Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 01

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Question 1
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Cross
B
The Canadian Crown
C
The Victoria Cross
D
The Peace Order
Question 2
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
B
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
C
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
D
Women achieved the right to vote.
Question 3
A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his electoral district. This means he will be
A
Somewhere in the USA
B
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
C
In Ottawa
D
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
Question 4
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Politicians
B
No one
C
Judges
D
Police
Question 5
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
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
D
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
Question 6
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Cougar
C
Bear
D
Deer
Question 7
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
B
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
Question 8
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Ontario
B
Alberta
C
Nova Scotia
D
Quebec
Question 9
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Northern Territories
B
Western Provinces
C
Atlantic Provinces
D
Prairie Provinces
Question 10
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of Canadian tax payers
B
Database of landed immigrants
C
Database of all Canadian citizens
D
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
Question 11
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 12
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 13
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Senate and Judicial
B
Executive, Police and Judicial
C
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
Question 14
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
B
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
C
To provide national security intelligence to the government
D
To resolve disputes and interpret law
Question 15
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Prime Minister
B
The Queen
C
Premier
D
Governor General
Question 16
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
The birth of Canada.
B
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
C
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
D
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
Question 17
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 18
What is the significance of hockey?
A
None of these
B
It is the national summer sport.
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.
Question 19
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Muslim
B
Hindu
C
Jewish
D
Christian
Question 20
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
C
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
Question 21
What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
A
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
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 contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
Question 22
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir John A. Macdonald
B
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
C
Sir Isaac Brock
D
Sir Guy Carleton
Question 23
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
No person or group is above the law.
D
Men and women are equal under the law.
Question 24
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
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
D
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
Question 25
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
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