Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Happy Canada Day!

Today was a holiday for Canadians. I will repeat the quiz I put on her on Canada Day last year:

As a random trivia, can you answer these questions on Canada Day:

1) Who was our first prime minister?

2) What does Canada Day commemorate?

3) What part of the Canadian Constitution protects our rights and freedoms?

4) What is the slogan of our constituion?
(a) Liberty, equality, fraternity
(b) Peace, order and good government
(c) Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness
(d) From sea to sea ("A mari usque ad mare")

5) In what year was Confederation? (Bonus if you can name where it occurred)

6) Who is our CURRENT head of state?

7) In what decade of the 20th century were Canadian women first given the right to vote?

8) Which of the following chains is Canadian-owned?
(a) The Hudson's Bay Company ("The Bay")
(b) Laura Secord
(c) The Second Cup
(d) Tim Hortons
*Note: up until about two years ago, LaSenza was Canadian owned, but is now owned by Victoria's Secret.

9) In what year did the most recent province join Canada?

10) In what year did the most recent territory form in Canada?

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