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!