Chapter 1 Canadian Citizenship Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

 

Chapter1 Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship1. Multiculturalism rights don’t refer to which of the following statements:
  • A. A fundamental characteristic of Canadian heritage and identify.
  • B. Canadians work hard to respect pluralism and live in harmony.
  • C. Canadians have the right to communicate in all languages.
  • D. Canadians celebrate the gift of one another
2. Serving in the Canadian Forces is which of the following:
  • A. A noble way to demonstrate sacrifice and contribution to the common good.
  • B. A requirement for all pilots.
  • C. A noble way to contribute to Canada and an excellent career choice
  • D. A means to receive subsidized training and education.
3. What is the “right to challenge unlawful detention by the state” called?
  • A. Mobility rights.
  • B. Freedom of association
  • C. Facie qua prima.
  • D. Habeas Corpus.
4. Canadian citizens work hard to
5. Which of the following is not a responsibility of Canadians?
  • A. Serving on a jury.
  • B. Obeying the law.
  • C. Taking responsibility for self and family
  • D. Supporting all religious traditions
6. Which of the following is not included in the Great Charter of Freedoms from 1215?
  • A. Freedom of mobility
  • B. Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression
  • C. Freedom of conscience and religion
  • D. Freedom of peaceful assembly and association
7. In Canada, women and men are equal under the law:
  • A. FALSE
  • B. TRUE
8. The Magna Carta comes from which country?
  • A. France
  • B. Italy
  • C. Iran
  • D. England
9. In Canada, individuals are
  • A. Regulated by religion.
  • B. Regulated by laws.
  • C. Regulated by government.
  • D. Required to obey the law unless the law is unfair.
10. In Canada, there is compulsory military service for which of the following?
  • A. Men aged 18-20
  • B. All citizens trained in specialized military skills
  • C. There is no compulsory military service.
  • D. People who have joined the army.
11. Which of the following is not one of the most important rights set out in the Charter?
  • A. Official Language Rights and Minority Language Educational Rights
  • B. Aboriginal Peoples
  • C. Multiculturalism
  • D. Religious Rights
12. Cadets are for which of the following?
  • A. Young people
  • B. The Canadian Forces reserves.
  • C. Adults who don’t want to serve full time in the Canadian Forces.
  • D. Retired people
13. Obeying the law is which of the following?
  • A. A freedom.
  • B. A responsibility.
  • C. A right.
  • D. A duty.
14. Which is a source of Canadian law?
15. What do young people learn in Cadets?
  • A. How to listen, respond and act.
  • B. How to survive in the wild.
  • C. Discipline, responsibility and skills.
  • D. How to handle restricted weapons.
16. By helping to protect your community, you achieve which of the following?
  • A. You can retire before you are 65.
  • B. You follow in the footsteps of Canadians before you who made sacrifices in the service of our country.
  • C. You can help people in need.
  • D. You can secure a government pension and good salary.
17. What is a noble way to contribute to Canada and an excellent career choice?
  • A. Help others in the community
  • B. Serve in the regular Canadian Forces
  • C. Vote in elections
  • D. Taking responsibility for one’s self and one’s family.
18. Who is allowed to enter and leave the country freely?
  • A. Canadian citizens
  • B. Commonwealth members
  • C. All citizens of North American countries
  • D. Landed immigrants and Canadian citizens
19. Men and women are equally protected by law only when
  • A. Always.
  • B. The man is Canadian born.
  • C. The woman is Canadian-born.
  • D. Canadian law does not supersede religious law.

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20. Official Language Rights and Minority Language Educational Rights refers doesn’t refer to which of the following?
  • A. French and English are Canada’s two equal official languages.
  • B. All Canadians must speak either French or English.
  • C. French and English language have equal status throughout the government
  • D. French and English language have equal status in Parliament.

