Canadian Quiz ~ How Much Do You Know About Canada?

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Canadian Quiz1. What is the highest honor that a Canadian can receive?

The Victoria Cross 
The Order of Canada
The Order of Merit
Royal Victorian Order

2. In what year was the Canadian Constitution amended to include the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

1983
1982 
1988
1967

Canadian Constitution amended

3. What Canadian province did not sign the amended Constitution?

Newfoundland and Labrador
Manitoba
Quebec 
Saskatchewan

4. In Canada, are men and women considered equal under the law?

No
Yes 
Depends on the circumstance

5. In the Inuktitut language, what does the word Inuit mean?

Canadian Constitution amended 3

Northern People
Native People
The People 
Indians

6. Whose portrait is on the $10 bill?

Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Queen Elizabeth
Sir John A. Macdonald 
Pierre Trudeau

7. In what year did British Columbia join Canada?

1888
1867
1871 
1875

8. In 1916, which Canadian province was the first to grant voting rights to women?

Canadian Constitution amended 4

Ontario
Quebec
British Columbia
Manitoba 

9. In what year were women finally given the right to vote in federal elections?

Canadian Constitution amended 5

1917 
1950
1930
1918

10. In what year was the unconditional right to vote extended to all Aboriginal Canadians?

1917
1960 
1940
1969

11. There have been two sovereignty referendums in Quebec. In which year was the first one held?

1995
1980 
1982
1985

12. What city is the capital of New Brunswick?

Canadian Constitution amended 6

Moncton
St John’s
St John
Fredericton 

13. What did Canadian James Naismith invent in 1891?

Canadian Constitution amended 7

Insulin
The zipper
Basketball 
Lacrosse

14. Which Canadian invented the first cardiac pacemaker?

Dr. Wilder Penfield
Dr. John A. Hopps                                                                                       Frederick Banting                                                                                                    Sir Sanford Flemming

15. In what two areas do the federal and provincial governments share jurisdiction?

Civil rights and highways
Agriculture and immigration 
Highways and criminal law
Education and health

16. Who is Canada´s Head of State?

Canadian Constitution amended 1

The Prime Minister
The Governor General
A hereditary Sovereign 
The Lieutenant Governor

17. Who has the right to know how you voted in a federal election?

Family members
Nobody 
Your employer
The police

18. Who is Canada’s largest trading partner?

China
Japan
India
The United States 

19. July 1 was celebrated as ´Dominion Day´ from July 1, 1867, after the British North America Act was signed and the Dominion of Canada was born. In what year was the name officially changed to Canada Day?

Canadian Constitution amended 2

1967
1930
1982 
1976

20. What is the only Canadian Province that is recognized as ‘Bilingual’?                    (French & English languages) 

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Quebec
Manitoba
New Brunswick 
Alberta

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Answers…

Victoria Cross
1982
Quebec
Yes
The People
Sir John A. Macdonald
1871
Manitoba
1917
1960
1980
Fredericton 
Basketball
Dr. John A. Hopps
Agriculture and immigration
A hereditary Sovereign
Nobody
The United States
1982
New Brunswick

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