Famous Canadians by Falkor23

Champion(s):

Nuklhd


Runner(s)-Up:

Sean


Quiz Description

As today is Canada Day, I decided to ask some questions about notable individuals from The Great White North. Enjoy a cup of Tim Horton's coffee on me!

Full Results:

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1 Nuklhd 556 98 15
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2 Sean 525 95 15
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3 HoH 520 93 15
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4 KleinJ 496 90 15
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5 BeningoS 477 87 15
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6 MoyseyC 463 84 15
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7 Matto 457 81 15
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8 helene 420 79 00
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9 BoyerA 416 76 15
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10 HallR 374 73 15
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11 RichmondJ 372 70 00
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12 chc 370 68 15
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Questions:

Born in Chatham, Ontario, what Cy Young winner who pitched from 1965-1983 with the Phillies, Cubs, Rangers, and Red Sox, is the only Canadian born member of the Baseball Hall of Fame?

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Ferguson "Fergie" Jenkins

What singer-songwriter won the 1997 Grammy for Best Album for Jagged Little Pill?

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Alanis Morissette

Born Aubrey Graham in Toronto, what rapper/Toronto Raptors minority owner played the wheelchair-bound Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation?

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Drake

Although she was born in what is now the state of Massachusetts, what figure of the War of 1812 moved to Canada with her family at the age of 20?

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Laura Secord

What two cast members of "Star Trek: The Original Series" were born in Canada?

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William Shatner and James Doohan

What were the two well-known nicknames of hockey legend Maurice Richard and his younger brother Henri?

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"The Rocket" and "The Pocket Rocket"

What expression, related to something being the genuine article, was said to have been coined in reference to the inventions of a certain Colchester, Ontario native?

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The real McCoy (Elijah McCoy)

The video to what band's 1984 hit "The Enemy Within" was the first to be played on the recently launched MuchMusic?

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Rush

What co-creator of Superman, born in Toronto, was also the cousin of one half of a popular 1960's Canadian comedy duo?

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Joe Shuster (His cousin was Frank Shuster of Wayne and Shuster)

Which figure skater, is the only Canadian to have won the gold medal in the ladies figure skating event at the Olympics, doing so in 1948?

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Barbara Ann Scott

In addition to many of his own hits, Paul Anka was nice enough to write both Frank Sinatra's signature tune "My Way" and the theme song for which talk show?

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The Tonight Show

"Mister Can't You See" from the album "Moonshot" was the lone Top 40 US hit for which Canadian singer-songwriter and native activist?

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Buffy Sainte-Marie

At the age of ten, which Newmarket, Ontario native sent a letter to Carol Burnett asking to appear as a cast member on her eponymous show?

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Jim Carrey

Which board game was invented by Chris Haney and Scott Abbott after a routine game of Scrabble was ruined by missing pieces?

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Trivial Pursuit

Born Florence Nightingale Graham, what future cosmetics magnate moved to New York after dropping out of nursing school?

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Elizabeth Arden

Nominated by Jean Chr├ętien, which individual, seen here, is the first woman to serve as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada?

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Beverley McLachlin

Name the two gentlemen to the right of Toronto Argonauts co-owner and non-Canadian Bruce McNall.

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John Candy and Wayne Gretzky