Toronto the Good
Canada
Vocabulary
International
Food and Nutrition

100

What famous Canadian rapper comes from Toronto?
Drake, The Weekend, K'naan

100

What is the official sport of Canada? a) tennis b) hockey c) lacrosse d) skiing
Answer: Lacrosse

100

Give two words that collocate with "brand".
brand name

brand loyalty

brand values

brand preference

brand equity

100

Where did the sport of surfing originate? Name the place.
Hawaii

100

What is the name of a Canadian food you can find downtown?
Nato

200

What is a popular neighbourhood or tourist destination in downtown Toronto?
St. Lawrence Market

Kensington Market

Little Korea

The Danforth

Queen Street West

200

Which animal can only be found in a Canadian zoo? a) polar bear b) beaver c) black bear d) penguin
Penguin

200

What is a word that collocates with proposal?  Use the phrase in a sentence.
Romeo made a marriage proposal under Juliet's window.

200

What did the North Korean leader recently invite President Trump to do?
He invited Trump to meet with him at a summit.  Trump agreed.  The location is yet to be made public.

200

What did we learn is edible from astronaught Chris Hadfield?
toothpaste

300

Many famous Hollywood celebrities  visited Toronto while you were studying at York in September/October. What is the name of the festival they were attending?
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

300

What market in Toronto is said to be one of the best food markets in the world?
St. Lawrence Market

300

Name the attributes of a good spouse.
loyal

hard-working

loving

honest

kind etc......


300

What American president said America never should have given Canada its independence?
Donald Trump

300

Name a sweet product made form the sap of trees in Canada.  This product is usually made outside right about now i.e. March
Maple Syrup

400

Name three professional sports teams in Toronto. For each team, you must identify the sport.
The Toronto Maple Leafs: Hockey 

The Toronto Raptors: Basketball 

The Toronto Argonauts: Football 

Toronto Football Club (FC): Soccer/ football The Rock: Lacrosse

400

Who is the head of state for Canada? In other words, who is the big boss of Canada?
Queen Elizabeth II; That's why her face is on the back of the $20

400

What is a word that is synonymous with the legal meaning of the verb "to charge".
blame

accuse


400

China's first aircraft carrier is called the Liaoning. Which country originally built this vessel?
Russia

400

Give the name of the founder of slow food and explain how slow food started.
An Italian journalist named Petrini became angry when a McDonald's restaurant opened on the Spanish Steps in Rome.  Petrini started an organization called "Slow Food" to encourage people to learn to take their time to prepare healthy home-cooked meals.

500

Name the two subway stations on York University Campus.
York University Station

Pioneer Village STation

500

What country with a poor human rights record did Canada recently approve the sale of military weapons to?
Saudi Arabia.

500

Name three products or technologies that are pretty well obsolete.
corded phones

fax machines

gramophone

CD player

casette player

500

Who wrote the first declaration of human rights in ancient times?  Name the person or the name of the modern day country where this was written.
Cyrus the Great of Persia.  The human rights were written on a clay cylinder.

500

Name three features of sustainable farming.
animal manure is used instead of chemical fertilizers

many kinds of crops and animals are grown and raised

no chemical pesticides or antibiotics are used

animals are allowed to forage outside (cows on grass, chickens on insects etc.)