Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

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