Tuesday, June 30

Happy Canada Day!

It's Canada's birthday tomorrow, July 1, and a great national holiday here in Canada.


Ohhh Canada card by Bebbers

To celebrate, I thought I'd post a few fun Canadian trivia questions (blatantly taken from a 100% Canadian Milk brochure--not all junkmail is totally useless). All the images below are from great 100% Canadian Etsy shops.

Are you ready?

How did a quiet Canadian, Dr. James A. Naismith, impact the sport of basketball?

A. Invented the game B. Invented sneakers C. Invented arthroscopy


Basketball kids' bracelet by
MyBeadingArt


Is world-famous character Winnie the Pooh named after the city of Winnipeg? (my home town)
A. Yes B. No


Winnie the Pooh quilt by
HudsonQuilts


Which Canadian coined the phrased "The global village" and "The medium is the message"?

A. Northrop Frye B. Evan Solomon C. Marshall McLuhan


Marshall McLuhan/Alphabet Culture - Letterpress Print by
reallygoodthingsetc


St. John's, Newfoundland, is closer to Paris, France, than it is to Victoria, British Columbia.

A. True B. False



Eiffel Tower Earrings by
rjcharms


The Canadian inukshuk is known around the world. What does the word inukshuk mean?
A. igloo B. Kayak C. Rock pile resembling person


Inukshuk stone figure by rockon2

What is the most popular breed of cow in Canada today?

A. Holstein B. Jersey C. Canadienne



Bamboo Milkmaid Top by
Ureshii

Thanks for visiting, and please post a comment if you'd like me to reveal the answers later this week!

3 comments:

  1. I was doing good until the Paris question and the cow. LOL. Happy Canada Day. We have had the celebrations cancelled here in TO because of a garbage strike. Fun times!

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  2. oooh! so fun! i love games! i think i know the answers... but i best not guess :)

    superfun idea!

    yay for funfun canadians like you, nicey!

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  3. Oooh, great questions! Gotta love milk! ;) Thanks so much for featuring my earrings!

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