Commonwealth Quiz

How much do you really know about the Commonwealth?

1. How many states are in the Commonwealth?

  • A 24
  • B 34
  • C 44
  • D 54

2. Which two member are currently suspended from the organisation?

  • A Zimbabwe & Pakistan
  • B Nigeria & Sri Lanka
  • C Zimbabwe & Pakistan
  • D Pakistan & India

3. Who is the head of the Commonwealth?

  • A Queen Elizabeth
  • B Prince Charles
  • C David Cameron
  • D Robert Mugabe

4. How often are the Commonwealth Games held?

  • A Every year
  • B Every two years
  • C Every four years
  • D Every five years

5. The former colonies that form the basis for the “Commonwealth of nations” adopted by prime ministers at the 1926 Imperial Conference were previously known as what?

  • A British fiefdoms
  • B British treasures
  • C British subjects
  • D British dominions

6. How many Commonwealth states recognise Queen Elizabeth as their sovereign?

  • A 2
  • B 4
  • C 16
  • D 8

7. What proportion of the world’s population lives within the Commonwealth?

  • A Less than 1%
  • B 10%
  • C 20%
  • D 30%

8. Canada is part of which region in the Commonwealth?

  • A Europe
  • B The Caribbean
  • C Island Countries
  • D Africa

9. Who is the most recent member of the Commonwealth?

  • A Bahamas
  • B Pakistan
  • C Rwanda
  • D United States

10. The 2014 Commonwealth Games are being held in?

  • A Accra, Ghanda
  • B Mermaid’s Lagoon, Neverland
  • C Nicosia, Cyprus
  • D Glasgow, Scotland

Solutions:

1 D, 2 C, 3 A, 4 C, 5 D, 6 C, 7 D, 8 B, 9 C, 10 D