Province Quiz - Newfoundland and Labrador

Can you guess these facts about the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador?
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Last updated: February 26, 2021
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Capital of Newfoundland
St. John's
Group of people that tried to colonize Newfoundland around the year 1,000 A.D.
Vikings
Name of the settlement they established around 1000 A.D.
Vinland
Person who founded that settlement
Leif Erikson
Ship that sank 640 km off the coasts of Newfoundland
RMS Titanic
Cape Spear is the _______most point in North America
Eastern
Slang for someone from Newfoundland
Newfie
Large gulf Newfoundland borders to the west
Gulf of St. Lawrence
French overseas territory 20 km near Newfoundland
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Gander was once home to the world's largest _______, sometimes called
the "Crossroads of the World"
Airport
Formerly rich fishing grounds off the island of Newfoundland
Grand Banks
Newfoundland shares the island of Killiniq Island with this territory
Nunavut
Newfoundland and Labrador is the least _______ populated province
Densely
Huge peninsula the mainland part of Newfoundland is situated on
Labrador
Politician who was the main force who brought the Newfoundland into the
Canadian Confederation in 1949
Joey Smallwood
Economic crisis that made Newfoundland give up its independence in 1933
Great Depression
Second biggest population center
Corner Brook
Type of fish that ran the economy of Newfoundland during the 19th century
Cod
Most-visited national park
Gros Morne
Strait between Newfoundland and Labrador
(hint: word for a beautiful girl)
Belle Isle
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