Canadian Symbols

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