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Parc nature du Bois-de-l’Île Bizard
Photo credit : Michel Julien, Nadeau/Julien

In which region of Quebec was this photo taken? The answer is... Montréal!

This photo was taken at the Parc-nature du Bois-de-l’Île Bizard, a nature park that offers a host of boating activities.

Surprising, isn’t it? Although the thought of Montréal usually conjures up images of a bustling downtown core, the metropolis is also home to hidden treasures of nature and charming outdoor scenery. Ready to see how much you really know about the Island of Montréal?


Take our Montréal quiz!

Play along with us! All you need to complete this little quiz is a paper and pen (or note your answers down electronically!) then check the right answers by scrolling to the bottom of the page.

Question #1: Fill in the blank.
The Olympic Stadium’s Montréal Tower is the tallest _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ tower in the world.

Parc Olympique
The Olympic Stadium in Montréal
Oratoire Saint-Joseph
Saint Joseph's Oratory

Question #2: Multiple choice.
How many pipes does the Grand Beckerath Organ at the Basilica of Saint Joseph’s Oratory have?
a. 15 pipes
b. 223 pipes
c. 1,748 pipes
d. 5,811 pipes

Question #3: True or false?
The photo below was also taken in the Montréal region.
> If you think this is true, can you name the place where it was taken?
> If you think this is false, then where do you think the photo is from?

Caverne

Question #4: True or false?
There is no place on the Island of Montréal where you can see grey wolves.

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Answer #1: inclined. Standing 165 metres tall (over 500 feet!), at a 45-degree angle, the Montréal Tower of the Olympic Stadium is a true one-of-a-kind and the tallest inclined tower in the world. To this day, the Stadium has welcomed close to 66 million visitors! Click here to learn more about this landmark.
(The question was: Fill in the blank: The Olympic Stadium’s Montréal Tower is the tallest _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ tower in the world)

Answer #2: d) 5,811 pipes. This mechanical-action instrument is composed of 5,811 pipes, forming 78 stops organized into six divisions: the Positive, the Great, the Bombard, the Swell, the Echo and the Pedal. Its imposing façade displays pipes as long as 9.75 m (32 feet). For more details, click here.
(The question was: How many pipes does the Grand Beckerath Organ at the Basilica of Saint Joseph’s Oratory have?: a. 15 pipes, b. 223 pipes, c. 1,748 pipes, d. 5,811 pipes)

Answer #3: True! This photo was indeed taken in the region of Montréal – at the Saint-Léonard Cave, where guided tours are given of the passages created thousands of years ago by glaciers. For more details, click here.
(The question was: True or false? This photo of a cave was also taken in the Montréal region.)

Answer #4: False! Yes, there is a place where you can see grey wolves in Montréal... and rest assured, they are well fed! The Ecomuseum Zoo is an ethical, eco-friendly zoo devoted to Quebec’s wildlife and is home to animal residents that were orphaned, rehabilitated or born under professional human care and cannot be returned to the wild. For more details, click here.
(The question was: True or false? There is no place on the Island of Montréal where you can see grey wolves.)

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