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
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Isaac Brock
B
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
C
Sir Guy Carleton
D
Sir John A. Macdonald
Question 2
What is the significance of hockey?
A
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
B
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
C
It is the national summer sport.
D
None of these
Question 3
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
B
Executive, Police and Judicial
C
Executive, Senate and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
Question 4
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Christian
B
Hindu
C
Jewish
D
Muslim
Question 5
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
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
C
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
D
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
Question 6
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of all Canadian citizens
B
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
C
Database of Canadian tax payers
D
Database of landed immigrants
Question 7
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Quebec
C
Alberta
D
Ontario
Question 8
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
C
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
Question 9
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Western Provinces
B
Atlantic Provinces
C
Prairie Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 10
What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
A
The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
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
A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
Question 11
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 12
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Crown
B
The Victoria Cross
C
The Peace Order
D
The Canadian Cross
Question 13
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
No one
B
Judges
C
Politicians
D
Police
Question 14
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 15
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Get higher education
B
Get health insurance
C
Vote in the federal and provincial election
D
Own a house or a farm
Question 16
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
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
C
In Ottawa
D
Somewhere in the USA
Question 17
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 18
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 19
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
Men and women are equal under the law.
C
No person or group is above the law.
D
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
Question 20
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
The Queen
B
Premier
C
Prime Minister
D
Governor General
Question 21
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
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
Question 22
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Peace, Order and Good government
B
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
C
War, Order, and Good Government
D
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
Question 23
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
B
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
C
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
D
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
Question 24
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
B
To provide national security intelligence to the government
C
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
D
To resolve disputes and interpret law
Question 25
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Cougar
C
Bear
D
Deer
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