Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 01

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Question 1
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 2
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
B
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
D
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 3
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To provide national security intelligence to the government
B
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
C
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
D
To resolve disputes and interpret law
Question 4
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
Women achieved the right to vote.
B
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
C
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
D
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Question 5
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 6
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
B
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
C
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
D
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
Question 7
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Cougar
B
Beaver
C
Deer
D
Bear
Question 8
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
No one
B
Police
C
Judges
D
Politicians
Question 9
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
B
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
C
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Question 10
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Victoria Cross
B
The Peace Order
C
The Canadian Cross
D
The Canadian Crown
Question 11
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
War, Order, and Good Government
B
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
C
Peace, Order and Good government
D
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
Question 12
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 13
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Get health insurance
B
Get higher education
C
Vote in the federal and provincial election
D
Own a house or a farm
Question 14
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
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
D
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Question 15
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 16
What is the significance of hockey?
A
It is the national summer sport.
B
None of these
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 17
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Police and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
C
Executive, Senate and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
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
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
D
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
Question 19
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 20
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of all Canadian citizens
B
Database of landed immigrants
C
Database of Canadian tax payers
D
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
Question 21
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Muslim
C
Hindu
D
Christian
Question 22
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 23
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Premier
B
Prime Minister
C
The Queen
D
Governor General
Question 24
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Ontario
C
Quebec
D
Alberta
Question 25
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
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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.