The Ultimate Canada Family Vacations Quiz

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The Ultimate Canada Family Vacations Quiz
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Canada has just about any type of vacation attraction. It has beautiful natural vistas and breathtaking man-made structures. It's got indoor attractions as well as outdoor ones. And it offers fun, exciting experiences for the entire family. Put your feet up and take this quiz before you hit the road for Canada.
Which of these is the only fortified city in existence in North America?
Old Calgary
Old Montreal
Old Quebec
Old Quebec is the answer! Its fortifications date from the early 17th century.

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The author of the Anne of Green Gables series, L.M. Montgomery, called this place home. What is its name?
Vancouver Island
Prince Edward Island
L.M. Montgomery used Prince Edward Island as the setting for her books and this is where she lived.
Lake Louise

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At the spectacular Niagara Falls, you can take a boat ride, the Maid of the Mist Tour. Since when has this boat ride been operational?
since 1846
The Maid of the Mist has been offering delight to tourists since 1846.
since 1901
since 1946

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What can you do at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto?
buy famous hockey players' memorabilia
play against real hockey stars
play a virtual hockey game
At the Hockey Hall of Fame you can play a virtual hockey game against the best of the best hockey stars.

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The Calgary Stampede in Alberta is famous for its rich rodeo event. What is the annual prize money?
$1 million
This world's-richest rodeo event offers $1 million in prize money.
$10 million
$1 billion

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How many hiking trails are there in Banff National Park, Alberta?
20
80
There are about 80 trails in all, covering about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) of country.
120

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You've recently heard about a gondola ride to see the magnificent Banff National Park. To which mountain top does the gondola take you?
Sulphur Mountain
The gondola takes you all the way to the top of Sulphur Mountain.
Mount Logan
Jeanette Peak

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Why is Lake Louise considered to be Canada's most famous lake?
because of its crystal-clear waters, breathtaking waterfalls and icy glaciers
Lake Louise has beautiful, crystal-clear waters, breathtaking waterfalls and pristine-white, icy glaciers. That's why it's so famous!
because of its location in Alberta
because of its size and depth

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How many movie theaters are in West Edmonton Mall?
10
15
21
There are no fewer than 21 movie theaters in West Edmonton Mall.

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Why are there electrical scooters for hire in West Edmonton Mall?
because it's a vast complex and they help you get around
West Edmonton Mall is a vast complex and your little legs would get tired if you walked around there all day. That's why you can hire scooters and get around easily.
because it's a popular pastime in that shopping mall
because that's the world headquarters of electrical scooters for hire

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Vancouver Island is blessed with thousands of tourists every year. What do they come for?
the great restaurants and cafes
the elegant affairs at the Empress Hotel
They come to enjoy the elegant affairs at the famous Empress Hotel.
the luxurious spa baths

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Where in Canada can you see an amazing totem-pole exhibition?
at the British Columbia Museum
The totem poles are at the British Columbia Museum.
at the Sunken Garden
at the Inner Harbor

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What is the name of Canada's third largest city?
Calgary
Edmonton
Vancouver
Canada's third largest city is Vancouver. The largest is Toronto and the second largest is Montreal.

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There are three ski resorts in the Vancouver area. They are Mount Seymour, Cyprus Mountain and:
Mount Steele
Grouse Mountain
Grouse Mountain is not only a fabulous ski resort, but offers non-skiers a lift to the top on the famed Grouse Mountain Skyride for a close-up view of The Eye of the Wind, an incredible energy turbine.
Mount Walsh

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The name "Toronto" comes from an Indian word. What does it mean?
huge city
meeting place
"Toronto" means "meeting place," a very apt name for this multicultural city.
place of peace

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What makes the CN Tower unusual?
It's the tallest freestanding building in the world.
The landmark CN Tower is the tallest freestanding building on Earth.
It has magnificent laser lighting at night.
It is the oldest tower in the world.

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Which of these authors wrote many books based on his experiences in Yukon?
Edgar Allan Poe
Jack London
Jack London wrote tens of books with the Yukon as his inspiration.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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What is the most commonly spoken language in Montreal?
English
French
The most commonly spoken language there is French. It's no surprise, considering that Montreal is one of the biggest French-speaking metropolises in the entire world.
Spanish

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Mount Royal Park in Montreal is situated on:
a dormant volcano
You can relax -- it's situated on a dormant volcano, nothing explosive.
an active volcano
an ancient archaeological site

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In what century was Campobello Island discovered by the French?
the 17th
Campobello was discovered in the early 17th century. It is an island northeast of Maine.
the 18th
the 19th

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