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 were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
B
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
C
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 2
What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
A
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
B
The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
C
Women achieved the right to vote.
D
The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
Question 3
What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
A
Peace, Order and Good government
B
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
C
War, Order, and Good Government
D
Mobility Rights, Order, and Good Government
Question 4
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Bear
B
Deer
C
Cougar
D
Beaver
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
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
B
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
C
Executive, Police and Judicial
D
Executive, Senate and Judicial
Question 7
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 eliminated polio in the world.
D
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
Question 8
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Judges
B
Police
C
No one
D
Politicians
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 Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Quebec
B
Nova Scotia
C
Alberta
D
Ontario
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
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
C
No person or group is above the law.
D
Men and women are equal under the law.
Question 12
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of landed immigrants
B
Database of Canadian tax payers
C
Database of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
D
Database of all Canadian citizens
Question 13
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 14
Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
A
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
B
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
C
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
D
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
Question 15
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Peace Order
B
The Canadian Crown
C
The Canadian Cross
D
The Victoria Cross
Question 16
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 17
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
B
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
C
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
D
The birth of Canada.
Question 18
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 19
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
B
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Question 20
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
B
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
C
To provide national security intelligence to the government
D
To resolve disputes and interpret law
Question 21
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
B
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
C
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
Question 22
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 23
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Western Provinces
B
Atlantic Provinces
C
Northern Territories
D
Prairie Provinces
Question 24
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Muslim
C
Hindu
D
Christian
Question 25
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Get health insurance
B
Own a house or a farm
C
Vote in the federal and provincial election
D
Get higher education
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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.