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The Ultimate Montreal Quiz
by Staff
It may be cold outside, but Montreal's good cheer and passion for life will warm your heart. Montrealers have learned to take advantage of the short summers and pack lots in, but that doesn't mean winter is a quiet time -- they have developed the art of winter entertainment. Take our quiz and find your way around this warm hearted and tolerant city.

What attraction in Montreal is one of the largest in the world?

  • the Botanical Gardens
  • the Science Museum
  • the Olympic Stadium

How far is Montreal from the United States border?

  • 45 miles
  • 60 miles
  • 75 miles

Who was the first European to climb Mont Royal?

  • Rene Levesque
  • Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve
  • Jacques Cartier

How many feet is the city's welcoming beacon, the landmark cross?

  • 25 feet
  • 50 feet
  • 100 feet

What is the safety situation in Montreal?

  • unsafe
  • very safe
  • safe during the day; unsafe at night

What is Montreal's population?

  • 1.2 million
  • 2.6 million
  • 3.7 million

How is temperature measured in Montreal?

  • in Celsius
  • in Fahrenheit
  • in Kilojoules

What is the average temperature in July ?

  • 69.4 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius)
  • 79.3 degrees Fahrenheit (26.3 degrees Celsius)
  • 81.2 degrees (27 degrees Celsius)

What is the best way to get around Montreal?

  • bike and foot
  • car
  • train

What is the speed limit on highways in Montreal?

  • 60 km/ph (37 mph)
  • 100 km ph (60 mph)
  • 120 km/ph (75 mph)

What does a flashing green light signal?

  • You can turn right.
  • Slow down.
  • You can turn left.

How much does a one day tourist bus card cost?

  • $5
  • $9
  • $18

How much does a taxi ride in from the airport cost?

  • $35
  • $40
  • $45

How many insects does the Insectarium de Montreal house?

  • 25000
  • 168000
  • 350000

Which museum is considered to be the best museum in town?

  • Pointe-a-Calliere Museum of Archaeology and History
  • Chateau Ramezay Museum
  • Notre Dame Basilica¬†

What does the Olympic Stadium rank as?

  • The largest Olympic stadium in the world.
  • The place with the tallest inclined tower in the world.
  • The most modern Olympic stadium in the world.

What happens to the Mont Royal Park during the winter?

  • It is shutdown.
  • It becomes a hang-out for hibernating animals.
  • It becomes a winter sports arena, with people snow tubing, sledding and skiing.

When was the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts founded?

  • 1860
  • 1912
  • 1948

Which movies were filmed in the Redpath Museum?

  • Bamum and The Rainmaker
  • Bamum and Eye of the Beholder
  • The Rainmaker and Eye of the Beholder

Who is Crescent St. downtown most popular with?

  • English speaking locals tourists
  • French speaking locals and tourists
  • Teenage locals and tourists