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The Big Canadian History Quiz

Trivia about Canadian History

Canada officially became a country on in 1867, however, its history dates back far earlier than that. Prior to European colonization, Canada was inhabited for thousands of years by Indigenous peoples, with distinct trade networks, spiritual beliefs, and styles of social organization.

The Big Canadian History Quiz will test put your knowledge to the test and prove who really does know their Canadian history. With 10 questions ranging from ‘Cirque Du Soleil’ to the Canadian flag, the Big Canadian History Quiz will prove if you really are a history buff.

So will you prove yourself to be a ‘skookum’ or a ‘hoser’? Did you recognise those Canadian slang terms? Regardless, test your grasp of Canadian history by taking the Big Canadian History Quiz now and be sure to share with you friends to show who really does have the best knowledge.

  • Question of

    18th century fur trader Simon McTavish was born in which country?

    • Scotland
    • France
    • Russia
    • Egypt
  • Question of

    6 people were shot outside a mosque in which city in 2017?

    • Quebec
    • Toronto
    • Vancouver
    • Calgary
  • Question of

    A new Canadian flag was designed in 1960s and featured which type of leaf?

    • Maple
    • Oak
    • Chestnut
    • Beech
  • Question of

    Canada expelled three workers accused of spying from the embassy of which country in 1980?

    • Soviet Union
    • United States
    • France
    • Germany
  • Question of

    Canada signed a free trade agreement with which country in 1989?

    • United States
    • Mexico
    • United Kingdom
    • Japan
  • Question of

    Canada’s largest mall opened near which city in 1981?

    • Edmonton
    • Calgary
    • Montreal
    • Ottawa
  • Question of

    Canada’s maple leaf flag was adopted in which decade?

    • 1960s
    • 1980s
    • 1940s
    • 1920s
  • Question of

    Canadian troops were part of the D Day landings to liberate France in which year?

    • 1944
    • 1940
    • 1936
    • 1932
  • Question of

    Cirque Du Soleil was established in which Canadian province?

    • Quebec
    • Yukon
    • Manitoba
    • New Brunswick
  • Question of

    Conrad Black made his fortune in which industry?

    • Newspapers
    • Sports
    • Mining
    • Restaurants


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