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 #9’s questions :
- Canada is known to be the country with the largest freshwater beach. Where is it located (Thunder Bay, Lake Winnipeg, Belleville or Wasaga)? Answer : With its 14 km of sand, the largest freshwater beach in the world can be found in Wasaga, Ontario.
- During the summer, a great number of campers set up their campsites around the Great Lakes. Can you list all five lakes in order of size, from smallest to largest ? Answer : The Great Lakes can be sorted in ascending order as follow : Lake Ontario (18 960 km²), Lake Érié (25 700 km²), Lake Michigan (57 800 km²), Lake Huron (59 600 km²), Lake Superior (82 100 km²)
- What province had the highest temperature ever recorded in Canadian history (45 degree Celsius)? Answer : The highest temperature recorded in Canada was in the southern part of Saskatechewan, in July 1937.
- The Canada Games are held every two years, alternating between the Canada Winter Games and the Canada Summer Games. The Canada Games are celebrating a fiftieth milestone anniversary this year during Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations. The first Canada Summer Games were hosted by which City (Québec city, Halifax, Toronto or Saskatoon)? Answer : Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1969 (Québec City hosted the first Winter games in 1967)
- Name the 1970’s Canadian musical group that recorded the hit song “Sunny Days”? Answer : Lighthouse
Congratulations to everyone with all the right answers! You are now eligible for the next prize draw!
It’s finally here… July 1st… Canada is officially 375 years old! The tenth quiz will be focussing on that very festive and singular date. Are you curious to see the questions it has inspired?
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