, Ice Hockey

How many lakes are there in Canada?

Unknown
500,000
1 million
5 million

Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?

Alexander Mackenzie
John A. MacDonald
Louis Riel
Wilfred Laurier

Canada has two national symbols, what are they?

Beaver and Maple Leaf
Moose and Maple Leaf
Beaver and Grizzly Bear
Moose and Salmon

Canada has the longest covered bridge in the world (1,282 feet long). Where is it located?

West Montrose, ON
La Sarre, QE
Gold River, BC
Hartland, NB

What university developed the world’s first anti-gravity suit?

University of Toronto
Simon Fraser University
University of British Columbia
Queen’s University

Andrew Bonar Law was the only Canadian ever to do what?

Win the Indianapolis 500
Serve as Prime Minister of Great Britain
Board the MIR space station
Win the Tour De France

How many National Parks are there in Canada?

84
25
40
60

In which year did Canada adopt the metric system?

1975
1985
1967
1970

How many time zones are there in Canada?

6
8
4
5

What is the highest mountain in Canada?

Mount Forbe
Mount Logan
Mount Kitchener
Mount Lefroy

What is the longest river in Canada?

Fraser River
St. Laurence River
Mackenzie River
Red River

What is Canada’s most northern island?

Queen Charlotte
Ellesmere
Victoria
Baffin

Which of the following authors is not Canadian?

W.O. Mitchell
Margaret Atwood
A.A. Milne
Michael Ondaatje

Which province has the largest concentration of moose in North America?

Alberta
British Columbia
Newfoundland
Quebec

When was “Oh Canada” proclaimed as Canada’s national anthem?

1870
1935
1980
1999


Lacrosse and Hockey
Unknown
John A. MacDonald
Beaver and Maple Leaf
Hartland, NB
University of Toronto
Serve as Prime Minister of Great Britain
40
1970
6
Mount Logan
Mackenzie River
Ellesmere
A.A. Milne
Newfoundland
1980

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Happy Canada to you. I got 11/16 Thats bad considering I took Canadian History as a minor for the BA program. Tsk tsk. memory is failing. Lets blame on the chemo drugs. See ya. Love Donna

Ben said...

i took the quiz, because i was lucky enough to spend the day with my greatest academic influence growing up: angelique .... what do you think ang 10/16...not too bad...by the way josephine was so cute at the forks, it was a lot of fun being there with her and kayla....and oh yeah, brady was there as well...happy canada day!!