Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 1

Give an example of how you can show responsibility by participating in your community. 


Options are :

  • Keep your property tidy.
  • Volunteer. (Correct)
  • Mind your own business.
  • Have a party.

Answer :Volunteer.

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 2

From where does the name "Canada" come from? 


Options are :

  • From the French word meaning joining.
  • From the Inuit word meaning country.
  • From "Kanata", the Huron-Iroquois word for village. (Correct)
  • From the Métis word meaning rivers.

Answer :From "Kanata", the Huron-Iroquois word for village.

Name six responsibilities of citizenship. 


Options are :

  • Getting a job, making money, raising a family, paying taxes, mowing your lawn, voting in provincial elections.
  • Obeying the law, taking responsibility for oneself and one's family, helping others in the community, voting in elections, serving on a jury, protecting and enjoying our heritage and environment. (Correct)
  • Voting in municipal elections only, joining a political party, getting a job, obeying the law, driving safely, picking up litter.
  • Caring for the environment, not littering, paying taxes, obeying the law, helping others, respecting others.

Answer :Obeying the law, taking responsibility for oneself and one's family, helping others in the community, voting in elections, serving on a jury, protecting and enjoying our heritage and environment.

Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada? 


Options are :

  • Lester B. Pearson.
  • Sir John A. Macdonald. (Correct)
  • Louis Riel.
  • Abraham Lincoln.

Answer :Sir John A. Macdonald.

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 3

What does the Canadian flag look like?


Options are :

  • Red and white with provincial emblems.
  • Red with a white maple leaf.
  • White with a red border on each end and a red maple leaf in the centre. (Correct)
  • Red and white with a beaver.

Answer :White with a red border on each end and a red maple leaf in the centre.

What are the territories of Northern Canada and their capital cities? 


Options are :

  • Northwest Territories (Yellowknife).
  • Alaska (Juneau) and Yukon Territory ( Whitehorse).
  • Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) and Alaska (Juneau).
  • Yukon Territory (Whitehorse), Northwest Territories (Yellowknife), and Nunavut (Iqaluit). (Correct)

Answer :Yukon Territory (Whitehorse), Northwest Territories (Yellowknife), and Nunavut (Iqaluit).

What is the name of the Royal Anthem of Canada? 


Options are :

  • La Marseillaise
  • The Star-Spangled Banner.
  • God Save the Queen (or King). (Correct)
  • O Canada.

Answer :God Save the Queen (or King).

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 4

When did the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms become part of the Canadian Constitution? 


Options are :

  • 1878.
  • 1867.
  • 1982. (Correct)
  • 1905.

Answer :1982.

Give the first line of Canada's national anthem? 


Options are :

  • O Canada! We stand on guard for thee.
  • O Canada! Our home and native land! (Correct)
  • O Canada! From far and wide, O Canada, We stand on guard for thee.
  • O Canada! Our province and native land!

Answer :O Canada! Our home and native land!

Which province in Canada is the smallest in land size? 


Options are :

  • Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Prince Edward Island. (Correct)
  • Nova Scotia.
  • Yukon Territory.

Answer :Prince Edward Island.

In Canada's justice system what does "presumption of innocence" mean? 


Options are :

  • Innocence is decided by public opinion
  • Guilt is decided by public opinion
  • Everyone is guilty until proven innocent
  • Everyone is innocent until proven guilty (Correct)

Answer :Everyone is innocent until proven guilty

In which region do more than half the people in Canada live? 


Options are :

  • Central Canada. (Correct)
  • Northern Canada.
  • Atlantic Canada.
  • Prairies.

Answer :Central Canada.

Who were the Voyagers? 


Options are :

  • Explorers searching for the North-West Passage
  • Immigrants to Canada in the 18th Century
  • Montreal-based traders who travelled by canoe (Correct)
  • Geographers who first charted the coastline of British Columbia

Answer :Montreal-based traders who travelled by canoe

What part of the Constitution legally protects the basic rights and freedoms of all Canadians? 


