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
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 2
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 3
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 4
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
B
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
C
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
D
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
Question 5
What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
A
Prairie Provinces
B
Western Provinces
C
Northern Territories
D
Atlantic Provinces
Question 6
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 7
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 constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
Question 8
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To provide national security intelligence to the government
B
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
C
To resolve disputes and interpret law
D
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
Question 9
Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
A
Sir John A. Macdonald
B
Sir Isaac Brock
C
Sir Guy Carleton
D
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Question 10
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being an immigrant
B
Owning a house
C
Being on an official voter's list
D
Having a driver’s license
Question 11
Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
A
Get higher education
B
Vote in the federal and provincial election
C
Get health insurance
D
Own a house or a farm
Question 12
What does the National Register of Electors contain?
A
Database of all Canadian citizens
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 landed immigrants
Question 13
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 14
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Bear
B
Deer
C
Beaver
D
Cougar
Question 15
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 16
Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
A
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
B
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
C
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Question 17
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 18
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Police
B
Politicians
C
Judges
D
No one
Question 19
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
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 20
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
The Queen
B
Prime Minister
C
Governor General
D
Premier
Question 21
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Senate and Judicial
B
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
C
Executive, Police and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
Question 22
What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
A
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
B
The birth of Canada.
C
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
D
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
Question 23
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Muslim
B
Hindu
C
Jewish
D
Christian
Question 24
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
No person or group is above the law.
B
Men and women are equal under the law.
C
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
D
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
Question 25
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Ontario
C
Quebec
D
Alberta
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