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