Remembrance Day quiz

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Remembrance Day quiz
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How much do your students know about Remembrance Day? This set of 11 questions and answers on Remembrance Day is perfect for reminding students of the significance of 11th November.

What is Remembrance Day?

While it was originally conceived to mark the end of the First World War, Remembrance Day (also known as Armistice Day) is these days a commemoration of all those in the armed forces who have fought and died for their country.

Traditionally, Commonwealth countries observe a two-minute silence on Remembrance Day, and a ceremony on Remembrance Sunday sees British royals and the Prime Minister lay wreaths at the cenotaph in London.

At secondary level, you could follow this quiz with our Remembrance Day debate.

Sample questions from the resource:

Great Britain, France and Germany signed an armistice to end hostilities on 11th November. But at what time?

Who wrote the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’?

What is worn to honour animals that were the victims of war?

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