Canadian Citizenship Test 2021 Question Answers (Explanation). There are a total of 50 multiple choice questions with answers and explanations. However, we did not add any true/false questions to this test. This Canadian Citizenship Test 2021 sample test is designed to help you prepare to become a Canadian citizen.
Canadian Citizenship Test 2021
|Name of the Test||Canadian Citizenship Test|
|Total Number of Questions||50 questions with an explanation|
|Questions Format||sample multiple-choice questions|
|Minimum Passing Score||75 %|
Q1. In oath of citizenship, to whom Canadian profess their loyalty.
- A. The Canadian Constitution
- B. The Sovereign (Queen or King)
- C. Prime Minister of Canada
- D. The Canadian flag
Q2.When does a federal election have to be held under legislation passed by Parliament?
- A. When the Queen wants to replace the Prime Minister
- B. Within 4 years of the most recent election
- C. Within 5 years of the last election
- D. The Prime Minister can call the election any time at his own will
Q3. What are the three main components of Oath of the Citizenship… ?
- A. Loyalty to The Sovereign, work hard, and serve in Canadian forces
- B. Loyalty to The Sovereign, obey law and serve in Canadian forces
- C. Loyalty to The Sovereign, faithfully observe the law and fulfill the duties as Canadian citizen
- D. Loyalty to The Constitution, faithfully observe the law and fulfill the duties as Canadian Citizen
Q4. Which of the following is the federal government responsible for?
- B. Natural resources
- C. Education
- D. Interprovincial Trade and Communications
Q5. What was the name of the new country formed in Confederation?
- B. Canada
- C. Canadian Confederation
- D. Dominion of Canada
Q6.Canada is personified by…?
- A. The Sovereign (Queen or King)
- B. The Prime Minister
- C. The Constitution
- D. The Flag
Q7.What are the two basic requirements of the citizenship test…?
- A. To test the knowledge of Canada history and English language
- B. To test the knowledge of English and the knowledge of French
- C. To test the knowledge of Canada electoral process and the knowledge Canada judicial system
- D. To test the knowledge of Canada and rights and responsibilities of citizenship and adequate knowledge of English or French
Q8.Where do more than half the people in Canada live?
- A. Coastal Pacific
- B. Atlantic Canada
- C. Prairies
- D. Central Canada
Q9.Which of the following is not a source of Canadian law?
- A. Laws made by the house of commons and the provincial legislatures
- B. French Civil Code
- C. French Federal Law
- D. English Common law
Q10. In 1982, the Canadian constitution was amended to include the____?
- A. Canadian Charter of Citizens Responsibility
- B. Canadian Charter of Crime and Punishment
- C. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- D. Canadian Charter of National Allegiance
Q11.What are the four rights of citizens ensured in the Canadian charter?
- A. Mobility Rights, Aboriginal People’s Rights, Official Language Rights and Multiculturalism
- B. Mobility Rights, Right to Work, Official Language Rights and Right of religion freedom
- C. Mobility Rights, Aboriginal People’s Rights, Official Language Rights and Rights of free education
- D. Mobility Rights, Aboriginal People’s Rights, Official Language Rights and Right to work
Q12. The Canadian constitution is based on the principle of habeas corpus, which means?
- A. The state has the right to imprison you at any time
- B. You can’t be unlawfully imprisoned by the state
- C. Your rights are less important than the rights of the state
- D. The state has ultimate power over your property
Q13.Who let Quebec into the confederation?
- A. Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
- B. Sir George-Étienne Cartier
- C. Sir Wilfrid Laurier
- D. Sir John A. Macdonald
Q14.How can a party in power be defeated in Parliament?
- A. If there is a revolution
- B. If the Queen orders the party to resign
- C. If a majority of the MPs vote against a major government decision
- D. If a minority of the MPs vote against a major government decision
Q15. Which region covers more than one-third of Canada?
- A. Northern Territories
- B. South Region
- C. North Region
- D. Southern Territories
Q16.What is the name of the Royal Anthem of Canada?
- A. Great Canada
- B. O Canada
- C. God save the Queen (or King)
- D. Oh Canada
Q17. What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
- A. To resolve disputes and interpret law
- B. To keep people safe and to enforce the law
- C. To provide national security intelligence to the government
- D. To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
Q18.Which province has the most bilingual Canadians?
- A. British Columbia
- B. Quebec
- C. Ontario
- D. Prince Edward Island
Q19.Which province is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world?
- A. Manitoba
- B. Saskatchewan
- C. British Columbia
- D. Alberta
Q20. When is Canada Day?
- A. July 1st every year
- B. November 5th every year
- C. July 30th every year
- D. July 31st every year
Q21. In what year did Canada become a country?
- A. 1867
- B. 1687
- C. 1786
- D. 1678
Q22.Where is Canada located?
- A. Central America
- B. Europe
- C. North America
- D. South America
Q23.Under Canadian law, when men and women are equal?
- A. In all circumstances
- B. When they are married
- C. At workplace
- D. In the matters of religion
Q24.What status do the rights of Aboriginal Peoples have in the Canadian constitution?
