Canadian Trivia Questions And Answers

Canada is the world’s second-largest country by total area, but how vast is your knowledge about this bilingual country in North America? We have carefully crafted these super interesting and educative Canadian trivia questions and answers to cover a wide range of topics which include sports, history geography, food, etc. so get ready to answer some fun Canadian trivia questions and click the “Show Answer” to see the right answer to the questions. Also, check out 81 Interesting American Trivia Questions and Answers.

Canadian Sports Trivia Questions And Answers

1. Which Canadian athlete was the first to secure a gold medal on home turf?

Alexandre Bilodeau

2. Which overall international scoring records of which sport are being held by a Canadian woman?

soccer

3. Which two Canadian cities were the first to have hosted the Olympic Games?

Montreal in 1976 and Calgary in 1988

4. Who became the first male golfer from Canada to win a Major when he bagged The Master’s title in 2003?

Mike Weir

5. With which team did Grey cup winner Anthony Calvillo start his football career in the Canadian Football League?

Las Vegas Posse

6. Which Canadian city is the birthplace of ice hockey?

Montreal

7. In which sport was Gaetan Boucher an Olympic gold medalist?

speed skating

8. Which medal did Canada secure in the very first team figure skating event at the 2014 Olympics?

silver medal

9. In the year 1969, which Canadian fell shy of winning the Masters golf tournament by a single stroke?

George Knudson

10. Which Canadian mixed martial artist is considered to be one of the greatest fighters in MMA history?

Georges St Pierre

11. Which player is the only Canadian-born player as of 2020 to make an NBA all-star team apart from Steve Nash?

Jamal Magloire

12. Which Canadian won the American League MVP award in the year 2006 whilst playing for the Minnesota Twins?

Justin Morneau

Canadian History Trivia Questions And Answers

13. Who were the individuals that were responsible for the Canadian National Anthem?

Music: Calixa Lavallee, lyrics: Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier

14. In which year did Canadian women win the right to vote in elections?

1921

15. Which economic issue dominated the Canadian Federal elections in the years 1891, 1911, and 1988?

free trade

16. Which ethnic group was once forced to pay a head tax to migrate to Canada?

Chinese Canadians

17. The Battle of Vimy Ridge, in which four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought, was in which war?

WW1

18. Who led the rebellions in Quebec City against the colonial governments?

Louis Joseph Papineau

19. Which Canadian was the first to go to space?

Marc Garneau

20. The early French Traders in Canada are commonly associated with which term?

Coureurs des Bois

21. What route to Canada did slaves take to escape slavery in the US?

The underground railroad

22. At the beginning of the 1960s, what was the name of the political movement that swept all through Quebec City?

The quiet revolution

23. When was the first Canadian team in the NBA established?

1946

24. Which country took control over Quebec after winning the Battle of Plains?

England

Canadian Geography Trivia Questions And Answers

25. The longest covered bridge in the world is located in which region in Canada?

Hartland, New Brunswick

26. Which is the only territory in Canada that is governed by Inuits or Eskimos?

Nunavut

27. What is the name of the longest highway in Canada?

Trans-Canada Highway

28. Which two provinces are bordered by the popular Rocky Mountains?

British Columbia and Alberta

29. Where is the Great Bear Lake located in Canada?

Northwest Territories

30. What is special about Ishpatina Ridge?

it is the highest point in Ontario

31. What is the name of the biggest bay in Canada?

Hudson Bay

32. What is the length of the coastline of Canada, also considered to be the longest coastline in the world?

approximately 243,000 kilometres

33. Which popular Canadian city lies on the St. Lawrence river?

Montreal

34. What island is located just off the coast of British Columbia?

Vancouver Island

Canadian Food Trivia Questions And Answers

35. What’s called Regina-style Pizza in Canada?

A thick-crusted pizza, spread with a tomatoey sauce, topped with layers of meat and vegetables

36. What is a chix, also called a chicken lobster in Canada?

A lobster weighing approximately 450 grams

37. What are the major traditional Canadian foods?

Poutine, bannock, butter tarts and Nova Scotia lobster rolls

38. The indigenous peoples, country food describes?

Traditional Inuit food, such as hunted, caught or harvested local seafood, sea and land mammals, birds and plant life

39. Due to such things as increasing global demand, this crop now ranks fourth among Canada’s principal field crops?

soybeans

40. Ginger beef is a popular dish served in Chinese restaurants across Canada. According to Ann Hui’s book Chop Suey Nation, where was it first prepared?

George Wong first made it at the Silver Inn Restaurant in Calgary in the mid-1970s

41. The small town of Mundare, Alberta, is home to a roadside attraction said to be:

The world’s largest sausage replica, which is 12.8 metres high and weighs over 5,400 kilograms

42. you’ll see a type of burger called a “Fat Boy” on the menu. What is it?

