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44 Canada Trivia Questions

Welcome, fellow trivia enthusiasts, to the land of maple syrup, breathtaking landscapes, and friendly folks—Canada

Whether you’re a proud Canadian or simply intrigued by the Great White North, prepare to challenge your knowledge and uncover fascinating tidbits about this vast and diverse country

Let’s go. 

Canada Trivia Questions

  1. What is the name of the historical treaty signed in 1701 that aimed to establish peace between the French and various Indigenous tribes in the Great Lakes region?

  2. In what year did the Canadian Confederation officially come into existence, marking the birth of Canada as a nation?

  3. Name the Canadian who was the first female astronaut to go into space, and also the first neurologist in space.

  4. What is the name of the extensive group of waterways that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, traversing the northern part of North America?

  5. Which Canadian city is considered the world’s coldest national capital based on its average yearly temperature?

  6. Can you name the historical event during World War II where Canadian forces played a significant role in a raid on a French port, which, despite its failure, proved crucial in the development of future amphibious landings?

  7. What is the title of the Canadian who serves as the representative of the monarch in Canada, essentially acting as the head of state in a ceremonial capacity?

  8. Identify the Indigenous group, known for constructing totem poles, that is primarily located in the Canadian Pacific Northwest and parts of Alaska.

  9. What year marked the official adoption of the current Canadian flag, featuring a maple leaf?

  10. Name the Canadian city that hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1988, which is also known for its proximity to the Rocky Mountains.

  11. Which Canadian province is the only one officially bilingual in English and French?

  12. What is the highest mountain in Canada, and where is it located?

  13. Can you name the massive national park located in the Northwest Territories, known for its UNESCO World Heritage status due to its natural beauty and cultural significance?

  14. What is the name of Canada’s longest river?

  15. Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada, and in what year did he take office?

  16. In what year did the Canadian Human Rights Act become law, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, and other grounds?

  17. What indigenous treaty, signed in the late 19th century, covered the largest land area in Canadian history?

  18. Name the Canadian invention that is a vehicle capable of landing on snow and swampy or unstable land, developed in the late 1950s.

  19. What is the name of the Canadian who invented the telephone, an invention that he first demonstrated in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1876?

  20. What significant geological feature marks the boundary between the Canadian Shield and the Great Plains, known as a spot where the flat prairie land suddenly drops off into an area of rocky outcrops and lakes?

  21. In Canadian history, what was the name of the 1837-1838 rebellions that occurred in both Upper and Lower Canada, aimed at achieving reform and greater autonomy from British rule?

  22. Can you name the treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States and Britain (affecting Canada directly)?

  23. What is the official summer sport of Canada?

  24. What major Canadian city was originally known as York before being renamed in 1834?

  25. What significant political event occurred in Canada in 1982, marking the patriation of the Canadian Constitution?

  26. Name the Canadian province that was the last to join Confederation, and in what year it joined.

  27. Who was the first female Prime Minister of Canada, and in what year did she serve?

  28. What is the oldest incorporated city in Canada, and in what year was it incorporated?

  29. Name the large bay that is central to the Hudson Bay drainage basin, known for its significance in early Canadian exploration and trade.

  30. Which Canadian province has the largest number of lakes, boasting over 100,000 lakes within its borders?

  31. What famous Canadian landmark is often considered one of the natural wonders of the world, located on the border between the province of Ontario and New York State?

  32. Can you name the Canadian who developed the first successful anti-gravity suit to help pilots withstand high levels of acceleration?

  33. What major Canadian river is known for forming in part the border between the provinces of Ontario and Quebec?

  34. In what year was the Canadian Pacific Railway completed, connecting Eastern Canada with the West for the first time?

  35. Who is considered the father of medicare in Canada, and in which province was it first introduced?

  36. What is the name of the indigenous people of the Arctic region of Canada?

  37. Name the Canadian city that is home to the largest mall in North America.

  38. What Canadian naval battle of WWII was significant for the turning of the tide in the Battle of the Atlantic?

  39. Which Canadian province is the only one without a natural border with the United States?

  40. What is the name of the deep-water port city in Canada that is closer to Dublin, Ireland, than it is to Vancouver, British Columbia?

  41. In Canadian folklore, who is the legendary lumberjack accompanied by a giant blue ox?

  42. What is the name of the official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada?

  43. Which Canadian province was the first to grant women the right to vote?

  44. What significant event in Canadian broadcasting took place in 1952?
Canada Trivia Questions

Answers

  1. The Great Peace of Montreal

  2. 1867

  3. Roberta Bondar

  4. The Northwest Passage

  5. Ottawa

  6. The Dieppe Raid of 1942

  7. The Governor General of Canada

  8. The Haida people

  9. 1965

  10. Calgary

  11. New Brunswick

  12. Mount Logan, located in the Yukon Territory

  13. Wood Buffalo National Park

  14. The Mackenzie River

  15. Sir John A. Macdonald, 1867

  16. 1977

  17. Treaty 8

  18. The Amphibious Bushplane

  19. Alexander Graham Bell

  20. The Manitoba Escarpment

  21. The Rebellions of 1837

  22. The Treaty of Ghent (1814)

  23. Lacrosse

  24. Toronto

  25. The Constitution Act of 1982

  26. Newfoundland and Labrador, 1949

  27. Kim Campbell, 1993

  28. Saint John, New Brunswick, incorporated in 1785.

  29. James Bay.

  30. Ontario.

  31. Niagara Falls.

  32. Wilbur R. Franks.

  33. The Ottawa River.

  34. 1885

  35. Tommy Douglas, Saskatchewan.

  36. The Inuit.

  37. Edmonton, home to the West Edmonton Mall.

  38. The Battle of the St. Lawrence.

  39. Prince Edward Island.

  40. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

  41. Paul Bunyan.

  42. 24 Sussex Drive.

  43. Manitoba, in 1916.

  44. The first television broadcast in Canada occurred.

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