Question 1:In 1980, Terry Fox began a cross-country run, the “Marathon of Hope.” What was its purpose?

ATo raise funds for spinal cord research
BTo raise funds for clinical research
CTo raise funds for heart research
DTo raise funds for cancer research

Question 2: Where do the majority of Francophones live?

AOntario
BBritish Columbia
CQuebec
DManitoba

Question 3 :Today, diversity enriches the lives of Canadians. Where is diversity most seen?

AIn the Rocky Mountains
BIn the Canadian countryside
CIn Canadian cities
DIn Canadian towns

Question 4 :Which is the most popular spectator sport of Canada?

ASoccer
BHockey
CCricket
DBasketball

Question 5: Which of the following represents protecting and enjoying heritage and environment in Canada?

ALaws of Canada
BCitizenship responsibilities
CGovernment responsibilities
DEquality rights

Question 6 :What is the highest medal of honour presented to Canadians?

AThe Canada Cross
BThe Victoria Cross
CThe Canada Medal
DThe Queen’s Medal

Question 7: When were female Canadian citizens over the age of 21 granted the right to vote in federal elections?

A1918
B1933
C1928
D1818

Question 8 :For how long was the title “Dominion of Canada” officially used?

A200 years
B100 years
C250 years
D50 years

Question 9: What are the parties that are not in power called?

ACandidates
BOpposition parties
CWithout power
DOut of power

Question 10 :Who is considered Canada’s greatest soldier?

ARick Hansen
BSir John A. Macdonald
CPhil Edwards
DGeneral Sir Arthur Currie

Question 11: How does a bill become the law in Canada?

AA bill becomes the law after two readings in the House of Commons.
BA bill becomes the law after it has passed four readings in the House of Commons and Senate.
COnce a majority of Members of Parliament and Senators have approved a bill, the Governor General gives the final approval and then the bill becomes law.
DThe Governor General approves all bills and they become the law after two debates.

Question 12 :How many Canadians have been awarded the Victoria Cross?

A1222
B2
C500
D96

Question 13 :Which of the following is the responsibility of municipal governments?

AEducation
BNatural resources
CLocal health and social services
DHighways

Question 14 :Which is the largest religious affiliation in Canada?

AJudaism
BRoman Catholic
CIslam
DHindu

Question 15 :Traditionally, how often are Members of Parliament elected?

AEvery four years
BEvery three years
CEvery five years
DEvery two years

Question 16:What is Canada’s system of political governance called?

AParliamentary government
BBenevolent dictatorship
CDemocratic process
DMonarchy

Question 17 :How many provinces and territories does Canada have?

A3 provinces and 10 territories
B9 provinces and 3 territories
C10 provinces and 2 territories
D10 provinces and 3 territories

Question 18 :Which of the following is a responsibility of the provincial government?

ADefence
BCurrency
CInterprovincial Trade and Communications
DNatural resources

Question 19 :Who elects members to the House of Commons in Ottawa, and to the provincial and territorial legislatures?

AThe people
BThe Prime Minister
CGovernment Employees
DThe government

Question 20: How many judges serve in the Supreme Court of Canada?

A5
B7
C9
D10

Question 21 :Who started the Marathon of Hope?

ASir Sam Steele
BRick Hansen
CJames Naismith
DTerry Fox

Question 22 :Which of the following is the responsibility of the federal government of Canada?

AHealth
BEducation
CLocal transit systems
DNational Defence

Question 23: Who, among these, is a Nobel Prize-winning Canadian scientist?

AGerhard Herzberg
BAlexander Graham Bell
CMarshall McLuhan
DHarold Innis

Question 24 :How many Canadians were killed in World War I, from 1914-1918?

A70,000
B200,000
C60,000
D170,000

Question 25 :What was the main trade of the first companies formed in Canada?

AThe fur trade
BThe gold trade
CThe fish trade
DThe timber trade

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