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Cabbagetown, Toronto: Quiz


Question 1: Canadian writer Hugh Garner's most famous novel, Cabbagetown, depicted life in the neighbourhood during the ________.
Republican Party (United States)Great DepressionFederal Reserve SystemUnited States

Question 2: The name Cabbagtown came from stories of new Irish immigrants digging up their front lawns and planting cabbage, as had been done during the years of the ________.
Great Famine (Ireland)Irish peopleIrelandDaniel O'Connell

Question 3: It became known as one of Toronto's largest slums and much of the original Cabbagetown was razed in the late 1940s to make room for the ________ housing project.
Toronto IslandsRegent ParkScarborough, OntarioYork, Ontario

Question 4: Cabbagetown's name derives from the Irish immigrants who moved to the neighbourhood beginning in the late 1840s, said to have been so poor that they grew ________ in their front yards.

Question 5: Other residents include professors, doctors and social workers, many affiliated with the nearby ________.
McGill UniversityUniversity of Toronto ScarboroughHarvard UniversityUniversity of Toronto

Question 6: Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood located on the east side of downtown Toronto, Ontario, ________.
CanadaUnited KingdomUnited StatesBarbados

Question 7: ________ - journalist and 26th Governor General of Canada
Ray HnatyshynJeanne SauvéAdrienne ClarksonMichaëlle Jean

Question 8: Winchester School ________ is Green Thumbs Growing Kids’ flagship school food garden.
BostonTorontoCommunity gardeningOntario

Question 9: Kain, Karen - former ballet dancer and now ________ artistic director
National Ballet of CanadaGreta HodgkinsonRudolf NureyevNational Ballet School of Canada

Question 10: It grew up in the 1840s around the Winchester Street Bridge, which before the construction of the ________ was the main northern bridge over the Don River.
Fort YorkAir Canada CentreToronto Pearson International AirportPrince Edward Viaduct


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