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.


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