Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 09

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 09

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Question 1
What makes a jury?
A
A group of lawyers
B
A group of people who know the law
C
A group of impartial citizens
D
A group of judges
Question 2
When is Canada day? What is celebrated on this day?
A
May 21st, when we celebrate the Queen's birthday
B
July 4th, when we celebrate the anniversary of Confederation each year
C
June 24th, when we celebrate multiculturalism
D
July 1st, when we celebrate the anniversary of Confederation each year
Question 3
What was the Women's Suffrage Movement?
A
An effort by women to be allowed to work
B
An effort by women to fight in War
C
An effort by women to achieve the right to vote
D
An effort by women to be in the Parliament
Question 4
Which one of these is the Canadian icon?
A
The National Flag
B
The Snowbirds
C
The Arms
D
The Crown
Question 5
What is the name of the Royal Anthem of Canada?
A
God Save the Queen (or King)
B
I swear
C
O Canada
D
I affirm
Question 6
How are Senators selected?
A
They are elected by the people.
B
They are selected by the Prime Minister.
C
They are appointed on the advice of the Governor General.
D
They are appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister.
Question 7
In what year were the Aboriginal Peoples granted the right to vote?
A
1790
B
1950
C
1960
D
1632
Question 8
Which dollar bill contains Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s portrait?
A
$10 bill
B
$20 bill
C
$50 bill
D
$5 bill
Question 9
What is significant about the number of people living in Ontario?
A
They make up one-third of all Canadians
B
They make up two-thirds of all Canadians
C
They make up half of all Canadians
D
They make up three-fourths of all Canadians
Question 10
Who do you call the Queen's representative in territories?
A
The Prime Minister
B
The Lieutenant-Governor
C
MP
D
The Commissioner
Question 11
Jurisdiction is shared by federal government and provinces over which of the following sectors?
A
Natural resources
B
Interprovincial trade and communications
C
Agriculture and Immigration
D
Defence and health
Question 12
In 1996, at the Olympic Games, which Canadian became a world record sprinter and double Olympic gold medalist?
A
Wayne Gretzky
B
John Cabot
C
La Fontaine
D
Donovan Bailey
Question 13
Which are the two official languages of Canada?
A
English and French
B
Italian and French
C
English and Chinese
D
English and Italian
Question 14
Which province is connected to mainland Canada by one of the longest continuous multi-span bridges in the world?
A
Ontario
B
Newfoundland and Labrador
C
Alberta
D
Prince Edward Island
Question 15
What was significant about the Canadian navy at the end of the Second World War?
A
It was the third-largest navy in world.
B
It was the second-largest navy in world.
C
It was the largest navy in world.
D
It was the fourth-largest navy in world.
Question 16
Who suggested the name Dominion of Canada in 1864?
A
Lord Elgin
B
Sir Leonard Tilley
C
Sir John Alexander Macdonald
D
La Fontaine
Question 17
Which was the first province in the Empire to move towards abolition of slavery?
A
Lower Canada
B
North America
C
South Canada
D
Upper Canada
Question 18
Which country was liberated by the Canadian Army in 1944 - 1945?
A
Japan
B
The Netherlands
C
Germany
D
Austria
Question 19
When is Remembrance Day celebrated?
A
July 1st
B
May 1st
C
December 26th
D
November 11th
Question 20
Who can approach if you cannot pay for a lawyer?
A
The politicians
B
The police
C
Legal Aid Services
D
Members of Parliament
Question 21
Who invented the Cardiac pacemaker?
A
Dr John A. Hopps
B
Mathew Evans and Henry Woodward
C
Alexander Graham Bell
D
Gabriel Dumont
Question 22
Which is the most famous invention of Research In Motion (RIM), a wireless communications company?
A
The iPhone
B
The BlackBerry
C
The Canadarm
D
The first wireless voice message
Question 23
What are the Métis people a mixture of?
A
Inuit and Indian ancestry
B
Aboriginal and European ancestry
C
European and American ancestry
D
American and Indian ancestry
Question 24
What is the capital of Canada?
A
Ottawa
B
Toronto
C
Hamilton
D
London
Question 25
What does "mobility rights" mean?
A
Being able to live and work anywhere in Canada
B
Being able to have freedom of speech
C
Being able to work at home
D
Being able to have a job in any provinces
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