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(Knowledge Hunt PDF without answers:)
A "Knowledge Hunt" is a short quiz that includes 10 knowledge-based
questions. These activities are meant to assist students in exploring
and quickly becoming familiar with one of the theme areas. They
may be used as a short, five-minute introduction to the content
and navigation of the site or even as an online, small-group scavenger
hunt. The Knowledge Hunts are available for teachers with or without
answers. The version without answers is also contained within Student
Resources or it may be printed off for student use.
As an introductory activity to the Mavericks: An Incorrigible
History of Alberta web site, students may take five to ten minutes
to become familiar with the site and answer the specific questions
they have been provided.
- What major international event did Bill Pratt help to organize?
A. 1988 Winter Olympics
- What Calgary attraction did Bill Pratt create?
A. Heritage Park
- What famous Alberta event happened on land owned by Eric Harvie?
A. The Leduc Oil Strike
- What museum did Eric Harvie establish?
A. The Glenbow museum
- What business was Stu Hart famous for creating and operating?
A. Stampede Wrestling
- What type of school did Regina Cheremeteff open in Calgary?
- Artist Marion Nicoll is known for this style of painting.
- Marion Nicoll was the first Alberta woman awarded membership
in this organization.
A. The Royal Canadian Academy
- What famous Canadian company did Melvin Crump work for?
A. Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)
- Melvin Crump was the president of this organization.
A. Alberta Association for the Advancement of Colored People