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Name the French explorer who opened the way for trade between the French & Indians.
Jacques Cartier
Which two British explorers mapped Canada's Pacific coast?
Captain Cook & Captain Vancouver
What Canadian researchers discoverd a treatment for diabetes?
Frederick Banting & Charles Best
Who are the best known missionaries to Manitoba?
James Evans & James Robertson
Name a famous missionary from Canada to China.
Jonathan Goforth
Canada is the largest world producer of what two minerals?
nickel and zinc
Canada leads the world in the manufacturing of __________.
newsprint
How much of Canada's land is suitable for farming?
5 percent
Name one of Canada's most important natural resources.
fish
Most of Canda's population comes from a ___________ background.
European
What crop does Canada lead the world in exporting?
wheat
Name the main industry in the territories.
mining
What province does the majority of Canada's lumber come from?
British Columbia
Name Canada's two official languages.
French and English
How close to the United States do the majority of the Canadian population live?
200 miles
Need to be able to match all 13 capitals to the provinces & territories.
See quiz guide for Q5
What is the only walled city north of Mexico?
Quebec City
What city is known as the "Gateway to the West"?
Winnipeg
Name the captial of Canada.
Ottawa
Which city is one of the world's largest inland ports?
Montreal
Name the largest city in Canada.
Toronto
What is known as the "Polar Bear Capital of the World"?
Churchill
Which city is known as "Canada's Gateway to the Pacific"?
Vancouver
Name Canada's highest peak.
Mt. Logan
Name the famous falls found in both Canada and the United States.
Niagara Falls
What is Canada's longest river?
Mackenzie River
What is the largest freshwater lake in the world?
Lake Superior
What body of water has some of the world's highest tides?
the Bay of Fundy
What was the gold rush of 1897 called?
Klondike Gold Rush
What is the name of Canada's world-famous police force?
Royal Canadian Mounted Police or Mounties
What is the only public highway north of the Arctic Circle open year round?
Dempster Highway
What war was fought between the English and French over North American boundaries?
French & Indian War
Name the much searched for water route through North America?
the Northwest Passage
Be able to explain the Canadian system of government including at least 3 facts.
See page 48 in text, first column
Be able to discuss the Great Lakes including 3 facts.
Facts on pages 29-30 of text.
What is the only public highway north of the Arctic Circle open year round?
Dempster Highway
What war was fought between the English and French over North American boundaries?
French & Indian War
Name the much searched for water route through North America?
the Northwest Passage
Be able to explain the Canadian system of government including at least 3 facts.
See page 48 in text, first column
Be able to discuss the Great Lakes including 3 facts.
Facts on pages 29-30 of text.