Canadian Symbols

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