Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

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Question 1
Which of these is part of the responsibility of a citizen?
A
To show respect for the Prime Minister
B
To work hard
C
To salute the Canadian flag
D
To attend national events
Question 2
Canada subscribes to the principle of habeas corpus. What does this mean?
A
The state has ultimate power over your body
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 the right to imprison you at any time
Question 3
The protection of Canada’s environment is the responsibility of whom?
A
All citizens
B
The aboriginal peoples
C
The national government
D
Provincial governments
Question 4
Forced marriage is permitted in Canada…?
A
Under no circumstances
B
For certain religions
C
If it took place abroad
D
In certain provinces
Question 5
To become a Canadian citizen you must have adequate knowledge of English or French if you are between the ages of…?
A
18 – 54
B
12 – 75
C
16 – 62
D
14 – 84
Question 6
Who helps keep Canada’s north safe?
A
The Canadian Rangers
B
RCMP
C
OPP
D
The Canadian Forces
Question 7
Jury service in Canada is…?
A
Non-existent
B
Carried out by professionals
C
Compulsory
D
Optional
Question 8
To whom do you swear allegiance in the Canadian oath of citizenship?
A
The Sovereign (Queen or King)
B
The Canadian flag
C
The Canadian people
D
Prime Minister of Canada
Question 9
Under Canadian law, men and women are equal…?
A
Except in matters of employment
B
In all circumstances
C
Unless they are married
D
Except in matters of religion
Question 10
Which of these is not a source of Canadian law?
A
The French civil code
B
Laws passed by Parliament and the provincial legislatures
C
English common law
D
US federal law
Question 11
Canada is personified by…?
A
The sovereign
B
The Maple Leaf
C
The people
D
The Prime Minister
Question 12
Military service in Canada is…?
A
Compulsory
B
Looked down on
C
Non-existent
D
Applauded
Question 13
Canadians have a right to live and work…?
A
In the town of their birth
B
In the province of their birth
C
Anywhere in Canada
D
Within 250 miles of where they were born
Question 14
Voting in elections in Canada is…?
A
Compulsory
B
A responsibility
C
Pointless
D
Unimportant
Question 15
What status do the rights of Aboriginal Peoples have in the Canadian constitution?
A
They have equal status with the constitution
B
They cannot be overruled by it
C
They are not mentioned
D
They are subordinate to it
Question 16
Which of these is not enshrined in Canadian law?
A
Freedom to disobey the law
B
Freedom of peaceful assembly
C
Freedom of speech
D
Freedom of association
Question 17
Which of these is above Canadian law?
A
None of them
B
Aboriginal peoples
C
Politicians
D
Religious groups
Question 18
It is regarded as the responsibility of a Canadian citizen to…?
A
Look out for number one
B
Mind your own business
C
Earn as much as possible
D
Help others
Question 19
In 1982, the Canadian constitution was amended to include the…?
A
Canadian Charter of Citizens’ Responsibility
B
Canadian Charter of National Allegiance
C
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
D
Canadian Charter of Crime and Punishment
Question 20
What does the Canadian constitution say about multiculturalism?
A
It doesn’t exist
B
It should be celebrated
C
It should be ignored
D
It should be discouraged
Question 21
What status do the French and English languages have in the Canadian constitution?
A
English is more important
B
They are equal
C
It isn’t mentioned
D
French is more important
Question 22
Which of these religions has greater rights in Canada?
A
Christianity
B
Judaism
C
They are all equal
D
Islamism
Question 23
What is the name of the military in Canada?
A
The Canadian Forces
B
OPP
C
RCMP
D
Canadian Federal Police
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