Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 01

A carefully designed completely FREE test practice website to help people who are preparing for ‘Canadian Citizenship’ test. Site contains 250 questions taken from ‘Discover Canada’ handbook. This practice test is presented in a format that closely resembles the Official Test. Whilst the questions that we have selected are not the actual test questions, you can use them to find out whether you are ready to take the actual test.


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Question 1
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Quebec
C
Ontario
D
Alberta
Question 2
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
B
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
C
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
D
Women achieved the right to vote.
Question 3
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
War, Order, and Good Government
B
Peace, Order and Good government
C
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
D
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
Question 4
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Judges
B
No one
C
Politicians
D
Police
Question 5
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
B
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
C
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
D
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
Question 6
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
B
Executive, Senate and Judicial
C
Executive, Police and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
Question 7
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Atlantic Provinces
B
Western Provinces
C
Prairie Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 8
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
Men and women are equal under the law.
B
No person or group is above the law.
C
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
D
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
Question 9
What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
A
The Crown contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
B
A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
C
The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
D
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
Question 10
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
B
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
C
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
Question 11
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
B
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Question 12
A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his electoral district. This means he will be
A
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
B
Somewhere in the USA
C
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
D
In Ottawa
Question 13
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
B
Sir Isaac Brock
C
Sir John A. Macdonald
D
Sir Guy Carleton
Question 14
What is the significance of hockey?
A
It is the national summer sport.
B
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
C
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
D
None of these
Question 15
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of landed immigrants
B
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
C
Database of all Canadian citizens
D
Database of Canadian tax payers
Question 16
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
B
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
Question 17
Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
A
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
B
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
C
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
D
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
Question 18
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
B
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
C
The birth of Canada.
D
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
Question 19
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Peace Order
B
The Victoria Cross
C
The Canadian Cross
D
The Canadian Crown
Question 20
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To provide national security intelligence to the government
B
To resolve disputes and interpret law
C
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
D
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
Question 21
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Governor General
B
Premier
C
Prime Minister
D
The Queen
Question 22
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Cougar
B
Beaver
C
Deer
D
Bear
Question 23
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Muslim
C
Hindu
D
Christian
Question 24
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Own a house or a farm
B
Get higher education
C
Vote in the federal and provincial election
D
Get health insurance
Question 25
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Owning a house
B
Having a driver’s license
C
Being an immigrant
D
Being on an official voter's list
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Whilst the questions that we have selected are not the actual test questions, you can use them to find out whether you are ready to take the actual test.