Remembrance Day quiz
How much do you know about the origins of Remembrance Day? 15 Questions.
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The poppy used as a symbol of Remembrance Day represents flowers growing in the battlefields of Flanders - where was Flanders?
"In Flanders fields, the poppies blow" is the first line of the poem Flanders Fields written by who?
Remembrance Day had another name before the Second World War - what was it?
Where in London is the main national celebration on Remembrance Sunday held?
Which charity, founded in 1921, organises the Poppy Appeal?
British Veterans Association
Royal Army Benevolent Fund
The Royal British Legion
Which monarch issued a proclamation calling for a two minute silence every year on November 11th?
King George VI
King Edward VIII
King George V
Who designed the Cenotaph at Whitehall?
What is written on the Cenotaph?
The names of soldiers killed in battle 1914-1918
The Glorious Dead
The Armistice to end the First World War was signed on November 11th 1918 in which setting?
On board a boat
In a railway carriage
In a cave
Who lays the first wreath on the Cenotaph?
The oldest veteran attending the ceremony
The Army Commander-in-Chief
What was the name of the last surviving British soldier of World War I, who died this year aged 111?
The first day of which battle in 1916 was the bloodiest in British Army history with over 19000 dead?
What does the word 'cenotaph' literally mean?
Which First World War general helped to found the British Legion, and until quite recently had his name written on the black plastic at the centre of the remembrance poppies?
Sir Henry Rawlinson
Sir Douglas Haig
The last official casualty of World War One was an American, Private Henry Gunter. What time was his death on November 11th?
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