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
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 2
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
No person or group is above the law.
C
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
D
Men and women are equal under the law.
Question 3
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
B
War, Order, and Good Government
C
Peace, Order and Good government
D
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
Question 4
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 contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
C
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
D
The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
Question 5
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Guy Carleton
B
Sir John A. Macdonald
C
Sir Isaac Brock
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 6
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of all Canadian citizens
B
Database of landed immigrants
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 7
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
Question 8
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
B
Women achieved the right to vote.
C
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
D
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Question 9
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
B
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
C
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
Question 10
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Governor General
B
Prime Minister
C
Premier
D
The Queen
Question 11
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
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive 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
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
Own a house or a farm
D
Get higher education
Question 13
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Politicians
B
No one
C
Police
D
Judges
Question 14
What is the significance of hockey?
A
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
B
It is the national summer sport.
C
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
D
None of these
Question 15
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being an immigrant
B
Owning a house
C
Being on an official voter's list
D
Having a driver’s license
Question 16
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
B
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
C
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
D
The birth of Canada.
Question 17
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Ontario
B
Nova Scotia
C
Alberta
D
Quebec
Question 18
A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his electoral district. This means he will be
A
In Ottawa
B
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
C
Somewhere in the USA
D
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
Question 19
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 20
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Hindu
B
Christian
C
Muslim
D
Jewish
Question 21
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
B
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
Question 22
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
B
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
C
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
D
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
Question 23
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 24
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Northern Territories
B
Atlantic Provinces
C
Western Provinces
D
Prairie Provinces
Question 25
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Cougar
B
Bear
C
Beaver
D
Deer
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