Canadian Symbols

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