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Canadian Citizenship Test Questions & Answers


September 1, 2011

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Following information has been taken from the Canadian Imigration Citizenship guide. The purpose of
this blog is to bring you the Canadian Citizenship test details in a simple and most easy to remember
format. The answers to the questions are written directly and in a bullet form or one line answer. I will
be adding more questions and answers regularly.

I hope this will help you to pass your Canadian Citizenship test.

Thank you.

Q.1 Name two key documents that contain our rights and freedoms.

1. Magna Carta (1215 )


2. Canadian Charter of Rights and freedoms (1982)

Q.2 Identify four (4) rights that Canadians enjoy.

1. Mobility Rights
2. Aboriginal Peoples’ Rights
3. Official Language Rights
4. Multiculturalism

Q.3 Name four (4) fundamental freedoms that Canadians enjoy.

1. Freedom of conscience an religion


2. Freedom of tough, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of speech and of the press
3. Freedom of peaceful assembly
4. Freedom of association

Q.4 What is meant by the equality of women and men?

Men and women are equal under the law

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Q.5 What are some examples of taking responsibility for yourself and your family?

Getting a job, taking care of one’s family and working hard in keeping with one’s abilities are
important Canadian values.

Q.7 Who were the founding peoples of Canada?

Aboriginal, French and British

Q.8 Aboriginal people refers to three distinct groups

Indians (who are not Inuit or Metis, Indians are now called First Nations)
Inuit
Metis

Q.9 Who are the Métis?

Mix of aboriginal and European ancestry, lived in Prairie province, speak their own dialect,Michif

Q.10 What does the word “Inuit” mean?

“The people”

Q.11 What is meant by the term “responsible government”?

This meant that the ministers of the Crown must have the support of a majority of the elected
representatives in order to govern

A.12 Who was Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine?

Became the first head of a responsible government in 1849 (like prime minister Stephen Harper
today)

Q.13  What did the Canadian Pacific Railway symbolize?

Unity

Q. 14 What does Confederation mean?

The British Parliament passed the British North America Act in 1867. The Dominion of Canada was
officially born on July 1, 1867. Until 1982, July 1 was celebrated as “Dominion Day” to commemorate
the day that Canada became a self-governing Dominion. Today it is officially known as Canada Day

Q.1 5 What is the significance of the discovery of insulin by Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best?

A hormone to treat diabetes that has saved 16millions lives worldwide

Q. 16 What does it mean to say that Canada is a constitutional monarchy?

Canada’s Head of  State is a hereditary Sovereign Queen

Q. 17 What are the three branches of government?

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Executive
Legislative
Judicial

Q. 18 What is the difference between the role of the Queen and that of the Prime Minister?

Queen is the head of the state


Prime Minister is the head of Government

Q. 19 What is the highest honor that Canadians can receive?

Victoria Cross (V.C.)

Q. 20 When you go to vote on Election Day, what do you do?

Go to your polling station, the location in your voter information card. Bring this card and proofof
your identity and address to the polling station.

Q. 21 What is the meaning of Kanata?

Village

Q. 22 Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada

John A Macdonal

Q. 23 Who is the current Prime Minister

Stephen Harper

Q. 24 What is the area of Canada

10 Million Sqaure Km

Q. 25 Which four province first formed the confederation

Qubec, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

Q. 26 Which was the last province to join Canada

Newfoundland in 1949

Q. 27 What is the capital of Canada

Ottawa

Q.28 Where is the Parliament Building

Ottawa

Q. 29 What is the name of the tower in the Parliament Building

Peace Tower

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Q.30 Which province is the largest by population

Ontario

Q.31 The smallest provice

Prince Edward Island (PEI)

Q.32 What is the name of the Premier of Ontario

Dalton McGuinty

Q.33 Which province is the largest producer of metals in Canada

Ontario

Q.34 How many regions are there in Canada

5 Regions

Q.35 What is the most populated region in Canada

Central Region

Q.36 Which is the largest City of Canada

Toronto

Q.37 Where is the Superior Lake

Between Ontarion and USA

Q.38 In which provice superior lake is

Ontario

Q.39 Where does the govt gaurantee service in two official languages

Federal Court

Q.40 Which Ocean lies on Canada’s border on West

Pacific Ocean

Q.41 What are Prairies

These are the areas in Southern Part of Canada having flat fertile plains

Q.42 Who is Queen’s representative

Governor Gerneral (xxx)

Q.43 What is the name of the opposition party

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New Democratic Party (NDP)

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1. Mr WordPress - September 1, 2011


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2. David - May 14, 2013
The largest province is Quebec not Ontario

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zakhanz - November 5, 2013
Thanks David, I have corrected the question, largest province by population not by size.

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3. Theresa - October 2, 2013
Hi, I just want to know if this is an official site to learn or actually beneficial to anybody yet. thanks

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zakhanz - November 5, 2013
This is not an official website, but my personal one to help other people to pass the citizenship test.

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4. Steven. - November 5, 2013
its helped me!

thanks

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zakhanz - February 5, 2014
Thank you Steven, and all the best for you.

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5. Sandy - November 13, 2013
Hi today is my test hope a pass

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zakhanz - February 5, 2014
I hope you have passed your test………. good luck

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6. Bierfesten (@bierfesten) - November 15, 2013
Thanks for the Q&A for Citizenship test. I’m doing it in 2 weeks, so brushing up on my CDN
Knowledge. Anyone ever done the one in front of judge?

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7. Dustin - January 22, 2014
Lot of questions and answers regarding Ontario . Is this beneficial if I’m in Alberta ? Will be
questions regard Alberta instead of Ontario ?

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zakhanz - February 5, 2014
Yes, this is a general test. It will help you even if you live in Alberta, I will be adding more questions
from Alberata province soon.

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8. Junicel Tabara - January 29, 2014
thank you for posting these it help a lot for us

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9. sami - April 13, 2015
Thank you but there wrong answer about What did the Canadian Pacific Railway symbolize?
•A Railway from Sea to Sea
The right answer is UNITY.

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zakhanz - April 13, 2015
Thanks for the correct answer. I have made the change.

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