Options are :

  • The Canadian Charter of Freedoms.
  • The British Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • The Canadian Charter of Rights.
  • The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. (Correct)

Answer :The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Name three additional rights protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 


Options are :

  • Right to vote, Right to speak publicly, and Security rights.
  • Mobility rights, Multiculturalism, and Aboriginal Peoples' rights. (Correct)
  • Right to ski anywhere in Canada, Moving rights, and Right to public assembly.
  • Freedom of speech, Right to own land, and Right to a fair trial.

Answer :Mobility rights, Multiculturalism, and Aboriginal Peoples' rights.

What year was Confederation? 


Options are :

  • 1898.
  • 1867. (Correct)
  • 1871.
  • 1864.

Answer :1867.

Which country borders Canada on the south? 


Options are :

  • Central America.
  • Washington.
  • United States of America. (Correct)
  • Mexico.

Answer :United States of America.

What are the two official languages of Canada? 


Options are :

  • English and Métis.
  • English and Inuktitut.
  • English and French. (Correct)
  • Inuktitut and French.

Answer :English and French.

What three oceans border Canada? 


Options are :

  • Pacific, Indian and Atlantic.
  • Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific. (Correct)
  • Atlantic, Arctic and Bering.
  • Hudson, Pacific and Atlantic.

Answer :Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific.

Name the five regions of Canada 


Options are :

  • Atlantic, Central, Prairie, West Coast, and North (Correct)
  • Maritimes, Ontario, Quebec, Prairies, and British Columbia
  • Midwest, North, South, East, Central
  • West, Central, East, Prairies, and Territories

Answer :Atlantic, Central, Prairie, West Coast, and North

Who has the right to vote in federal elections? 


Options are :

  • A landed immigrant, 18 years old and a memberof the Canadian Forces.
  • Canadian citizen, 18 years or older and must work for the federal government.
  • A Canadian citizen, 18 years or older, and on voters' list. (Correct)
  • A Canadian citizen, over 25 years and a member of the Canadian Forces.

Answer :A Canadian citizen, 18 years or older, and on voters' list.

What is the population of Canada? 


Options are :

  • 38 million.
  • About 34 million. (Correct)
  • About 20 million.
  • 17 million.

Answer :About 34 million.

Where are the Great Lakes? 


Options are :

  • Between Ontario and the United States (Correct)
  • Northern Quebec.
  • Atlantic Canada.
  • Manitoba.

Answer :Between Ontario and the United States

After a federal election, which party forms the new government? 


Options are :

  • The Premiers of each province pick a party to run the government
  • The Governor General proposes a law for elected officials to become the governing body.
  • The Queen herself picks any party to run the government.
  • The party with the most elected representatives is invited by the Governor General to become the party in power. (Correct)

Answer :The party with the most elected representatives is invited by the Governor General to become the party in power.

What are the three parts of Parliament? 


Options are :

  • The Sovereign, Governor General and Prime Minister.
  • The House of Commons, the Legislative Assembly and the Senate.
  • The Sovereign, the House of Commons and the Senate. (Correct)
  • The Queen, the Legislative Assembly and the Senate.

Answer :The Sovereign, the House of Commons and the Senate.

Which province has its own time zone?   


Options are :

  • British Columbia
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (Correct)

Answer :Newfoundland and Labrador

Which of the following statements about residential schools is NOT true?     


Options are :

  • The federal government placed many Aboriginal children in residential schools to educate and assimilate them into mainstream Canadian culture.
  • The schools were poorly funded and inflicted hardship on the students.
  • Aboriginal language and cultural practices were mostly prohibited.
  • The schools were welcomed by the Aboriginal people. (Correct)

Answer :The schools were welcomed by the Aboriginal people.

What is the name of the Governor General? 


Options are :

  • Elizabeth May.
  • Julie Payette (Correct)
  • Dalton McGuinty.
  • David Johnston.

Answer :Julie Payette

What is the capital city of Ontario? 


Options are :

  • London
  • Toronto (Correct)
  • Kingston
  • Ottawa

Answer :Toronto

Approximately how many Canadians served in the First World War? 


Options are :

  • 8 million.
  • About 60,000.
  • More than 600,000. (Correct)
  • 7000.

Answer :More than 600,000.

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