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Name That Symbol

Pitcher Plant
Question 1

Which Atlantic province has the pitcher plant as its floral emblem?

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Quebec


The pitcher plant is the floral emblem of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Did you know?

The pitcher plant is carnivorous. It fills with water, traps insects, and then eats them.

Pitcher Plant
Carrier Pigeons
Question 2

What did carrier pigeons transport during World War I?

  • Messages
  • First aid supplies
  • Water
  • Matches


Carrier pigeons transported messages during World War I.

Did you know?

Other animals served during war time as well, including reindeer, mules, horses, dogs, canaries, and mice.

Carrier Pigeons
Centennial Flame
Question 3

Which province or territory was not originally represented on the centennial flame, lit in 1967?

  • Ontario
  • New Brunswick
  • Nunavut
  • Yukon Territory


Nunavut is not represented on the centennial flame because it was not part of Canada in 1967.

Did you know?

The plaques around the flame are made from red Canadian granite.

Centennial Flame
Copper roofed tower with flag
Question 4

What is the name of this tower?

  • The Peace Tower
  • The Victory Tower
  • The East Tower
  • The Bell Tower


The Peace Tower is located in the middle of the Centre Block of Parliament.

Did you know?

The Peace Tower was named to mark the end of World War I.

Peace Tower
Carved marble statue
Question 5

This carving is of Queen Victoria, Canada’s first monarch, true or false?

  • True
  • False


This marble statue of Queen Victoria is in the Library of Parliament.

Did you know?

Queen Victoria was only 18 when she took over the throne, and she reigned for over 63 years.

Queen Victoria


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