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 principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Peace, Order and Good government
B
War, Order, and Good Government
C
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
D
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
Question 2
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
Somewhere in the USA
D
In Ottawa
Question 3
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 4
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Alberta
C
Ontario
D
Quebec
Question 5
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
B
The birth of Canada.
C
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
D
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
Question 6
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of landed immigrants
B
Database of all Canadian citizens
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 are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Senate and Judicial
B
Executive, Police and Judicial
C
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
Question 8
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Judges
B
Police
C
No one
D
Politicians
Question 9
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 and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
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 10
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Governor General
B
Premier
C
The Queen
D
Prime Minister
Question 11
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
A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
C
The Crown contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
D
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
Question 12
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Having a driver’s license
B
Being on an official voter's list
C
Owning a house
D
Being an immigrant
Question 13
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, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
Question 14
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
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
D
None of these
Question 15
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
Women achieved the right to vote.
B
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
C
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
D
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Question 16
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
B
Sir Guy Carleton
C
Sir John A. Macdonald
D
Sir Isaac Brock
Question 17
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
Question 18
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
B
To resolve disputes and interpret law
C
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
D
To provide national security intelligence to the government
Question 19
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 20
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Deer
C
Bear
D
Cougar
Question 21
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 22
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Muslim
B
Jewish
C
Hindu
D
Christian
Question 23
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Prairie Provinces
B
Western Provinces
C
Atlantic Provinces
D
Northern Territories
Question 24
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 25
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
B
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
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