10 most difficult Canada riddlesCanada quiz
After whom was the Canadian province of Alberta named?
Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria
Princess Luisa Carolina Alberta Windsor
The princess was the wife of the Marquis John Campbell, the governor of Canada.They lived in 1878-1883 in Louiseville, in a province named in her honor.
What sea does the Mackenzie River flow into?
The Mackenzie River is the longest river system in Canada, and has the second largest drainage basin of any North American river after the Mississippi River. The river's main stem is flowing north-northwest from Great Slave Lake into the Beaufort Sea, a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, where it forms a large delta at its mouth.
Which river flows into Lake Ontario?
Saint Lawrence River
Niagara River flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
Who was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage? (sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans)
No one yet
In a three year journey between 1903 and 1906, Amundsen explored the passage with a crew of no more than six, in the converted 47-ton herring boat Gjøa. Spending winters with ship trapped in ice, he learned from the local Netsilik people about Arctic survival skills that would later prove useful. For example, he learned to use sled dogs and to wear animal skins in lieu of heavy, woolen parkas. Amundsen later led the expeditions to discover the South Pole (1911) and the North Pole (1926).
The Elevation of Lake Superior is 183m, Michigan 177m, Huron 176m and Erie 174m. How about Ontario?
The gradient between The Great Lakes is generally very shallow. However, the descent between Erie and Ontario is greater than between any of the others, and includes the spectacular Niagara Falls, 51m high.
The city of Vancouver in Canada hosted the XXI Olympic Winter Games. What is the daily mean air temperature in February in Vancouver?
Vancouver is one of Canada's warmest cities. The city has a moderate oceanic climate. On average, there are only eleven days of snowfall per year.
Where was John Cabot from? (the discoverer of Newfoundland and Labrador)
John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto, Venetian: Zuan Chabotto) was a Venetian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England was the first European exploration of the mainland of North America.
What is the highest point in Canada?
Mount Logan is the highest mountain in Canada and the second-highest peak in North America, after Denali. The mountain was named after Sir William Edmond Logan, a Canadian geologist and founder of the Geological Survey of Canada. It is 19,551 ft high.
On which lake lies Manitoulin - the largest island in a freshwater lake?
in Lake Superior
in Lake Ontario
in Lake Huron
in Lake Michigan
The island has an area of 2,766 km2 (1,068 sq mi), making it the 174th largest island in the world and Canada's 31st largest island. Manitoulin Island itself has 108 freshwater lakes, some of which have their own islands; in turn several of these "islands within islands" have their own ponds. Lake Manitou, at 104 km2 (40 sq mi), is the largest island in a freshwater lake in the world, and Treasure Island in Lake Mindemoya is the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake in the world.
Which European was the first to discover America?
Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.