Special Sub-Topic: Saskatchewan Symbols
|Name the official flower of Saskatchewan.|
Western Red Lily. Adopted in 1941, the western red lily grows in moist meadows and semi-wooded areas. It is a protected species.
|What bird serves as an official symbol for the province of Saskatchewan?|
Sharp-Tailed Grouse. The Sharp-Tailed Grouse was selected in 1945.
|The official tree for the prairie province of Saskatchewan is the:|
White Birch. A fast-growing, deciduous hardwood tree, the white birch is a frequently planted ornamental species.
|A mainstay for game hunters, Saskatchewan's official animal is big game and big business. What animal is targeted by many tourists?|
White Tail Deer. The white-tailed deer is one of Saskatchewan's most popular game animals. The white-tailed deer first appeared in Saskatchewan emblems as an element of the armorial bearings proclaimed in 1986.
|Yep, we actually have an official grass in Saskatchewan. Can you name it?|
Needle and Thread Grass. Needle-and-thread grass is the dominant grass of Saskatchewan's mixed grassland eco-region and is also common in the moist mixed grassland and aspen parkland eco-regions. It is protein rich and is a favourite among small mammals.
|What nearly monopolized mineral is an official symbol for Saskatchewan?|
Potash. Nearly 2/3 of the world's known recoverable supply of potash is located in Saskatchewan. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan holds a near world monopoly on the supply.
|Popular in Canada, what is Saskatchewan's official sport?|
Curling. After winning world and Canadian championships, the first world women's championship and the first Olympic Gold medal, Saskatchewan adopted curling as its provincial sport.
|What unusual emblem of Saskatchewan was registered in Scotland in 1961?|
Tartan. The provincial tartan was registered with the Court of Lord Lyon King of Arms.
|Which official emblem or symbol appears on the flag of Saskatchewan along with the coat of arms?|
Flower. The Western Red Lily is in the fly half of the flag. The top half of the flag is green to represent the forests of the Canadian Shield. The bottom half is gold to represent the fields of wheat.
|What is the motto of the province of Saskatchewan?|
From many people's strength. "From many people's strength" recognizes the struggles and triumphs of our settlers.
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