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6. What is the longest river in Canada?

 

7. What was Canada’s legendary spoof political party?

 

8. Chances are you’ve used many of these paper/cardboard covers while handing in school reports, but didn’t know that they were Canadian…

 

9. What is the Canadian slang for a beer gut?

 

10. Only one Canadian newspaper has ever won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism? If you can even guess the city you’re doing well…

 

Arts and Culture

11. What Canadian singer’s real name is Eileen?

 

12. The original teen drama/soap opera, Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High, and Degrassi High, followed the lives of Stephanie, Joey, Snake, Wheels, Lucy, Shane Caitlin, Spike and others growing up in Toronto. What was the name of Joey Jeremiah, Snake and Wheels’ band?

 

13. “Oh, the good old hockey game, is the best game you can name; and the best game you can name, is the good old hockey game!” It’s known simply as The Hockey Song – who wrote it?

 

14. A group of artists known as the Group of Seven aimed to develop a distinct Canadian style of painting. There were seven original members: Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Frank Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald and Frederick Varley. But there were also one well-known artist that the members were inspired by. Who was this artist?

 

15. Mr. Dressup was an iconic Canadian children’s television show, starring American actor Ernie Coombs as Mr. Dressup and his trusty sidekicks, Casey and Finnegan. In which famous prop did Mr. Dressup store his costumes?

 

16. Though he’s better known for his film roles as a green ogre, this talented Canadian comedian and actor actually got his start on a late-night talk show.

 

17. What Canadian comedian produces a popular skit, “Talking to Americans”?

 

18. Maud Lewis is one of the country’s most recognizable folk artists. Born into a life of poverty in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Lewis got her commercial artistic start by selling hand drawn Christmas cards door to door for $0.25 apiece. Art Gallery Nova Scotia (AGNS) has a permanent Maud Lewis exhibit on display – what is the prize piece of the exhibit?