Quiz: Only a True Canadian Can Ace This History Quiz
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Only a True Canadian Can Ace This History Quiz
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

The true north strong and free has quite a rich history!

Canada's history started even before it became a country. Since then, the country has become a major influence on the world regarding making history with progressive and forward laws and policies. Not to mention the Canadians who have made history. What is the first thing that comes to mind for you when you think of Canada's past?

Do you know the official languages and when they were adopted? What about how the country got its name? Maybe, you can name the country's monarch? These may be easy questions for you, but this quiz will test more of your in-depth knowledge of the country's history as well!

Can you name any Canadian inventions? Do you know which city is known as the "City of Saints?" How about Newfoundland's status before joining Canada as a province? Canada has had its share of ups and downs throughout history, but the country always works to be better.

This country has more than just Canada Day to celebrate since it has come so far in a short time. Canadian history experts, its time to test your knowledge. If you think you know the country's biggest moments, take the quiz to see your score!

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Before adopting the maple leaf flag, a _____ maritime flag was in use.
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Canada is home of the first indoor _____ game.
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Montreal was founded by whom?
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What was the first part of Canada to be explored by Europeans?
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In what year did Canada become a country?
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Before joining Canada, Newfoundland was ______.
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What was the original name of Ottawa?
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Which of these is a Canadian invention or discovery?
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Who was the first explorer to reach Canada?
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In what year did Henry Hudson sail through the Hudson Strait?
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In what year did Canada gain legislative independence?
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What is Canada's official language?
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Who is the current monarch of Canada?
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Most of the monarch's duties are performed by the _____ of Canada.
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The original inhabitants of Canada were ______.
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How many original provinces were there in Canada?
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True or False: Canada has a president.
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The maple leaf has been a symbol of Canada since when?
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In what year was the first invasion of Canada?
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True or False: The US Army invaded Canada during the war of 1812.
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The first people to inhabit Canada came on ______.
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What war led to British domination of Canada?
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What is Canada's biggest bay?
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During WWII, Canadians joined the _____ powers.
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The Canadian border with the U.S. is the ______ in the world.
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Canada is the _____ largest country in the world.
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How many provinces are in Canada today?
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How many time zones are in Canada?
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6
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What famous children's story was created in Canada?
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In what year did the Mounted Police form in Canada?
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What is the City of Saints?
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The word for Canada comes from ______.
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The Hotel de Glace in Quebec is made out of what?
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In approximately what year was the east coast of Canada settled by Vikings?
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In what year was "O Canada" adopted as the official anthem of Canada?
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