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Great Canadian Trivia Quiz


  1. What is the coldest temperature ever recorded in Canada? Where did this happen?
  2. In terms of the number of degrees that the temperature changed, what is the most extreme weather change in Canadian history? Where did this happen and how long did it take?
  3. Where was the single greatest one day snowfall ever recorded? How deep was the snow?
  4. Which is considered to be Canada's deadliest hurricane?
  5. Where did Canada's worst tornado happen? How many people were killed?

Prime Ministers

  1. Which Prime Minister served for the shortest amount of time? How long?
  2. Which Prime Minister served for the longest time? 
  3. Which Prime Minister was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? When?
  4. Who was Canada's youngest prime minister? How old was he?
  5. Who was Canada's only female prime minister so far?
  6. Which two prime ministers led two different parties when they were prime minister? Name the parties.


  1. What years was Quebec City founded?
  2. The site of what city was once known as "Pile O' Bones"?
  3.  What is the only walled city in North America?


  1. Which two provinces were named after straits?
  2. Which province is named after the same princess as Banff National Park's Lake Louise?
  3. Why is L'Anse Aux Meadows thought to be an important site?
  4. Which territory would some people say is "our land"?

Historic Sites

  1. What is the story of how Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump got its name?
  2. What is Canada's oldest National Park? When was it founded?

Resource Sites

  1. L'Anse aux Meadows
  2. Canada's Most Deadly Natural Disasters
  3. Canada's Most Destructive Hurricanes
  4. Canadian Provincial Name Etymologies: Wikipedia
  5. First Among Equals: Collections Canada
  6. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  7. Parks Canada
  8. Prime Ministers: Parliament of Canada
  9. Quebec: Wikipedia
  10. Regina: Wikipedia
  11. Weather: National Atlas of Canada