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