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Canadian School Trivia

How much do you know about schools in PEI and Canada?

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  1. 1.

    What percentage of Canadian students are home schooled?
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    2%
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    1%
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    0.4%
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    Incorrect
    0.8%
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    Wrong!

    0.4%

    Only 0.4% of Canadian students are home schooled. That means that out of over 5 million students, only about 20,000 are home schooled. Learn more: https://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/dai/smr08/2016/smr08_210_2016

    0.4%
  2. 2.

    How many schools are there in PEI?
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    56
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    67
    Correct
    Incorrect
    53
    Correct
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    61
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    Wrong!

    67

    There are 67 schools in PEI. This includes 56 English Language schools, 6 French Language schools, and 5 Private schools. Learn more: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/topic/schools-pei

    67
  3. 3.

    After finishing their first degree, the average Canadian university student will have how much debt?
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    $29,000
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    $34,000
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    Incorrect
    $21,700
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    $26,300
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    Wrong!

    $26,300

    As of 2009, the average Canadian student had $26,300 worth of debt after finishing their first degree. Learn more: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/81-595-m/2014101/section04-eng.htm

    $26,300
  4. 4.

    Which school in PEI had the most students as of 2014?
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    Three Oaks Senior High
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    Charlottetown Rural High School
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    Colonel Gray<br />High School<br />
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    Bluefield High School
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    Wrong!

    Charlottetown Rural

    As of 2014, the Rural had a total of 911 students, whereas Colonel Gray had 866, Three Oaks had 772, and Bluefield had 735. Learn more : http://peihsf.ca/sites/default/files/eecd_enrol2014.pdf

    Charlottetown Rural
  5. 5.

    Of all Elementary School teachers in Canada, what percentage are female?
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    50%
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    Incorrect
    78%
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    Incorrect
    66%
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    84%
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    84%

    Women dominate the elementary school teaching profession with 84% of the jobs. This can be compared to secondary schools where women make up 59% of the teachers. Learn more: https://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/dai/smr08/2016/smr08_210_2016

    84%
  6. 6.

    Which of these Charlottetown schools is the oldest?
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    Colonel Gray High School
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    Incorrect
    Parkdale Elementary School
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    Incorrect
    Prince Street Elementary School
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    Incorrect
    Birchwood Intermediate School
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    Wrong!

    Prince Street Elementary School

    Originally built in 1871, Prince Street school is one of the oldest schools in Charlottetown! After a large fire, the school was rebuilt in 1962 where it still stands today! Learn more: http://www.edu.pe.ca/princestreet/

    Prince Street Elementary School
  7. 7.

    As of 2015, how many International students were studying in Canada?
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    580,000
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    353,000
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    Incorrect
    115,000
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    Incorrect
    753,000
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    353,000

    As of December 2015, there were 353,000 international students studying in Canada. That's up from 98,000 in 1995! Learn more: http://cbie.ca/media/facts-and-figures/

    353,000
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