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21. Which one is not a source of Canadian rights and responsibilities?
  • A. Canadian constitution and legislatures
  • B. Canadian history and traditions
  • C. Canadian identity and values
  • D. Canadian law and customs
22. What does the Great Charter of Freedom include?
  • A. Mobility rights
  • B. Multiculturalism
  • C. Freedom of peaceful assembly and association
  • D. Official Language Rights and Minority Language Education Rights

23. Serving on a jury is which of the following?

  • A. A privilege that makes the justice system work.
  • B. Required of both citizens and permanent residents.
  • C. A right of all Canadian citizens.
  • D. Required of all people even if they are sick.
24. Serving on a jury is legally required when
  • A. You have enough money.
  • B. You think you are qualified to serve.
  • C. You are called to serve.
  • D. You have enough time.

25. Which of the following is a responsibility for Canadians?

  • A. Securing a job that best reflects your skills and interests.
  • B. Attending religious services.
  • C. Protecting and enjoying our heritage
  • D. Teaching your children to obey the law.

26. In Canada, women can apply for the same jobs as men because

  • A. Their husbands and fathers allow it.
  • B. Women are better at multi-tasking and can compete better than many men in the workplace.
  • C. Men and women are equal under the law.
  • D. If they are equally qualified, they have the right to apply.
27. The Magna Carta is also known as
  • A. The Great Charter of Liberty and Freedom
  • B. The Great Charter of Freedoms
  • C. The European Charter of Freedom
  • D. The English Charter of Rights and Freedoms
28. Canadians celebrate which of the following?
29. Canadian citizens have
  • A. Rights and responsibilities
  • B. Duties and freedoms
  • C. Rights and liberties
  • D. Liberties and rights
30. Volunteering is an excellent way to
  • A. Develop friends and contacts.
  • B. Help others in the community.
  • C. All of the above.
  • D. Help people in need.
31. Habeas corpus means
  • A. The right to a legal defense in court
  • B. One is innocent until proven guilty
  • C. The right to a jury of peers.
  • D. The right to challenge unlawful detention by the state
32. In Canada, which of the following is legal according to religious tradition or cultural practice?
  • A. Honour killings
  • B. Spousal abuse
  • C. None of the above.
  • D. Female genital mutilation
33. The justice system in Canada depends upon
  • A. Impartial expert judges.
  • B. Lawyers that screen jurors well.
  • C. Impartial juries made up of citizens.
  • D. Jurors serving when they are called upon.
34. Which is not a source of Canadian law?
  • A. English common law
  • B. The constitution of France
  • C. Laws passed by Parliament and provincial legislatures
  • D. The constitution we inherited from Great Britain
35. Canadians have these four responsibilities:
  • A. Voting in elections, protecting and enjoying our heritage and environment, multiculturalism, mobility rights.
  • B. Serving on a jury, obeying the law, taking responsibility for oneself and one’s family, voting in elections.
  • C. Promoting language equality, protecting and enjoying our heritage and environment, obeying the law and serving on a jury.
  • D. Helping others in the community, serving on a jury, obeying the law, promoting aboriginal people’s rights.
36. Canadians have the responsibility to do which of the following?
  • A. Report those who don’t protect Canada’s natural, cultural and architectural heritage.
  • B. Protect Canada’s natural, cultural, and architectural heritage for future generations.
  • C. Promote economic development so future generations can prosper.
  • D. Consume as much as possible to promote the economy.
37. In Canada, forced marriage is allowed when
  • A. The parents feel strongly about the quality of the match.
  • B. The cultural and religious practices in country of origin permit it.
  • C. It is not allowed.
  • D. The bride and groom agree to marriage
38. The amended Constitution was proclaimed by which figure in 1982?
  • A. The people of Canada
  • B. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau
  • C. Queen Elizabeth II
  • D. Prime Minister Brian Mulroney
39. In Canada, there is compulsory military service only when we are in an active war:
  • A. FALSE
  • B. TRUE
40. There are part-time navy, militia, and air reserves:
  • A. FALSE
  • B. TRUE
41. Those found guilty of cultural practices like honour killings, forced marriage, genital mutilation, and child marriage are
  • A. Deported to the accused
  • B. Not punished as severely under Canada
  • C. Punished severely under Canada’s criminal laws.
  • D. Punished according to the laws of the accused
42. The purpose of the Charter is to:
  • A. Summarize individual freedoms and liberties of Canadians.
  • B. Summarize fundamental freedoms while also setting out additional rights of Canadians.
  • C. Summarize the rights and freedoms of Canadians
  • D. Summarize the constitutional rights of Canadians.
43. The Constitution of Canada was amended to entrench which of the following?
  • A. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • B. The Canadian Constitution
  • C. The Great Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • D. The United Kingdom Constitution
44. Which of the following is not a benefit of serving in the Canadian armed forces?
  • A. Serving in the Canadian Forces is a noble way to contribute to Canada.
  • B. Serving in the Canadian Forces helps you can valuable skills and contacts.
  • C. Serving in the Canadian Forces can help bring peace to the world.
  • D. Serving in the Canadian Forces allows you to gain valuable experience.
45. Canadian citizens and companies are regulated by which of the following?
  • A. Corporate culture and family traditions.
  • B. The law
  • C. Arbitrary actions.
  • D. Existing precedent.
46. In Canada, “equality of men and women” means which of the following?
  • A. Women and men have the same work opportunities.
  • B. Women and men can apply for the same jobs.
  • C. Women and men get paid the same for equal work.
  • D. Women and men are equal under the law.
47. What was signed in 1215?
  • A. The English Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • B. The United Charter of Freedoms
  • C. The Magna Carta
  • D. The Treaty of Utrecht
48. When did Canada’s tradition of ordered liberty begin?
  • A. 1867
  • B. 1215
  • C. 1776
  • D. 1792
49. Which are the four rights entrenched in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
  • A. Freedom rights, Mobility rights, Aboriginal People’s rights, and Bilingual rights.
  • B. Mobility rights, Official Language Rights, Multiculturalism, and Freedom of Speech Rights.
  • C. Mobility rights, Aboriginal People’s rights, Official Language rights, and Multiculturalism.
  • D. Entrance and Exit rights, Language rights, Aboriginal People’s rights, and Multiculturalism.
50. Canada has which of the following military branches?
  • A. Army
  • B. Navy
  • C. Air Force
  • D. All of the above

