Canada questions This is a list of recently added questions about Canada. What is the largest biome in the world?Taiga. The taiga is the largest biome on earth, taking up almost 30% of the world's surface, and is chiefly located in Canada and Russia.Created by: Roy ZhuArctic riddles »hard 49% TundraTundra903TaigaTaiga3876OceanOcean2924GrasslandsGrasslands207 After whom is the Stanley Cup named?Governor of Canada. The trophy is named for Lord Stanley of Preston, a Governor General of Canada, who supported and promoted ice hockey. He awarded the first cup (then named Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup) to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club in 1893.Created by: globalquiz.orgsport of North America riddles »hard 57% creator of the ice hockey rulescreator of the ice hockey rules912governor of Canadagovernor of Canada3886a great hockey playera great hockey player1116canadian town of Stanleycanadian town of Stanley866 The city of Vancouver in Canada has hosted the XXI Olympic Winter Games. What is the daily mean air temperature in February in Vancouver?40.8°F (+4.9°C). Vancouver is one of Canada's warmest cities. The city has a moderate oceanic climate. On average, there are only eleven days of snowfall per year.Created by: KYRTAPSgeography of Canada riddles »very hard 38% 29.8°F (-1,2°C)29.8°F (-1,2°C)63727.3°F (-2,6°C)27.3°F (-2,6°C)158525.3°F (-3.7°C)25.3°F (-3.7°C)194440.8°F (+4.9°C)40.8°F (+4.9°C)2619 Who invented basketball?A Canadian. The basketball game was created in 1891 by James Naismith, a physical education professor at the Springfield College. His aim was to keep his gym class active on a rainy day. He wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track (see original photo). Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.Created by: globalquiz.orggames riddles »average 64% a Canadiana Canadian4635EnglishmenEnglishmen847SpaniardsSpaniards748LithuaniansLithuanians970 This is Mount Thor on Baffin Island, Canada. What is it famous for?The longest vertical fall. The mountain with an elevation of 1,675 m (5,495 ft) features the Earth's greatest purely vertical drop at 1,250 m (4,101 ft). This feature makes the site popular with climbers, despite its remoteness.Created by: Bangaluru!mountains riddles »hard 53% the youngest mountain in the worldthe youngest mountain in the world1770the longest vertical fallthe longest vertical fall6580the deepest gold minethe deepest gold mine1849Bigfoot caveBigfoot cave2084 Who was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage? (sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans)Roald Amundsen. In a three year journey between 1903 and 1906, Amundsen explored the passage with a crew of no more than six, in the converted 47-ton herring boat Gjøa. Spending winters with ship trapped in ice, he learned from the local Netsilik people about Arctic survival skills that would later prove useful. For example, he learned to use sled dogs and to wear animal skins in lieu of heavy, woolen parkas. Amundsen later led the expeditions to discover the South Pole (1911) and the North Pole (1926).Created by: globalquiz.orgdiscoverers riddles »very hard 34% James CookJames Cook1739Vitus BeringVitus Bering1993Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen2482No one yetNo one yet1028 The Elevation of Lake Superior is 183m, Michigan 177m, Huron 176m and Erie 174m. How about Ontario?75m. The gradient between The Great Lakes is generally very shallow. However, the descent between Erie and Ontario is greater than between any of the others, and includes the spectacular Niagara Falls, 51m high.Created by: globalquiz.orgrivers of North America riddles »hard 40% 173m173m1246172m172m2358168m168m220775m75m3950 Which conifer is deciduous?Larch (pictured) is among the dominant plants in boreal forests of Russia and Canada. The needles turn yellow and fall in the late autumn, leaving the trees leafless through the winter.Created by: globalquiz.orgtrees riddles »easy 72% pinepine1042cedarcedar1004larchlarch7431sprucespruce745 What country did boxer Lennox Lewis represent at the Olympics?Canada. Lennox Lewis holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. As an amateur he won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games. Having achieved that goal, Lewis declared himself a professional boxer and moved back to his native England, which he had left at the age of 12.Created by: Kasiaboxing riddles »hard 42% United KingdomUnited Kingdom1681USAUSA1246CanadaCanada2722JamaicaJamaica828 Play North America quiz and see all the questions.