The Ultimate Toronto Quiz
by Staff
Originally a meeting place for native-Americans, Toronto is now a diverse metropolis. Take in a ball game by day -- or visit the nearby waterfalls. There's a 700-acre zoo that the kids can really enjoy, and with thousands of restaurants to choose from, there's something for the whole family. Take our quiz to learn more about how Toronto works.

What does the word "toronto" mean?

  • garlic field
  • big water
  • meeting place

The United Nations declared the city of Toronto as what?

  • the safest place in the world
  • the most ethnically diverse place in the world
  • the cleanest place in the world

How many people live in Toronto?

  • 1.5 million
  • 4.5 million
  • 8.5 million

How many restaurants are there in Toronto?

  • 2,000
  • 4,500
  • 7,000

Toronto is located along the shoreline of which Great Lake?

  • Lake Ontario
  • Lake Eerie
  • Lake Michigan

What range of temperatures should you expect in Toronto during the summer?

  • 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 75 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit

What is the flat rate for a taxi from the airport to downtown Toronto?

  • $26
  • $46
  • $66

What is the standard fare on the Toronto Transit?

  • $2.75
  • $3.75
  • $4.75

Which of these west-end Toronto parks is car free on Sundays?

  • High Park
  • Hyde Park
  • Hide Park

Which of these famous waterfalls is located just outside of Toronto?

  • Iguaçu Falls
  • Niagara Falls
  • Victoria Falls

What is Toronto's reputation regarding safety?

  • Toronto is considered very dangerous.
  • Toronto's crime rate is standard for large cities.
  • Toronto is one of the safest cities is the world.

What is the name of Toronto's super-skyscraper?

  • Sears Tower
  • CN Tower
  • Canton Tower

How tall is the CN Tower?

  • 815 feet tall
  • 1,815 feet tall
  • 11,815 feet tall

Where should you go to find the Hot & Spicy Food Festival?

  • Tommy Thompson Park
  • Harbourfront
  • The CN Tower

Approximately how many animals are kept at the Toronto Zoo?

  • 3,000
  • 4,000
  • 5,000

During which months is the African Lion Safari open?

  • November through February
  • March and April
  • May through October

Toronto houses a hall of fame for which of these sports?

  • hockey
  • boxing
  • rugby

What is the name of Toronto's hockey team?

  • Maple Leafs
  • Canadiens
  • Raptors

What is the name of Toronto's MLB team?

  • Cardinals
  • Orioles
  • Blue Jays

What sort of place is Casa Loma?

  • a theater
  • a castle
  • a bad Italian restaurant