The Ultimate Canada Family Vacations Quiz

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Canada has just about any type of vacation attraction. It has beautiful natural vistas and breathtaking man-made structures. It's got indoor attractions as well as outdoor ones. And it offers fun, exciting experiences for the entire family. Put your feet up and take this quiz before you hit the road for Canada.

Which of these is the only fortified city in existence in North America?

Old Quebec is the answer! Its fortifications date from the early 17th century.

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The author of the Anne of Green Gables series, L.M. Montgomery, called this place home. What is its name?

L.M. Montgomery used Prince Edward Island as the setting for her books and this is where she lived.

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At the spectacular Niagara Falls, you can take a boat ride, the Maid of the Mist Tour. Since when has this boat ride been operational?

The Maid of the Mist has been offering delight to tourists since 1846.

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What can you do at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto?

At the Hockey Hall of Fame you can play a virtual hockey game against the best of the best hockey stars.

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The Calgary Stampede in Alberta is famous for its rich rodeo event. What is the annual prize money?

This world's-richest rodeo event offers $1 million in prize money.

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How many hiking trails are there in Banff National Park, Alberta?

There are about 80 trails in all, covering about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) of country.

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You've recently heard about a gondola ride to see the magnificent Banff National Park. To which mountain top does the gondola take you?

The gondola takes you all the way to the top of Sulphur Mountain.

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Why is Lake Louise considered to be Canada's most famous lake?

Lake Louise has beautiful, crystal-clear waters, breathtaking waterfalls and pristine-white, icy glaciers. That's why it's so famous!

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How many movie theaters are in West Edmonton Mall?

There are no fewer than 21 movie theaters in West Edmonton Mall.

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Why are there electrical scooters for hire in West Edmonton Mall?

West Edmonton Mall is a vast complex and your little legs would get tired if you walked around there all day. That's why you can hire scooters and get around easily.

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Vancouver Island is blessed with thousands of tourists every year. What do they come for?

They come to enjoy the elegant affairs at the famous Empress Hotel.

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Where in Canada can you see an amazing totem-pole exhibition?

The totem poles are at the British Columbia Museum.

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What is the name of Canada's third largest city?

Canada's third largest city is Vancouver. The largest is Toronto and the second largest is Montreal.

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There are three ski resorts in the Vancouver area. They are Mount Seymour, Cyprus Mountain and:

Grouse Mountain is not only a fabulous ski resort, but offers non-skiers a lift to the top on the famed Grouse Mountain Skyride for a close-up view of The Eye of the Wind, an incredible energy turbine.

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The name "Toronto" comes from an Indian word. What does it mean?

"Toronto" means "meeting place," a very apt name for this multicultural city.

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What makes the CN Tower unusual?

The landmark CN Tower is the tallest freestanding building on Earth.

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Which of these authors wrote many books based on his experiences in Yukon?

Jack London wrote tens of books with the Yukon as his inspiration.

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What is the most commonly spoken language in Montreal?

The most commonly spoken language there is French. It's no surprise, considering that Montreal is one of the biggest French-speaking metropolises in the entire world.

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Mount Royal Park in Montreal is situated on:

You can relax -- it's situated on a dormant volcano, nothing explosive.

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In what century was Campobello Island discovered by the French?

Campobello was discovered in the early 17th century. It is an island northeast of Maine.

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