Canadian Symbols

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