Citizenship Quiz – Test

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Please click the next button to start the quiz. You will have 30 minutes to answer 20 questions.

1.

What is a law called before it actually becomes a law?

2.

 Nunavut became a territory on:

3.

Why is British Columbia considered Canada’s Pacific gateway?

4.

True or false: Vikings were the first people to inhabit Canada.

5.

Which trade was most important to Canada’s economy for over 300 years?

6.

What are three responsibilities that fall under the Federal government’s mandate?

7.

Canada’s system of government is called:

8.

The only Canadian territory which shares a border with another country is:

9.

What did the Canadian government do to facilitate the movement of people across the country from east to west?

10.

Where are the Great Lakes located?

11.

The provinces of the Atlantic Region and their capital cities are:

12.

Members of Parliament (MPs) represent:

13.

The Central Canada province(s) and their capital cities are:

14.

In Canada, the three main types of industry are:

15.

What provinces are located in the Prairie Region?

16.

What does Confederation mean? What year did confederation take place in Canada?

17.

True or false: the descendants of First Nations women and English and French traders are Métis. 

18.

In which region does more than half the population of Canada reside?

19.

True or false: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Alberta were the first four provinces to join Confederation. 

20.

The Canadian province with the smallest land size is: