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9 Familiar Faces

40. Identify these Canadian contributors to history, culture and current affairs: Answer Answer to Canada Quiz #40 Alexander Graham Bell Inventor of the telephone Wayne Gretzky Nicknamed The Great One; Leading point-scorer in NHL history Pauline Marois Leader of Parti … Continue reading

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Microeconomics

39. At a Montreal café, you order a cup of coffee that costs CAD $2.10, plus tax. Coffee in Quebec is subject to a 5% federal plus a 9.975% provincial sales tax. You hand the barista a toonie and a … Continue reading

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Home Run Helper

38. When Barry Bonds set the Major League Baseball single-season record of 73 home runs in 2001, his performance was enhanced by what substance obtained from Canada? Answer Answer to Canada Quiz #38 Maple. Ash has long been the default … Continue reading

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Warrior

37. What renowned First Nations organizer perished in Canada while in battle against a future U.S. president? Answer Answer to Canada Quiz #37 Tecumseh. Many Americans consider the War of 1812 an obscure and inconsequential conflict between Britain and the … Continue reading

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Superlative

36. This man has been called the greatest human ever at his pursuit. Who is he? Answer Answer to Canada Quiz #36 Louis Cyr. Born in 1863 in present-day Napierville, Quebec, Louis Cyr was a farm-hand, lumberjack, policeman, and most … Continue reading

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