Canada is 150 years old!
Show us what you know by participating in our trivia quiz!
We will post five questions every second week from February to November.
If you answer all five questions correctly, we will enter your name in the draw. Every two weeks, answer the quiz and you will have another chance to win. Prizes will be awarded every three months.
“Googling” is permitted!
Here are the answers for Quiz #3’s questions :
- Which of these female (Kim Campbell, Rita Johnston, Rachel Notley or Pauline Marois) political leaders (provincial or federal) was the first “Premier” in Canadian history? Answer : Rita Johnston. She became the fist female “Premier” in Canada in the 1991 provincial election of British Columbia.
- The National Hockey League once accepted a Canadian woman to play in a pre-season game. On which team did she play? Answer : Manon Réhaume played as a goalie for the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1992.
- The first Canadian woman to win a gold medal in an Olympic event occured almost 90 years ago. In which event was that medal won? Answer : On the High Jump event of the 1928 Olympic Games, Ethel Catherwood became the first Canadian woman to win a Gold Medal; that year was also the first time that women could officially take part in the Olympic Games.
- Vickie Kerr is known as a successful Canadian entrepreneur. Although originally a native from Ontario, her invention was produced and marketed from Pointe-Claire, Québec. What was that product? Answer : Miss Vicky’s potato chips
- Emma Sofia Baker is known as the first Canadian woman who graduated with a P.H.D. What was her field of study? Answer: Psychology. She graduated in 1903 from the University of Toronto.
Congratulations to the ones who had all the good answers! You’re now eligible for the next prize draw!
April 7th is International Health day . Let’s see how well you can answer the questions on quiz #4, all related to Canadian milestones that changed the medical and health care field for the better!
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