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Who discovered insulin that treats diabetes?

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In which year did Parliament establish the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism?

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What is Canada's most famous technological achievement in the field of robotics?

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The idea of ____ gained new momentum, as a result of 19th- and 20th-century immigration.

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Who did Canada defend in the Korean War(1950–53)?

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Aboriginal people were granted the vote in 1960.

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Which championship do teams in the Canadian Football League compete for?

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Who is a prominent activist for gay and lesbian Canadians and won Olympic gold medallist?

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By the 1960s, ____ of Canadians had origins that were neither British nor French.

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Which international organizations have Canada joined?

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Who became a world record sprinter and double Olympic gold Medallist in 1996 at the Olympic Summer Games? 

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Who made discoveries about the human brain?

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In which places did Canada take part in peacekeeping missions?

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Who won the goal referred to as “the goal heard around the world” in the Canada-Soviet Summit Series in 1972?

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Who circled the globe in a wheelchair to raise funds for spinal cord research?

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Who invented the telephone?

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What were the Québécois artists of modern abstract art called?

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What discovery in Alberta in 1947 began Canada's modern energy industry?

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Sir Ernest MacMillan and Healey Willan were renowned ____.

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Canadian football is a popular game that is similar in a number of ways to American football.

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Canada is best known for the Group of ____ in the visuals arts, founded in 1920.

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Old Age Security was planned in ___. 

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Who invented the BlackBerry, Research In Motion (RIM)?

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How many years old citizens are eligible to vote?

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When was the second time Quebec sovereignty was defeated in a referendum?

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Who invented the Canadarm, a robotic arm?

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When was the first time Quebec sovereignty was defeated in a referendum?

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Who became a world champion wheelchair racer and Paralympic gold medalist?

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Who invented the worldwide system of standard time zones?

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Who painted the forests and Aboriginal artifacts of the West Coast?

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Gerhard Herzberg, John Polanyi, Sidney Altman, Richard E. Taylor, Michael Smith and Bertram Brockhouse were Nobel Prize-winning ______.

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Which game was invented by Canadian James Naismith in 1891?

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Joy Kogawa, Michael Ondaatje, and Rohinton Mistry have diversified Canada’s literary experience.

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Which artist developed modern Inuit art with etchings, prints, and soapstone sculptures?

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Who invented the snowmobile?

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The Grey Cup was donated by Lord Grey, the Governor General, in 1909.

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Who invented the electric light bulb?

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Which is Canada’s national sport?

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The Canada and Quebec Pension Plans were introduced in ___.

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In which year a majority of Canadians were able to afford adequate food, shelter, and clothing?

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Who won the gold medal in speed skating at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games?

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Employment insurance was introduced by the Federal government in ___. 

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What is the name of an international association of French-speaking countries that Canada founded in 1970?

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In 1960, Quebec experienced an era of rapid change known as _____.

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Who started the “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research?

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Terry Fox finished the “Marathon of Hope” and won his battle with cancer in 1980.

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Canada enjoys one of the highest standards of living by ___.

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Who is known as “the greatest living Canadian”?

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Who invented the radio?

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Wayne Gretzky played for the _____ from 1979 to 1988 in hockey?

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How many Vietnamese sought refuge in Canada during the Vietnam War in 1975?

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Which act guarantees French and English services in the federal government across Canada?

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As social values changed over more than 50 years, a growing number of ____ entered the professional workforce.

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Who invented the pacemaker that saves people with heart disorders?

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