If you’re lucky enough to call this beautiful country home, you likely know a lot of tidbits about Canadian history, culture, places, and people.

But are you an expert?!

See how many of our Canadian trivia questions you can get correct & share with a friend to see who scores the highest when it comes to Canuck knowledge — no cheating!

Scroll past the questions to see the answers.

 

1. Who was the first female Prime Minister of Canada?

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2. What is the highest mountain in Canada?

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3. What is the coldest major city in Canada?  Brrrrrr

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4. Which province is this the official flag of?

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5. Name a sport that were invented by a Canadian. [Bonus points if you can name all three!]

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6. In which province can you visit an official UFO landing pad?  [Pssst… if you read our Top 6 Travel Nursing Destinations blog post you should know the answer to this!]

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7. What is the population of Canada?

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8. Which Canadian singer has had the most #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100?

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9. Which furry creature is the official animal of Canada? [Hint: it’s not this adorable piglet, but we thought you’d enjoy the photo anyway.]

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10. Which province/territory previously had polar bear shaped license plates?

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11. What percent of the world’s fresh water is in Canada?

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12. What is the most commonly purchased grocery item in Canada?

13. Santa Claus accepts letters written in any language from good boys and girls.  What is his Canadian postal code?

14. Canada’s new $100 bills are rumoured to smell of this distinct Canadian scent.  What is it?

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15. Which Canadian town holds an annual bathtub race?

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16. Who is the current Governor General of Canada?

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17. A hoodie is called what in Saskatchewan?

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18. This city experienced the explosion of a cargo ship in 1917, which turned out to be one of the worst disasters in all of Canadian history.

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19. Which famous sea monster lives in Lake Okaganan, BC?

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20. What is the biggest lake in Canada?

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21. And finally, which famous Canadian artist played a high school basketball star who was left crippled after an infamous school shooting a on Degrassi: The Next Generation before launching his music career?

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Answer Key:

1. Who was the first female Prime Minister of Canada?

Kim Campbell

2. What is the highest mountain in Canada?

Mount Logan of the Saint Elias Mountains in Yukon.

3. What is the coldest major city in Canada? 

Winnipeg, Manitoba

4. Which province is this the official flag of?

Quebec

5. Name a sport that were invented by a Canadian or in Canada. 

Basketball, lacrosse, ice hockey.

6. In which province can you visit an official UFO landing pad?  

Alberta

7. What is the population of Canada?

35 million

8. Which Canadian singer has had the most #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100?

Céline Dion

9. Which furry creature is the official animal of Canada?

The beaver

10. Which province/territory previously had polar bear shaped license plates?

Nunavut

11. What percent of the world’s fresh water is in Canada?

20%

12. What is the most commonly purchased grocery item in Canada?

Macaroni & Cheese

13. Santa Claus accepts letters written in any language from good boys and girls.  What is his Canadian postal code?

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14. Canada’s new $100 bills are rumoured to smell of this distinct Canadian scent.  What is it?

Maple Syrup

15. Which Canadian town holds an annual bathtub race?

Nanaimo, BC

16. Who is the current Governor General of Canada?

David Johnston

17. A hoodie is called what in Saskatchewan?

A bunnyhug

18. This city experienced the explosion of a cargo ship in 1917, which turned out to be one of the worst disasters in all of Canadian history.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

19. Which famous sea monster lives in Lake Okaganan, BC?

The Ogopogo

20. What is the biggest lake in Canada?

Lake Superior, Ontario

21. And finally, which famous Canadian artist played a high school basketball star who was left crippled after an infamous school shooting a on Degrassi: The Next Generation before launching his music career?

Drake

 

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