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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.
75 Canadian History quizzes and 1,050 Canadian History trivia questions.
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1.
  The Story of Canada The Story of Canada great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some snapshots of Canada's history. We celebrate 150 years as a nation in 2017, but the story begins much earlier ...
Easier, 10 Qns, reedy, May 31 20
Easier
reedy gold member
May 31 20
1725 plays
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  Canada in World War II best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Apr 25 19
Average
guitargoddess gold member
Apr 25 19
2546 plays
3.
  Canada in the Interwar Period best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Jul 10 16
Average
guitargoddess gold member
Jul 10 16
1627 plays
4.
  Canada, My Home and Native Land [1] top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, kaldav, Mar 14 15
Average
kaldav
3967 plays
5.
  Nineteenth Century Canada best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Although the Confederation of Canada didn't come into existence until 1867, this quiz covers the whole of the nineteenth century in the area, with one question per decade. What happened in nineteenth century Canada apart from independence?
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Dec 19 20
Easier
rossian editor
Dec 19 20
655 plays
6.
  Canadian History Sampler best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the snippets of Canadian history to the modern-day province in which each occurred. Territories have not been included.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 10 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
spanishliz editor
Sep 10 20
452 plays
7.
  Timeline of Canadian Confederation popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
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?
Easier, 15 Qns, reedy, May 21 16
Easier
reedy gold member
May 21 16
504 plays
8.
  Canada In the 1960s - 10 questions - 4 mins
Canada celebrated its centennial anniversary during the 1960s. Many changes took place during this decade in Canadian history. How well do you know Canada?
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Feb 27 17
Average
apathy100 gold member
Feb 27 17
1451 plays
9.
Ever wonder how the Provinces and Territories of Canada got their names? Wonder no more!
Average, 15 Qns, Hermit007, Mar 06 10
Average
Hermit007 gold member
2641 plays
10.
  Tales of Gold 1 best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
From 1896-99 approximately 100,000 people left for northwestern Canada to find their fortune in the gold rush, although it is estimated that only 30,000-40,000 actually made it to the gold fields! Did people find wealth? Or ruin?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 29 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Aug 29 17
435 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who was the prairie province of Alberta named after?

From Quiz "Names of the Provinces and Territories of Canada"




11.
  There's Gold Up North, eh? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will excavate some of the history of the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon, Canada. It has been written by the gold crew members of Phoenix Rising as part of our World Tour 2022. Hopefully you will gain some insight into how difficult life was...
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Apr 16 22
Average
MikeMaster99 gold member
Apr 16 22
162 plays
12.
  Dear Canada top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In this Sprint III quiz, key moments in historical events that defined Canada are depicted in a series of purely hypothetical letters to the protagonists. So pick up a whale's tail and a double-double and settle in eh!
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Jul 18 20
Average
1nn1 editor
Jul 18 20
363 plays
13.
  First Nations in Canada Before Contact popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
For this quiz, you will have to identify the First Nation, Indigenous, or Aboriginal people that occupied certain areas of Canada before Europeans first made contact with them.
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Feb 20 22
Average
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Feb 20 22
113 plays
14.
This is an easy quiz on Canada! Americans Welcome!
Average, 10 Qns, krysrom, Mar 04 15
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krysrom
9688 plays
15.
  Disasters in Canada best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is on various kinds of disasters that have occurred in Canadian history. See how much you know, good luck, and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, AnneBonney, Jan 05 09
Average
AnneBonney
2354 plays
16.
  Canada, My Home and Native Land [2] great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, kaldav, Jul 19 15
Average
kaldav
3619 plays
17.
  Canadian History - When Did It Happen? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are ten notable events in Canadian history. Your goal is simply to put them in order. Match the events on the left to the proper number in sequence. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Feb 25 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
kyleisalive editor
Feb 25 17
1096 plays
18.
  History of St. John's, Newfoundland top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
St. John's is one of the oldest cities in North America. How much do you know about Newfoundland and Labrador's capital and largest city?
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Feb 03 20
Average
Joepetz gold member
Feb 03 20
193 plays
19.
  Royals in Canada great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
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?
Average, 15 Qns, annaheldfan, Jan 21 20
Average
annaheldfan
Jan 21 20
472 plays
20.
  Confederation - 10 questions - 4 mins
Find out how much you know about the forming of Canada.
Average, 10 Qns, chonkbobwhoa, Mar 13 13
Average
chonkbobwhoa
2107 plays
21.
  Nice and Simple Canadian History - 10 questions - 3 mins
Not a hard quiz by any means, if you know your Canadian history.
Average, 10 Qns, jnoel12, Mar 19 13
Average
jnoel12
3876 plays
22.
  Strictly Canadian: Confederation great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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."
Average, 10 Qns, jojanne1974, May 18 18
Average
jojanne1974
May 18 18
1063 plays
23.
  Canadian History Quiz for Experts - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is for all of the proud Canadians who want to know more about their country. Whether you are a citizen or not, this is bound to educate in some way. How well do you know your Canadian history?
Tough, 10 Qns, scottycan, Oct 09 11
Tough
scottycan
4392 plays
24.
