Northwest Territories Trivia

Can you guess these facts about Canada's Northwest Territories?
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Last updated: February 16, 2022
First submittedFebruary 16, 2022
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Capital of Northwest Territories
Yellowknife
Largest lakes located entirely inside Canadian land
Great Bear Lake
Great Slave Lake
Highest mountain
(hint: namesake of an American grunge band)
Mount Nirvana
Northwest Territories has the highest ____ per-capita of any province or territory
GDP
32.1% of the population consists of First Nations and 10.9% of this Arctic group
of people, known for making Igloos
Inuit / Eskimo
Most recent province or territory to separate itself from Northwest Territories
Nunavut
Quadripoint between NWT, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the above
Four Corners
Largest island - shares it with a bordering territory
Victoria Island
Largest island entirely controlled by Northwest Territories
Banks Island
Gulf located between those islands and mainland Northwest Territories
(hint: named for a famous Norwegian explorer)
Amundsen Gulf
Sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans to each other
Northwest Passage
The longest river system in Canada
Mackenzie River
This substance is mined in Diavik
Diamond
Sea the coastal mainland of Northwest Territories border
Beaufort Sea
Name one of the two cities (in other provinces) that served as the
capital of Northwest Territories between 1883–1967
Regina / Ottawa
National park shared with Alberta
Wood Buffalo
Most spoken indigenous language in Northwest Territories
(hint: human's best friend + long curved bones)
Dogrib
The capital is called "Sǫǫ̀mbak’è" in that language, which means "Where the _____ is"
Money
Animals depicted on the coat of arms of Northwest Territories
Narwhals / White fox
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