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National War Memorial (Canada): Quiz


Question 1: Entrants were limited to residents of the British Empire who were ________, or who were citizens of allied nations.
British Overseas citizenBritish National (Overseas)British subjectBritish nationality law

Question 2: The unidentified soldier was selected from a cemetery in the vicinity of Vimy Ridge, the site of a famous Canadian battle of the ________.
Armenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus CampaignWorld War I

Question 3: A national scandal arose following ________, 2006, when a group of young men were photographed urinating on the memorial at night, after celebrating the national holiday.
Canada DayCanadian royal symbolsOntarioQuebec

Question 4: The dates commemorating the Second World War (1939-1945) and the ________ (1950-1953) were added in 1982.
Cold WarKorean WarSino-Soviet border conflictVietnam War

Question 5: Originally built to commemorate ________, in 1982 it was rededicated to include World War II and the Korean War.
Caucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideWorld War I

Question 6: Overhead, winged figures symbolize Peace and ________.
PropertyLibertyHuman rightsCulture

Question 7: A competition was held in 1925 to seek designs for a national war memorial to be dedicated to ________.
Western Front (World War I)Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWorld War I

Question 8: The winner, announced in January, 1926, was Vernon March, from Farnborough, ________.
EnglandUnited KingdomWalesCanada

Question 9: The National War Memorial (also known as The Response), is a tall granite cenotaph with acreted bronze sculptures, that stands in Confederation Square, Ottawa, and serves as the federal war memorial for ________.
United KingdomUnited StatesBarbadosCanada

Question 10: His theme was to represent the response of Canada to war, symbolised by service people from all disciplines marching through a ________, but with a deliberate aim to avoid the glorification of war.
ItalyTriumphal archParisRome


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