Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

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