Canada is a land of beautiful landscapes, interesting people, and diverse history. Learn more about our country’s past with some Canadian trivia. Are you ready to see what you know?
1. The Huron-Iroquois word Kanata means _____.
2. What is the official tartan of Canada since 2011?
3. Six Nations is home to members of all six _____ nations.
4. In 1949, _____ was the last province to join Canada.
5. An immigrant from _____ invented Hawaiian pizza in 1962.
6. Almost nine per cent of Canada is covered with _____.
7. A mix of Cree, French, English, and other Indigenous languages, Michif is the traditional language of the _____ peoples.
8. As the world’s fourth-longest highway, the ________ is ideal for RV road trips as it extends 7,604 kilometres, takes 106 hours to drive and passes through all 10 provinces.
9. What is Canada’s highest mountain?
10. Licence plates in the Northwest Territories are shaped like _____.
11. What national park, the first in Canada, was established in 1885?
12. Which three oceans border Canada?
13. Two Montreal journalists created the game _____ in 1979.
14. How many time zones does Canada have?
15. What was Canada’s first capital city for three short years?
16. Which famous superhero was co-created by a Canadian?
17. Over 77% per cent of the world’s _____ is produced in Quebec, making this a sweet place to visit.
18. The weather phenomenon _____ can cause temperatures to change by 25 to 50 degrees in a few minutes.
19. Over ____Indigenous languages fit into 12 language families.
20. Which province first offered universal healthcare in 1947?
21. Active _____ mines in Canada produce over 12 per cent of the world’s supply.
22. Which famous Canadians have the government’s permission to pay their employees in cookies?
23. Which sport was invented by a Canadian in 1891?
24. The Canada/U.S. border in Stanstead, Quebec, and Derby Line, Vermont, runs through the middle of which public building?
25. L.M. Montgomery wrote which children’s book in 1908 that is set in the smallest province of Prince Edward Island and features an orphan?
26. In 1964, a hockey player opened the first Tim Hortons in _____.
27. Viewers in all provinces can see the colourful Northern Lights, also referred to as _____________.
28. Which Canadian expression is used for inquiry or to ask for confirmation?
29. The traditional _____ of the Siksika, or Blackfoot, were buffalo ranges across southern Alberta.
30. Adopted in 1980, the song _____ was originally commissioned for the 1880 St. Jean-Baptiste Day and is based on a poem written in French.
Now that you’ve expanded your Canadian trivia knowledge, continue learning by exploring this intriguing and diverse country.
1. village or settlement
2. maple leaf
9. Mount Logan
10. polar bears
11. Banff National Park
12. Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
13. Trivial Pursuit
15. Kingston, ON
17. maple syrup
18. Chinook winds
22. Santa and Mrs. Claus
24. Haskell Free Library and Opera House
25. Anne of Green Gables
26. Hamilton, Ontario
27. Aurora Borealis
29. hunting grounds
30. O Canada