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 resolve disputes and interpret law
B
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
C
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
D
To provide national security intelligence to the government
Question 2
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
B
The birth of Canada.
C
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
D
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
Question 3
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Northern Territories
B
Prairie Provinces
C
Atlantic Provinces
D
Western Provinces
Question 4
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 5
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 and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
D
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
Question 6
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Politicians
B
Police
C
No one
D
Judges
Question 7
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 8
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being on an official voter's list
B
Having a driver’s license
C
Owning a house
D
Being an immigrant
Question 9
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 10
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 11
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Quebec
B
Nova Scotia
C
Ontario
D
Alberta
Question 12
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Cougar
B
Bear
C
Deer
D
Beaver
Question 13
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
B
Executive, Senate and Judicial
C
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
D
Executive, Police and Judicial
Question 14
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 15
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
B
Peace, Order and Good government
C
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
D
War, Order, and Good Government
Question 16
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 contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
D
The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
Question 17
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of Canadian tax payers
B
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
C
Database of all Canadian citizens
D
Database of landed immigrants
Question 18
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Cross
B
The Victoria Cross
C
The Canadian Crown
D
The Peace Order
Question 19
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir John A. Macdonald
B
Sir Isaac Brock
C
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
D
Sir Guy Carleton
Question 20
A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his electoral district. This means he will be
A
In Ottawa
B
Somewhere in the USA
C
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
D
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
Question 21
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Prime Minister
B
Premier
C
Governor General
D
The Queen
Question 22
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
B
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
D
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Question 23
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Muslim
B
Christian
C
Hindu
D
Jewish
Question 24
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 25
What is the significance of hockey?
A
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
B
None of these
C
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
D
It is the national summer sport.
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