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Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics: Quiz


Question 1: This included a choreographed program featuring ________, raising of the Canadian flag, and singing of O Canada by opera star Ben Heppner, himself a B.C.
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Question 2: Hockey commentators, including ________, commented that Canada did not play well as a team.
Guy CarbonneauKelly HrudeyGreg MillenJohn Davidson (ice hockey)

Question 3: Women's ________ player Danielle Goyette carried the flag for Canada in the opening ceremony.
Ice hockeyIce hockey at the Olympic GamesIce Hockey World ChampionshipsCanada men's national ice hockey team

Question 4: Defencement Scott Niedermayer and Ed Jovanovski were originally selected, but due to injuries were replaced by Jay Bouwmeester and ________, respectively.
Jarome IginlaBryan McCabeEric Brewer (ice hockey)Rob Blake

Question 5: Phil Edwards, and speed skater ________, who won her fourth and fifth medal at the 2006 Olympics.
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Question 6: The Canadian foursome won the country's first Olympic medal in men's curling, and became the first Winter Olympic gold medal winners from the province of ________.
Nova ScotiaCanadaNewfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland (island)

Question 7: 2006 was the first year since 1988 that Canada had athletes competing in Nordic Combined and the first since 1992 that Canada had athletes in ________.
Ski jumpingAdam MałyszGregor SchlierenzauerJanne Ahonen

Question 8: The handover of the Games was highlighted by Vancouver mayor ________, a quadriplegic, accepting and waving the Olympic flag.
Gregor Robertson (politician)Gordon Campbell (Canadian politician)Larry CampbellSam Sullivan

Question 9: At the ________ in Salt Lake City, she finished fourth and ended up a hundredth of a point off the podium.
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Question 10: ________ bested the total Olympic medals collected in a single Games by a Canadian, with 5, and bested the total Olympic medal count of any Canadian (Winter and Summer) with 6.
Anni Friesinger-PostmaIreen WüstKarin EnkeCindy Klassen

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