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
Judges
C
Police
D
No one
Question 2
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
B
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
C
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
D
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
Question 3
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
B
To provide national security intelligence to the government
C
To resolve disputes and interpret law
D
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
Question 4
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
B
Database of all Canadian citizens
C
Database of landed immigrants
D
Database of Canadian tax payers
Question 5
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being an immigrant
B
Being on an official voter's list
C
Having a driver’s license
D
Owning a house
Question 6
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Atlantic Provinces
B
Prairie Provinces
C
Western Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 7
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Deer
C
Bear
D
Cougar
Question 8
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Alberta
C
Quebec
D
Ontario
Question 9
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Governor General
B
The Queen
C
Prime Minister
D
Premier
Question 10
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 11
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
B
Men and women are equal under the law.
C
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
D
No person or group is above the law.
Question 12
A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his electoral district. This means he will be
A
Somewhere in the USA
B
In Ottawa
C
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
D
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
Question 13
Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
A
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
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 are the largest trading partners in the world.
Question 14
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Isaac Brock
B
Sir Guy Carleton
C
Sir John A. Macdonald
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 15
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 16
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
B
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
D
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
Question 17
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
B
War, Order, and Good Government
C
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
D
Peace, Order and Good government
Question 18
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 19
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Muslim
B
Christian
C
Hindu
D
Jewish
Question 20
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 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
Women achieved the right to vote.
D
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Question 22
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Cross
B
The Canadian Crown
C
The Peace Order
D
The Victoria Cross
Question 23
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
B
Executive, Police and Judicial
C
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
D
Executive, Senate and Judicial
Question 24
What is the significance of hockey?
A
It is the national summer sport.
B
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
C
None of these
D
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
Question 25
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
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
D
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
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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.