Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

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Question 1
Voting in elections in Canada is…?
A
Pointless
B
A responsibility
C
Compulsory
D
Unimportant
Question 2
Which of these is part of the responsibility of a citizen?
A
To salute the Canadian flag
B
To attend national events
C
To show respect for the Prime Minister
D
To work hard
Question 3
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 4
The protection of Canada’s environment is the responsibility of whom?
A
The national government
B
The aboriginal peoples
C
Provincial governments
D
All citizens
Question 5
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 6
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 7
Forced marriage is permitted in Canada…?
A
Under no circumstances
B
In certain provinces
C
For certain religions
D
If it took place abroad
Question 8
Military service in Canada is…?
A
Non-existent
B
Applauded
C
Compulsory
D
Looked down on
Question 9
Who helps keep Canada’s north safe?
A
RCMP
B
The Canadian Forces
C
The Canadian Rangers
D
OPP
Question 10
Canada is personified by…?
A
The Maple Leaf
B
The people
C
The sovereign
D
The Prime Minister
Question 11
Jury service in Canada is…?
A
Carried out by professionals
B
Compulsory
C
Optional
D
Non-existent
Question 12
What status do the French and English languages have in the Canadian constitution?
A
They are equal
B
English is more important
C
It isn’t mentioned
D
French is more important
Question 13
Which of these is above Canadian law?
A
Politicians
B
None of them
C
Religious groups
D
Aboriginal peoples
Question 14
To whom do you swear allegiance in the Canadian oath of citizenship?
A
Prime Minister of Canada
B
The Sovereign (Queen or King)
C
The Canadian flag
D
The Canadian people
Question 15
Under Canadian law, men and women are equal…?
A
Unless they are married
B
In all circumstances
C
Except in matters of religion
D
Except in matters of employment
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
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 subordinate to it
D
They are not mentioned
Question 18
Which of these is not enshrined in Canadian law?
A
Freedom of association
B
Freedom of peaceful assembly
C
Freedom to disobey the law
D
Freedom of speech
Question 19
Which of these is not a source of Canadian law?
A
US federal law
B
Laws passed by Parliament and the provincial legislatures
C
The French civil code
D
English common law
Question 20
What is the name of the military in Canada?
A
RCMP
B
The Canadian Forces
C
OPP
D
Canadian Federal Police
Question 21
It is regarded as the responsibility of a Canadian citizen to…?
A
Help others
B
Look out for number one
C
Earn as much as possible
D
Mind your own business
Question 22
What does the Canadian constitution say about multiculturalism?
A
It should be celebrated
B
It should be discouraged
C
It should be ignored
D
It doesn’t exist
Question 23
Which of these religions has greater rights in Canada?
A
Christianity
B
They are all equal
C
Islamism
D
Judaism
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