CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP PRACTICE TEST 01

APNATORONTO.COM Development Team has created this powerful FREE online practice quiz engine to help you quickly prepare for the Canadian Citizenship Test. We have 10 sections of this citizenship quiz, each section consists of 25 multiple choice questions.

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What is the primary role of the police in Canada?
To keep people safe and to enforce the law
To conduct or support land warfare, peacekeeping, or humanitarian missions
To resolve disputes and interpret law
To provide national security intelligence to the government

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What does the National Register of Electors contain?
The names of Canadian citizens at least 18 years of age who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
The names of Canadian tax payers
The names of landed immigrants
The names of all Canadian citizens

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Which of the following answers is NOT true about the Canada/USA relationship?
Canada exports very few goods to the USA.
Canada and the USA share the longest undefended international border.
Canada and the USA are the largest trading partners in the world.
The Canada/USA relationship is the closest and the most extensive in the world.

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Who out of the following is above the law in Canada?
No one
Police
Judges
Politicians

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What does the Crown mean for Canadians?
The Crown is a symbol of government, including Parliament, legislatures, courts, police services, and the armed forces.
The Crown is the symbol of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as red maple leaves.
The Crown is the symbol of the national motto, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, which, in Latin, means ‘from sea to sea.’
The Crown reflects the Greco-Roman heritage of Western civilization in which democracy originated.

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What did the Suffrage Movement achieve?
Women obtained the right to vote.
Quebec experienced an era of rapid change.
Slavery was abolished in Canada.
Employment insurance was established.

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Why was the discovery of insulin by Canadians so important?
Insulin treats diabetes, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
Insulin treats heart disorders, which has saved millions of lives worldwide.
Insulin has eliminated polio in the world.
Insulin controls human growth hormones, which has made life better for millions of people.

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Under Canadian law, why is every person presumed to be innocent until proven guilty?
To guarantee due legal process under the law.
To ensure that men and women are equal under the law.
To establish that no person or group is above the law.
To provide freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression.

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Who governs Canada on a daily basis at the federal level?
Prime Minister
Premier
Governor General
The Queen

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To which of the following communities do the majority of Canadians belong?
Christians
Muslims
Hindu
Jewish

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Which Canadian province is the largest producer of oil and natural gas?
Alberta
Ontario
Nova Scotia
Quebec

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What is the significance of the Quebec Act of 1774?
Canada's tolerance towards all religions was affected.
Peace, Order and Good Government became Canada’s main principles.
The Province of Quebec was divided into Upper Canada and Lower Canada.
It was the birth of Canada.

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What is the highest honour a Canadian can receive?
The Victoria Cross
The Canadian Cross
The Canadian Crown
The Order of Peace

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What is the significance of hockey?
It is the most popular spectator sport in Canada and is also its national winter sport.
It is a national summer sport
Canada won a gold medal in 2008’s Olympics in this event.
None of these

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What is Canada's system of governance?
Federal state, parliamentary democracy, and constitutional monarchy
Federal state, provincial state, and constitutional monarchy
Police state, parliamentary democracy, and constitutional monarchy
Federal state, parliamentary democracy, and dictatorship

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Which of the following criterion gives a Canadian the right to vote?
Being on the official voters’ list
Having a driver’s license
Owning a house
Being an immigrant

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What region of Canada is known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun?"
Northern Territories
Atlantic Provinces
Prairie Provinces
Western Provinces

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What principles out of the following is Canada's constitution based on?
Peace, Order and Good government
War, Order and Good government
Multiculturalism. Peace and Order
Mobility Rights, Order and Good government

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Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?
Beaver
Bear
Cougar
Deer

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Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?
Sir John A. Macdonald
Sir Guy Carleton
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
Sir Isaac Brock

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Which of the following were the first four provinces in the Canadian Confederation?
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, and Manitoba
Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)
New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Province of Canada (Ontario & Quebec)

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Of the following, what is a non-Canadian not allowed to do?
Vote in federal and provincial elections
Own a house or a farm
Get health insurance
Get higher education

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Which of the following are Atlantic Provinces?
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island
Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario
Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, and Prince Edward Island

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What are the three branches of the Canadian government?
Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
Executive, Legislative, and Monarchy
Executive, Senate, and Judicial
Executive, Police, and Judicial

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A Member of Parliament from Toronto decides to spend the weekend in his or her electoral district. This means the MP will be...
In the part of Toronto where the MP was elected
taking a tour in the province of Ontario
in Ottawa
somewhere in the USA

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Preparing For The Online Canadian Citizenship Test

It was in March 2020 that the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) withheld the online Canadian citizenship test because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the IRCC has introduced a virtual option for people who are on the waiting list for the citizenship tests.

