Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 2

What are the three main groups of Aboriginal peoples? 


Options are :

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit. (Correct)
  • United Empire Loyalists, Métis and Inuit.
  • Inuit, Métis and Acadians.
  • Acadians, Métis and Inuit.

Answer :First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

Who had played an important part in building the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)? 


Options are :

  • African American slaves.
  • American railroad engineers.
  • Acadian railroad workers.
  • Chinese railroad workers. (Correct)

Answer :Chinese railroad workers.

What is the "head tax"? 


Options are :

  • Fee charged for moving westward in the early 1900s.
  • Fee charged for anyone entering Canada after 1900.
  • A tax imposed on beer beginning in 1867.
  • Race-based entry fee charged for Chinese entering Canada. (Correct)

Answer :Race-based entry fee charged for Chinese entering Canada.

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 3

Which Act granted, for the first time in Canada, legislative assemblies elected by the people?   


Options are :

  • The Constitutional Act of 1982.
  • The Constitutional Act of 2010.
  • The Constitutional Act of 1867.
  • The Constitutional Act of 1791. (Correct)

Answer :The Constitutional Act of 1791.

What does Confederation mean?


Options are :

  • Joining of provinces to make a new country. (Correct)
  • Joining of communities to become a province.
  • Joining of suburbs to form a large city.
  • The United States Confederate soldiers came to Canada.

Answer :Joining of provinces to make a new country.

What does it mean to say Canada is a constitutional monarchy?   


Options are :

  • The Sovereign (Queen or King) is the law maker of Canada.
  • The Sovereign (Queen or King) represents Canadians in Parliament.
  • Canada's Head of State is a hereditary Sovereign (Queen or King) who reigns in accordance with the Constitution. (Correct)
  • The Sovereign (Queen or King) approves bills before becoming law.

Answer :Canada's Head of State is a hereditary Sovereign (Queen or King) who reigns in accordance with the Constitution.

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 4

Give an example of where English and French have equal status in Canada. 


Options are :

  • In the workplace.
  • In the Parliament of Canada. (Correct)
  • In schools.
  • At City Hall.

Answer :In the Parliament of Canada.

How are Senators chosen? 


Options are :

  • By the Premiers of all provinces.
  • Appointed by the Queen.
  • By the Governor General of Canada.
  • Senators are appointed by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister. (Correct)

Answer :Senators are appointed by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister.

Name all the federal political parties in the House of Commons and their leaders 


Options are :

  • Conservative (Scheer), NDP (Singh), Liberal (Trudeau), Bloc Quebecois (Ouellet), Green Party (May) (Correct)
  • Conservative (Harper), Green (May), Liberal (Trudeau), Bloc Quebecois (Duceppe)
  • NDP (Mulcair), Green (May), Liberal (Rae), Bloc Quebecois (Paillé)
  • Liberal (Ignatieff), Conservative (Ambrose), NDP (Turmel), Green (May)

Answer :Conservative (Scheer), NDP (Singh), Liberal (Trudeau), Bloc Quebecois (Ouellet), Green Party (May)

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


Options are :

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

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

In what industry do most Canadians work? 


Options are :

  • Service. (Correct)
  • Manufacturing.
  • Natural resources
  • Tourism.

Answer :Service.

What did the Fathers of Confederation do?   


Options are :

  • They were explorers who formed an expedition to survey Northern Canada
  • They worked together to establish a new country, the Dominion of Canada (Correct)
  • They were a group of politicians that tried to unite Canada to the United States
  • They formed a republic state in Canada

Answer :They worked together to establish a new country, the Dominion of Canada

How is the government formed after a federal election? 


Options are :

  • The Governor General picks a party and a President to run the government.
  • The party with the most elected representatives becomes the party in power. The Queen chooses the Prime Minister from this party
  • Ordinarily, the party with the most elected representatives becomes the party in power. The leader of this party becomes the Prime Minister. (Correct)
  • Each province elects one representative to form the government. The Queen then chooses the Prime Minister.

Answer :Ordinarily, the party with the most elected representatives becomes the party in power. The leader of this party becomes the Prime Minister.

What are the three levels of government in Canada? 


