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Canadian Studies
Political & Canadian Studies Department
Canada Quiz
•    Do you believe you are a well-informed Canadian voter?
•    Could you pass a Canadian citizenship exam?
•    Can you name more of Santa’s reindeer or more of the Seven Dwarfs than you can ministers in the federal cabinet or judges on the Supreme Court of Canada?
•    Can you pass the following Canada Quiz?

Try answering the following questions: (The correct answers are at the end)

1.  Canada was first confederated in?
•         1840
•         1867
•         1949
2.  What approximately is Canada's population?
•         30 million
•         20 million
•         25 million
3.  What is the name of the new territory created on April 1, 1999?
•         Nunavut
•         Denedeh
•         Inuktitut
4.  What were the original initials of the RCMP?
•         GRC
•         NWMP
•         RMP
5.  Women were declared persons under the Canadian constitution in what year?
•         1917
•         1929
•         1982
6.  How many judges sit on the Supreme Court of Canada?
•         12
•         9
•         7
7.  What is the most common non-official mother tongue in the Atlantic region?
•         Gaelic
•         Mi'kmaq
•         Italian
8.  What is the most common family name in Canada?
•         Macdonald
•         Tremblay
•         Smith
9.  What is the highest waterfall in Canada?
•         Della
•         Niagara
•         Grand Falls
10.  The Magdalen Islands are part of what province?
•         Newfoundland
•         PEI
•         Quebec
11.  Whose portrait is on the five dollar bill?
•         Laurier
•         Macdonald
•         Borden
12.  In what year was the Canadian flag proclaimed?
•         1965
•         1867
•         1982
13.  Which province has the largest percentage of Black indigenous peoples?
•         Nova Scotia
•         British Columbia
•         Newfoundland
14.  In what year were Status Indians enfranchised?
•         1900
•         1960
•         1945
15.  An aboiteau is part of what?
•         meat packing plant
•         Acadian dyke
•         sawmill 

 
 
Canada Quiz Answers
1. 1867
2. 30 million
3. Nunavut
4. NWMP (North West Mounted Police)
5. 1929
6. 9
7. Mi'kmaq
8. Tremblay (1 in 50 persons in Quebec is a Tremblay)
9. Della (located in BC)
10. Quebec
11. Laurier
12. 1965
13. Nova Scotia
14. 1960
15. Acadian dyke (part of a system that helped Acadians to reclaim marshland for farming...it kept the tide waters out and let the drainage water out)