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 animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Deer
C
Cougar
D
Bear
Question 2
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
B
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
C
Men and women are equal under the law.
D
No person or group is above the law.
Question 3
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Ontario
B
Alberta
C
Quebec
D
Nova Scotia
Question 4
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
No one
B
Politicians
C
Judges
D
Police
Question 5
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Prairie Provinces
B
Atlantic Provinces
C
Western Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 6
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir John A. Macdonald
B
Sir Isaac Brock
C
Sir Guy Carleton
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 7
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being an immigrant
B
Having a driver’s license
C
Owning a house
D
Being on an official voter's list
Question 8
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Christian
B
Jewish
C
Muslim
D
Hindu
Question 9
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
B
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
C
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
D
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
Question 10
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
B
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
C
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Question 11
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 12
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Senate and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
C
Executive, Police and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
Question 13
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
War, Order, and Good Government
B
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
C
Peace, Order and Good government
D
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
Question 14
Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
A
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
B
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
C
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
D
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
Question 15
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Premier
B
The Queen
C
Prime Minister
D
Governor General
Question 16
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Get health insurance
B
Own a house or a farm
C
Vote in the federal and provincial election
D
Get higher education
Question 17
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
B
Women achieved the right to vote.
C
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
D
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
Question 18
What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
A
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
B
The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
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 19
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
B
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 20
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Question 21
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Crown
B
The Peace Order
C
The Victoria Cross
D
The Canadian Cross
Question 22
A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his electoral district. This means he will be
A
In Ottawa
B
Somewhere in the USA
C
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
D
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
Question 23
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
The birth of Canada.
B
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
C
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
D
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
Question 24
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
B
To resolve disputes and interpret law
C
To provide national security intelligence to the government
D
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
Question 25
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 Canadian tax payers
D
Database of all Canadian citizens
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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.