Calgary Trivia

If you're a Calgary native, this quiz might be a breeze
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Last updated: November 13, 2020
First submittedNovember 13, 2020
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Longest River
Bow River
Name of Reservoir that the Elbow River flows into
Glenmore Reservoir
Tallest Building
Brookfield Place East
Largest Urban Park in Western Canada
Fish Creek Provincial Park
Warm, Dry Wind from the Rockies Known for Causing Big Temperature Swings
Chinook
17th Ave SW Colloquially Goes by this Name During Flames Playoff Runs
Red Mile
He became the First Muslim Mayor of a Major North American City
Naheed Nenshi
Calgary has seen 6 of the 12 Costliest Disasters in Canada, 5 of which were due to these
Hailstorms
Calgary is the Head Office Hub of this Industry in Canada
Oil and Gas
Name of Skywalk System that Connects Buildings in Downtown
+15
Year the Flames Won Their Only Stanley Cup
1989
Name of the Stadium where the Stampeders Play
McMahon Stadium
The Trans-Canada Highway Goes by this Name within City Limits
16th Avenue
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Name of Our Light Rail Transit System
C-Train
Surging in Popularity during the 2013 Floods, Calgarians Often Refer to the City Online Using this 3-Letter Airport Code
YYC
This Annual Exhibition Celebrated It's 100th Anniversary in 2012
Calgary Stampede
Primarily Containing Clamato and Vodka, this Cocktail was Invented where the Downtown Westin Hotel Currently Stands
Caesar
Oldest and Most Circulated Newspaper
Calgary Herald
Controversial at the Time of it's Opening, This Double Helix Bridge Won Numerous Awards in 2012
Peace Bridge
James Gosling Invented this Programming Language, Among the Top 3 Most Popular Worldwide
Java
Garrett Camp is one of 2 Co-Founders of this Ride Sharing Company
Uber
This Airline has grown to become Canada's Second Largest Airline
WestJet
This Wrestler's Nickname Became the Namesake of Calgary's WHL Team
Bret Hart
Once Completed in 2024, This Will be Only the 2nd of It's kind in Canada, After Edmonton's was Completed in 2016
Ring Road
Opened in 1964, This "Drive-In" is Known for It's Burgers, Milkshakes and Long Lineups
Peter's Drive-In
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