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The Great Canadian. Challenge!. #1. What is the Capital of Canada?. #2. In what modern-day province did the first Europeans make contact with aboriginals?. #3. What two main European nations were the first to attempt to colonize what is now Canada?. #4.

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The Great Canadian

Challenge!


#1

What is the Capital of Canada?


#2

  • In what modern-day province did the first Europeans make contact with aboriginals?


#3

  • What two main European nations were the first to attempt to colonize what is now Canada?


#4

  • Which modern-day province was formerly known as Acadia?


#5

  • Who was the first prime minister of Canada?


#6

The approximate population of Canada is ________________.

a)   3 million

b)   13 million

c)   33 million

d)   330 million


#8

  • Who is Canada’s current prime minister?


#9

  • What is the title of Canada’s Head of State?


#10

  • Who am I?


#11

  • The number of points on the Canadian Maple Leaf ? …think of the flag.


#12

  • The age at which Canadians can exercise their right to vote at the party level.


#13

  • Canada is the ____ largest country in the world.

    A. 1st

    B. 2nd

    C. 3rd


#14

  • Canada has two national symbols. What are they?


#15

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

    A. West Montrose, ONB. La Sarre, QEC. Gold River, BCD. Hartland, NB


#16

  • How many time zones are there in Canada?

    A. 6B. 8C. 4D. 5


#17

  • What is the highest mountain in Canada?

    A. Mount ForbeB. Mount LoganC. Mount KitchenerD. Mount Lefroy


#18

  • What is the longest river in Canada?

    A. Fraser RiverB. St. Laurence RiverC. Mackenzie RiverD. Red River


#19

  • What is Canada's most northern island?

    A. Queen CharlotteB. EllesmereC. VictoriaD. Baffin


#20

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

    A. 1870B. 1935C. 1980D. 1999


#21

  • What are Canada’s two national sports?

    A. Ice Hockey, BasketballB. Baseball, TennisC. Basketball, LacrosseD. Lacrosse, Ice Hockey


#22

  • How many provinces and territories are there in Canada? a) Tenb) Twelvec) Thirteen


#23

  • The maple leaf is a prominent Canadian symbol. On what coin does it appear? a) The pennyb) The nickelc) The quarter


#24

  • What is the origin of the name "Canada"? a) Inuitb) Huron-Iroquoisc) Metis


#25

  • What are the animal figures that stand on either side of the shield on the Arms of Canada? a) A lion and an elkb) A lion and a horsec) A lion and a unicorn


#26

  • The first tidal power station in North America was built in what bay, known for its high tides (in fact, the highest in the world)? a) Howe Sound, British Columbiab) James Bay, Ontarioc) Bay of Fundy, New Brunswickd) Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland


#27

  • What city, founded in 1608 by Champlain, claims to be the oldest city in North America? (It is also the only walled city in North America.) a) Quebec Cityb) Halifaxc) Saskatoond) Vancouver


#28

  • The westernmost community in Canada, Beaver Creek, is in which province or territory? a) British Columbiab) Northwest Territoriesc) Newfoundlandd) Yukon


#29

  • What is the driest place in Canada?

    a) Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan

    b) Arctic Bay, Nunavut

    c) Windsor, Ontario

    d) Vancouver, British Columbia


#30

  • Which was the first province to establish a hospital insurance plan and universal prepaid medical care? a) Ontariob) Saskatchewanc) British Columbiad) New Brunswick


#31

What city is the largest in Canada by population and the fifth largest in all of North America? a) Vancouver, British Columbiab) Montreal, Quebecc) Calgary, Albertad) Toronto, Ontario


#32

Which of the following slogans is associated with Canada's constitution? a) liberty, equality, fraternity b) peace, order and good government c) life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness


#33

Which is the largest island in Canada? a) Prince Edward Islandb) Ellesmere Islandc) Newfoundlandd) Baffin Island


#34

Niagara Falls is the highest waterfall in Canada. a) Trueb) False


#35

What is the largest lake IN Canada? a) Lake Michiganb) Great Bear Lakec) Lake Simcoed) Okanagan Lake



#1

What is the Capital of Canada?

Ottawa


#2

  • In what modern-day province did the first Europeans make contact with aboriginals?

    Newfoundland


#3

  • What two main European nations were the first to attempt to colonize what is now Canada?

