1. A Member of Parliament from Montreal announces that she will spend her weekend in her electoral district. This means she would be:

  • In her office on Parliament Hill.
  • Visiting the province of Quebec.
  • In the part of Montreal where she was elected. (correct answer)
  • Going on a vacation.

2. After a federal election, which party forms the new government?

  • The party with the most elected representatives is invited by the Governor General to become the party in power. (correct answer)
  • The Queen herself picks any party to run the government.
  • The Governor General proposes a law for elected officials to become the governing body.
  • The Premiers of each province pick a party to run the government

3. Approximately how many Canadians served in the First World War?

  • 7000.
  • 8 million.
  • About 60,000.
  • More than 600,000. (correct answer)

4. Canada has three territories and how many provinces?

  • 13
  • 10 (correct answer)
  • 3
  • 5

5. Fatima is a new immigrant in Canada. What law allows her to take a job at par with a man?

  • Equality of women and men (correct answer)
  • Equality of all races.
  • Equal pay for equal work.
  • Equal rights.

6. From where does the name “Canada” come from?

  • From the Inuit word meaning country.
  • From the French word meaning joining.
  • From the Métis word meaning rivers.
  • From “Kanata”, the Huron-Iroquois word for village. (correct answer)

7. Give an example of how you can show responsibility by participating in your community.

  • Mind your own business.
  • Have a party.
  • Keep your property tidy.
  • Volunteer. (correct answer)

8. Give an example of where English and French have equal status in Canada.

  • In schools.
  • In the workplace.
  • In the Parliament of Canada. (correct answer)
  • At City Hall.

9. Give the first line of Canada’s national anthem?

  • O Canada! Our home and native land! (correct answer)
  • O Canada! Our province and native land!
  • O Canada! From far and wide, O Canada,
  • O Canada! We stand on guard for thee.

10. How are Members of Parliament chosen?

  • Appointed by the Prime Minister.
  • Elected by Canadian citizens. (correct answer)
  • Appointed by the Queen.
  • Elected by the Provincial Ministers.

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