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51. The right to apply for a passport is entrenched for Canadians in the
  • A. Mobility Rights
  • B. Constitution
  • C. Freedoms of Mobility Act
  • D. Charter of Rights and Responsibility Rights
52. The Constitution of Canada was amended in which year?
  • A. 1982
  • B. 1867
  • C. 1776
  • D. 1967
53. Which of the following is not part of Canadian citizens’ tradition of ordered liberty?
  • A. Freedom of language
  • B. Freedom of peaceful assembly.
  • C. Freedom of conscience and religion
  • D. Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of speech and of the press.
54. Why is it important to serve on a jury?
  • A. Impartial juries made up of citizens are central to the Canadian justice system.
  • B. If you don’t answer the jury call, you can be fined.
  • C. If you don’t answer the jury call, you can be arrested.
  • D. It is a good place to network and gain experience with Canadian law.
55. Which are other services that help protect and serve the community?
  • A. Life guards and detectives.
  • B. Coast Guard, police force and fire department.
  • C. Armed marine patrol, ambulance driver.
  • D. Militia, cadets and air reserves.
56. The Canadian Forces reserves are a place to gain which of the following?
  • A. Experience with military strategy
  • B. Experience, skills and contacts
  • C. Experience handling military weaponry
  • D. Part-time experience with the army
57. Canadians should avoid which of the following?
  • A. Overconsumption.
  • B. Waste and pollution.
  • C. Overuse of federal and provincial parks.
  • D. Spending money in other countries that could better be spent in Canada and thus contribute to our economic development.

