Fun Canada Trivia!

Fun Canada Trivia!

Fun Canada Trivia

Nova Scotia Quiz

  1. What port does the Bluenose II sail out of?
    • [a] Lunenburg   [b] Halifax   [c] Digby   [d] Sackville
  2. Who was the Cabot Trail named after?
    • [a] Henry Cabot Lodge   [b] Sebastion Cabot   [c] John Cabot
  3. What First nation people were living in Nova Scotia prior to European discovery
    • [a] The Mi’kmaq   [b] The Iroquois   [c] The Hurons   [d] The Mississaugas
  4. In what year was the Halifax Farmers Market begun?
    • [a] 1945   [b] 1876   [c] 1835   [d] 1750
  5. Approximately how many people live in Nova Scotia?
    • [a] 940,000   [b] 1.2 million   [c] 1.5 million   [d] 2 million

Nova Scotia Quiz Answers 

1[a], 2[c], 3[a], 4[d], 5[a]


New Brunswick Quiz

  1. What is the population of New Brunswick?
    • [a] 45 million   [b] 980,000   [c] 751,000   [d] 642,000
  2. Where is the famous native of New Brunswick, Stompin’ Tom Connors buried?
    • [a] Moncton NB   [b] Frederickton NB   [c] Shediac NB   [d] Ballinafad, ON
  3. How many kilometres of paved roads are there in New Brunswick
    • [a] 19,500 kms   [b] 23,000km   [c] 45,000kms   [d] 51,000
  4. In what community will you find the Ganong Chocolate Museum?
    • [a] John   [b] Shediac   [c] Hopewell Cape   [d] St. Stephen

New Brunswick Quiz Answers

1[c], 2[d], 3[a], 4[d]


Quebec Quiz

  1. What is the population of Quebec?
    • [a] 3 million   [b] 5 million   [c] 7 million   [d] 8 million
  2. How big is Quebec area-wise?
    • [a] Canada’s second largest province   [b] Canada’s third largest province   [c] Largest province in Canada   [d] Same size as Ontario
  3. The Chateau Frontenac was built by:
    • [a] Canadian Pacific Railway   [b] Canadian National Railway   [c] Air Canada   [d] The Hudson’s Bay Company
  4. Expo 67 was hosted by what Quebec City?
    • [a] Hull   [b] Laval   [c] Quebec City   [d] Montreal

Quebec Quiz Answers

1[d], 2[c], 3[a], 4[d]


Ontario Quiz

  1. How many people live in Ontario?
    • [a] 3 million   [b] 5.7 million   [c] 10.4 million   [d] 13.6 million
  2. What is the southern-most point in Canada?
    • [a] Windsor   [b] Pelee Island   [c] Turkey Point   [d] Niagara Falls
  3. What is the largest fresh water island in the world?
    • [a] Manitoulin Island   [b] Centre Island   [c] Tobin Island   [d] Grand Island
  4. How many lakes are there in Ontario
    • [a] 150,000   [b] 250,000   [c] 300,000   [d] 420,000

Ontario Quiz Answers

1[d], 2[b],  3[a], 4[b]


Manitoba Quiz

How many kms of paved roads are there in Manitoba?

  • [a] 25,000   [b] 34,200   [c] 56,100   [d] 19,300

Who is considered to be the Father of Manitoba?

  • [a] Tommy Douglas   [b] Louis Riel   [c] Sir John A MacDonald   [d] Marshall McLuhan

Which of the following people were born in Manitoba?

  • [a] Carol Shields   [b] Neil Young   [c] William Stephenson   [d] Randy Bachman

Where is the largest Icelandic Settlement outside of Iceland?

  • [a] Winnipeg   [b] Gimli   [c] Churchill   [d] Winkler

Manitoba Quiz Answers

1[d], 2[b], 3[All], 4[b]


Saskatchewan Quiz

How many kilometres of paved roads are there in Saskatchewan?

  • [a] 31,400   [b] 29,500   [c] 25,000   [d] 34,400

How many lakes are there in Saskatchewan?

  • [a] 4130   [b] 6175   [c] 15,700   [d] 100,000

What is the approximate population of Saskatchewan?

  • [a] 1,100,000   [b] 1,600,000   [c] 1,900,000   [d] 2,300,000

What is the capital city of Saskatchewan?

  • [a] Saskatoon   [b] Lloydminster   [c] Swift Current   [d] Regina

Saskatchewan quiz answers:

1[b], 2[d], 3[a], 4[d]


Alberta Quiz

  1. How many kilometers of paved roads are there in Alberta?
    • [a] 42,543   [b] 55,800   [c] 61,700   [d] 72,100
  2. How many people live in Alberta
    • [a] 5 million   [b] 4 million   [c] 4.5 million   [d] 5.1 million
  3. What year did Alberta become a Canadian Province?
    • [a] 1867   [b] 1876   [c] 1896   [d] 1905
  4. What park is the largest in the Rocky Mountains?
    • [a] Jasper   [b] Yoho   [c] Banff   [d] Kootenay

Alberta Quiz Answers

1[c], 2[b], 3[d], 4[a]


British Columbia Quiz

  1. British Columbia makes up what percentage of Canada’ land mass?
    • [a] 7%   [b] 10%   [c] 15%   [d] 20%
  2. What percentage of Canada’s Black Bears live in B.C. ?
    • [a] 5%   [b] 10%   [c] 20%   [d] 25%
  3. How many Kms of Trans Canada Highway are in British Columbia?
    • [a] 564km   [b] 642km   [c] 961   [d] 1232km
  4. What is the wettest community in Canada?
    • [a] Vancouver   [b] Victoria   [c] Ocean Falls   [d] Prince Rupert

British Columbia Quiz Answers:

1 [b], 2 [d], 3[c], 4[c]​


Yukon Quiz

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1.  What community is pictured above?

[a] Edmonton  [b] Dawson City  [c] Toronto  [d] Whitehorse

2.  What is Canada’s highest mountain and where is it located?

[a] Mount Rushmore  [b] Mount Logan  [c] Mount Robson  [d] Mount Royal

3.  What is the distance of the paved roads in the Yukon?

[a] 4,000 km  [b] 2,200 km  [c] 900 kms  [d] 6,500 kms

4.  What is the population of Yukon?

[a] 2500  [b] 10,000  [c] 40,000  [d] 60,000

5.  What is the phenomenon in this picture called?

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[a] Green rainbow  [b] Arctic Char  [c] Aurora Borealis  [d] Northern Lights

Yukon Quiz Answers:

1[d], 2[b], 3[b], 4[c], 5[c] & [d] are both right


Did you know that Yukon has the smallest desert in the world at 1 square mile?

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Did you know the Dempster Highway is really a 671 km gravel road linking Dawson City Yukon with Inuvik NWT?  The gravel ranges from about 4 feet to almost 8 feet in depth to prevent the permafrost below from thawing. Since it is not paved, the Bike Challenge will not be riding this route.