Chapter: Modern Canada - Quiz 02

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Concerning Canada’s history, who is Terry Fox?
A British Columbian who sadly lost his right leg to cancer took part in a cross-country run to help raise money for cancer research.
A global champion wheelchair racer and a Paralympic gold medal winner.
A world record sprinter and a dual Olympic gold medal winner.
One of the greatest hockey players of all time.

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In the visual arts arena, what is Canada best recognized for globally?
The group of Seven, who developed a style of painting to capture the rugged wilderness landscapes.
Aboriginal artifacts.
Les Automatistes.
Group of Six.

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In which year did Canada, for the first time, achieve the threshold that a majority of her population had sufficient food, clothing, and shelter?
1951.
1978.
1982.
1960.

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Who played a vital part in the invention of the radio?
Reginald Fessenden.
Graham Alexander Bell.
Mathew Evans.
Sir Sanford Fleming.

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In 1975, More than fifty thousand refugees arrived in Canada from which country?
Vietnam.
China.
Egypt.
South Africa.

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In 1985, which British Columbian circled the globe in a wheelchair to help generate funds for spinal cord research?
Rick Hansen.
Wayne Gretzky.
Terry Fox.
Healy Willian.

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In 1956, Canada welcomed about 37,000 refugees from which country?
Hungary.
Vietnam.
China.
Ethiopia.

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Baily Donovan is a Canadian hero who broke the 100m world record and became a double Olympic gold medalist. In which year did he achieve this feat?
1996.
1986.
1992.
2000.

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Renowned Canadians Charles Best and his compatriot Sir Frederick Banting discovered which revolutionary drug?
Insulin.
ARVs.
Penicillin.
Warfarin.

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Who is credited with the invention of the Blackberry through the wireless communications company RIM?
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis.
Sir Fleming Sanford.
Henry Woodward and Mathew Evans.
Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best.

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Who do Canadians refer to as the greatest living Canadian?
Dr. Wilder Penfield.
Sir Frederick Banting.
Michael Smith.
Rick Hansen.

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Canadian inventions in the science and technology arena are well documented worldwide and have significantly transformed the way the world does business and communicates. Which Canadian is credited with the invention of the snowmobile, a lightweight vehicle used in winter?
Joseph-Armand Bombardier.
Dr. John A. Hopps.
Alexander Graham Bell.
Mike Lazaridis.

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Which country is regarded as the largest trading partner for Canada?
The United States.
France.
China.
Japan.

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What does the term Quiet Revolution mean?
A revolution where Quebec sought separation from Canada.
An upheaval experienced by the Aboriginals.
An upheaval experienced by the First Nations.
British Columbia upheaval.

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In what year was Quebec’s quest for sovereignty defeated for the second time?
1995.
1963.
1970.
1940.

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Tips To Ace Your Canada Citizenship Exam

Canada citizenship exam is one step near to your goal of becoming a Canadian citizen. A notice will be sent to you, which includes the date, time, and location of your examination. This also contains the things that you need to bring and what you should you if you are unable to take it on the assigned date. If you have anything that you need, like accommodation, a large print format of the test, Braille, or wheelchair access, inform the IRCC right away. Here are a few tips that will help you prepare for the Canadian citizenship exam and pass it with flying colors.

What the exam will be like

Canada Citizenship ExamThe citizenship exam will assess if you have the requisite understanding and comprehension of Canada. As a Canadian citizen, you must know your responsibilities, rights, and freedom. You should also know:

  • History of Canada
  • Form of government
  • Political history and politics
  • Symbols
  • Cultural and social history
  • Canadian geography (both physical and political)

Make sure that you carefully listen and follow the provided instructions. You will be given 30 minutes to answer 20 questions. To pass, you need to have at least 16 correct answers. However, if you fail the citizenship exam but meet the other citizenship criteria, you can ask for your second test to be scheduled. It will take place in 1-2 months, which gives you enough time to prepare for your second exam.

Tips to prepare

These are a few helpful tips that you can follow in advance of your Canada citizenship exam.

1.) Study ahead of time.

Cramming is a big no; this will only take your focus off and add stress from what you need to absorb.

2.) Make sure you read and understand the responsibilities and rights of citizenship

You must read and understand the official study guide Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. This study guide is available in several formats:

  • Read it online at canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/publications-manuals/discover-canada.html
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  • Download the MP3 version at canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/publications-manuals/discover-canada/discover-canada-audio.html

In this study guide, you will be able to find all the answers to the citizenship exam; hence it is very important that you have read and understood it. The 63-page booklet is simple, well-written, and includes illustrations and photos, so it is easy to read and comprehend.

3.) Enroll in a citizenship class

If you have extra and plenty of time, a review class can be very beneficial in helping you prepare for your exam. You can discuss some topics and points or ask questions with your classmate or class instructor. This will also help you remember and apprehend easier the things that you must learn. Immigrant Centre offers citizenship classes for benchmark 4 or higher language for free. The classes are held for two hours, once a week for six weeks.

4.) Create and start your own review class

If you have friends or family members that are also taking the Canada citizenship exam, you can use different study materials that are available online to create your own review class. One example is the Citizenship Study Materials for Newcomers to Manitoba, which is well-written and includes guide questions to assist you in focusing on the important details.

Link to the example: immigratemanitoba.com/alt/citizenship-guide-newcomers-manitoba%20r.pdf

5.) Take online tests

Many practice tests are available online to help you review your learned knowledge. Other websites with practice tests also provide extra review materials and coaching support for a fee. These services are suitable for those who have limited time to study. This can also be beneficial but not necessary if you can fully understand the official study guide.

Final tips

  1. Be prepared and be confident to take the test.
  2. Try not to get distracted during the test and stay focused.
  3. You can use earplugs to block out unnecessary noise in your surrounding during the test if this will help you focus better.
  4. Try to relax as much as you can before the exam. You can listen to calming music or clear your mind off things that are not related to the exam.
  5. Don’t be scared or don’t panic during the exam since you are given enough time to answer each question. You can temporarily skip a hard question and move on to the ones that you have the confident answer to.
  6. Before you submit your exam, double-check to make sure that you answer all the questions.

With these, we hope that you can pass your Canadian citizenship exam and be a fully pledge Canadian Citizen. Good luck!