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Last updated: August 07, 2017
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The current offical opposition party of Canada
The Conservative Party
The name of Canada's $2 dollar coin
Twoonie
Canada's first capital city was
Kingston Ontario
Leaf on the Canadian flag
Maple
Canada's offical summer sport
Lacrosse
Largest Lake located entirely in Canada
Great Bear Lake
What year did sign the Canada Act signed
1982
The number of provinces Canada has
10
Canada's longest River
The Mackenzie River
Number of Timezones
6
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The name of Canada's national anthem
O Canada
Canada Day
July 1
Canada's Eastern most point
Cape Spear Newfoundland
Northern most permanently inhabitated settlement
Alert Nunavut
Most decorated military regiment
The Royal New Brunswick Regiment
First Canadian Prime Minister
Sir John A. Macdonald
Canada's national police force
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Who led the North-West Rebellion
Louis Riel
When did Canada enter World war II
September 10 1939
What Canadian team has won the most Stanley Cups at 24
The Montreal Canadiens
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level 16
Jan 27, 2013
we officially became a country in 1982? Jeesh I wonder where I was that day EH
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level 27
Jun 9, 2013
lol
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level 36
Mar 2, 2014
We bacame a country in 1867...
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level 62
Mar 3, 2014
The united Kingdom had legislative authority over Canada up until 1982. So yes while technically Canada became a Country in 1867, it wasn't until 1982 that Canada was granted complete control over laws passed within. Which is why the question was changed to "what year was the Canada Act signed.
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level 22
Feb 11, 2013
toonie should be accepted; no one uses the w
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level 62
Feb 12, 2013
added.
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level 69
Apr 22, 2013
Macdonald should be accepted for first PM. I felt pretty good as an American getting Macdonald. But I tried several different spellings before I tried John Macdonald. I got 11. The other 9 seem pretty obscure to me. But good quiz nonetheless.
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level 62
Apr 24, 2013
added.
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level 27
May 10, 2013
Canada became a country in 1867 not 1982 get your facts right
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level 62
May 12, 2013
The united Kingdom had legislative authority over Canada up until 1982. So yes while technically Canada became a Country in 1867, it wasn't until 1982 that Canada was granted complete control over laws passed within.
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level 20
Aug 31, 2013
Why don't you accept NPD? Or anything that doesn't automatically require the "the"
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level 62
Sep 8, 2013
Because I didn't write a bilingual quiz. I'll see to accepting answerings sans "the"
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level 44
Jan 16, 2018
Could go a little easier on the phrasing with, "The Conservative Party". Tried several variations - didn't work. OK quiz overall though.
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level 62
Jan 27, 2018
I added Cons and tories as well, if you have any suggestions I'd be happy to add them.
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level 24
Oct 3, 2018
What year did sign was the canada act signed? May want to rephrase that one
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level 84
Apr 16, 2019
Please accept the surname for the answer to "Who led the North-West Rebellion"