What's the capital of Canada? Watch Harvard students struggle to answer

Dylan Stableford, Yahoo News
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What's the capital of Canada?

Don't know? Don't worry, you're not alone. Students at Harvard University were asked the same question on camera by the Harvard Crimson, the Ivy League school's newspaper. Their answers ranged from "I don't know," "I have no idea" and "Oh my God, it's really bad I don't know" to "Alberta — no, that's not right," "probably Vancouver or something," "is it Toronto?" and "I'm sorry Canada."

The correct answer is Ottawa, Canada's fourth largest city and center of government as selected by Queen Victoria in 1857.

Just don't ask Harvard kids to tell you that.

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