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