Canada Quiz

Canada QuizAnswers to the questions in the Canada Quiz can be found in Summary tables, on the home page of the Statistics Canada website.

  1. On which of the following items do Canadian households spend the most?

    Hint: Click on the table Average household expenditures, by province and territory to find the answer.

    Food
    Shelter
    Transportation
    Personal income taxes
  2. What type of radio station do Canadian teens aged 12 to 17 listen to most often?

    Hint: Click on the table Radio listening time by format and age group to find the answer.

    Golden-oldies/rock
    Dance
    Contemporary
    Country
  3. Based on the "at birth" figures, which province has the highest life expectancy for females?

    Hint: Click on the table Life expectancy, at birth and at age 65, by sex and by province and territory to find the answer.

    Alberta
    British Columbia
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Quebec
  4. Which of the following provinces had the largest increase in the amount of waste it disposed of between 2006 and 2008?

    Hint: Click on the table Disposal and diversion of waste, by province and territory to find the answer.

    Ontario
    Saskatchewan
    British Columbia
    None of the above
  5. According to the most up-to-date figures, in the 12- to 19-year-old age category, are there more male smokers or female smokers?

    Hint: Click on the table Smokers, by age group and sex to find the answer.

    Males
    Females
  6. Has the amount of fresh fruit available per person (in kilograms) increased or decreased from between 2009 and 2010?

    Hint: Click on the table Food available, by major food groups to find the answer.

    Increased
    Decreased
  7. In 2010, how many million dollars worth of passenger autos and chassis did Canada export?

    Hint: Click on the table Exports of goods on a balance-of-payments basis, by product to find the answer.

    $61,155.8 million
    $56,783.2 million
    $37,603.2 million
    $34,076.3 million
  8. In Abbotsford (B.C.), other than English and French, what is the most common language spoken?

    Hint: Click on the table Population by mother tongue, by census metropolitan area (2006 Census) to find the answer.

    Chinese
    Dutch
    German
    Punjabi
  9. While on vacation in Mexico in 2009, how much money did Canadian travellers spend (in millions of dollars)?

    Hint: Click on the table Travel by Canadians to foreign countries, top 15 countries visited to find the answer.

    $12,306 million
    $1,310 million
    $1,209 million
    $284 million
  10. How many litres of diesel oil were consumed by Canadians in 2009 for use in motor vehicles?

    Hint: Click on the table Sales of fuel used for road motor vehicles, by province and territory to find the answer.

    1,172,376 litres
    15,699,670 litres
    16,216,420 litres
    16,191,794 litres