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LAURENTIANS QUIZ #3: SAINTS

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1) Sainte-Adèle was named in whose honour?
a) The patron saint of skiers.
b) The wife of a local politician.
c) Maurice Duplessis’s aunt.
d) None of the above.

2) The former name of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts was what?
a) Agathaville.
b) Lac-des-Sables.
c) Sainte-Agathe-des-Champs.
d) All of the above.

3) Saint-Lin-Laurentides is the birthplace of which Canadian Prime Minister?
a) Sir John Abbott.
b) Brian Mulroney.
c) Louis Saint-Laurent.
d) Sir Wilfrid Laurier.

4) Saint-Jérôme is sometimes referred to as:
a) La Reine du Nord.
b) La Portique des Laurentides.
c) La Capitale des Laurentides.
d) All of the above.

5) Which of the following is not within the Laurentides Administrative Region?
a) Saint-Lin-Laurentides.
b) The MRC des Laurentides.
c) Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides.
d) All of the above.

6) Mount Saint-Sauveur was once often called what?
a) Big Hill.
b) Ski Hill
c) Savior Mountain.
d) Mount Tremblant.

7) What does the “Howard” in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard refer to?
a) The name of the lake that borders the town.
b) The name of the original township in which the municipality was established.
c) Billionaire Howard Hughes, who built a chalet here in the 1920s.
d) None of the above.

8) Which of the following towns is not situated along the Petit Train du Nord Linear Park?
a) Saint-Jérôme
b) Saint-Faustin
c) Chute-Saint-Philippe
d) Sainte-Adèle

9) St. Andrews East (now part of Saint-André-d’Argenteuil) was the birthplace of which Canadian medical pioneer?
a) Maude Abbott, famous for her ground-breaking research into heart disease.
b) Sir Frederick Banting, who discovered insulin and won the Nobel Prize with Charles Best.
c) Wilder Penfield, a world-famous neurosurgeon.d) None of the above.
10) The church St. Francis of the Birds is located in which town?
a) Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts
b) Sainte-Adèle
c) Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
d) Saint-Jovite

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