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Happy Canada Day! How well do YOU know YOUR Country?

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Questions:

  1. What are Canada’s two national sports?
  2. When was “Oh Canada” proclaimed as Canada’s national anthem, 1870, 1935, 1980?
  3. What is Canada’s national animal?
  4. What is the capital of Canada?
  5. Name the five Great Lakes and which one is not in Canada?
  6. Who was Canada’s first Prime Minister?
  7. What is the origin of the name “Canada”?
  8. Who was the Metis leader in Canadian history who led the rebellions in 1885?
  9. What is Laura Secord famous for?
  10. How many time zones are there in Canada?

Answers:

  1. Lacrosse and ice hockey
  2. 1980
  3. The Beaver
  4. Ottawa
  5. Huron, Superior, Ontario, Erie, Michigan
  6. Sir John A. MacDonald
  7. Kanata meaning, a village or settlement 
from the Huron-Iroquois
  8. Louis Riel, there’s a statue of him on the lawn of Queen’s Park.
  9. Laura Secord warned the British of the impending attack on Canada by the Americans during the war of 1812 and because of this warning the British won the battle
  10. Six