Special Sub-Topic: Saskatchewan "A" Town Names
|Which town in Saskatchewan is named for an animal commonly found in the province?|
Antelope. The antelope is very common in southern Saskatchewan and large herds of this very fast animal are often seen along the Trans-Canada Highway.
|One of these towns was named for a place in France where Canadian troops fought in World War One. Which one?|
Amiens. Amiens was one of many towns in the province named for places in Europe where Canadian troops saw action in World War One.
|Which of these towns was the site of the filming of the movie, "Who Has Seen the Wind"?|
Arcola. This great movie is a vivid portrayal of life on the prairies during the 1930s.
|Which of these towns was named after a prominent British politician?|
Asquith. The Earl of Asquith was the Prime Minister of England when this town was formed in 1908.
|A city in western Saskatchewan sits close to the border of another province which explains its name. Which of the following is the name of the town?|
Alsask. The town of Alsask was founded in the early 1900s, and the name was chosen by combining the names of the two provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
|Which of these towns took its name from a famous book written by Lucy Maud Montgomery?|
Avonlea. The town of Avonlea was originally named "New Warren" when it was settled in 1904, but its name was changed to "Avonlea" in 1911 in honor of Montgomery's famous novel, "Anne of Avonlea".
|Before the Province of Saskatchewan was formed in 1905 it was made up of a number of Territories. Which of these towns has the same name as one of the former territories?|
Assiniboia. The Territory of Assiniboia included the southern part of what is now Saskatchewan, south of the city of Saskatoon.
|A town in Saskatchewan was named after a very large river. Which one?|
Amazon. Many towns in Saskatchewan were named for prominent geographical features from around the world.
|England was known by a different name in Anglo-Saxon times. Which town's name is the old word for England?|
Anglia. Many of the early settlers in Saskatchewan were from England, and there are dozens of towns in the province named for places in Britain.
|Which town was named for the Marquis of ________ who was Canada's Governor-General from 1893 to 1898.|
Aberdeen. The Governor-General is the representative of the British Monarchy in Canada.
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