Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 01

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Quiz 01

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Question 1
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Isaac Brock
B
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
C
Sir Guy Carleton
D
Sir John A. Macdonald
Question 2
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Politicians
B
No one
C
Police
D
Judges
Question 3
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Premier
B
Prime Minister
C
Governor General
D
The Queen
Question 4
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 5
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Muslim
C
Christian
D
Hindu
Question 6
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Western Provinces
B
Prairie Provinces
C
Atlantic Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 7
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 8
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 health insurance
D
Get higher education
Question 9
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
B
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
C
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 10
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 11
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Police and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
C
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
D
Executive, Senate and Judicial
Question 12
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 13
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To provide national security intelligence to the government
B
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
C
To resolve disputes and interpret law
D
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
Question 14
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Alberta
B
Quebec
C
Nova Scotia
D
Ontario
Question 15
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 all Canadian citizens
C
Database of landed immigrants
D
Database of Canadian tax payers
Question 16
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
B
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
Question 17
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 18
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 19
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Deer
B
Bear
C
Beaver
D
Cougar
Question 20
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Peace Order
B
The Victoria Cross
C
The Canadian Cross
D
The Canadian Crown
Question 21
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 22
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
Somewhere in the USA
C
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
D
In Ottawa
Question 23
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
B
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
C
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
D
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
Question 24
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
None of these
D
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
Question 25
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.
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