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Canada Day Quiz

70 questions for Canadians


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16. Which provinces refused to support the Meech Lake Accord?

17. The most significant change to Canada’s map, since the incorporation of Newfoundland in 1949, happened on April 1, 1999. What was that change?

18. In 2004 CBC held a contest where listeners were invited to vote for The Greatest Canadian. Who topped that pole and what was that person best known for?



19. What is the capital of Nunavut (hint: the name is Inuit for “many fish”)?

20. This walled city was the first in North America to be placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

21. What is Canada’s deepest lake?

22. Which major Canadian city has the most wet days per year?

23. What group of islands once petitioned the federal government to become part of Canada?

24. The five highest mountains in Canada are all located in which province or territory?

25. The three tallest waterfalls in Canada are all located in which province or territory?

26. Between them, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut contain what percentage of the world’s fresh water?

27. What is the world’s largest wetland?

28. Approximately how long does it take water to pass through the Great Lakes, from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean?

29. Which is the only Canadian city to make the list of top 10 coldest places in the world?

30. To which country belong St. Pierre and Miquelon, two islands found between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia?

31. An Act of Parliament passed in 1943 declared one of the rooms in the Ottawa Civic Hospital the sovereign territory of which country?

32. Which Great Lake has the most area on the Canadian side of the Canada/U.S. boundary?

33. What is the only public highway above the Arctic Circle open-year round?

34. What is the largest lake wholly in Canada?

35. What is the world’s only capital city colder than Ottawa?

36. What is the longest Canadian river?

37. What is the name of the waterway between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick?

38. If you wanted to see a hoodoo in Canada, where would you go?



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