To what extent you think you really know Canada?
Take our quiz to test your general knowledge about everything related to Canada, its population, geography, culture, and the most important dates in its history.
Once you finish the quiz, you will get your result to see how well you did. Try to share the result with your friends and relatives, and test their knowledge as well.
2000 people were killed in an explosion in Halifax city in 1917
This is TRUE. This happened because of a collision between the ship Imo in the Halifax port and the freighter Mont-Blanc which was carrying ammunition for the War in Europe at that time.
The longest river in Canada is St. Lawrence
This is FALSE. Mackenzie is the longest Canadian river.
Toronto is the Canadian capital
This is FALSE. The capital of Canada is Ottawa; while Toronto is one of the country’s most populous cities.
Canada had little part in the fighting during the First World War
This is FALSE. Canada has participated actively in World War I. It sacrificed more than 60,000 of its soldiers, although it had only 8 million citizens at that time.
There are two oceans which border Canada
This is FALSE. The oceans which border Canada are three: The Pacific Ocean to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Canada defended Hong Kong during World War II
This is TRUE. Canada was fighting for 17 days against Japan, to defend Hong Kong which was one of the United Kingdom colonies at that time.
The first Canadian postage stamp had Queen Victoria’s profile portrayed on it
This is FALSE. The first postal stamp carrying Queen Victoria’s profile was that of the United Kingdom; while the first Canadian postage stamp portrayed a beaver.
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