Canadian Symbols

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