Canadian Symbols

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Question 1
The Maple Leaf has appeared on Canadian military uniforms since when?
A
The 1850s
B
The 1820s
C
The 1880s
D
The 1920s
Question 2
The National Hockey League championship is played for what?
A
The Stanley Cup
B
The Laurel Cup
C
The Frederick Cup
D
The Albert Cup
Question 3
What is the official summer sport of Canada?
A
Tennis
B
Lacrosse
C
Cricket
D
Swimming
Question 4
The highest award for bravery available to Canadian service people is…?
A
The Edward Cross
B
The Victoria Cross
C
The Charles Cross
D
The George Cross
Question 5
What is the most popular spectator sport in Canada?
A
Canadian football
B
Hockey
C
Soccer
D
Curling
Question 6
The Peace Tower in the Parliament Buildings was built to commemorate…?
A
The Korean War
B
World War II
C
World War I
D
The Boer War
Question 7
The red-white-red pattern of the Canadian flag comes from the flag of where?
A
The British Royal Navy
B
The Royal Military College, Kingston
C
England
D
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Question 8
On what day of the year do Canadians celebrate Sir John A. McDonald Day?
A
July 1
B
January 11
C
January 1
D
November 11
Question 9
Canadian Thanksgiving Day is on the second Monday of which month?
A
September
B
October
C
July
D
April
Question 10
How long has the crown been a symbol of state in Canada?
A
500 years
B
200 years
C
300 years
D
400 years
Question 11
Which sport has more registered players in Canada than any other?
A
Athletics
B
Soccer
C
Tennis
D
Hockey
Question 12
Who was the first constitutional monarch of Canada?
A
King George III
B
Queen Victoria
C
Queen Elizabeth II
D
King Edward VII
Question 13
Canadian Labour Day is on the first Monday of which month?
A
October
B
January
C
August
D
September
Question 14
Before the current Canadian flag, what was used for around a century before?
A
A plain red banner
B
A modified Stars & Stripes
C
The Canadian Red Ensign
D
The Union Jack
Question 15
The current Canadian flag has been in use since when?
A
1975
B
1945
C
1965
D
1955
Question 16
Which of these French symbols was adopted into Québec’s own flag in 1940?
A
French crown
B
The cross of Lorraine
C
A lion
D
Fleur-de-lys
Question 17
The last Canadian, up to the present day, to the awarded the Victoria Cross was in which year?
A
1918
B
1945
C
1953
D
1902
Question 18
The Books of Remembrance in the Peace Tower hold the names of…?
A
All soldiers who have died on service
B
All of these
C
All sailors who have died on service
D
All airmen who have died on service
Question 19
What’s Canada’s second most popular sport?
A
Canadian football
B
Curling
C
Skiing
D
Hockey
Question 20
In what century did French Canadians adapt maple leaves as their symbol?
A
1500s
B
1700s
C
1800s
D
1900s
Question 21
The Canadian national anthem is called what?
A
Canada Fair
B
God Bless Canada
C
O Canada
D
God Save the Queen
Question 22
Which Canadian symbol can be found on the five cent coin?
A
The beaver
B
The grizzly bear
C
The snow goose
D
The moose
Question 23
The Canadian coat of arms does not contain a symbol from which country?
A
Ireland
B
Wales
C
France
D
Scotland
Question 24
The beaver was first used as a symbol in Canada by…?
A
The province of Saskatchewan
B
The St.Jean Baptiste Society
C
The city of Montréal
D
The Hudson’s Bay Company
Question 25
Curling was introduced into Canada by immigrants from what country?
A
Norway
B
Scotland
C
Iceland
D
Sweden
Question 26
Canada has been a constitutional monarchy in its own right since when?
A
1867
B
1815
C
1918
D
1701
Question 27
Red and white have been the national colours of Canada since…?
A
1911
B
1931
C
1901
D
1921
Question 28
The Canadian national motto, A mari usque ad mare, means what?
A
From sea to sea
B
Always on horseback
C
The Maple Leaf forever
D
Mary protects us
Question 29
The highest prize in women’s hockey in Canada is what?
A
The Clarkson Cup
B
The Hammond Cup
C
The May Cup
D
The Ottawa Cup
Question 30
In 1967 Canada began its own honours system with what?
A
The Canadian Knighthood
B
The Order of Canada
C
The Canadian Medal
D
The Cross of Canada
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