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1. Which group of people lives in the Maritime Provinces?
a. French Canadians
b. The black loyalist
c. The Arcadians
d. The Metis

C

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2. Which group of people were best known in the visual arts and developed a style of painting to capture the rugged wilderness landscapes?
a. The group of seven
b. The group of five
c. The group of three
d. The group of two

A

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3. What four provinces first joined confederation?
a. Ontario, Quebec Manitoba, and Nova Scotia
b. New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Central Canada
c. Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and British Columbia
d. Ontario, Newfoundland, Quebec and Nova Scotia

B

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4. What is the significance of Canada Day?
a. Canada won the First World War
b. Canada became independent
c. The anniversary of Confederation
d. Canadians celebrate the independence

C

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5. What was the outcome of the war 1812
a. Canada became an independent country
b. Canada would maintain independence of the United States
c. Canada became part of the United States
d. Canada lost a lot of land in the war

B

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6. What is the name of the war Canada took part in 1950-1953:
a. Second World War
b. Korean War
c. South African War
d. American cold war

B

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7. What is the significance of Remembrance Day poppy?
a. Canadians remember our Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II
b. To remember the sacrifice and died soldiers in all wars till today
c. To celebrate Confederation and birth of Dominion of Canada
d. To honour prime ministers who have died

B

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8. What flag served as the National flag of Canada for one hundred years?
a. The Canadian red Ensign
b. The Canadian red maple
c. The Canadian beaver
d. The flag of the Hudson Bay Company

A

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9. The civilization of Canadian society today stems largely from ________:
a. From aboriginals and Chinese
b. Canada is French and aboriginals based civilization
c. Canada is French and British Christian based civilization
d. From Aboriginals and Americans

C

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10. Who was the first woman publisher in Canada?
a. Mary Ann (Shadd) Carey
b. Adrian Clarkson
c. Michelle Jean
d. Paul Martin

A

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11. Where was the fleur-de-lys inherited from?
a. French Crown
b. French Royalty
c. British Crown
d. British Royalty

B

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12. What are the Atlantic Provinces?
a. Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
b. New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec
c. Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec
d. Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Quebec

A

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13. What is a "majority government"?
a. The party in power holds less than half seats in the House of Commons
b. The party in power holds at least half of the seats in the House of Commons
c. The political party with most members in their electoral district
d. The members received least votes in their electoral district

B

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14. What is a Voter Information Card?
a. A card to let you register for voting
b. It confirms that your name is on the voters' list and states when and where you vote
c. A list tells you who the candidates are in your electoral district and their parties
d. A letter that lets you know the voting schedule

B

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15. A woman was chosen in the federal election, what is her title?
a. A Senator
b. The Prime Minister
c. The Lieutenant Governor
d. A Member of Parliament

D

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16. What is the National Register of Electors?
a. A list of Canadians and British citizens who are qualified to vote in the election and referendums
b. A database of qualified Canadian voters which is given to each political party
c. A database of Canadian citizens of more than 18 years of age qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums
d. A list of Canadian citizens 18 years of age or older who are qualified to vote in federal elections and referendums

D

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17. Who is the head of the state?
a. The Governor General
b. The Prime Minister
c. The Queen
d. The senators

C

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18. What are the summaries about Canada's system of government?
a. The federal nation, a constitutional democracy and a parliamentary monarchy
b. Federal State, Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy
c. A government, a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy
d. The government, a constitutional democracy and a parliamentary monarchy

B

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19. What do you call "Fathers of Confederation" in 1864-1867?
a. The founders of Canada
b. Prime Ministers
c. Representatives
d. The head of the government

C

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20. What is the significance of "Quebec Act 1774"?
a. It also allowed religious freedom of Christians in Quebec
b. Canada's tolerance of religious traditions under the law
c. Everyone must worship Catholic religion under the Quebec Act
d. It prevents people to worship the Catholic

B