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Canada Quiz for Seniors – Canada Day Activity

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Canada Day is celebrated every year on July 1st and whether your aged care center is in Canada or not you can still enjoy this fun game of Canada trivia.

Click the link at the bottom of the page for the A4 printable version.

1. What is the name of the world famous sweetener made in Canada?
Maple Syrup

2. The Pitcher plant, found in the marshlands of Canada is
carnivorous. True or False?
True

3. Can you name Canada’s smallest province?
Prince Edward Island

4. Canada has one landlocked province, can you name it?
Saskatchewan

5. Canada newest territory is…
Nunavut

6. What is the name of the Canadian National Park which was the first to be accepted as a World Heritage site in 1979?
The Nahanni National Park

7. What is the oldest walled city in North America?
Quebec City is the only city that has maintained its fortification walls, which were first built in 1695

8. Canada got its name from the Iroquois word ‘Kanata’. What does it mean?
Village

9. Which famous Canadian songwriter sings ‘Heart of Gold?’
Neil Young

10. Ann Murray, a famous Canadian singer had many hits in her career, can you name any of her most famous songs? You Needed Me – Could I have This Dance – Save the Last Dance For Me – Snow Bird – Just Another Woman in Love

11. Who discovered Newfoundland hundreds of years before Columbus?
The Vikings

12. Can you name two provinces of Canada?
Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, etc

13. Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined.
True

14. The national animal of Canada is the moose
False – It is the beaver.

15. The east coast of Canada was settled by Vikings around 1,000 A.D.
True

16. Canada is the largest country in the world by surface area
False – Canada is the second-largest country after Russia.


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