Put your knowledge to the test with Quebecgetaways.com - quiz number 5
 

Put your knowledge to the test with Quebecgetaways.com - quiz number 5

Destinations to explore, May 21, 2020 2020-05-21
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Dans quelle région a été prise cette photo

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

More specifically, it was taken on Isle-aux-Coudres (Photo credit: Tourisme Isle-aux-Coudres). This island in the St. Lawrence River off the coast of Charlevoix is just as picturesque, inspiring and welcoming as the region’s mainland. Learn more about this fascinating part of the province!

Take our Charlevoix 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: True or false?
The Charlevoix region was designated a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

Tourisme Charlevoix – Ian Roberge
Tourisme Charlevoix – Ian Roberge
La Malbaie – Robert Chiasson
La Malbaie – Robert Chiasson

Question #2: Multiple choice.
The topography of Charlevoix was altered by a meteorite impact that happened…
a. 3,000 years ago
b. 200,000 years ago
c. 6 million years ago
d. 400 million years ago

Question #3: Fill in the blanks.
Fairmont Le M_ _ _ _ _ R_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is a prestigious resort in the La Malbaie area.

 Was this picture also taken in the Charlevoix region?
Was this picture also taken in the Charlevoix region?

Question #4 :
Was this picture also taken in the Charlevoix region?

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Answer #1: True! The region was given this designation in 1989 and it is one of the four reserves in Quebec. For more information, click here.
(The question was: True or false? The Charlevoix region was designated a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.)

Answer #2: d. 400 million years ago. The Charlevoix crater was formed by the impact of a 15-billion tons meteorite cruising at 15 km/second. The landscapes of the region have also been sculpted by the glaciers that covered the surface of the country millions of years ago. To learn more about the meteoric origin of the region, click here.
(The question was: The topography of Charlevoix was altered by a meteorite impact that happened… a. 3,000 years ago b. 200,000 years ago c. 6 million years ago d. 400 million years ago)

Answer #3: Manoir Richelieu. Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu is a 5-star year-round resort in the La Malbaie area renowned for its natural and cultural heritage and offering a diversity of activities and world-class dining. To learn more, click here.
(The question was: Fill in the blanks. Fairmont Le M_ _ _ _ _ R_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is a prestigious resort in the La Malbaie area.)

Answer #4: No, this picture was not taken in Charlevoix but rather in the neighbouring area of Tadoussac (photo credit: Tourisme Côte-Nord Manicouagan) however it is possible to go on a whale-watching cruise departing from Charlevoix! AML Cruises offers a variety of packages to see these majestic creatures that live in the St. Lawrence River. For more details, click here.
(The question was: Was this picture also taken in the Charlevoix region?)

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