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The Ultimate Canadian History Quiz

Trivia about history in Canada

Canadian history began when the first people arrived on the land from Asia almost 12,000 years ago. By the time Europeans arrived, the natives had well developed societies and cultures.

The Ultimate Canadian History Quiz will put your knowledge of Canada and its rich history to the test in 10 quick questions. Whether you’re looking to brush up on some new facts, or believe you have what it takes to score top points, the Ultimate Canadian History Quiz will be sure to put you to the test.

From Alexander Mackenzie to Harrison McCain, this quiz will have you scouring your brain trying to remember all that Canadian history you’ve learned about over the years. Take the Ultimate Canadian History Quiz now to see how well you can do.

  • Question of

    Edward Cornwallis founded which settlement in 1749?

    • Halifax
    • St John’s
    • New Glasgow
    • Shelburne
  • Question of

    Frederick Banting and Charles Best received the Nobel Prize for work on which disease?

    • Diabetes
    • Brain tumors
    • Malaria
    • Asthma
  • Question of

    Gold was discovered on a tributary of which river in 1896?

    • Klondike
    • Fraser
    • Columbia
    • Saint John
  • Question of

    Harrison McCain made his name growing which vegetable?

    • Potatoes
    • Peas
    • Sweetcorn
    • Carrots
  • Question of

    How long after Britain and France did Canada declare war on Germany in 1939?

    • 7
    • 14
    • 21
    • 35
  • Question of

    How many people did Clifford Olson confess to killing in the early 1980s?

    • 11
    • 22
    • 33
    • 55
  • Question of

    How many people living in Saskatchewan had to be evacuated due to fires in 2015?

    • 13000
    • 7000
    • 2000
    • 26000
  • Question of

    How many provinces formed the first Canadian Confederation in 1867?

    • 4
    • 6
    • 8
    • 10
  • Question of

    In the 1790s, Alexander Mackenzie travelled overland to reach which body of water?

    • Pacific Ocean
    • Hudson Bay
    • Caribbean Sea
    • Atlantic Ocean
  • Question of

    In which branch of the military did Colonel Chris Hadfield serve before joining NASA?

    • Airforce
    • Navy
    • Army
    • Police


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