Oh Canada #6

Below are 20 questions for the citizenship test. Please write the questions and answer in your workbook. Give yourself 30 minutes.

Then look up the answers in your Citizenship Book or on the computer.

Text me with your results.


1. Give an example of how you can show responsibility by participating in your community.

a.Mind your own business.

b.Have a party.

c.Keep your property tidy.

d.Volunteer.


2. What does the Canadian flag look like?

a.Red and white with provincial emblems.

b.Red and white with a beaver.

c.White with a red border on each end and a red maple leaf in the centre.

d.Red with a white maple leaf.


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

a.Alaska (Juneau) and Yukon Territory ( Whitehorse).

b.Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) and Alaska (Juneau).

c.Northwest Territories (Yellowknife).

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


4. One third of all Canadians live in which province?

a.Quebec.

b.Ontario.

c.Northwest Territories.

d.Manitoba.


5. Where are the Parliament Buildings located?

a.Ottawa.

b.Quebec City.

c.Hull.

d.Toronto.


6. What are the three main types of industry in Canada?

a.Natural resources, tourism and service industries..

b.Tourism, services and manufacturing.

c.Natural resources, tourism and manufacturing.

d.Natural resources, manufacturing and services.


7. What is the name of the Governor General?

a.David Johnston.

b.Elizabeth May.

c.Dalton McGuinty.

d.Julie Payette


8. What do you call a law before it is passed?

a.A New law.

b.A Proposed law.

c.A Bill.

d.A New proposal.


9. How are Members of Parliament chosen?

a.Appointed by the Prime Minister.

b.Elected by Canadian citizens.

c.Appointed by the Queen.

d.Elected by the Provincial Ministers.


10. What are the three levels of government in Canada?

a.Federal, Provincial and Territorial, Municipal (local).

b.Federal, Provincial and City.

c.Federal, Territorial and Provincial.

d.Federal, State and Local.


11. Who has the right to vote in federal elections?

a.A Canadian citizen, 18 years or older, and on voters' list.

b.A Canadian citizen, 18 years or older and must work for the federal government.

c.A landed immigrant, 18 years old and a memberof the Canadian Forces.

d.A Canadian citizen, over 25 years and a member of the Canadian Forces.


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

a.Anyone.

b.A Canadian citizen who is 16 years old.

c.Any man who is at least 18 years old.

d.Any Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years old.


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

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

b.The Queen herself picks any party to run the government.

c.The Governor General proposes a law for elected officials to become the governing body.

d.The Premiers of each province pick a party to run the government


14. Approximately how many Canadians served in the First World War?

a.7000.

b.8 million.

c.About 60,000.

d.More than 600,000.


15. Who have major responsibilities on First Nations reserves?

a.Band chiefs and councillors.

b.Municipal governments.

c.Provincial and territorial governments.

d.Federal government.


16. What is Canada's national winter sport?

a.Golf.

b.Nordic skiing.

c.Lacrosse.

d.Hockey.


17. Who led Quebec into Confederation?

a.Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine

b.Sir George-Étienne Cartier

c.Sir Wilfrid Laurier

d.Sir John A. Macdonald


18. Which provincial flag features the fleur-de-lys?

a.Quebec

b.New Brunswick

c.Manitoba

d.Ontario


19. Where does Canada rank in the world's largest countries?

a.First

b.Second

c.Third

d.Fourth


20. What is a Francophone?

a.A person who speaks English as their first language

b.A smartphone designed by the Canadian company RIM

c.A person who speaks French as their first language

d.The first phone in Canada, invented by Alexander Graham Bell



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