Options are :

  • Federal, Provincial and City.
  • Federal, State and Local.
  • Federal, Provincial and Territorial, Municipal (local). (Correct)
  • Federal, Territorial and Provincial.

Answer :Federal, Provincial and Territorial, Municipal (local).

What is the name of the Prime Minister of Canada and his/her party? 


Options are :

  • Justin Trudeau (Liberal Party). (Correct)
  • Stephen Harper (Conservative Party).
  • Christie Clark (Liberal Party).
  • Thomas Mulcair (New Democratic Party).

Answer :Justin Trudeau (Liberal Party).

What do you call the Sovereign's representative in the provinces? 


Options are :

  • Premier.
  • Lieutenant-Governor. (Correct)
  • Senator.
  • Member of the Legislative Assembly.

Answer :Lieutenant-Governor.

What is a major river in Quebec? 


Options are :

  • Hudson's Bay.
  • St. Lawrence River (Correct)
  • Niagara
  • Fraser River

Answer :St. Lawrence River

Name all the federal political parties in the House of Commons and their leaders 


Options are :

  • Liberal (Ignatieff), Conservative (Ambrose), NDP (Turmel), Green (May)
  • Conservative (Harper), Green (May), Liberal (Trudeau), Bloc Quebecois (Duceppe)
  • Conservative (Scheer), NDP (Singh), Liberal (Trudeau), Bloc Quebecois (Ouellet), Green Party (May) (Correct)
  • NDP (Mulcair), Green (May), Liberal (Rae), Bloc Quebecois (Paillé)

Answer :Conservative (Scheer), NDP (Singh), Liberal (Trudeau), Bloc Quebecois (Ouellet), Green Party (May)

How does a bill become a law?


Options are :

  • The Queen must sign the bill.
  • Approval by a majority in the House of Commons and Senate and finally the Governor General. (Correct)
  • Approval by the Members of the Legislative Assembly.
  • The Lieutenant Governor must approve the bill.

Answer :Approval by a majority in the House of Commons and Senate and finally the Governor General.

What are the three parts of Parliament? 


Options are :

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

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

Who are the Quebecers?       


Options are :

  • Descendants of the French colonists.
  • People of Quebec. (Correct)
  • Descendants of the Anglophones.
  • European settlers in the 1600s.

Answer :People of Quebec.

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


Options are :

  • 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)
  • 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.

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

Who has the right to run as a candidate in federal elections? 


Options are :

  • Any man who is at least 18 years old.
  • A Canadian citizen who is 16 years old.
  • Any Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years old. (Correct)
  • Anyone.

Answer :Any Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years old.

Which party is the Official Opposition at the federal level? 


Options are :

  • The New Democratic Party.
  • The Independent Party.
  • The Liberal Party.
  • The Conservative Party. (Correct)

Answer :The Conservative Party.

What should you do if you do not receive a voter information card telling you when and where to vote? 


Options are :

  • Go to the police station.
  • Assume you cannot vote.
  • Call your Member of Parliament.
  • Call Elections Canada or visit their website. (Correct)

Answer :Call Elections Canada or visit their website.

Who do Members of Parliament represent? 


Options are :

  • Everyone who lives in his or her electoral district. (Correct)
  • Canadians living in the province in which he/she was elected.
  • All of the Canadians living in the north.
  • Only Canadians living in Central Canada.

Answer :Everyone who lives in his or her electoral district.

When asked, who must you tell how you voted in a federal election? 


Options are :

  • A police officer.
  • No one. (Correct)
  • An Elections Canada official.
  • Your employer.

Answer :No one.

How is the Prime Minister chosen? 


Options are :

  • The Queen appoints the Prime Minister.
  • The MPs vote on the Prime Minister.
  • The leader of the party with the most elected representatives becomes the Prime Minister. (Correct)
  • The Governor General with the Senate appoint the Prime Minister.

Answer :The leader of the party with the most elected representatives becomes the Prime Minister.

Which federal political party is in power? 


Options are :

  • Liberal Party. (Correct)
  • Green Party.
  • New Democratic Party.
  • Conservative Party.

Answer :Liberal Party.

What do you call a law before it is passed? 


Options are :

  • A New law.
  • A Bill. (Correct)
  • A Proposed law.
  • A New proposal.

Answer :A Bill.

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