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
Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
A
No person or group is above the law.
B
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression
C
Men and women are equal under the law.
D
To guarantee the due legal process under the law
Question 2
Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
A
Nova Scotia
B
Alberta
C
Ontario
D
Quebec
Question 3
Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
A
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
B
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Manitoba
C
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
D
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
Question 4
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 5
Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
A
Deer
B
Bear
C
Cougar
D
Beaver
Question 6
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 7
Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
A
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
B
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
C
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.
D
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
Question 8
Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
A
Premier
B
Governor General
C
The Queen
D
Prime Minister
Question 9
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
Taking a tour in the province of Ontario
C
In Ottawa
D
In some part of Toronto where he was elected
Question 10
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, New Brunswick and Ontario
D
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island
Question 11
Why is the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
A
Insulin helps control abnormal heart rate.
B
Insulin saves the lives of people with heart disorder.
C
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
D
Insulin eliminated polio in the world.
Question 12
What is Canada's system of governance?
A
Federal state, Provincial state and constitutional monarchy
B
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C
Police state, parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
D
Federal state, parliamentary democracy and dictatorship
Question 13
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
Question 14
What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
A
Executive, Legislative and Monarchy
B
Executive, Police and Judicial
C
Executive, Senate and Judicial
D
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
Question 15
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 16
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 17
To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
A
Jewish
B
Hindu
C
Christian
D
Muslim
Question 18
What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
A
The Crown contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
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
A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
Question 19
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
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada.
D
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
Question 20
What is the significance of hockey?
A
It is the national summer sport.
B
None of these
C
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
D
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and also its national winter sport.
Question 21
What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
A
The Canadian Cross
B
The Canadian Crown
C
The Peace Order
D
The Victoria Cross
Question 22
Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
A
Politicians
B
No one
C
Police
D
Judges
Question 23
Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
A
Being on an official voter's list
B
Being an immigrant
C
Having a driver’s license
D
Owning a house
Question 24
What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
A
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
B
To resolve disputes and interpret law
C
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
D
To provide national security intelligence to the government
Question 25
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
Peace, Order and Good government
D
Multiculturalism, Peace, and Order
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