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.


Quiz 01

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