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 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 2
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Guy Carleton
B
Sir Isaac Brock
C
Sir John A. Macdonald
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 3
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 4
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of landed immigrants
B
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
C
Database of Canadian tax payers
D
Database of all Canadian citizens
Question 5
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 6
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 7
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Hindu
B
Muslim
C
Christian
D
Jewish
Question 8
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
B
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
C
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
D
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
Question 9
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Governor General
B
Prime Minister
C
The Queen
D
Premier
Question 10
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Police and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
C
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
D
Executive, Senate and Judicial
Question 11
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 12
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
A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
D
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
Question 13
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
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
Question 14
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To resolve disputes and interpret law
B
To provide national security intelligence to the government
C
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
D
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
Question 15
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Ontario
C
Alberta
D
Quebec
Question 16
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Vote in the federal and provincial election
B
Get health insurance
C
Get higher education
D
Own a house or a farm
Question 17
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Cougar
B
Beaver
C
Deer
D
Bear
Question 18
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Western Provinces
B
Atlantic Provinces
C
Prairie Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 19
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 some part of Toronto where he was elected
C
In Ottawa
D
Somewhere in the USA
Question 20
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 21
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
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
D
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
Question 22
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
B
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
C
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
D
Women achieved the right to vote.
Question 23
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 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
No person or group is above the law.
C
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
D
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
Question 25
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Judges
B
Politicians
C
Police
D
No one
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