How Much Do You Know About Prince Rupert?

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  • 1. 
    When was Prince Rupert Incorporated?
    • A. 

      March 10, 1908

    • B. 

      March 10, 1909

    • C. 

      March 10, 1910.

  • 2. 
    After whom was Prince Rupert named? 
    • A. 

      Prince Rupert, First Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company

    • B. 

      Prince Rupert, an English officer of the Royal Navy

    • C. 

      Prince Rupert, the fourth son of King George III and the father of Queen Victoria

  • 3. 
    Who was Prince Rupert’s “famous” Founding Father?
    • A. 

      Peter Lester

    • B. 

      Charles Hays

    • C. 

      Alfred Stork

  • 4. 
    What is Prince Rupert’s population (2016)?
    • A. 

      13,766

    • B. 

      12,990

    • C. 

      12,687

  • 5. 
    Prince Rupert: ___________ capital of the world!!
    • A. 

      Salmon

    • B. 

      Halibut

    • C. 

      Herring

  • 6. 
    Who was Prince Rupert’s first Mayor? 
    • A. 

      Charles Hays

    • B. 

      Peter Lester

    • C. 

      Alfred Stork

  • 7. 
    What highway connects Prince Rupert with the rest of the world?
    • A. 

      Yellowhead Highway

    • B. 

      Trans-Canada Highway

    • C. 

      Crowsnest Highway

  • 8. 
    What is Prince Rupert’s yearly Celebration of the Sea?
    • A. 

      Winterfest

    • B. 

      Seafest

    • C. 

      Childrensfest

  • 9. 
    Who cut the ribbon at the opening of the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital in May, 1971?
    • A. 

      Queen Alexandra

    • B. 

      Queen Victoria

    • C. 

      Queen Elizabeth II

  • 10. 
    What was the railway that first stopped in Prince Rupert on April 9, 1914?
    • A. 

      Canadian National Railway

    • B. 

      Grand Trunk Railroad

    • C. 

      Canadian Pacific Railway

  • 11. 
    Prince Rupert is known as Canada’s wettest city  What is the average annual precipitation?
    • A. 

      1998 millimetres

    • B. 

      2,593 millimetres

    • C. 

      589 millimetres

  • 12. 
    Who is the current mayor of Prince Rupert?
    • A. 

      Jack Mussallem

    • B. 

      Peter Lester

    • C. 

      Lee Brain

  • 13. 
    Prince Rupert is ________ deepest natural harbour in the world.
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

  • 14. 
     What is Prince Rupert’s main telephone, mobile, and Internet service provider? 
    • A. 

      Rogers

    • B. 

      Citywest

    • C. 

      Telus

  • 15. 
    What is Prince Rupert’s weekly newspaper?
    • A. 

      The Globe and Mail

    • B. 

      The Daily News

    • C. 

      The Northern View

  • 16. 
    How much tax revenue does the Port contribute in 2014 to the City of Prince Rupert?
    • A. 

      $6.1 Million

    • B. 

      $2.5 Million

    • C. 

      $1 Million

  • 17. 
    What is the Lonely Planet's top attraction in Prince Rupert?
    • A. 

      Kwinitsa Railway Station

    • B. 

      Sunken Gardens

    • C. 

      Museum of Northern BC

  • 18. 
    What cruise ship will visit Prince Rupert in 2017?
    • A. 

      Oceania Regatta

    • B. 

      Coral Princess

    • C. 

      Vision of the Seas

  • 19. 
    The original All Native Basketball Tournament was called what in 1947-1953? 
    • A. 

      Northern British Columbia All Native Tournament

    • B. 

      Northern British Columbia Coast Indian Championship Tournament

    • C. 

      All Native Championship Tournament

  • 20. 
    What is the name of Prince Rupert's Senior AA men's hockey team? 
    • A. 

      Prince Rupert Ol'Timers

    • B. 

      Rupert Rampage

    • C. 

      Rampage Rupert

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