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Yonge Street: Quiz

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Question 1:
Who maintains Yonge Street?
Washington State Dept. of Transportation
York Region
the Ministry of Transportation
Pend Oreille PUD

Question 2: The forest park features a 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) anchor—a remnant from the ________—and some basic recreational amenities.
War of 1812 CampaignsBattle of Lake ErieWar of 1812Chronology of the War of 1812

Question 3:
When was Yonge Street established?
1794
1924
1925
1999

Question 4: The road was extended south to ________ in 1796 by William Berczy, who needed a route into his settlement north of the city.
The Queensway (Toronto)Bloor StreetDundas Street (Toronto)Eglinton Avenue

Question 5: When the ________ won the World Series in 1992 and 1993 it was estimated that 1,000,000 people gathered in the vicinity of the intersection of Yonge and Dundas, and for many blocks north and south.
Toronto Blue Jays all-time rosterRogers Centre2010 Toronto Blue Jays seasonToronto Blue Jays

Question 6: Holland Landing was settled by Quakers moving into the area after having left the USA in the aftermath of the ________.
United StatesAmerican RevolutionMassachusettsUnited States Constitution

Question 7: Work on the road began in 1795 when the Queen's Rangers lead by Deputy Surveyor General ________ started blazing a small trail marking the route.
Hamilton, OntarioPeter Jones (missionary)John Graves SimcoeAugustus Jones

Question 8: The northern stretch of Highway 11 became part of the Trans Canada Highway and, by 1965, Highway 11 extended from the foot of Yonge Street on the shores of Lake Ontario to Rainy River, on the border between Ontario and ________.
Minneapolis – Saint PaulNorth DakotaMinnesotaSaint Paul, Minnesota

Question 9: Confederation and the construction of the ________ further diminished the importance of Yonge Street, as the new Dominion of Canada heralded the construction of east-west trade routes from sea to sea.
Via RailCanadian National RailwayUnion Pacific RailroadCanadian Pacific Railway

Question 10: Running from the shores of Lake Ontario, through central and northern Ontario to the Ontario-________ border at Rainy River, together they were over 1,896 kilometres (1,178 mi) long.
Minneapolis – Saint PaulMinnesotaNorth DakotaSaint Paul, Minnesota







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