If you are one among those people, you would receive an email as an invitation to take the test. The IRCC has made it clear that people who didn’t get the chance to become Canadian citizens because of the global pandemic. Continue reading the post to know more about the online Canadian citizenship test.

What to expect from the online citizenship test

Online Canadian Citizenship TestThe IRCC will notify the candidates who are eligible for the online test. And, the concerned authority will contact them through email. Also, you might want to wait for an in-person written test and interview procedure to resume. However, there is no set date to know when it would be available.

So, if you haven’t received the email inviting you to the online test, sit back and relax. Your chance will arrive in due time. Before conducting the tests, participants have to confirm their identity to the officials. These can be done by providing correct personal information.

You need to take a photo of yourself and all the relevant documents proving your identity using a webcam. Now, these things have to be completed before the test begins. Moreover, the online platform would take several photographs of the participants during the ongoing test.

This process ensures the integrity of the tests that shifted to the online mode because of the global pandemic. Also, you get to see a similar process on other online tests such as various admission tests and bar exams. The IRCC notifies the eligible candidates to appear for the online test by inviting them through email.

What if someone doesn’t want to take an online test?

It is a matter of personal preference to take the online citizenship test or not. And, they can opt-in for an in-person test. However, keeping given the present situation, there is very little chance of knowing the accurate date from when the test and interview might resume.

Who are eligible for the Canadian citizenship test?

To become eligible for the Canadian citizenship test, participants have to meet the following requirements.

  • Should be between 18 and 54 years of age
  • Need to fulfill the different criteria for the citizenship
  • Applying for Canadian citizenship to retain the same

So, when will others access the citizenship test?

According to the IRCC, the officials have been working to make the citizenship program before the pandemic happened. This shows that there has been significant development and research for the sole purpose of the online testing platform. And, more should come in the upcoming weeks.

As of now, the participants invited by the IRCC can take the test online. Apart from this, the IRCC officials have indicated that the department would send invitations to more people on how to use the online platform beginning from 2021. However, the platform needs to be tested thoroughly.

Important details about the Canadian citizenship test online:

There are certain important factors that you need to know before appearing for the online test.

  • Similar to the in-person test, the online test consists of 20 items. And, the participants have to answer all the questions within 30 minutes. These 20 questions mostly are multiple-choice. However, you might find some of them as true or false.
  • You need to answer 15 questions correctly. Or else, you won’t pass the test.
  • The participants have to undergo additional steps to confirm their identity. Several photographs of their face, ID documents, and static pictures during the test will be captured through the webcam. Also, they can see themselves taking the test through the webcam.
  • The participants can take the test anytime within twenty-one days.
  • When taking the citizenship test, the participants have to remain present in Canada physically. This is a must.
Other important considerations:

Because the platform is a pilot run, very few participants will be invited to take the test. After the IRCC confirms the stability of this online platform, more participants will be invited to undertake the test. However, if you have opted for an online citizenship test, or have been invited, here are some important points for you to keep in mind. That way, you can achieve success.

  1. Read the instructions carefully

The foremost thing is to read the email invitation with care. That’s because, it contains all the necessary information on what to do before, during, and after completing the citizenship test. Therefore, read the instructions on the online Canadian citizenship test before heading for the examination.

Also, you need to have proper identification (ID) along with a clear photo and signature on it. This can be your driver’s license, healthcare card, or PR card (doesn’t matter if it is invalid). Take your Unique Client Identifier (UCI) and a copy of your Application Number. You can find these details in your invitation email.

  1. Get your device ready

When applying for the test, you would need the following:

  • A tablet, laptop, or computer with a webcam. Smartphones are banned
  • A stable internet connection
  • Safari or Chrome web browser. However, Chrome cannot be used on iPads
  • An area/ room where there is enough light

Thoroughly test these devices before the test. Make sure you have the right device and web browser. Turn off other apps while conducting the test so that you don’t get distracted. Notifications are annoying because they pop up on your screen.

That way, it can have an impact on your concentration. Make sure that the device is charged and has a power source nearby. If you face any kind of technical glitch, inform the examiner.

  1. Find a well-lighted, quiet place

It is good for you to be seated in a room with enough lighting for the examiner to see you. A quiet room allows you to focus on your test. So, remove all kinds of clutter that surrounds you. Also, choose a good time when you can take the exam without hurdles. Inform your friends and housemates regarding the exam so that you can give the test without interruption.