    England & France


#4

  • Which modern-day province was formerly known as Acadia?

    Nova Scotia


#5

  • Who was the first prime minister of Canada?

    John A. MacDonald


#6

The approximate population of Canada is ________________.

a)   3 million

b)   13 million

c)   33 million

d)   330 million


#8

  • Who is Canada’s current prime minister?

    Stephen Harper


#9

  • What is the title of Canada’s Head of State?

    Monarch = Queen Elizabeth II

    The Governor General represents the Monarch


#10

  • Who am I?

  • Mi’kmaq legend Glooscap


#11

  • The number of points on the Canadian Maple Leaf ? …think of the flag.

  • 11


#12

  • The age at which Canadians can exercise their right to vote at the party level.

  • 14

  • Canadian Youth, may not be permitted to vote until age 18, however, at age 14 you can join a political party and vote for the leader or on policy as part of the Youth Party.


#13

  • Canada is the ____ largest country in the world.

    A. 1st

    B. 2nd

    C. 3rd

Russia: 17,075,200 km2 (6,591,027 mi2)

Canada: 9,984,670 km2 (3,854,082 mi2)


#14

  • Canada has two national symbols. What are they?

  • Maple Leaf & Beaver


#15

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

    A. West Montrose, ONB. La Sarre, QEC. Gold River, BCD. Hartland, NB


#16

  • How many time zones are there in Canada?

    A. 6B. 8C. 4D. 5


#17

  • What is the highest mountain in Canada?

    A. Mount ForbeB. Mount LoganC. Mount KitchenerD. Mount Lefroy


#18

  • What is the longest river in Canada?

    A. Fraser RiverB. St. Laurence RiverC. Mackenzie RiverD. Red River


#19

  • What is Canada's most northern island?

    A. Queen CharlotteB. EllesmereC. VictoriaD. Baffin


#20

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

    A. 1870B. 1935C. 1980D. 1999


#21

  • What are Canada’s two national sports?

    A. Ice Hockey, BasketballB. Baseball, TennisC. Basketball, LacrosseD. Lacrosse, Ice Hockey


#22

  • How many provinces and territories are there in Canada? a) Tenb) Twelvec) Thirteen


#23

  • The maple leaf is a prominent Canadian symbol. On what coin does it appear? a) The pennyb) The nickelc) The quarter


#24

  • What is the origin of the name "Canada"? a) Inuitb) Huron-Iroquoisc) Metis


#25

  • What are the animal figures that stand on either side of the shield on the Arms of Canada? a) A lion and an elkb) A lion and a horsec) A lion and a unicorn


#26

  • The first tidal power station in North America was built in what bay, known for its high tides (in fact, the highest in the world)? a) Howe Sound, British Columbiab) James Bay, Ontarioc) Bay of Fundy, New Brunswickd) Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland


#27

  • What city, founded in 1608 by Champlain, claims to be the oldest city in North America? (It is also the only walled city in North America.) a) Quebec Cityb) Halifaxc) Saskatoond) Vancouver


#28

  • The westernmost community in Canada, Beaver Creek, is in which province or territory? a) British Columbiab) Northwest Territoriesc) Newfoundlandd) Yukon


#29

  • What is the driest place in Canada?

    a) Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan

    b) Arctic Bay, Nunavut

    c) Windsor, Ontario

    d) Vancouver, British Columbia


#30

  • Which was the first province to establish a hospital insurance plan and universal prepaid medical care? a) Ontariob) Saskatchewanc) British Columbiad) New Brunswick


#31

What city is the largest in Canada by population and the fifth largest in all of North America? a) Vancouver, British Columbiab) Montreal, Quebecc) Calgary, Albertad) Toronto, Ontario


#32

Which of the following slogans is associated with Canada's constitution? a) liberty, equality, fraternity b) peace, order and good government c) life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness


#33

Which is the largest island in Canada? a) Prince Edward Islandb) Ellesmere Islandc) Newfoundlandd) Baffin Island


#34

Niagara Falls is the highest waterfall in Canada. a) Trueb) False

The highest is Della Falls in British Columbia


#35

What is the largest lake IN Canada? a) Lake Michiganb) Great Bear Lakec) Lake Simcoed) Okanagan Lake

It is the eighth largest in the world. None of the Great Lakes qualify because they are all at least partly within the United States.


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