Chapter: How Canadians Govern Themselves - Quiz 01

If you want to become a citizen of Canada, you’ll first have to pass the official Canadian citizenship test. The written citizenship exam will test your knowledge of basic facts about the country’s history, political system, and major events.
 
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Who is eligible to run in a federal election?
A Canadian citizen aged 18 and above.
A Canadian citizen aged 21 and above.
A Canadian citizen aged 35 and above.
Any Canadian resident aged 18 and above.

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In the federal government, who appoints the cabinet ministers?
The Prime Minister.
The Lieutenant Governor.
The Senate.
The House of Commons.

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In Canada’s legislative process, which stage is between the Second Reading and Report Stage, and what does it involve?
Committee Stage – the committee members study every single clause of the bill.
Royal Assent – the bill gets royal assent after being passed by both houses.
Third Reading – members debate and subsequently cast their votes regarding the bill.
Senate – members debate and proceed to vote on the bill.

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The system of governance in Canada is a Federal state, a parliamentary democracy, and a constitutional monarchy.
True.
False.

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Which among the following statements is true regarding the government system of Canada?
It is a federal state, a parliamentary democracy, and a constitutional monarchy.
It is solely run by the Prime Minister.
It is governed by the Prime Minister and the Head of State.
It is exclusively run by the House of Commons.

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The Prime Minister and the party in power can run the government provided?
They enjoy the support or confidence of the majority of the MPs.
They have the support of the minority MPs.
They have the support of the Governor-General and the Sovereign.
They have the sole support of the Sovereign.

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The Canadian judiciary is composed of how many judges?
Nine.
Ten.
Eleven.
Twelve.

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In Canada, the Sovereign symbolizes what?
All of these.
A reflection of Canada’s history.
The guardian of constitutional freedoms.
Sovereignty.

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Which among the following is NOT a responsibility of the municipal government?
Property and civil rights.
Policing.
Firefighting.
Garbage removal.

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How does a bill become a law in Canada?
Through a majority approval in the House of Commons and Senate and Royal assent.
Through approval by the Cabinet Members and Prime Minister.
Through approval and subsequent signing by the Sovereign.
Through approval by the Senate.

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What name best describes the representative chamber elected by the people?
House of Commons.
House of Representatives.
The Senate.
The Premier.

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Which among the following statements is NOT true about Canada’s federal state?
The responsibilities of the federal government were defined in 1860 in the British North America Act.
The federal government is concerned with matters of national as well as international importance.
The provincial government is responsible for education, municipal government, health, highways, civil rights and property, and natural resources.
The federal government and the provincial government share jurisdiction over immigration and agriculture.

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Which among the following is NOT a responsibility of the federal government?
Education.
Currency.
Defense.
Citizenship.

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Before a bill becomes a law, it passes through seven steps. What is the last step?
The bill gets royal assent after being passed by both houses.
The members make a debate, make amendments and approve the bill.
Committee members study the bill.
Members discuss the bill’s principle.

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In regards to Canada’s parliamentary democracy, the member of the provincial and territorial legislatures are elected by who?
The voters or the people.
Premier.
Lieutenant Governor.
The Prime Minister.

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What occurs when a sitting government loses a confidence vote?
The Prime Minister advises the Governor-General to call an election.
There will be no change in government whatsoever.
The opposition takes over the government.
The voting process is repeated until confidence is restored.

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What document clearly defines the responsibilities of both provincial and federal governments?
The Constitution Act or British North American Act of 1867.
The Articles of Confederation.
The Constitution Amendment Act.
The British North American Amendment Act.

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Who can vote in federal, provincial, and municipal elections?
Canadians aged 18 and above.
Working class Canadians.
Anybody currently residing in Canada.
Canadian males aged 18 and above.

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What name best describes the Sovereign’s representative in Canada?
Governor-General.
Premier.
Lieutenant Governor.
Commissioner.

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In every Canadian province, which official has a role that is strikingly similar to that of the Prime Minister in the federal government?
Premier.
Commissioner.
Head of Region.
Governor.

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How To Prepare Using The Canadian Citizenship Test Study Guide

After applying for Canadian citizenship, the next crucial step is to give a citizenship test. The test comprises of 20 questions, out of which you have to get at least 15 correct in order to pass the test. If you have applied for citizenship and your test date is just around the corner, you may feel a little anxious or nervous. But it’s pretty normal to feel that way – and we have got some things to share that can help you better prepare for your test.

The Canadian Citizenship Test Study Guide

Canadian Citizenship Test Study GuideThe Canadian citizenship test study guide is an official stud guide issued by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The book covers all the information that is required to clear your citizenship examination. It is recommended by the officials that you use this guide as a primary resource for your preparation.

The book offers information on the following topics:

  • History of Canada
  • Government of Canada
  • Regions of Canada
  • Canadian Symbols
  • Canadian Economy
  • The Justice System of Canada

Since the test covers all of these topics, it is imperative to have this information in order to pass it. This guide is available to you for free. You can collect it from the Office of Immigration, or you can order a copy for yourself online. This book is also available online in different formats, which include a PDF version, a webpage version, and an audiobook. You can simply download any of these to begin your preparation process.

Start Timely Preparation

It is recommended that you start preparing for the exam as soon as you apply for citizenship. Even though the Canadian Citizenship Test Study Guide is not too long, you will require some time to understand and absorb everything. The sooner you start, the more time you will have to do so.

Keep The Test Guide Close

Since there are electronic versions available, it is relatively easy to have a copy of the test guide on you. You can even have it on your phone. This way, you can skim through it whenever you get some time, and you can revise and recall things that you study in your dedicated test preparation time.

Revise!

Even if you have gone through the guide once, keep revising. It would help if you went over the Canadian citizenship test study guide as many times as possible before you appear for your exam. Revision reinforces whatever you have learned. This way, you will better retain all the information and do better on your test.

Take The Practice Tests

Taking the practice tests and jogging your memory from time to time can help you prepare for the test. There are practice questions available at the end of the test guide. Attemtping these practice questions will not only give you a better understanding of the type of questions to expect, but you will also be able to time yourself, figure out your own process, and feel much more prepared when the actual test date rolls around.

Remember, if you fail to clear your test in three attempts, you may have to go through the whole process of application for Canadian citizenship all over again. The Canadian Citizenship Test Study Guide is a great resource that you can utilize to prepare without any hassle. Good luck!