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Canada has a fascinating history, intertwining native, English, French, and American stories together. Explore the past here and test your knowledge of Canadian history.   

There are 60 quizzes and 650 trivia questions in this category.
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Trivia Quizzes in category Canadian
1
History of Quebec 10 questions

A history on the French-Canadian city of Quebec in the province of the same name. The quiz covers the city's history from its founding to the modern day.
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Joepetz
Jul 07 17
102 plays
2
Canadian History Sampler 10 questions

Match the snippets of Canadian history to the modern-day province in which each occurred. Territories have not been included.
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spanishliz
Jul 01 17
129 plays
3
Canada in World War II 10 questions

While First World War is generally regarded as a defining period of Canada's nationhood, the Second World War was nontheless a major event in Canadian history. Canada proved many times over its important contributions to the Allied war effort.
Tough
guitargoddess
2247 plays
4
Canada in the Interwar Period 10 questions

This quiz looks at people and events in Canadian history between the two World Wars. The Roaring Twenties and Dirty Thirties in Canada were similar to the same era in the US, but there were many uniquely Canadian experiences, too.
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guitargoddess
1440 plays
5
Halifax Explosion 10 questions

The Halifax Explosion in Halifax Harbor was the biggest man-made explosion before the invention of the atomic bomb. This quiz is based on that horrific event which has never been forgotten throughout the years.
Tough
funnytrivianna
2010 plays
6
Disasters in Canada 10 questions

This quiz is on various kinds of disasters that have occurred in Canadian history. See how much you know, good luck, and have fun!
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AnneBonney
2139 plays
7
Becoming British Columbia 10 questions

Modern British Columbia's borders were not established all at once. It was a decades-long political battle between the United Kingdom and the United States that shaped the province. Do you know the events that created beautiful British Columbia?
Tough
qrayx
May 23 17
99 plays
8
Timeline of Canadian Confederation 15 questions

I've listed Canada's provinces and territories alphabetically, along with two other significant events of Confederation. Can you match the year that each province/territory joined, plus the two events?
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reedy
198 plays
9
Nova Scotia 10 questions

I hope you enjoy this quiz about Nova Scotia, the province of my birth.
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zaphae
1794 plays
10
Canada, My Home and Native Land [2] 10 questions

Canada is usually perceived as a peaceful country, but that hasn't always been the case. Let's see how much you know about its less than peaceful past. The following descriptions are extremely brief synopses.
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kaldav
3381 plays
11
Canada, My Home and Native Land [1] 10 questions

I'm going to give you some interesting tidbits and biographical data about an individual or individuals, that have played an important part in the discovery and exploration of Canada. If you feel there are any discrepancies, please contact me.
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kaldav
3702 plays
12
The Story of Canada 10 questions

Here are some snapshots of Canada's history. We celebrate 150 years as a nation in 2017, but the story begins much earlier ...
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reedy
Feb 25 17
357 plays
13
Names of the Provinces and Territories of Canada 15 questions

Ever wonder how the Provinces and Territories of Canada got their names? Wonder no more!
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Hermit007
2484 plays
14
History of Quebec: II 10 questions

The first quiz of this series concentrated on the cradle of Canada - Québec City. This quiz will not be very different - we've got to start from the beginning, haven't we?
Tough
cdauphinais
1800 plays
15
Royals in Canada 15 questions

Royals have been coming and going in Canada for over 200 years. How much do you know about their comings, their goings, and what was going on at the time?
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annaheldfan
393 plays
16
Alberta History 15 questions

This quiz is about the history of our great province, Alberta! See how much you know.
Tough
Trufflesss
477 plays
17
Fur Trade Words and Phrases 10 questions

The fur traders were the first Europeans on the Western Canadian Prairies, and they had a language all their own. This quiz is about words and phrases that were in common use among fur traders.
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Cymruambyth
1104 plays
18
Newfoundland to British Columbia 10 questions

Canadian history is as varied as the people of this large country. Have fun as you travel the land I love.
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zaphae
2172 plays
19
Strictly Canadian: Confederation 10 questions

The majority of the information for this Canadian confederation quiz comes from W.G. Hardy's book "From Sea Unto Sea The Road to Nationhood."
Tough
jojanne1974
1011 plays
20
The Halifax Explosion 10 questions

This was probably one of the most infamous explosions in Canadian history in the 20th century. Take a journey into the fascinating details of this unique explosion. Good luck!
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apathy100
1044 plays
21
Heroes of New France 10 questions

The French colony of New France existed for only a little longer than a hundred and fifty years. In that time the French were instrumental in opening up the North American continent.
Tough
dobrov
2499 plays
22
The On-To-Ottawa Trek 10 questions

2005 marks the 70th anniversary of this trek of unemployed people during the Great Depression. In 2006, the last leader of the trek, Robert "Doc" Savage, has passed away. See how much you know about this important historical event.
Tough
Catamount
840 plays
23
History of Vancouver, British Columbia 10 questions

Vancouver, formerly known as Gastown, is Canada's most populous western city. It is also fairly younger than most other cities in Canada and in North America in terms of formally settlement by Europeans. What do you know about its history?
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Joepetz
204 plays
24
A History of Manitoba (1870-1900) 10 questions

Manitoba was the 5th province to join Confederation, and the first from Western Canada. Join me in looking at the first 30 years of Manitoba as a part of Canada.
Difficult
reedy
687 plays
25
History of Halifax, Nova Scotia 10 questions

Halifax, Nova Scotia is one Canada's chief ports and has a history stretching back for thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans. This quiz deals with Halifax's history from its early days to World War II.
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Joepetz
189 plays
26
Take It From Me 10 questions

I am grateful to have lived in seven (and still counting) decades. These ten questions relate to both pure trivia and significant events from 1949 to 2005. Gentlemen, start your pacemakers.
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yowzayowza
2229 plays
27
History of Montreal, Quebec 10 questions

This quiz deals with the history of Montreal, Quebec, an island city and the second most populous in Canada, from its founding to its modern history.
Tough
Joepetz
153 plays
28
Nova Scotia 10 questions

How much do you know about Nova Scotia?
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alicia_88
1506 plays
29
A History of Manitoba (1900-1925) 10 questions

It was a time of incredible growth for Manitoba, both in population and industry. Come see how Manitoba entered the 20th century.
Tough
reedy
753 plays
30
Canada, 1952 to 1958 10 questions

The quiz about events that affected Canada from 1952 to 1958.
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stephedm
2268 plays
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