Citizenship Quiz – Test Welcome to your Citizenship Study Quizzes! The only official study guide for the citizenship test is Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. Other tools, like the Citizenship Quiz found on this website, are not created by the Government of Canada, and should be used at your own discretion. Please click the next button to start the quiz. You will have 30 minutes to answer 20 questions. 1. What is the process a bill undergoes to become a law? The Queen proposes a bill, the Governor General approves it and it becomes law The Bill must be approved by majority vote in the House of Commons and Senate and finally the Governor General gives royal assent Canadian Citizens propose a bill, it is debated in the House of Commons and it must be approved by the Governor General The Bill must be approved by majority vote in the House of Commons and it must have final approval by the Governor General2. What did the Canadian government do to facilitate the movement of people across the country from east to west? Built the Canadian Pacific Railway, completed in 1885 Gave people money to buy plane tickets Paid for travelling expenses for every adult travelling west Provided financial incentives for families to travel west3. The provinces of the Atlantic Region and their capital cities are: New Brunswick (Fredericton), Nova Scotia (Halifax), Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown), Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John’s) Quebec (Quebec City), New Brunswick (Fredericton), Nova Scotia (Halifax), Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown) New Brunswick (Charlottetown), Nova Scotia (Fredericton), Prince Edward Island (St. John’s), Newfoundland and Labrador (Halifax) Ontario (Toronto), Quebec (Quebec City)4. When did Canada become a country? July 1, 1867 April 1, 1967 July 1, 1905 April 1, 17675. In what city are the Parliament buildings located? Toronto Ottawa Montreal Quebec City6. What are three responsibilities that fall under the municipal government’s mandate? Education, Citizenship, Health Care Health Care, Education, Recycling Programs Snow Removal, Firefighting, Recycling Programs Education, Recycling Programs, Policing7. Which political party is the ruling party at the federal level? Liberal Party Conservative Party Bloc Quebecois New Democratic Party8. The largest city in Alberta is: Edmonton Regina Calgary Lethbridge9. True or false: the last province to join confederation was Newfoundland in 1949. True False10. The Central Canada province(s) and their capital cities are: Ontario (Toronto), Quebec (Montreal) Ontario (Ottawa), Quebec (Quebec City) Ontario (Toronto), Quebec (Quebec City) Ontario (Toronto)11. In 1905, which province(s) and/or territories joined Confederation: Manitoba and Northwest Territories Saskatchewan and Alberta British Columbia Newfoundland12. The capital city of Alberta is: Calgary Regina Edmonton Red Deer13. For 300 years, the Hudson Bay Company controlled a major part of: The Bay department stores across Canada The Hudson Bay fishing area The forest around the Hudson Bay shores The fur trade14. Alberta has more _________ than any other province or territory. Cows Oil and gas Farms Intelligent people15. What Act made Confederation official? When did it take place? The Multiculturalism Act/ 1982 The Canada Act/ 1982 The British North America Act/ 1867 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms/ 198216. Members of Parliament (MPs) represent: The people in their electoral districts as well as all Canadians Only the people that voted for them The people in the province they represent The people in the city they represent17. Which trade was most important to Canada’s economy for over 300 years? Beer trade Agriculture Fur trade Fishing18. What are members of the Senate called and how are they chosen? Members of Senate. Appointed on the advice of the Governor General Parliament Senators. Chosen by the Queen Senators. Appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister Senators. Elected by Canadian citizens19. Who is the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta? Ed Stelmach Donald S. Ethell Rachel Notley Lois Mitchell20. The ruling party in Alberta is: United Conservative Party New Democratic Party Alberta Liberal Party Alberta PartyTime is Up!