Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

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