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
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 2
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
B
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
C
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
D
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
Question 3
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Beaver
B
Bear
C
Deer
D
Cougar
Question 4
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
B
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
C
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
D
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Question 5
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 6
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 7
What is the significance of hockey?
A
None of these
B
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
C
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
D
It is the national summer sport.
Question 8
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 9
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Quebec
B
Ontario
C
Nova Scotia
D
Alberta
Question 10
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
No one
B
Judges
C
Police
D
Politicians
Question 11
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Police and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
C
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
D
Executive, Senate and Judicial
Question 12
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 13
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 14
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Prime Minister
B
The Queen
C
Premier
D
Governor General
Question 15
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
Men and women are equal under the law.
B
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
C
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
D
No person or group is above the law.
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 is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
D
The Crown contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
Question 17
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Western Provinces
B
Northern Territories
C
Prairie Provinces
D
Atlantic Provinces
Question 18
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
B
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
C
Women achieved the right to vote.
D
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Question 19
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
B
War, Order, and Good Government
C
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
D
Peace, Order and Good government
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
Own a house or a farm
D
Get higher education
Question 21
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
B
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Question 22
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
B
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 23
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 24
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir Guy Carleton
B
Sir John A. Macdonald
C
Sir Isaac Brock
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 25
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Muslim
C
Hindu
D
Christian
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