Chapter: Rights, and Responsibilities of Citizenship - Quiz 01

The test encompasses 20 questions that have to be answered in 30 minutes. It is computer-based, and it’s in English or French. The Canadian citizenship test questions have four choices each. For you to pass the test, you must get at least 75% of the answers correct. Meaning you must score 15 out of the 20 questions.

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The Aboriginal peoples are one of the three founding peoples of Canada. Identify the three distinct groups of Aboriginal peoples.
Metis, Inuit, and First Nations.
First Nations, Acadians, and early settlers.
Inuit, Early settlers, and British.
Quebecers, Acadians, and Anglophones.

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The following statements are true about Canada, except one. Identify the false statement.
There are no equal rights for men and women in Canada.
The federal government is required by law to offer services throughout Canada in French and English.
In Canada, rights come with responsibilities.
There is no compulsory military service in Canada.

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Who is Marjorie Turner-Baily?
An Olympian and a descendant of black Loyalists.
An ancient Canadian settler.
The first female Canadian athlete.
A famous Canadian settler of African descent.

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Canadian citizens have rights as well as responsibilities that are secured by Canadian law. Name one source of Canadian law.
The laws passed by parliament and the provincial legislatures.
The Irish common law.
The Military code of France.
The United States common law.

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Who was John Buchan?
A popular Canadian Governor-General.
One of the prominent Fathers of the Confederation.
A British Army Commander.
A popular Canadian Army General.

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What are the other rights outlined or summarized in the Canadian Charter of freedoms and rights?
Multiculturalism, official language rights, mobility rights, and aboriginal rights.
Aboriginal rights, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and mobility rights.
Freedom of conscience, freedom of association, and freedom of thought.
Freedom of peaceful assembly, freedom to own property, and the freedom to reside anywhere within Canada.

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When and where did the signing of the Magna Carta take place?
1215 in England.
1982 in Canada.
2008 in France.
1456 in Germany.

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Identify any three responsibilities of a Canadian citizen.
Obeying the law, voting in elections, and taking responsibility for oneself and one’s family.
Serving in the military, protecting and enjoying the environment, and taking responsibility for others.
Serving on a jury, helping others in the community, and keeping your home clean.
Working for the government, obeying the law, and protecting the environment.

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In Canada, who is responsible for the protection of the environment?
Every Canadian citizen.
The federal government.
The city government.
The provincial governments.

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Which one of the following is considered a noble way to contribute to Canada?
Serving in the regular Canadian Forces.
Serving on a jury.
Preserving the Canadian culture.
Cleaning your yard.

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Give an example of how a Canadian citizen can be of help to the community.
Volunteer at a food bank.
Keeping your yard clean.
Drive to work.
Wear red on Canada day.

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What status do the Aboriginal People’s rights have in the constitution of Canada?
They cannot be overruled by it.
They have equal status with the constitution.
They are subordinate to it.
They are not mentioned.

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Who among the following is above the Canadian law?
None of these.
Legislatures.
Religious groups.
Aboriginal peoples.

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What is the largest religious affiliation in Canada?
Catholic.
Muslim.
Protestant churches.
Jews.

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In Canada, men and women are:
Equal under the law.
Treated equally in the workplace only.
Treated the same in public areas only.
Nearly the same in the eyes of the law.

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When was the constitution of Canada amended?
1982
2008
1215
1951

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What legal document underpins the importance of multiculturalism?
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The civil code of France.
The Multiculturalism Act of Canada.
The British Charter of Rights.

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When did the House of Commons recognize that the Quebecois form a nation in a united Canada?
2006
1986
1604
1841

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What is the name given to the right to challenge unlawful detention by the state?
Habeas corpus.
Magna Carta.
Kanata
Innocent until proven guilty.

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What is the name given to the Canadian military?
The Canadian Forces.
RCMP.
The Canadian federal police.
OPP.

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Are You Ready to Become A Canadian Citizen? Find Out With these Canadian Citizenship Test Questions

Being a Canadian citizen comes with many perks. Not only do you become eligible for federal employment and benefits, you get the right to vote, run for public office, enjoy provincial tax rates, and much more.

According to Canada’s Immigration Department, for one to get citizenship, they must take the citizenship test to prove their knowledge about the country. This test features 20 multiple choice questions and lasts for 30 minutes. For you to pass the test, you must answer at least 15 questions correctly which is equivalent to a score of 75%.

To begin this process, you must apply for citizenship. You will then receive a date for the test and interview. You will also have access to the official study guide. This guide comprises of different topics all related to Canadian history and culture.

Before the date of the test, you are expected to familiarize yourself with the information on the study guide. Practice tests can be very useful in helping you grasp the contents easily. After completing these steps, you can confidently take the Canadian Citizenship test.

Frequently Asked Canadian Citizenship Test Questions

Canadian Citizenship Test QuestionsAs mentioned earlier, the test comprises of several topics. Knowing some of the questions that are commonly asked can help you know how knowledgeable you are and which areas to focus on. As a result, enabling you to pass the test with flying colors. Are you ready to become a Canadian citizen? Find out with these Canadian citizenship test questions?

Questions about Aboriginal People

If you love history then you may have read or heard about the aboriginal people. These were the people who lived in Canada long before the arrival of the Europeans. The Canadian citizenship test will ask about the aboriginal people to see if you know a thing or two about the country’s past and early inhabitants.

Some questions they may ask include;

  • How did the aboriginals enter Canada?
  • Name the 3 main aboriginal groups in Canada
  • Name the biggest aboriginal group in Canada
  • List some national symbols that are influenced by the history of the aboriginal groups

Questions about Culture and History

Even though the difference in culture can make it hard to understand Canada’s history, it is important for those interested in being citizens to know the facts about those who live here. As a country, Canada has a rich historic culture. And it’s quite interesting if you get to know it. It will also help you as a foreigner relate better with the locals.

Here are some of the common asked Canadian citizenship test questions on history and culture;

  • Canada was colonized by which country?
  • How many Canadians served in world war I
  • What is the favorite sport in Canada?
  • Name the national anthem
  • What is the biggest province in Canada?
  • What are the official languages of Canada?

Questions about Government

It is the right of every citizen to participate in politics. This is why the Canadian citizenship test questions touch heavily on the government.

You can expect the following questions;

  • What is the name of the current prime minister of Canada?
  • When is the next election? What is a voted information card?
  • Define Canada’s type of government system
  • Who do Canadian MPs represent?

Questions about Geography

Travelling can help you learn the country’s geography better. However, this information is also available in books and maps. The Canadian citizenship test questions about geography may include;

  • Name the 3 oceans bordering Canada?
  • What is found on the western border of Canada?
  • How many provinces are in Canada?

The Bottom Line

How many questions were you able to answer? If it’s more than 75% then you are ready to become a Canadian citizen. If you didn’t hit that mark, it’s time to get back to revising your official study guide. To learn faster about this country, you should take several Canadian citizenship practice tests. These will introduce you to more questions that may be asked on the actual test.