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1. What city is Canada's navy base located?
a. Vancouver
b. Quebec
c. Toronto
d. Halifax

D

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2. What is the significance of the Fur Trade?
a. Canada's first trading company for beaver pelts and beaver became the national symbol
b. The world organization of against animal killing for fur
c. To kill beavers in order to protect the environment and salmon fishes
d. The fashion show of fur every year made in Canada

A

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3. Who are the Acadians?
a. The descendants of British colonists
b. The Eskimos settling in Upper Canada
c. The descendants of French colonists
d. The descendants of Black loyalist

C

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4. A distinct people of mixed Aboriginal and European ancestry are _____________
a. The Metis
b. First Nations
c. Arcadians
d. The French

A

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5. Did any volunteers serve the war 1812?
a. British and French military soldiers only
b. Yes, volunteers and first nations supported the defense of Canada
c. No, only trained soldiers and British soldiers
d. Only British soldiers and first nations

B

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6. On the D-Day invasion Canadian troops stormed and captured:
a. English Beach
b. Juno Beach
c. Palm Beach
d. Hawaiian Beach

B

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7. Who was the Canadian medical officer composed the poem "In Flanders Fields"?
a. Captain Billy bishop
b. Duke of Wellington
c. Lt. Col. John McCrae
d. Robert Hampton Gray

C

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8. Why the "Crown" is an important symbol in Canada?
a. Canada has been a Constitutional Monarchy
b. It symbolizes the British formed the Canadian society
c. Symbol of sovereignty of governor general in Canada
d. It represents the supremacy of Queen Victoria

A

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9. What are the official languages of Canada?
a. English and French
b. English and Spanish
c. Canadian English and British English
d. Inuit and French

A

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10. Canada's highest mountain is named in honor of ____________
a. Diana Charles
b. William Logan
c. Granham Bombadier
d. Michelle Jean

B

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11. What city is Canada's main financial centre?
a. Toronto
b. Montreal
c. Edmonton
d. Vancouver

A

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12. The provinces of Ontario and Quebec are:
a. Central Canada
b. Atlantic provinces
c. Northern Territories
d. Prairies

A

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13. How is Prime Minister elected?
a. Elected by Governor General on behalf of sovereign
b. Elected by Premiers of all provinces and the leaders of territories
c. The leader of a political party with the most seats in the House of Commons
d. Elected by politicians and ambassadors from all nations

C

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14. What should you do if you CANNOT vote on the voting day?
a. Tell a family member or friend to vote twice
b. Vote in advance poll
c. Vote in internet
d. Vote by phone

B

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15. Who can call for an earlier federal election?
a. The Prime Minister and his cabinet
b. Governor General of Canada
c. Lieutenant Governors of all provinces
d. All premiers from each province

B

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16. What requirement ensures you are eligible to vote in Federal Election?
a. Be on the voter's list
b. Canadian citizens aged 21 or older
c. Canadian and British citizens aged 18 or older
d. Any Canadian who has driver's license

A

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17. Who was the first head of "Responsible Government"?
a. Sir Wilfrid Laurier
b. Sir John Alexander McDonald
c. Sir Louis Hippolyte LaFontaine
d. Sir Louis Reil

C

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18. What is the significance of "Parliamentary Democracy"?
a. The party in power responsible to making the laws for Canadians
b. The Prime Minister and Governor General in charge the legislatures
c. The cabinet ministers and Premiers are responsible for passing the laws
d. The people elect members to the House of Commons in Ottawa and to the provincial and territorial legislatures

D

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19. Which two levels of government were created by "Fathers of Confederation"?
a. Parliamentary government and federal governments
b. Federal and Provincial governments
c. Provincial and local governments
d. Federal and judicial governments

B

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20.What was the "Act" passed by parliament between the government and French Candian?
a. The Official Language Act (1969)
b. The Quebec Act of 1774
c. The British North America Act
d. Habeas Corpus

A