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Thanksgiving (Canada): Quiz


Question 1: After ________, both Armistice Day and Thanksgiving were celebrated on the Monday of the week in which November 11 occurred.
Western Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWorld War I

Question 2: They even formed 'The ________' and gladly shared their food with their First Nations neighbours.
Order of Good CheerNew FranceHabitation at Port-RoyalSamuel de Champlain

Question 3: After the Seven Years' War ended in 1763 handing over of ________ to the British, the citizens of Halifax held a special day of Thanksgiving.
French colonial empireCastle Hill, Newfoundland and LabradorNew FranceAcadia

Question 4: Canadian Thanksgiving at the ________
Life (magazine)Time WarnerOpen Directory ProjectJim Barksdale

Question 5: Although the original act of Parliament references ________ and the holiday is celebrated in churches, the holiday is also celebrated in a secular manner.

Question 6: Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day (________: Jour de l'Action de grâce), occurring on the second Monday in October, is an annual Canadian holiday to give thanks at the close of the harvest season.
Quebec FrenchFrench languageCanadian FrenchAcadian French

Question 7: Various ________ in Canada had long-standing traditions celebrating the harvest and giving thanks for a successful bounty of crops.
First NationsInuitMétis people (Canada)The Canadian Crown and Aboriginal peoples

Question 8: The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, ________, who had been trying to find a northern passage to the Pacific Ocean.
Martin FrobisherNative Americans in the United StatesPilgrim (Plymouth Colony)Thanksgiving (Canada)

Question 9: Thanksgiving is a statutory holiday in most jurisdictions of Canada, with the provinces of Prince Edward Island, ________, and Nova Scotia being the exceptions.
Newfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland (island)British ColumbiaQuebec


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