The Ultimate Steinbach Quiz!

Alright, folks, there’s been a lot of misinformation spread about Steinbach, Manitoba in recent years. Ha, ha. Let’s see how well you know the truth? Ready? Oba yo!

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"Steinbach" means what in German?

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Steinbach was settled by 18 Mennonite families in what year?

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Arsonists burned what Steinbach landmark in 2000? (It was later rebuilt).

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Steinbach's Main Street runs parallel to what?

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T.G. Smith Arena is named after a ____________.

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Loewen Windows originally manufactured what?

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J.R. Friesen is famous for what?

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The last housebarn in Steinbach was demolished by who in 1960?

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Miriam Toews' fictional name for Steinbach is ______________.

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Steinbach's first Pride march took place in what year?

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In decades past, a popular teen hangout was called ________________.

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Earl's Meat Market is in a (more than) 100-year-old building that originally held what?

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When the Steinbach Credit Union opened in 1941, the maximum loan was set at ___________.

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The Mennonite Heritage Village opened in what decade?

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In Steinbach, the initials "M.J." are associated with what?

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What famous Steinbach landmark closed in 1973?

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For quite some time all Steinbach phone numbers began with ____________.

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This humorous Steinbach writer was one of the first to use Plautdietsch as a written language.

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"It's _________________________ Steinbach."

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What make is Steinbach's famous Big Red Car?

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What dignitary visited Steinbach in 1970?

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According to the sign on the Highway 1, how many minutes is Steinbach from Winnipeg?

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Steinbach was named after a village in what south Russia colony?

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Steinbach's first schism (church split) occurred in 1881, after a visit by whom?

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What current Canadian Football League star played football in Steinbach as a child?

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Leonard A. Barkman was mayor of Steinbach and was the first Mennonite from the East Reserve to sit in the Manitoba Legislature. What party was he a member of?

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Steinbach's most famous sledding hill is called _________________.

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From the 1940s to 1960s, this quonset held many revival meetings.

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What is the nickname for Steinbach Bible College sports teams?

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Steinbach was originally settled in long narrow strips of land called ______________

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The Ultimate Steinbach Quiz
Steino-mite!
You're explosive in your Steinbach knowledge!
Steino-holic!
Better lay off the Steinbach sauce there, cowboy/cowgirl.
Steinoba yo!
You've got some learnin' to do!
Steino-novice!
Better luck next time!

(photo credit: Robert Linsdell/CC)

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