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