Canadian Symbols

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