  New France - The Early Years - 25 questions - 10 mins
Although there are a few questions about the early English exploration, this quiz deals with New France up to about 1700. I owe a debt of gratitude to Thomas B Costain's "The White and the Gold".
Difficult, 25 Qns, tripeuro, Jun 22 12
Difficult
tripeuro gold member
1928 plays
25.
  From Canada's Past - 15 questions - 4 mins
Just how well do you know your Canadian history? Here's a little quiz to help you brush up on it! Good luck! Bonne chance!
Average, 15 Qns, dancing_sun_star, Jun 18 20
Average
dancing_sun_star
Jun 18 20
4962 plays
26.
  Going On A Date With A Canadian Historian popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Canada has a rich and fascinating history dating back to prehistorical times. This quiz outlines some of the important dates up until the year 1900 in Canadian history. Have fun and good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jul 11 19
Average
apathy100 gold member
Jul 11 19
214 plays
27.
  Canadian History Test Your Knowledge - 10 questions - 4 mins
Try my Canadian History quiz and you will feel like you went from an ocean to the other!
Average, 10 Qns, MissingNo, Sep 30 11
Average
MissingNo
2881 plays
28.
  Canada in 1979 - 10 questions - 4 mins
As 1979 was my year of birth, I wanted to research Canadian events that year. Match the event with the province it occurred in 1979.
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Aug 27 17
Average
apathy100 gold member
Aug 27 17
268 plays
29.
  Canada, 1952 to 1958 - 10 questions - 4 mins
The quiz about events that affected Canada from 1952 to 1958.
Average, 10 Qns, stephedm, Jan 22 12
Average
stephedm gold member
2410 plays
30.
  Take It From Me - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, yowzayowza, Apr 14 13
Average
yowzayowza
2564 plays
31.
  1867 and All That - 20 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz about the history of Canada from 1867 to 2000.
Average, 20 Qns, catchick10, Sep 13 12
Average
catchick10
637 plays
32.
  Heroes of New France popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, dobrov, Oct 22 14
Tough
dobrov
2564 plays
33.
  PEI History - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will test your knowledge of the history of Canada's smallest province. See how much you know about the Island of Anne of Green Gables fame (I promise there will be no Anne questions in this quiz). Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Jul 06 18
Average
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Jul 06 18
175 plays
34.
  Canadian History : 1970 to 2000 - 10 questions - 3 mins
A few questions about Canada's recent history. Let's begin with the last 30 years. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, Mr.Gazoo, Sep 24 12
Average
Mr.Gazoo
4559 plays
35.
  Newfoundland to British Columbia popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Canadian history is as varied as the people of this large country. Have fun as you travel the land I love.
Average, 10 Qns, zaphae, May 25 18
Average
zaphae
May 25 18
2342 plays
36.
  The On-To-Ottawa Trek popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, Catamount, Apr 24 06
Tough
Catamount
882 plays
37.
  Fur Trade Words and Phrases popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Dec 27 05
Difficult
Cymruambyth gold member
1156 plays
38.
  Canadian Aboriginal War Veterans - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is dedicated to the Aboriginal war heroes of Canada.
Tough, 10 Qns, apathy100, Apr 23 10
Tough
apathy100 gold member
621 plays
39.
  Complete Canadian History - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is all about Canada and major events in its history.
Tough, 10 Qns, hobo4life, Mar 30 12
Tough
hobo4life
3791 plays
40.
  The Ultimate Canadian History Quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A general Canadian quiz. It is probably easy to medium difficulty.
Average, 10 Qns, earth460, Jul 22 11
Average
earth460
5558 plays
41.
  The Yukon Gold Rush - 10 questions - 4 mins
After the California Gold Rush, the precious metal was found in the Yukon Territory in Canada. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of this fascinating period in the far north.
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Feb 22 18
Average
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Feb 22 18
201 plays
42.
  New France - 10 questions - 3 mins
These are some basic questions about the things in New France and the history of New France.
Average, 10 Qns, challenger105, Apr 12 17
Average
challenger105
Apr 12 17
1754 plays
43.
  The Northwest Rebellion of 1885 - 10 questions - 7 mins
The Northwest Rebellion was the battle for recognition by the M├ętis people in Canada. It was a pivotal event in the development of Western Canada.
Difficult, 10 Qns, reedy, Jun 19 04
Difficult
reedy gold member
1439 plays
44.
  Fortress Canada - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many of Canada's towns and cities started out as forts. I'll give you some names and history and you will try to identify the town or associated fort.
Average, 10 Qns, MargW, Aug 26 10
Average
MargW gold member
632 plays
45.
  Canadian Exploration - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of Canadian exploration all the way from the Vikings to the settlement of New France. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, fraggle., Aug 16 16
Tough
fraggle.
Aug 16 16
1613 plays
46.
  Korea and Beyond, Canada at War - 10 questions - 4 mins
Test your knowladge at Canada's involvment in the Korean War and beyond.
Tough, 10 Qns, Keegan39, Mar 10 10
Tough
Keegan39
314 plays
47.
  Canada's History - Lesser Known Dates - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here are some lesser-known facts from Canada's history.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ssabreman, Sep 13 18
Difficult
ssabreman
Sep 13 18
816 plays
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