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

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

Destinations to explore, April 23, 2020 2020-04-23
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In which region of Quebec was this photo taken? The answer is... the Québec City region!

This photo was taken at the Parc naturel régional de Portneuf, in the Greater Québec City Area, about an hour’s drive west of the province’s capital city, and is known for lovely green spaces and striking scenery.

Can you answer these questions about the Québec City region correctly? Let’s find out…


Take our quiz about the Québec City region!

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?
Québec City is the only American fortified city north of Cartagena.

 Fortifications of Québec – Québec City Tourism
Fortifications of Québec – Québec City Tourism
Montmorency Falls - Québec City Tourism
Montmorency Falls - Québec City Tourism

Question #2: Multiple choice.
How tall are Québec City’s Montmorency Falls?
a. 43 meters (141 ft.)
b. 63 meters (207 ft.)
c. 83 meters (272 ft.)
d. 103 meters (338 ft.)

 The Plains of Abraham
The Plains of Abraham

Question #3:
In which year did the Battle of the Plains of Abraham take place? And how long did it last?

Question #4: Multiple choice.
How high does the tide rise on île d’Orléans?
a. 2 meters (6.5 ft.)
b. 7 meters (23 ft.)
c. 13 meters (42.7 ft.)
d. There are no tides there.

 Tourisme Île d'Orléans
Tourisme Île d'Orléans


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Answer #1: False!. Actually, Québec City is the only fortified American city north of Mexico! It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site rich with more than 400 years of history.
To find out more, click here.
(The question was: True or false? Québec City is the only American fortified city north of Cartagena.)

Answer #2:c) 83 meters. These are the tallest waterfalls in the province! By comparison, they are about 30 meters (98 ft.) taller than the Niagara Falls. When the park is open, you can admire the falls from the cable car, the pedestrian path, the suspended bridge and even… the via ferrata trail equipped with a zipline!
To find out more, click here.
(The question was: How tall are Québec City’s Montmorency Falls? a. 43 meters (141 ft.) b. 63 meters (207 ft.) c. 83 meters (272 ft.) d. 103 meters (338 ft.))

Answer #3: In 1759. The battle lasted less than half an hour. The British troops besieged the city of Québec, defended by the French, and quickly claimed victory!
For more details about this historical turning point for Québec City, click here.
(The question was: In which year did the Battle of the Plains of Abraham take place? And how long did it last?)

Answer #4: b) 7 meters In St-François on île d'Orléans (a beautiful island on the St. Lawrence River accessible by bridge from Québec City), the tides can reach up to 7 meters (23 ft.)! By comparison, the tides of the Bay of Fundy between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are considered to be the highest in the world and reach a peak of 16 meters (52 ft.).
To learn more about the marvellous St. Lawrence, visit the website of AML Cruises by clicking here.
(The question was: How high does the tide rise on île d’Orléans? a. 2 meters (6.5 ft.) b. 7 meters (23 ft.) c. 13 meters (42.7 ft.) d. There are no tides there.)

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