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1. Why the Northern Territories referred to as The land of the midnight sun?
a. a. Because daylight appears at midnight only and last for 18 hours
b. Because at the height of summer, daylight can last up to 24 hours
c. Because daylight appears at midnight and last for 16 hours
d. Because daylight appears at midnight all year round

B

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2. In 2006, the House of Commons recognized the Quebecois as:
a. They have self-governing powers in Canada
b. French is their official language
c. A nation within a united Canada
d. They have British and French complexions

C

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3. How many political parties in the House of Commons?
a. two
b. four
c. three
d. five

C

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4. A Vancouver Member of Parliament is traveling in his Electoral District, where is he?
a. He is in the province of BC
b. He is in Ottawa
c. He is in a part of Vancouver
d. He is in the House of Commons

C

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5. How do you vote in the Federal and Provincial Elections?
a. By iphones
b. By internet
c. By raising hands
d. By secret ballot

D

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6. Whom do Canadians vote for in Federal Elections?
a. All candidates in their electoral district
b. Someone to become the premier of the province
c. Members of Parliament
d. The best speaker running the election campaign

C

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7. What “Act” guarantees French and English services in the Federal government across Canada?
a. The Official Languages Act (1969)
b. The British North America Act
c. The Multiculturism Act
d. The Quebec 1774 Act

A

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8. What are the three branches of government?
a. Executive, assembly and local government
b. Executive, Legislative and Judicial
c. City hall, chamber of assembly and count
d. Judicial, court and legislative

B

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9. What is an important role for Queen Elizabeth II in Canada?
a. In charge of the Canadian parliament
b. Assign work to the Governor General and Prime Minister
c. Monitoring federal elections and expanding
d. Being the focus of citizenship and allegiance

D

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10. What year did Democracy of Canada begin?
a. 1867
b. 1768
c. 1758
d. 1982

C

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11. What do you call “Canadian forces reserves” in Canada’s north region?
a. Northwest mounted police
b. The Canadian Rangers
c. Royal Canadian mounted police
d. Federal security department

B

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12. What are the three main resources in the northern territories?
a. Iron, copper and gold
b. Gold, lead and zinc
c. Zinc, copper and lead
d. Lead, iron and zinc

B

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13. What group of people lives in Canada long before explorers from Europe?
a. Chinese
b. The Aboriginals
c. Scandinavians
d. Americans

B

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14. Which two countries battled in the “Plains of Abraham” in 1759?
a. American and France
b. Canada and France
c, France and Great Britain
d. Canada and America

C

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15. Sir Arthur Currie was a reserve officer, became Canada’s greatest soldier in:
a. First World War
b. The Second World War
c. The war of 1812
d. The battle in the plain of Abraham

A

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16. About six hundred thousands of Canadians served the First World War; how many died?
a. More than sixty thousands
b. About forty four thousands
c. More than one hundred and ten thousands
d. About twenty thousands

A

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17. Canada’s National Motto is:
a. O Canada
b. God save the Queen
c. A Mari Usque Ad Mare
d. Amazing Grace

C

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18. Canada’s most popular and national winter sport is:
a. The Canadian football
b. The Basketball
c. The Soccer
d. The Hockey

D

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19. The legislative takes ________ to get the bill become the law.
a. Three readings
b. Seven steps
c. Five steps
d. Three steps

B

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20. What is the best way to make new friends in the community?
a. Volunteering
b. Go to school
c. Work in a factory
d. Car pools

A