Could You Pass This Canada Citizenship Test? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who must obey the law?
    • A. 

      Everyone in the government

    • B. 

      Every Canadian Citizen

    • C. 

      Everyone, even if they are in a high position

  • 2. 
    What does a jury do?
    • A. 

      Group of people who help the judge to make decisions about whether the person who is on trial is guilty or not guilty

    • B. 

      Group of people who help the lawyer to make decisions about whether the person who is on trial is guilty or not guilty

    • C. 

      Group of people who help the judge to convict the person who is on trial

  • 3. 
    What are the three kinds of elections?
    • A. 

      Federal (whole country)

    • B. 

      Regional

    • C. 

      Departmental

    • D. 

      National

    • E. 

      Provincial or Territorial

    • F. 

      Local (municipality or city)

  • 4. 
    What are the responsibilities of citizenship?
    • A. 

      Obeying the law

    • B. 

      Pay taxes

    • C. 

      Taking responsibility for oneself and one’s family

    • D. 

      Serving on a jury

    • E. 

      Obeying the traffic rules

    • F. 

      Create business

    • G. 

      Voting in elections

    • H. 

      Getting a job

    • I. 

      Work in the government

    • J. 

      Helping others in the community

  • 5. 
    Who were the founding peoples of Canada ?
    • A. 

      Aboriginal

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      English

    • E. 

      Chinese

    • F. 

      Acadian

    • G. 

      Filipino

  • 6. 
    Examples of taking care of yourself and your family
    • A. 

      Sending your kids to school

    • B. 

      Taking care of your family

    • C. 

      Thinking of the welfare of your family

    • D. 

      Taking care of your self

    • E. 

      Work in government

    • F. 

      Finish your studies

    • G. 

      Working hard

    • H. 

      Getting a job

  • 7. 
    King George III promised to allow the Aboriginal peoples to have the right to the land on which they lived. These were called territorial rights in 1763.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In Canada, if you needed by the government, you have to join the Canadian military? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When did Canada apologize for how it treated the aboriginal peoples in the past?
  • 10. 
    Descendents of English or French and Aboriginal parents. They mostly live in the prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
  • 11. 
    Percentage of Aboriginal peoples in Canada is Métis?
    • A. 

      1/4 or 25%

    • B. 

      1/2 or 50%

    • C. 

      1/3 or 30%

  • 12. 
    What does the word Inuit mean ?
  • 13. 
    4% percent of Aboriginal peoples in Canada are Inuit?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the term used since the 1970s to describe Aboriginal peoples who are not Inuit or Métis?
    • A. 

      First Nations

    • B. 

      First Inhabitants

    • C. 

      First People

    • D. 

      First Lady

    • E. 

      Loyalists

  • 15. 
    How many communities are on reserve land?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      6000

    • E. 

      60000

  • 16. 
    Half of the First Nations people live in Northen territories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Land that the government legally owns where half of the First Nations people live.
  • 18. 
    Between __________________, more than 2/3 (65%) of the Acadians living in the Maritimes, were forced to leave Canada, and go to Britain, France, or another British colony.
    • A. 

      1812 and 1890

    • B. 

      Late 1700s

    • C. 

      1867 and 1900

    • D. 

      1982 and present

    • E. 

      1755 and 1763

  • 19. 
    Who were the people living in the Maritimes between 1755 and 1763 that were forced to leave Canada, and go to Britain, France, or another British colony.   
  • 20. 
    Between 1755 and 1763, more than 2/3 (65%) of the Acadians living in the Maritimes, were forced to leave Canada, and go to where?.  
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      North Territories

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      Europe

    • F. 

      France

    • G. 

      British colony

  • 21. 
    The Federal Government (through the House of Commons) agreed that Quebecers, including the French-speaking Quebecois, form a nation within a united Canada.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    He was also called Lord Tweedsmuir because he was the first Baron Tweesmuir. He was a popular Governor General of Canada.
    • A. 

      John Buchan

    • B. 

      Turner-Bailey

    • C. 

      John Cabot

    • D. 

      Jacques Cartier

    • E. 

      Pierre Le Moyne

  • 23. 
    What did John Buchan believe in?
    • A. 

      He believed in Good Governance.

    • B. 

      He believed in Confederation

    • C. 

      He believed in Parliamentary Democracy

    • D. 

      He believed in Unity in Diversity.

    • E. 

      He believed in Constitutional Monarchy

  • 24. 
    John Buchan  was a popular Governor General of Canada from
    • A. 

      1935 to 1937

    • B. 

      1935 to 1938

    • C. 

      1935 to 1939

    • D. 

      1935 to 1940

    • E. 

      1935 to 1941

  • 25. 
    What does unity in diversity mean?
    • A. 

      People should not change their culture. People in Canada can have different religions, and the country can still be united.

    • B. 

      People should not change their culture. People in Canada can have different ethnic backgrounds, and the country can still be united.

    • C. 

      People should not change their culture. People in Canada can have different cultural traditions, and the country can still be united.

    • D. 

      People should change their culture. People in Canada can't have different cultural traditions, and the country should be united.

  • 26. 
    Where have most immigrants come from since the 1970s?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Japanese

    • C. 

      Acadian

    • D. 

