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