 

58. Which of the following is not acknowledged as important to Canadian society the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms’ opening sentence?
  • A. Dignity of the human person
  • B. Worth of the human person
  • C. Religious traditions
  • D. Freedom of speech
59. Which of the following is a fundamental characteristic of the Canadian heritage and identity?
  • A. Women and men are equal under the law.
  • B. French and English have equal status.
  • C. Multiculturalism
  • D. Taking responsibility for oneself and one’s family.
60. Canadians’ tradition of ordered liberty includes which of the following?
61. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms begins with which of the following words?
  • A. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.
  • B. We hold these truths to be self-evident and that we are founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.
  • C. Whereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.
  • D. Whereas Canada is founded upon the principles of freedom, liberty and the pursuit of individual happiness.
62. The rights entrenched in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms do not adversely affect any treaty or other rights or freedoms of Aboriginal Peoples:
  • A. FALSE
  • B. TRUE
63. Religious laws allowing violence against women supersede Canadian law:
  • A. FALSE
  • B. TRUE

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64. In Canada, rights come with
  • A. Freedoms
  • B. Responsibilities
  • C. Liberties
  • D. Protection under the law.
65. In Canada, who is above the law?
  • A. No one
  • B. Corporations
  • C. Politicians
  • D. Groups
66. Which of the following is an example of helping others in the community?
  • A. Helping at your child’s school.
  • B. Writing letters to your elected representatives to inform them of your opinion on decisions.
  • C. Getting a job.
  • D. Obeying the law.
67. Mobility Rights refer to which of the following?
  • A. Canadians can work anywhere in Canada.
  • B. Canadians can use their passports to live and work anywhere in the world.
  • C. Canadians can live and work anywhere they choose in Canada, enter and leave the country freely, and apply for a passport.
  • D. Canadians don
68. Each Canadian has the right to vote in
  • A. Federal elections
  • B. Provincial / territorial elections
  • C. Local elections
  • D. All of the above.
69. In Canada, abuse of your spouse is legal when
  • A. It is permitted in the abuser’s country of origin.
  • B. He or she is younger than you.
  • C. Illegal
  • D. Reviewed on a case-by-case circumstance
70. Which of the following is not a responsibility of Canadians?
  • A. Protect the environment.
  • B. Military service.
  • C. Serve on a jury.
  • D. Taking responsibility for one’s family.
71. One of the most important rights included in the Charter is:
  • A. Freedom of religion rights
  • B. Mobility rights.
  • C. Free speech rights.
  • D. Freedom of assembly rights.
72. What is the source of habeas corpus?
  • A. English common law
  • B. European common law
  • C. Roman civil code
  • D. French civil code
73. Aboriginal Peoples’ Rights refers to which of the following?
  • A. The rights and freedoms in the Charter apply to aboriginal peoples
  • B. The rights guaranteed in the Charter supersede the existing treaty rights of Aboriginal peoples.
  • C. The rights guaranteed in the Charter also apply to all Aboriginal peoples.
  • D. The rights guaranteed in the charter will not adversely affect any treaty or other rights or freedoms of Aboriginal peoples
74. Canadian citizens have a responsibility to vote in
  • A. Federal, provincial/territorial, and local elections.
  • B. Federal and local elections only.
  • C. Federal and provincial / territorial elections only.
  • D. Federal elections only
75. Which of the following is a responsibility of Canadians?
  • A. Help the police enforce the law.
  • B. Help people get a job.
  • C. Help politicians create laws.
  • D. Help others in the community.
76. Which of the following are important Canadian values?
  • A. Taking care of one’s family
  • B. All Answers
  • C. Contributing to personal dignity and Canada’s prosperity
  • D. Getting a job
77. Canadians can only leave their country freely when
  • A. They have a passport
  • B. They can leave their country freely.
  • C. They are not behind in tax payments.
  • D. They have not committed a crime.
78. Which of the following contains the two principles upon which Canada is founded?
  • A. The supremacy of law and the rule of God.
  • B. Freedom of speech and freedom of association.
  • C. Freedom of mobility, language and multiculturalism.
  • D. The supremacy of God and the rule of law.
79. Which of the following is not a responsibility of Canadians?
  • A. Serving on a jury.
  • B. Helping others in the community.
  • C. Speaking both English and French
  • D. Obeying the law.

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