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Thompson, Manitoba: Quiz


Question 1: The district offers a K-12 French immersion program at École Riverside School, and a K-8 education in the ________.
Cree languageInnu-aimunAlgonquin languageInuktitut

Question 2: The city was used in the ________ song "Thompson Girl".
The Tragically HipJohnny FayHipeponymousLive Between Us

Question 3: Thompson is located 830 km (520 mi) north of the Canada – United States border, 739 km (459 mi) north of the provincial capital of Winnipeg, and is 396 km (246 mi) northeast of ________.
Regina, SaskatchewanFlin FlonSaskatoonPrince Albert, Saskatchewan

Question 4: Its most prominent local industry is the mining, milling, smelting and refining of nickel, with additional nickel concentrates coming from Voisey's Bay, ________.
Newfoundland (island)Torngat Mountains National ParkLabradorIqaluit

Question 5: Due to Thompson's unique location and ________, the city has earned a reputation for its cold weather testing conditions.
Humid continental climateSubarctic climateKöppen climate classificationOceanic climate

Question 6: A recent economic boom in the community has resulted in a shortage of ________.
Affordable housingGentrificationZoningPublic housing

Question 7: FM 100.9: CBWK (________)
Première ChaîneSports extraRadio Canada InternationalCBC Radio One

Question 8: Although there is some demand for a ________, Thompson is not home to any at this time.
Secondary educationIndependent schoolPrivate schoolPublic school (privately funded)

Question 9: The modern history of Thompson began in 1956 when on February 4, a major ________ body was discovered by use of an airborne electromagnetometer following ten years of mining exploration in the region.
Ore genesisOreHeavy mineral sands ore depositsSedimentary exhalative deposits

Question 10: Automobile manufacturers such as ________, Ford, and Hummer have tested their vehicles in the winter months in Thompson.
Chrysler Chapter 11 reorganizationGeneral Motors Chapter 11 reorganizationChryslerGeneral Motors


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