The United States is by far the biggest economic
trading partner of Canada, with commercial trade totalling around 189 billion
dollars. Which country is our second most important trading partner?
Is Canada a member of the Group of Seven
industrialized nations, called G 7?
was until 2006
be from 2009
Which province is the breadbasket of Canada and the
home of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police?
The CN Tower in Toronto is one of the tallest
free-standing structures in the world. How tall is it?
Which province or territory has the greatest
Who represents the British king or queen as the head
Prince of Wales
English is the only official language in Canada.
French continues to be spoken, however, especially in Quebec.
French is also an official language
French is no longer spoken
French is spoken in Ontario
What city is the largest in Canada by population?
Immigrants of what origin, who made up only a very
small fraction of the immigrant population before 1961, now account for
nearly a quarter of all immigrants?
and South America
What is the capital of Canada?
In 1986, 72.1% 24.3% of Canadians claimed France as
their only country of origin, while 19% claimed England Which country did
the third largest group of people claim as their only country of origin?
Montréal is the .........largest French-speaking city
in the world
Which of these provinces is the land of the
What city is the territorial capital of the Yukon and
is home to two out of three Yukoners
Which of the following is not a city in Canada?
What is the greatest minority in Canada, with about 20
% of the population?
What percentage of the total population of Canada
lives in southern and eastern Ontario, and the St. Lawrence valley of
Canada produces more ..... per capita than any other
country (1.8 kg a day)
What is the main crop grown in the Prairie provinces?
The oldest evidence of Europeans in North America is a
thousand year old settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland. Who
built the settlement?
Jacques Cartier, a French explorer, made three voyages
to Canada in the 1500s. He travelled up the St Lawrence as far as present-day
Montréal. What was he searching for?
lost city of Atlantis
passage to Asia
Canadians are the .... largest consumers of water in
the world, with an average household use of 360 litres per person per day.
after the United States
after the USA and Japan
after the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrein
An English explorer, set out in 1610 to search for the
Northwest Passage, discovered a strait and a large bay, both of which are
now named after him. After a mutiny his crew set him adrift and he was
never seen again. Who was he?
The Acadians were French settlers in Canada until the
British deported or displaced them. Many Acadians fled to what is now Haiti,
but were displaced again by a revolution. Where did many Acadians eventually
settle as "Cajuns."?
Which is the largest island in Canada?
Now that the Soviet Union has broken up, Canada is the
.... country (in area) in the world.
What is the driest place in Canada?
Bay, Northwest Territories
How long ago was almost all of Canada buried beneath
two to four kilometres of ice?
What percentage of the world total of uranium does
Canada produce ?
The Canadian west coast is home to the tallest and
longest living tree in Canada, known in Latin as Pseudotsuga menziesii, and
more commonly known as...
In the bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, which has the
highest in the world, there is the first ........ power station in North
Which river has the largest drainage area (catchments
area) within Canada?
River, flowing into the Arctic Ocean
Lawrence River (Atlantic Ocean)
John River (Atlantic Ocean)
River (Hudson Bay)
At the end of the last Ice Age, the meltwater formed a
large glacial lake, which covered most of present-day Manitoba as well as
parts of Ontario, Saskatchewan, North Dakota and Minnesota.
you can still see lakes and moraines
it was certainly not that large
is a theory which nobody can prove
Of these three provinces, which one is not in the
The city of Vancouver, British Columbia, is located on
Approximately what percentage of Canada has never been
In eastern Canada, damage has been caused to trees,
plants, fish and even buildings by emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen
oxides from factories and power plants. Some of these pollutants come on the
wind from the United States. What is the common name for this type of
Because industry and population are concentrated in
southern Canada, the Canadian Arctic is a pristine environment. Unlike
southern Canada, there is no pollution in the air and water.
“Environment Canada” now issues a UV index every day.
When the index is high, usually in the summer, it can be dangerous to stay in
the direct sun unprotected for any length of time. To what environmental
problem is this due?
Much of Canada is Crown Land, owned by either the
federal government or a provincial government. Approximately how much of
Canada is privately owned land?
How much of the total area of Canada is north of the
What are the Inuit?
How much larger is Canada than Austria?
What is the Canadian population in comparison with
that of the USA?