Do You Know Facts About Remembrance Day?

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Remembrance Day is a memorial day observed in commemoration of the armed forces that died during the First World War. Primarily commonwealth countries celebrate it. It is used to mark the day hostilities of the First World War ended. Some of the traditions include two minutes’ silence on the day.


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  • 1. 

    Remembrance day is also known as what?

    • A.

      Poppy day

    • B.

      World War 1 Day

    • C.

      Victory Day

    • D.

      International day For Remembrance

    Correct Answer
    A. Poppy day
    Explanation
    Remembrance Day is also known as Poppy Day because the red poppy flower has become a symbol of remembrance for those who have died in war. The tradition of wearing a poppy on Remembrance Day originated from the famous war poem "In Flanders Fields" by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, which describes the poppies growing amidst the graves of soldiers in World War I. The red poppy has since been used to honor and remember the sacrifices made by military personnel in various countries around the world.

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  • 2. 

    Remembrance day is observed on what day?

    • A.

      November 19

    • B.

      November 11

    • C.

      September 11

    • D.

      September 9

    Correct Answer
    B. November 11
    Explanation
    Remembrance Day is observed on November 11th. This day is significant as it marks the end of World War I, which officially ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. It is a day to honor and remember the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces who lost their lives in the line of duty. Various ceremonies and events are held on this day to pay tribute to the fallen soldiers and to reflect on the importance of peace.

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  • 3. 

    Remembrance day is observed in all of the following countries except?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Barbados

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      Mozambique

    Correct Answer
    D. Mozambique
    Explanation
    Remembrance Day is observed in Australia, Barbados, and South Africa, but not in Mozambique. Remembrance Day is a memorial day observed in various countries to honor the members of the armed forces who lost their lives in the line of duty during World War I and subsequent conflicts. While Australia, Barbados, and South Africa recognize this day, Mozambique does not have a specific day dedicated to remembrance of fallen soldiers.

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  • 4. 

    What year did Remembrance Day started?

    • A.

      1919

    • B.

      1921

    • C.

      1920

    • D.

      1917

    Correct Answer
    A. 1919
    Explanation
    Remembrance Day started in 1919. This day is observed on November 11th every year to commemorate the end of World War I and to honor the members of the armed forces who lost their lives in the line of duty. The armistice agreement that ended the war was signed on November 11, 1918, and the following year, in 1919, Remembrance Day was first observed to remember and honor the fallen soldiers.

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  • 5. 

    Remembrance Day is known is United States of America as what?

    • A.

      Memorial Day

    • B.

      Armistice Day

    • C.

      Veterans Day

    • D.

      Anzac Day

    Correct Answer
    C. Veterans Day
    Explanation
    Remembrance Day is known as Veterans Day in the United States of America. This day is observed to honor and remember all the military veterans who have served in the armed forces. It is a time to show gratitude and appreciation for their sacrifices and contributions to the country's defense. Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11th each year, marking the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany, ending World War I. The name change from Armistice Day to Veterans Day occurred in 1954 to honor veterans from all wars, not just World War I.

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  • 6. 

    Which of this country observes Remembrance day on 11th of November?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Netherland

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    France observes Remembrance Day on 11th of November. This day is known as Armistice Day in France and it commemorates the end of World War I. On this day, the French honor and remember the soldiers who lost their lives during the war. The date, 11th of November, marks the signing of the armistice agreement between the Allies and Germany in 1918, which ended the hostilities on the Western Front. France pays tribute to the fallen soldiers by holding ceremonies, laying wreaths, and observing a minute of silence.

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  • 7. 

    Who started the observance of Remembrance Day?

    • A.

      King Henry IV

    • B.

      King George V

    • C.

      Queen Elizabeth I

    • D.

      President Woodrow Wilson

    Correct Answer
    B. King George V
    Explanation
    King George V started the observance of Remembrance Day. Remembrance Day is observed to honor and remember the members of the armed forces who lost their lives in World War I and subsequent conflicts. King George V played a significant role in establishing this day of remembrance, as he declared the first Remembrance Day in 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I. Since then, it has been observed annually on November 11th to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by military personnel.

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  • 8. 

    Which of this countries do not observe Remembrance Day?

    • A.

      Republic of Ireland

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Kenya

    • D.

      Bermuda

    Correct Answer
    A. Republic of Ireland
    Explanation
    Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day or Veterans Day, is observed by many countries to honor and remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. However, the Republic of Ireland does not observe Remembrance Day. This is because Ireland, as a neutral country, did not participate in the World Wars and therefore does not have the same historical association with the day. Instead, Ireland has its own commemoration day called National Day of Commemoration, which honors all Irishmen and Irishwomen who have died in past wars or on service with the United Nations.

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  • 9. 

    What day do Russia mark its own memorial Day for World War 1?

    • A.

      May 9

    • B.

      November 11

    • C.

      May 4

    • D.

      April 25

    Correct Answer
    A. May 9
    Explanation
    Russia marks its own Memorial Day for World War 1 on May 9. This date is significant because it commemorates the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in World War II. It is known as Victory Day and is celebrated with military parades, fireworks, and other festivities to honor the sacrifices made during the war.

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  • 10. 

    What day do Netherland mark its own Memorial Day for World War 1?

    • A.

      November 11

    • B.

      May 4

    • C.

      May 9

    • D.

      November 16

    Correct Answer
    B. May 4
    Explanation
    In the Netherlands, Memorial Day for World War 1 is observed on May 4th. This day is dedicated to remembering and honoring the victims of war and conflicts, including those who lost their lives during World War 1. It is a time for reflection and remembrance, with ceremonies and events held throughout the country.

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