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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the five lakes?
a. The Lake of St Lawrence
b. The Lake of Michigan
c. The Lake of Ontario
d. The Lake of Superior

A

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2. More than 3,000 nurses served in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps nicknamed:
a. Angels
b. Doctors
c. Teachers
d. Bluebirds

D

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3. What does "From Sea to Sea" means?
a. Canada is surrounded by oceans and lakes
b. Canada's governing of provinces and territories
c. Canada's governing of 10 provinces
d. From west coast to Yukon Territory

C

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4. Alexander Graham Bell, Sanford Fleming, Reginald Fessenden and John A. Hopps are:
a. Doctors
b. Artists
c. Athletes
d. Inventors

D

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5. What was the highest honor awarded to Canadian?
a. Victoria Cross (VC)
b. Order of Canada
c. Gold Medal
d. Royal Pin

A

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6. "Coat of Arms" appears on:
a. Paper money
b. Government documents
c. Public buildings
d. All of above

D

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7. What group of people involved in the war 1812?
a. The French
b. The British
c. The aboriginals and volunteers
d. All of above

D

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8. Who was a reserve officer, became Canada's greatest soldier?
a. Sam Steel
b. Sir Arthur Currie
c. Billy Bishop
d. Alexander Robert Dunn

B

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9. The "shock troops of the British Empire" describes the valour of Canadian corps in _______________:
a. The battle on the plain of Abraham
b. The War 1812
c. The battle of Vimy Ridge
d. The Pacific War

C

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10. Who were the first Europeans came to Canada?
a. Swedish, Italian and French
b. Greeks, Scandinavians and British
c. Eskimos, Vikings and Spanish
d. Vikings, John Cabot and Jacques Cartier

D

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11. When did Canada's modern energy industry begin?
a. The economic booming of the 1890s and early 1900s
b. After the war of 1812
c. The discovery of oil in Alberta in 1947
d. After the Second World War

C

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12. What province is in Canada’s west coast?
a. Alberta
b. British Columbia
c. Yukon territories
d. Manitoba

B

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13. Which region is often referred to as "The land of the midnight sun"?
a. Yukon
b. The Northern Territories
c. Northwest Territories
d. Nunavut

B

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14. Which province is a main producer of pulp and hydroelectricity?
a. Ontario
b. British Columbia
c. Quebec
d. Saskatchewan

C

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15. What is an Electoral District?
a. A community Centre to select alderman
b. A geographical area represented by a member of parliament
c. A chamber represented by assemblies and alderman
d. A city hall where local mayor operates policies

B

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16. How are Members of Parliament elected?
a. They are appointed by United Nations
b. Chosen by provincial premiers
c. By the voters in their local Electoral District
d. By the Tax payers and landowners

C

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17. What do you mark on the election ballot card?
a. Write a check mark in the circle next to a chosen party's name
b. An "X" in the circle beside the name of your chosen candidate
c. Write a circle on the candidate's name and cross the others
d. Write the candidate's name on the ballot and folded

B

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18. Who has the right to run as candidate in Federal Elections?
a. Canadian citizens and landed immigrants
b. Any man who is at least 18 years or older
c. Only Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years old
d. Only Canadian citizen who is at least 16 years old

C

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19. What are the responsibilities shared by Federal and Provincial governments?
a. Citizenship, Agriculture and natural resources
b. Immigration, Agriculture and Environment
c. Policing, immigration and garbage disposals
d. Education, immigration and aboriginal affairs

B

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20. What are the three levels of government in Canada?
a. Federal, Provincial/Territorial and Municipal
b. Federal, Territorial and Provincial
c. Federal, Provincial and City
d. Federal, State and Local

A