Even the most ardent trivia buff won't be able to answer all 1000 of these questions without searching for the answers. We double-dog dare you to give it a try.
From which beach is pictured on the front of the Nova Scotia health card, to which famed American gangster was said to be a regular visitor to a small fishing village on the province's South Shore during the era of prohibition, to what Nova Scotia bank was said to have been the site of the first recorded bank robbery in North America in 1861, these questions will stump even the most ardent student of all things Nova Scotia.
And there is more. Who was Nova Scotia's first Black doctor? Or, who was the Nova Scotia-born inventor who made kerosene in the 1850s and is now known as the father of the petroleum industry? What was the name of Nova Scotia's first convicted murderer?
ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?
About the author
Bestselling author Vernon Oickle has 17 books to his credit and is an international award winning journalist and editor with 33 years experience working in community newspapers on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. Among his many awards for writing and photography is the Golden Quill Award for best editorial writing from the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors. Winning the award in 2012, Vernon is only the third Canadian and the first Nova Scotian to win this honour since it was first presented in 1961. In addition to his newspaper career, he is the author of 21 books. Vernon and his wife Nancy have two sons, Kellen and Colby. He continues to reside in Liverpool where he was born and raised.
Other titles by Vernon Oickle
A History in Pictures
The Second Movement
Nova Scotia Outstanding Outhouse Reader #2
More Ghost Stories of Nova Scotia
We Love Nova Scotia
A People's Portrait
My Nova Scotia Home
Nova Scotia's best writers riff on the place they call home
Nova Scotia Book of Lists
The Bluenosers' Book of Slang
How To Talk Nova Scotian