Canada Quiz
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1. The inauguration of the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on?
February 15, 1965
July 1, 1967
March 24, 1969

2. Who was the first female governer general of Canada?
Kim Campbell
Jeanne Sauvé
Adrienne Clarkson

3. What's true about Canada's largest city, Toronto?
Two thirds of the citizens are neither English nor French in heritage.
Toronto has the largest Chinese community in Canada.
The city is the highest quality of life of any city in the world.

4. The June 28th 2004 general election was Canada's __th general election since Confederation?
28th General Election
38th General Election
48th General Election

5. What is the meaning of Canada's newest territory, Nunavut?
Our Land
Our Freedom
Our dog

6. Canada comprises about which percent of the earth's total surface area?

7. The largest island in Canada is?
Vancouver Island
Baffin Island

8. Canada's third largest province is?
British Columbia

9. Prince Edward Island is separated from the mainland by?
Cabot Strait
Hudson Strait
Northumberland Strait

10. How many Canadian provinces have ocean or sea shorelines?

11. Canada issued its first postage stamp in 1851. What was on it?
A Beaver
The Queen Victoria
The Parliament

12. Tensions during the first world war caused Berlin in Ontario to be renamed :

13. Which is the official bird of Quebec?
Grey Jay
Snowy Owl
Peregrine Falcon

14. Canada's motto is :
God Save The King
Desiderantes Meliorem Patriam (They desire a better country)
A Mari usque ad Mare (From sea to sea)

15. Canada's smallest National Park is:
St. Lawrence Islands park in Ontario
Wood Buffalo National Park in Alberta
Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland

16. Who say : "When I’m in Canada, I feel this is what the world should be like"?
Actress Jane Fonda
Former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill
Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa

17. Which city is the closer to Vancouver in British Colombia?
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Mexico City
St. John's, Nowfoundland

18. Both were born on January 11, both worked in politics for many years prior to becoming prime minister and both faced separatists in Parliament. Who are they?
John George Diefenbaker and Brian Mulroney
Wilfrid Laurier and Pierre Elliott Trudeau
John Alexander Macdonald and Jean Chrétien

19. Who is the only Canadian to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Lester Bowles Pearson
Norman Bethune
Louis Stephen St. Laurent

20. Saskatchewan means:
"big village or settlement"
"The River that flows swiftly"
"One defends and the other conquers"

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