The Move - Get To Know Your Neighbourhood!

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How well do you know the neighbourhood around our new office at 1 Yonge Street? Here are some questions to test your knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      Where was Toronto's First City Hall located?
    • A. 

      At the site of St. Lawrence Market

    • B. 

      At the site of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

    • C. 

      At Yonge & Bloor

    • D. 

      At Queen's Park

  • 2. 
    Formerly known as York, when was the City of Toronto officially founded?
    • A. 

      March 6, 1834

    • B. 

      March 6, 1825

    • C. 

      March 6, 1934

    • D. 

      March 6, 1858

  • 3. 
    Who was the first mayor of Toronto?
    • A. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie

    • B. 

      Mel Lastman

    • C. 

      George Brown

    • D. 

      William McDougall

  • 4. 
    When was Gooderham & Worts Distillery founded?
    • A. 

      1832

    • B. 

      1876

    • C. 

      1899

    • D. 

      1932

  • 5. 
    When was the Fairmont Royal York hotel first opened?
    • A. 

      1929

    • B. 

      1902

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1856

  • 6. 
    Redpath Sugar is still a fully functioning manufacturing plant on the waterfront. What year was the Toronto refinery on Queen's Quay built?
    • A. 

      1959

    • B. 

      1908

    • C. 

      1932

    • D. 

      1988

  • 7. 
    When was the TTC Union Station section opened to the public?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1961

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1959

  • 8. 
    Scotiabank Centre was originally opened as the Air Canada Centre in what year?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      2002

  • 9. 
    What is the height of the doorframes in the Raptor's locker rooms?
    • A. 

      8 feet

    • B. 

      6 feet

    • C. 

      7 feet

    • D. 

      9 feet

  • 10. 
    What year did the SkyDome become the Rogers Centre?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      2007

  • 11. 
    How much does the retractable roof weigh? (approximately)
    • A. 

      11,000 tons

    • B. 

      8,000 tons

    • C. 

      9,500 tons

    • D. 

      12,500 tons

  • 12. 
    The Rogers Centre has hosted regular season games of all major professional sports leagues except one. Which one?
    • A. 

      NHL / hockey

    • B. 

      MLSE / soccer

    • C. 

      NBA / basketball

    • D. 

      NFL / football

  • 13. 
    How tall is the CN Tower?
    • A. 

      553.3 m

    • B. 

      457.2 m

    • C. 

      478.8 m

    • D. 

      522.6 m

  • 14. 
    What date was the CN Tower construction completed?
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      1977

    • D. 

      1979

  • 15. 
    How many steps are there to climb the CN Tower?
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1681

    • C. 

      1542

    • D. 

      1824

  • 16. 
    Sherbourne Common is one of many nearby parks. Only 10 min walk from 1 Yonge St it has art sculptures and a skating rink in the winter (hint, hint social committee). What engineering feat is among the highlights of this greenspace?
    • A. 

      UV Stormwater Treatment Plant

    • B. 

      Landfill Cover and Cap

    • C. 

      Geothermal Heat Pump

    • D. 

      Waterfront Chemical Spill Clean up

  • 17. 
    Toronto Islands were actually a peninsula until a series of storms broke the connection to the mainland. What year did this occur?
    • A. 

      1858

    • B. 

      1905

    • C. 

      1882

    • D. 

      1837

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the body of water we look at in our south facing window at 1 Yonge St?
    • A. 

      Toronto Bay

    • B. 

      Lake Ontario

    • C. 

      Don Valley River

    • D. 

      Main Harbour Cannel

  • 19. 
    What is the Seneca legend of Gaasyendietha?
    • A. 

      Myth of fire-breathing serpent living in Lake Ontario

    • B. 

      Myth of she-wolf who created the world

    • C. 

      Myth of the tree of truth and source of life

    • D. 

      Myth of the thunderbird who rules the sky

  • 20. 
    Which of these is not a Toronto Island Ferry (current fleet)?
    • A. 

      Royal

    • B. 

      Trillium

    • C. 

      Sam McBride

    • D. 

      Ongiara

  • 21. 
    In 1914, who hit their first professional home run into Lake Ontario from the Hanlan's Point Stadium?
    • A. 

      Babe Ruth

    • B. 

      Benny Kauff

    • C. 

      Frank LaPorte

    • D. 

      Eddie Collins

  • 22. 
    As one of the world's oldest yacht clubs, when was the Toronto Islands-based Royal Canadian Yacht Club founded?
    • A. 

      1852

    • B. 

      1739

    • C. 

      1752

    • D. 

      1839

  • 23. 
    How long is the Martin Goodman Trail along Toronto's waterfront?
    • A. 

      56 km

    • B. 

      48 km

    • C. 

      83 km

    • D. 

      72 km

  • 24. 
    What was the original name of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport when it opened in 1939?
    • A. 

      Port George VI Island Airport

    • B. 

      Port Hanlon Island Airport

    • C. 

      Port Winfield Island Airport

    • D. 

      Port Victoria Island Airport

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