      Filipino

    • E. 

      French

    • F. 

      Scottish

    • G. 

      Polish

    • H. 

      Irish

    • I. 

      Indian

    • J. 

      American

    • K. 

      German

    • L. 

      Italian

    • M. 

      Chinese

    • N. 

      Aboriginal

    • O. 

      Ukrainian

    • P. 

      Dutch

    • Q. 

      African

    • R. 

      South Asian

    • S. 

      Scandinavian

  • 27. 
    In Vancouver and Toronto, some people speak Chinese at home instead of English. What are the percentages mentioned in the reading?  
    • A. 

      13% in Vancouver

    • B. 

      8% in Toronto

    • C. 

      7% in Toronto

    • D. 

      12% in Vancouver

    • E. 

      11% in Toronto

  • 28. 
    What is the largest religious affiliation in Canada?
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Protestant

    • C. 

      Catholic

    • D. 

      Anglican

  • 29. 
    In Canada, the laws treats both gay and lesbian Canadians the same as other Canadians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Canada is not a multicultural society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Marjorie Turner-Bailey is a descendent of black Loyalists. Black Loyalists were people of African origin in the 1780s, who escaped slavery in the U.S.A. by coming to Canada.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Name some native groups.
    • A. 

      Cree and Dene (northwest part of Canada, hunter-gatherers)

    • B. 

      Iroquois (hunted and farmed)

    • C. 

      Metis (Aboriginal and French/English people)

    • D. 

      Vikings (came from Iceland)

    • E. 

      Voyageurs or Coureurs des bois

    • F. 

      Sioux (nomadic, followed the buffalo/bison herd)

  • 33. 
    Who was defeated during the battle of the Plains of Abraham?
    • A. 

      In 1759, the British defeated the French

    • B. 

      In 1758, the British defeated the Americans

    • C. 

      In 1757, the French defeated the British

  • 34. 
    Who was a great hero of New France?
    • A. 

      Piere Le Moyne

    • B. 

      Pierre Le Mone

    • C. 

      Pierre Lee Moyne

    • D. 

      Pierre Le Moyne

  • 35. 
    Sir Guy Carleton was British. He was also called Lord Dorchester.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Who helped the Loyalists to move from the United States to Nova Scotia and Quebec in 1782 and 1783?
    • A. 

      Pierre Le Moyne

    • B. 

      Guy Carleton

    • C. 

      John Buchan

  • 37. 
    How many black Loyalists came north to live in Canada?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      3,000

    • D. 

      30,000

    • E. 

      300,000

    • F. 

      3

  • 38. 
    Which city in Africa was started in 1792 when some black Nova Scotians left Canada?
    • A. 

      Sierra Leone

    • B. 

      Uganda

    • C. 

      Sierra Grande

    • D. 

      Eastern Cape

    • E. 

      Limpopo

  • 39. 
    When was the first elected representative assembly?  
    • A. 

      1756 – Halifax representative assembly was elected

    • B. 

      1892 – Halifax representative assembly was elected

    • C. 

      1758 – Halifax representative assembly was elected

    • D. 

      1600 – Halifax representative assembly was elected

  • 40. 
    Upper Canada become Ontario
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    Lower Canada become Manitoba
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    What province did Lower Canada become?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Ontario

    • C. 

      Manitoba

  • 43. 
    What was the name for the provinces of Upper Canada, Lower Canada and the Atlantic colonies?
    • A. 

      British North America

    • B. 

      North America.

    • C. 

      British Colony

  • 44. 
    Who started the discussion, about the need to stop slavery in Canada?
    • A. 

      British parliament

    • B. 

      American revolutionist

    • C. 

      French colonist

    • D. 

      African people

    • E. 

      Asian immigrants

    • F. 

      Human Rights Activist

  • 45. 
    Who wanted to end slavery in the United States?
    • A. 

      Chief Tecumseh

    • B. 

      Sir Isaac Brock

    • C. 

      Mary Ann (Shadd) Carey

  • 46. 
    When did the United States attacked Canada?
    • A. 

      June 1867

    • B. 

      June 1812

    • C. 

      June 1890

  • 47. 
    Aboriginal person who helped to defend Canada when Canada was fighting against the United States. He was from the Aboriginal group called Shawnee.
    • A. 

      Chief Tecumseh

    • B. 

      Chief Peguis

    • C. 

      Chief Tenskwatawa

    • D. 

      Chief Wa-bo-jung

  • 48. 
    What city did Major-General Sir Isaac Brock capture?
    • A. 

      City of Selkirk

    • B. 

      City of Detroit

    • C. 

      City of Winkler

    • D. 

      City of Mississippi

  • 49. 
    In 1813, she made a dangerous 19 mile (30 km) journey on foot to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon of a planned American attack. This helped the soldiers to win the Battle of Beaver Dams. She is recognized as a heroine.
    • A. 

      Laura Secord

    • B. 

      Marie-Anne Lagemodiére

    • C. 

      Anne Harvey

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Bruyère

  • 50. 
    Who helped to begin (found) Canada's national capital?
    • A. 

      Duke of Lancaster

    • B. 

      Duke of Wellington

    • C. 

      Duke of Lauderdale

    • D. 

      Duke of NotreDame