Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 3

What are the three parts of Parliament? 


Options are :

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

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

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 4

When must federal elections be held? 


Options are :

  • Whenever the Prime Minister calls the election.
  • On the third Monday in October every four years following the most recent general election. (Correct)
  • About every 4 years.
  • When the MPs want a new Prime Minister.

Answer :On the third Monday in October every four years following the most recent general election.

One third of all Canadians live in which province? 


Options are :

  • Northwest Territories.
  • Manitoba.
  • Ontario. (Correct)
  • Quebec.

Answer :Ontario.

Where are the Parliament Buildings located? 


Options are :

  • Quebec City.
  • Ottawa. (Correct)
  • Toronto.
  • Hull.

Answer :Ottawa.

Which party becomes the Official Opposition? 


Options are :

  • The party with the second most MPs. (Correct)
  • The party the Prime Minister selects.
  • Any independent candidate.
  • The party receiving the least votes.

Answer :The party with the second most MPs.

What song is Canada's national anthem? 


Options are :

  • God Save the Queen.
  • Star Spangled Banner.
  • Amazing Grace.
  • O Canada. (Correct)

Answer :O Canada.

What happened at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham? 


Options are :

  • The Voyagers battled with the British for fur trading rights
  • The French defeated the British in a battle for Quebec
  • The British defeated the French marking the end of France's empire in America (Correct)
  • Americans fought the United Empire Loyalists during the American Revolution

Answer :The British defeated the French marking the end of France's empire in America

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test 2020 Prepare to Pass Set 1

What is the meaning of the Remembrance Day poppy? 


Options are :

  • To remember the sacrifice of Canadians who have served or died in wars up to the present day. (Correct)
  • To remember our Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II.
  • To honour Prime Ministers who have died.
  • To celebrate Confederation.

Answer :To remember the sacrifice of Canadians who have served or died in wars up to the present day.

What are the three main types of industry in Canada? 


Options are :

  • Tourism, services and manufacturing.
  • Natural resources, manufacturing and services. (Correct)
  • Natural resources, tourism and service industries..
  • Natural resources, tourism and manufacturing.

Answer :Natural resources, manufacturing and services.

Who are the Aboriginal peoples of Canada? 


Options are :

  • The first settlers of Newfoundland
  • The descendents of the first Australian immigrants to Canada
  • The first European settlers to arrive in Canada
  • The first people to live in Canada (Correct)

Answer :The first people to live in Canada

What is the government of all of Canada called? 


Options are :

  • Council.
  • Federal. (Correct)
  • National assembly.
  • Legislature.

Answer :Federal.

When did the British North America Act come into effect? 


Options are :

  • 1867. (Correct)
  • 1905.
  • 1898.
  • 1871.

Answer :1867.

What are the Prairie provinces and their capital cities? 


Options are :

  • Alberta (Edmonton), Saskatchewan (Regina) and Manitoba (Winnipeg). (Correct)
  • Alberta (Edmonton) and Saskatchewan (Regina).
  • Saskatchewan (Regina) and Manitoba (Winnipeg).
  • Saskatchewan (Regina), Manitoba (Winnipeg) and Ontario (Toronto).

Answer :Alberta (Edmonton), Saskatchewan (Regina) and Manitoba (Winnipeg).

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


Options are :

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

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

Who is General Sir Arthur Currie? 


Options are :

  • Canada's greatest soldier in the First World War. (Correct)
  • An explorer of western Canada.
  • A great frontier hero.
  • A military leader of the Métis in the 19th century.

Answer :Canada's greatest soldier in the First World War.

How are Members of Parliament chosen? 


Options are :

  • Elected by Canadian citizens. (Correct)
  • Appointed by the Prime Minister.
  • Elected by the Provincial Ministers.
  • Appointed by the Queen.

Answer :Elected by Canadian citizens.

Who do Canadians vote for in a federal election? 


Options are :

  • All of the candidates in their electoral district.
  • Someone to become the Premier.
  • The best speaker running in the election.
  • A candidate they want to represent them in Parliament. (Correct)

Answer :A candidate they want to represent them in Parliament.

What is the capital city of Canada? 


Options are :

  • Toronto.
  • Ottawa. (Correct)
  • Montreal.
  • Hull.

Answer :Ottawa.

Which region is known as the industrial and manufacturing heartland of Canada? 


Options are :

  • Central Canada. (Correct)
  • Prairie provinces.
  • Atlantic provinces.
  • West Coast.

Answer :Central Canada.

Which animal is an official symbol of Canada? 


Options are :

  • The moose.
  • The deer.
  • The hawk.
  • The beaver. (Correct)

Answer :The beaver.

What was the Women's Suffrage Movement? 


Options are :

  • The effort by women to achieve the right to vote. (Correct)
  • The effort by women to participate in military service.
  • An unsuccessful movement to get husbands to do housework.
  • The effort by women to be in Parliament.

Answer :The effort by women to achieve the right to vote.

What is the role of the courts in Canada? 


Options are :

  • To guide people in our society.
  • To express values and beliefs of Canadians.
  • To settle disputes. (Correct)
  • To enforce the law.

Answer :To settle disputes.

What does the term "responsible government" mean? 


Options are :

  • The ministers of the Crown must have the support of a majority of the elected representatives in order to govern. (Correct)
  • The Governor General is responsible for the actions of the Prime Minister.
  • Each person in each electoral district is responsible for voting.
  • All Canadians are responsible for each other.

Answer :The ministers of the Crown must have the support of a majority of the elected representatives in order to govern.

Who are the founding peoples of Canada? 


Options are :

  • Métis, French and British.
  • Inuit, Aboriginal and British.
  • Aboriginal, Métis and British.
  • Aboriginal, French and British. (Correct)

Answer :Aboriginal, French and British.

When you vote on election day, what do you do? 


Options are :

  • Go to the voting station, remove 1 ballot and after marking your X deposit it in the ballot box.
  • Go to the voting station, take your voter's card with proof if identity, highlight your choice on the ballot and deposit it in the box.
  • Go to the voting station with your voter's card and ID, mark an X next to your chosen candidate, fold the ballot and present it to the poll officials who will tear off the ballot number and give you the ballot to deposit in the box (Correct)
  • Go to the voting station, tell them who you are and mark your X. Give the ballot back to the attendant.

Answer :Go to the voting station with your voter's card and ID, mark an X next to your chosen candidate, fold the ballot and present it to the poll officials who will tear off the ballot number and give you the ballot to deposit in the box

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


Options are :

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

Answer :The Constitutional Act of 1791.

What did the Canadian Pacific Railway symbolize?   


Options are :

  • Easy access to the West Coast.
  • What can be achieved by working together.
  • Ribbons of steel.
  • Unity. (Correct)

Answer :Unity.

What is meant by the equality of women and men?   


Options are :

  • A woman may now become Prime Minister.
  • Men and women must both do housework.
  • Women may now go to school and enter the professional workforce.
  • Men and women are equal under the law. (Correct)

Answer :Men and women are equal under the law.

What is the largest religious affiliation in Canada? 


Options are :

  • Hindu.
  • Jewish.
  • Catholic. (Correct)
  • Muslim.

Answer :Catholic.

Who was Sir Sam Steele?   


Options are :

  • A great frontier hero, Mounted Policeman and soldier of the Queen. (Correct)
  • A military leader of the Métis in the 19th century.
  • The Father of Manitoba.
  • The first Prime Minister of Canada.

Answer :A great frontier hero, Mounted Policeman and soldier of the Queen.

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