Canada is 147 years young today.
There'll be plenty of beer drunk, grills fired up, and fireworks across the country today.
It's become a tradition around here to have a Canada Day quiz on Canada Day to test your knowledge of all things Canadian.
Here is this year's edition . . .
- Name the longest river in Canada.
- Name the largest lake entirely in Canada's borders.
- Only two provinces don't touch salt water. Name them.
- Where was The Last Spike driven to complete the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885?
- Who was the first Prime Minister born in Canada?
- Which is the only legally bilingual province?
- What is the Queen's representative in each province called?
- What year was the dollar bill replaced by the loonie?
- Who wrote the words to O Canada?
- Which Canadian originally performed the "Hockey Song"?
- In 1989 the National Gallery of Canada spent $1.8 million on what controversial Abstract Expressionist painting?
- Which Beatle’s costume featured an Ontario Provincial Police badge on the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?
- A.Y. Jackson, Lawren Harris, Franklin Carmichael, Frank Johnston, Arthur Lismer and J.E.H. MacDonald were members of what acclaimed group of artists?
- Why was Viola Desmond was arrested in 1946 in a movie theatre in New Glasgow, N.S.?
- Which province rejected Confederation in 1867, but joined 82 years later?
- On May 5, 1945 Canadian soldiers liberated which European country?
- True or False: The 1976 Montreal Summer Olympic Games were boycotted by more than 20 countries because the I.O.C. refused to ban New Zealand from competition.
- What fishing schooner has been featured on the Canadian dime since 1937?
- The comic book world’s most famous hero, Superman, created by Toronto-born cartoonist Joe Shuster and writer Jerry Siegel, originally worked at the Daily Star, which was patterned after which Canadian newspaper?
- Name the author of Smelly Socks, Mud Puddle and The Paper Bag Princess.