High Commission of Canada to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Canada Day Quiz for Kids!!!!

‪#‎CanadaDay2016 is around the corner! To celebrate the 149th anniversary of Canada in Sri Lanka and Maldives, we are pleased to launch our first ever Canada Day Quiz for Kids .  The contest is open to children in Sri Lanka and Maldives under 16 years.  Show us your knowledge about Canada and win some cool prizes.  The contest will be held from June 22 – 12 July, 2016.

Once you have completed all the steps you are eligible to enter the competition. Please note only one entry per person. In the event that there is more than one entry with correct answers, the winner will be drawn randomly from the lot. The winner will be chosen and announced via our twitter page.

To enter the competition, all participants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Submit your entry on or before July 12, 2016 to CLMBOG@international.gc.ca
  2. Be 16 years of age or under on 12 July 2016
  3. Currently living in Sri Lanka or Maldives
  4. ‘Follow’ our twitter accounts (@CanHCSriLanka / @HCCanSriLanka)
  5. Have your parents/guardian’s approval to enter the contest
  6. In your submission to CLMBOG@international.gc.caprovide:
    • Your full name and name of parent/guardian granting approval for you to participate
    • Your age and date of birth
    • Your gender
    • Your city
    • Your own or your parents/guardian’s email address
  7. Correctly answer the following Canada Day Quiz questions and send the answers CLMBOG@international.gc.ca:
  1. On what day is Canada Day celebrated?
    1. June 21
    2. July 1
    3. July 4
    4. July 12
  2. When did Canada officially become a country under confederation?
    1. 1981
    2. 1968
    3. 1960
    4. 1867
  3. What are the two official languages of Canada?
    1. English and Spanish
    2. English and French
    3. Cree and English
    4. French and Chinese
  4. While Canada is a bilingual country, there is only one bilingual province. Which one is it?
    1. Quebec
    2. New Brunswick
    3. Ontario
    4. Nova Scotia
  5.  Name the only father-son combo to both serve as Prime Minister of Canada?
    1. Pierre Elliot Trudeau & Justin Trudeau
    2. Jean-Mari Le Pen & Marine Le Pen
    3. George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush
    4. John F. Kennedy & Robert F. Kennedy
  6. You may have seen some Canadian locomotive engines on the rails around Colombo. Can you name any of them? (hint-check our twitter account!):___________________________
  7. According to the BBC, which of the following cities is considered the most multicultural?
    1. Montreal
    2. London
    3. Toronto
    4. Los Angeles
  8.  When did Sri Lanka and Canada establish diplomatic relations (need a hint? Check our twitter account)?
    1. 1972
    2. 1953
    3. 1948
    4. 1965
  9. What is the approach road to the Bandaranaike International Airport from the main Negombo – Colombo road called:
    1. Justin Trudeau Mawatha
    2. Colombo – Ottawa Highway
    3. Canada - Sri Lanka Friendship Road
    4. Lester B Pearson Approach Road
  10. What is Canada’s national animal?
    1. the Canadian Goose
    2. the beaver
    3. the grizzly bear
    4. the moose
  11. What is Canada’s Capital City?
    1. Ottawa
    2. Toronto
    3. Vancouver
    4. Washington
  12.  Bonus Question: Name Canada’s current Foreign Minister: _______________________

Happy Canada Day 2016! Bonne Fête du Canada 2016