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Canada, 1952 to 1958
"The quiz about events that affected Canada from 1952 to 1958."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Who was the Prime Minister of Canada when construction began on the St Lawrence Seaway between Canada and the USA in 1954?
Lester B. Pearson
William L.M. King
John G. Diefenbaker
At the 1952 Winter Olympics (Oslo, Norway), Canada won their only Olympic gold medal in what sport in the 1950s?
Men's downhill skiing
Men's Ice Hockey
Women's downhill skiing
Women's Ice Hockey
Emilie Dionne (born Corbeil, Ontario) died August 6, 1954. She and her four sisters were better known as the Dionne ___________.
(One word - All five girls were born 28May, 1934.)
What major Canadian theater festival opened for the first time on 13 July, 1953?
The Stratford Festival
The Composers Festival
The Tulip Festival
The Stage Actors Festival
When did the last Canadian golfer win the Canadian Open?
When did Canadian Lester Pearson win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Over 500 Canadian soldiers died in the ______ war that ended in 1953.
(One word - The tv series "MASH" was set during this war.)
On March 17, 1955 a riot occurred in Montreal, Canada due to the suspension of hockey player ____________ just a few days before.
(First and last name or last name - His nickname was "Rocket".)
What Canadian singer had his first real top hit in 1958 with "Diana"?
The second of three mining disasters in the same area occurred on November 1, 1956. What is the common name of these three mining disasters?
The Coal Mine collapses
The Springhill Mining Disaster
The Black Holes
The Springhill Explosions
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