- A. Aboriginals are above the constitutions
- B. Aboriginals have equal status in the constitution
- C. Aboriginals rights under the charter can not be aversely effected by any other treaty
- D. Aboriginals are subordinate to the constitution
Q25. What do you call the Queen’s representative in the provinces?
- A. Governor Lieutenant
- B. Queen’s governor
- C. Lieutenant Governor
- D. Governor General
Q26. How are Members of Parliament chosen?
- A.Elected by senators.
- B. Elected by the prime minister.
- C. Chosen by the Queen.
- D. Elected by Canadian citizens.
Q27. In what jobs did the Métis first work with European Settlers?
- A. Supplies, traders, guides and interpreters
- B. Taking care of children
- C. Building housing
- D. Fishing
Q28. What does the National Register of Electors contain?
- A. Database of landed immigrants
- B. Database of Canadian Citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
- C. Database of all Canadian citizens
- D. Database of Canadian tax payers
Q29.Canada is known around the world as ___ ?
- A. Military power
B. Peaceful Country
C. Good Governed Country
D. Strong and free
Q30. Which of the following is the Canadian system of government?
- A. Autocracy
- B. Republican democracy
- C. Benign dictatorship
- D. Constitutional monarchy
Q31. Canada becomes a constitutional monarchy under which of the following Act.?
- A. The British North America Act 1867
- B. Great Canadian Charter of Freedom 1982
- C. The Quebec Act of 1774
- D. Magna Carta of 1215
Q32.What was the main advantage of NAFTA agreement?
- A. Free trade among Canada, the USA and Mexico
- B. Free trade between Canada and China
- C. Free trade between Canada and the UK
- D. Free trade between Canada and Japan
Q33. Which Act granted, for the first time in Canada, legislative assemblies elected by the people?
- A. The Constitutional Act of 1982
- B. The Constitutional Act of 1891
- C. The Constitutional Act of 1791
- D. The Constitutional Act of 1972
Q34.Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court of Canada?
- A. The Governor General
- B. The Prime Minister
- C. Other judges
- D. The people
Q35. What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
- A. The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
- B. The Crown contain symbols of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
- C. A national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
- D. The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.
Q36.What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
- A. Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
- B. The Suffrage Movement abolished slavery in Canada.
- C. The Suffrage Movement led to the introduction of employment insurance.
- D. Women achieved the right to vote.
Q37. All Aboriginal people who are neither Inuit nor Metis are known as___?
- A. Red Indians
- B. French
- C. European
- D. First Nations
Q38. Which region is known as the industrial and manufacturing heartland of Canada?
- A. Atlantic provinces
- B. Prairie provinces
- C. Central Canada
- D. West Coast
Q40. In which words does the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms begin?
- A. “Canadian citizens have rights and responsibilities”
- B. “Oh Canada! Our home and native land!”
- C. “Canada is a free country and home of the braves”
- D. “Whereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law”
Q41. What do Canadians remember on Remembrance Day?
- A. Canadian victory in world war I
- B. Canadian victory in the battle of Vimy Ridge
- C. Canadian victory in World War Il
- D. Sacrifices made by Canadian veterans and brave soldiers in wars
Q42. Why was the Canadian Pacific Railway built?
- A. The railway made it possible for immigrants to settle in the Central Canada.
- B. British Columbia joined Canada in 1871 after Ottawa promised to build a railway to the West Coast.
- C. TO provide a spectacular tourist excursion across precipitous passes and bridges
- D. So British Columbia could handle trade of goods worth billions of dollars all around the world.
Q43 Why is trade with other countries important to Canada?
- A. Trade with other countries changed the native way of life forever.
- B. To increase the trade and enjoy one of the world’s highest standards of living
- C. Canada has become a member of the World Trade Organization.
- D. The French and Aboriginal people collaborated with Canada in the vast fur-trade economy.
Q45. Which of the following best describes the role of the Queen in Canada?
- A. To make important decisions about how the country governed
- B. To peacefully oppose or try to improve government proposals
- C. To run the federal government departments
- D. To focus on citizenship and allegiance, be a symbol of Canadian sovereignty, and a guardian of constitutional freedoms
Q46. What does it mean to say Canada is a constitutional monarchy?
- A. The Sovereign (Queen or King) approves bills before becoming law.
- B. The Sovereign (Queen or King) represents Canadians in Parliament.
- C. Canada’s Head of State is a hereditary Sovereign (Queen or King) who reigns in accordance with the Constitution.
- D. The Sovereign (Queen or King) is the law maker of Canada.
Q47.What are the provinces of Central Canada?
- A. Ontario and Quebec
- B. Ontario and Alberta
- C. Quebec and New Brunswick
- D. Alberta and Saskatchewan
Q48.Where do the majority Métis live in Canada?
- A. Central Canada
- B. The North
- C. Prairie Provinces
- D. The Maritimes
Q49.What country is Canada’s largest trading partner?
- A. China
- B. The United States of America
- C. The United Kingdom
- D. Mexico
Q50. Which two fundamental freedoms are protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
- A. Freedom of belief and freedom of religion
- B. Equal employment rights and opportunities
- C. Basic living rights and obey laws
- D. Aboriginal peoples’ rights and to volunteer
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