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Revelstoke, British Columbia: Quiz


Question 1: Revelstoke was founded in the 1880s when the ________ (CPR) was built through the area; mining was an important early industry.
Union Pacific RailroadCanadian Pacific RailwayVia RailCanadian National Railway

Question 2: The city is situated on the banks of the ________ just south of the Revelstoke Dam and near its confluence with the Illecillewaet River.
Columbia RiverWashingtonCelilo FallsSnake River

Question 3: Revelstoke's economy has traditionally been tied to the ________ (CPR) and it still maintains a strong connection to that industry.
Canadian National RailwayCanadian Pacific RailwayVia RailUnion Pacific Railroad

Question 4: Revelstoke is also the location of the Revelstoke Dam which was constructed on the ________, and completed in 1984.
Snake RiverColumbia RiverWashingtonCelilo Falls

Question 5: 2005) is a city in southeastern ________, Canada.
OntarioBritish ColumbiaAlbertaPacific Northwest

Question 6: The former local ________ team, the Revelstoke Bruins, had a number of future NHLers on its roster in the 1970s and 80's, including Bruce Holloway, Ron E.
Ontario Junior Hockey LeagueBritish Columbia Hockey LeagueCanadian Junior Hockey LeagueCentral Junior Hockey League

Question 7: The Revelstoke Ski Club, founded in British Columbia in ________, appears to have been the first formal ski organization in Canada, according to the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC).

Question 8: It is located 641 kilometers (398 miles) east of Vancouver, and 415 kilometers (258 miles) west of Calgary, ________.
AlbertaQuebecBritish ColumbiaCanada


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