A messy but tasty burger featuring a beef patty adorned with a bean-less style of chilli, dill pickles, onions, mustard, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise

43. Mundare is home to Stawnichy’s Mundare Sausage, a business known for its?

Ukrainian-style sausages

44. Toronto chemist John, came up with a beverage called?

Canada Dry Pale Ginger Ale

Canadian Music Trivia Questions And Answers

45. Name four Canadian recording artists with Portuguese roots?

Shawn Mendes, Shawn Desman, Tyler Medeiros, and Nelly Furtado.

46. Before doing away with gender-specific categories, which three female singers won the most Juno Awards?

Anne Murray (9), Celine Dion (6), Luba (3)

47. Name two successful recording artists who placed third on different seasons of Canadian Idol?

Carly Rae Jepsen (Season 5) and Jacob Hoggard of Hedley (Season 2)

48. Who was the youngest Canadian female artist to perform on Saturday Night Live and the only one to appear on the show three times?

Avril Lavigne was 19 in 2003 when she made her first of three SNL appearances

49. Which two Canadian music stars were married in France on Canada Day in 2012?

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger of Nickelback

50. Who was the first Canadian female solo artist to reach No. 1 on the U.S. charts?

Anne Murray, with “Snowbird.”

51. Name four Canadian music acts made up entirely of siblings?

The Moffatts (Bob, Clint, Dave and Scott)

52. Name the Juno-winning female country singer who has released 10 albums and had six No. 1 singles?

Terri Clark

53. Former Canadian broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi was once a member of which music group?

Moxy früvous

54. What Canadian singer wrote the chart-topping 1969 single “Sugar Sugar” for the virtual band Archie’s?

Montreal-born Andy Kim

55. Which Canadian folk singer-songwriter was killed in 1983 in a fire on board an Air Canada jet?

Stan Rogers was 33

Canadian Pop Culture Trivia Questions And Answers

56. Which popular confectionery store is named after one of Canada’s greatest war heroes?

Laura Second

57. Which Canadian province chooses to opt-out of Daylight Savings Time?

Saskatchewan

58. What do Canadians mean when they are talking about their ‘Ski-Doo’?

a snowmobile

59. Which Canadian was involved in the co-creation of Superman?

Joseph Schuster

60. The annual ranking of Canadian Universities is put out by which magazine?

MacLeans

61. Canada’s passenger train service is known as what?

VIA rail

62. Which now-defunct Canadian department store had the slogan, “the lowest price is the law” at one point?

Zellers

63. To which rare weather phenomenon does Canada play host?

Chinook

64. Vancouver has been given its nickname owing to its thriving film industry?

Hollywood North

65. Which popular Canadian store stars a beaver as part of its logo?

Roots Canada

Canadian Christmas Trivia Questions And Answers

66. Every holiday season, Canadians spend millions on poinsettia plants. Where were they originally grown?

Mexico

67. Which is considered to be the first Christmas carol based on an Aboriginal language?

The Huron carol

68. In 1905, which company sponsored the first Santa Claus Parade in Toronto?

T. Eaton company

69. Which city is officially known as “The Christmas Capital of Canada”?

Winnipeg

70. Which Canadian chain store once featured Give like Santa, Save like Scrooge as its sales slogan during the holiday season?

Canadian Tire

71. In Labrador, which vegetables are saved from the summer harvest, hollowed out, fitted with a candle and given to children at Christmas?

turnips

72. During Christmas in Quebec, a Yuletide tradition is a réveillon. What exactly is it?

a Christmas banquet

73. During the last seven days of December, many of Canada’s Inuit celebrate Christ’s birth. Which of the following is true?

Gifts exchanged can only be homemade

Canadian Thanksgiving Trivia Questions And Answers

74. Thanksgiving celebration in Canada was officially moved to the second Monday of October in which year?

1957

75. What is the name that Quebec uses for Thanksgiving?

Action de grâce

76. The first Thanksgiving to be held in Canada can be traced to who?

Martin Frobisher in 1578

77. The American Thanksgiving long weekend runs from Thursday to Sunday, whereas the Canadian Thanksgiving runs from?

Saturday to Monday

78. The Canadian Thanksgiving was combined with armistice day from which year?

from 1921 to 1930

79. Why is Canadian Thanksgiving earlier than American Thanksgiving?

Our harvest season is earlier in Canada, as we get colder sooner

80. Canadian Thanksgiving is a statutory holiday Except in which locations in Canada?

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador in which is an optional holiday

81. What is the name of the animal that is synonymous with Canadian Thanksgiving?

Turkey

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