Monday, 1 July 2013

Canada Day!

I love Canada Day.  There are a lot of things to do by the lake here and the fireworks are the family fave!  Here's a fun little quiz to see how well you know (or don't know) Canada.
Have a great July 1st!

Answers below.

1. What is Canada's national sport?

2. Canada is a major producer and consumer of what product?

3. What children's storybook was inspired by a Canadian bear?

4. Where does Canada rank in the world's largest countries?

5. Canada's name came from what First Nations language?

6. How many provinces and territories are in Canada?

7. What is Canada's population?

8. When was Canada confederated?

9. When was the $1 loonie introduced?

10. According to the 2004 show The Greatest Canadian, who is Canada's most famous person?

1. Lacrosse 2. cheese 3. Winnie-the-Pooh 4. second, Russia is the largest 5. Iroquoian word Kanata for 'village' 6. 10 provinces and 3 territories 7. (35, 141, 542)  8. (1867)  9. (1987) 10. Tommy Douglas 


  1. Tommy Douglas was named The Greatest Canadian, not Wayne Gretzky.

    1. Thank you. Changed it. I am even from Saskatchewan and dint know who Tommy Douglas was. I guess I should have payed attention in history class.