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
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Alberta
B
Quebec
C
Nova Scotia
D
Ontario
Question 2
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Own a house or a farm
B
Get higher education
C
Get health insurance
D
Vote in the federal and provincial election
Question 3
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
B
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
C
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
Question 4
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
War, Order, and Good Government
B
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
C
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
D
Peace, Order and Good government
Question 5
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Cross
B
The Victoria Cross
C
The Peace Order
D
The Canadian Crown
Question 6
Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
A
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
B
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
C
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
D
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
Question 7
What is the significance of hockey?
A
None of these
B
It is the national summer sport.
C
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
D
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
Question 8
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Cougar
C
Deer
D
Bear
Question 9
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
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
D
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 10
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being on an official voter's list
B
Owning a house
C
Being an immigrant
D
Having a driver’s license
Question 11
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir John A. Macdonald
B
Sir Guy Carleton
C
Sir Isaac Brock
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 12
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
The Queen
B
Prime Minister
C
Governor General
D
Premier
Question 13
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To provide national security intelligence to the government
B
To resolve disputes and interpret law
C
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
D
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
Question 14
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
Question 15
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
B
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
C
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
D
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
Question 16
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
B
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
C
Women achieved the right to vote.
D
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Question 17
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Atlantic Provinces
B
Northern Territories
C
Prairie Provinces
D
Western Provinces
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
The Crown contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
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
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 20
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
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
D
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
Question 21
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 22
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Muslim
B
Jewish
C
Christian
D
Hindu
Question 23
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Judges
B
Politicians
C
No one
D
Police
Question 24
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
C
Executive, Police and Judicial
D
Executive, Senate and Judicial
Question 25
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
In Ottawa
C
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
D
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
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