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Townships Trivia: More Place Names

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--October 21, 2016.

1. Which of the following towns is named after a Catholic cleric?
a) Racine
b) Bishopton
c) Valcourt
d) All of the above

2. Which of the following ski resorts is named after the township in which it is located?
a) Orford
b) Bromont
c) Sutton
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

3. Which of the following was NOT one of the original Eastern Townships?
a) Hatley
b) Bolton
c) Magog
d) Bury
e) All of the above

4. Which of the following is furthest north?
a) Kingscroft
b) Kingsbury
c) Kingsey Falls
d) None of the above

5. Which of the following is furthest south?
a) Stanbridge
b) Stanhope
c) Saint-Venant-de-Paquette
d) All of the above

6. Which of the following communities is NOT named after Charles Lennox, the Governor of British North America from 1818 to 1819?
a) Lennoxville
b) Sherbrooke
c) Richmond
d) I don't know, I'm so confused

7. After whom is Georgeville is named?
a) King George III, the king at the time the Townships were settled
b) George Washington, the first president of the United States
c) George Copp, the first baby born in the village
d) George Bernard Shaw, who had a summer cottage in the village
e) All of the above

8. Which of the following is named after a town in France?
a) Tomifobia
b) Milan
c) Saint-Malo
d) All of the above

9. What town commemorates a pioneer Quaker, who settled here in 1793.
a) Austin, named for Nicholas Austin
b) Dunham, named for James Dunn
c) Granby, named for Jehoshaphat Granby
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

10. Which of the following is the region's smallest municipality?
a) Fitch Bay
b) Saint-Benoît-du-Lac
c) Iron Hill
d) Saint-Camille

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