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.


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Question 1
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Politicians
B
Police
C
No one
D
Judges
Question 2
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Crown
B
The Peace Order
C
The Canadian Cross
D
The Victoria Cross
Question 3
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
B
Sir Isaac Brock
C
Sir John A. Macdonald
D
Sir Guy Carleton
Question 4
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Police and Judicial
B
Executive, Senate and Judicial
C
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
Question 5
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Alberta
C
Ontario
D
Quebec
Question 6
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Governor General
B
Premier
C
The Queen
D
Prime Minister
Question 7
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
No person or group is above the law.
B
Men and women are equal under the law.
C
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
D
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
Question 8
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
B
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
C
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Question 9
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
B
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
C
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
D
The birth of Canada.
Question 10
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
Somewhere in the USA
C
In Ottawa
D
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
Question 11
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 12
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 13
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 higher education
D
Get health insurance
Question 14
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 keep people safe and to enforce the law
D
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
Question 15
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 16
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Hindu
C
Muslim
D
Christian
Question 17
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 18
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 exports very few goods to the USA.
C
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
D
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
Question 19
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, Alberta, Manitoba
C
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 20
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 21
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
B
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
C
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
D
Women achieved the right to vote.
Question 22
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
Being an immigrant
D
Owning a house
Question 23
What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
A
A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
B
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
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 24
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 25
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Deer
C
Bear
D
Cougar
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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.