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Halifax Quiz

Some interesting notes about Canada's largest city in the Maritimes
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Last updated: September 17, 2021
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Mi'kmaq name for the region
K'jipuktuk (Great Harbour)
Year of European settlement
1749
Holiday celebrating the city's founding
Natal Day
Fortification built on the hill above Halifax Harbour
Halifax Citadel
Cannon that fires to announce midday
Noon Gun
University established in 1789
University of King's College
University established in 1802
St. Mary's University
University established in 1818
Dalhousie University
Brewery founded in 1820
Alexander Keith's Brewery
Canal that links Halifax Harbour to the Bay of Fundy
Shubenacadie Canal
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Famous lighthouse on St. Margaret's Bay
Peggy's Point Lighthouse
Sandy island located 300 km southeast of Halifax
Sable Island
Event in 1917 that decimated Halifax Harbour
Halifax Explosion
Annual music and dance show inspired by military tradition
Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo
Event in 1996 that brought 4 municipalities together
Amalgamation
Two of the former municipalities
Dartmouth
Two of the former municipalities
Bedford
Community with Canada's largest concentration of African-Canadians
North Preston
QMJHL hockey team
Halifax Mooseheads
Official food of the city, nominated in 2015
Donair
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