Could You Pass the Canadian Citizenship Test?

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About This Quiz

You don't have to know how to play hockey to become a Canadian citizen, but you do have to know about Canadian culture and history. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of the basics, then you'll be on your way to a life of Canadian hospitality.

Canada is the _____ country in North America.

Canada is the largest country in North America. It has borders from the Atlantic Ocean to the Arctic Ocean.

The first living peoples were ______ ?

The first native peoples of Canada were Aboriginals. Canadians are proud of their Aboriginal origins.

Canada was colonized by the ____ in the 15th century.

Canadians were colonized by both the French and the English in the 15th century. That is why it's a bilingual country today.

Canada declared independence in ______ ?

Cananda declared independence in 1867. Today, this is known as Canada Day, on July 1st.

Canada declared freedom from British Parliament​ with the _____ ?

The Canada Act was passed in 1982. It declared that British parliament would no longer intervene in Canadian decision-making.

The head of state in Canada is ______ ?

Queen Elizabeth II is still the head of state of Canada. That being said, they have their own parliamentary democracy.

Canada has roughly over _____ people.

Canada has roughly over 33 million people. These people come from Canada's territories and provinces.

Canada has _____ provinces.

Canada has 10 provinces. These include: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador.

The largest province of Canada is ______ ?

Ontario is the largest province in Canada. Ontario borders the United States.

What is the capital of Canada?

Ottawa is the capital of Canada. Ottawa is in the east of southern Ontario.

In Canada, winters are ______ ?

The winters in Canada are cold, but the summers are quite hot. That being said, Ontario's climate is mainly warm.

Ontario was home to many Scottish, Irish and _____ immigrants.

The bulk of those who immigrated to Ontario were Scottish, Irish and French. The population is nearly 13,000,000.

What is the manufacturing capital of Canada?

Ontario has a strong economy. It's the manufacturing capital of the country.

The capital of Quebec province is _____ ?

Quebec City is the capital of Quebec province. It's the second largest province in Canada.

The most populous city in Quebec province is ______ ?

Montreal is not the capital, but it is the most populous city in Quebec. The population is just roughly 8,000,000.

The official language of Quebec is ______ ?

The official language of Quebec is French. The accent used is Québécois. The region is plentiful in natural resources.

British Columbia is to the _____ of the country.

British Columbia is located to the west of the country. It's the third most populous province.

British Columbia is home to _____ ?

British Columbia is home to the capital city of Victoria, as well as Vancouver. The population is roughly 4.5 million.

Most of Canada's national parks are in ______ ?

Most of the national parks in Canada are located in British Columbia. That's why it's a popular destination for tourism.

Which of the following is a Canadian national park?

All of the above are national parks in Canada. They're all located in British Columbia.

Alberta is home to ______ ?

Alberta province is the fourth largest. It's home to the capital city of Edmonton and the most populous city of Calgary.

Alberta is famous for ______ ?

Alberta is a key site for dinosaur fossils. It's actually one of the most important fossil sites in the world.

Winnipeg is located in ______ ?

Winnipeg is both the capital and largest city in Manitoba province. Manitoba is known for its strong economy based on natural resources.

What is the capital of Nova Scotia?

Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is considered to be one of the Maritime Provinces of Canada.

The largest island in Canada is _____ ?

Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada. It just so happens to be the 5th largest island in the world.

Canada is the largest producer of natural _______ in the world.

Canada is the largest producer of natural uranium in the world. It supplies 20-30% of the world's supply.

Canada is home to the largest ______ island in the world.

Canada is home to the largest freshwater island in the world. It's named Manitoulin Island, and it's located in Lake Huron.

Canada's largest mountain is Mount _____ .

Mount Logan is the tallest mountain in Canada. It can also be said to be the largest mountain on earth in terms of its overall land area.

_____ was invented in Canada.

Basketball was actually invented by a Canadian. His name was Dr. James Naismith. The first game of basketball was played in 1891.

Canada is home to the world's largest _____ complex.

Canada is home to the world's largest shopping and entertainment complex. It's the West Edmonton Mall.

Canada has the world's largest ______ museum.

Canada is home to the world's largest Olympic museum. The Olympic Hall of Fame is located in Calgary.

The national motto of Canada is ______ .

The national motto of Canada is 'A Mari Usque Ad Mare.' This translates to 'From Sea to Sea.'

Who is the current prime minister of Canada?

Justin Trudeau has been the PM of Canada since 2015. He is the 23rd prime minister in Canadian history.

What is poutine?

Poutine is considered the national dish by some. It's a Québécois meal consisting of fries, cheese curds and brown gravy.

When finished with this quiz, grab a _______ .

These are all popular chocolate bars in Canada. The Mr. Big bar is made by Cadbury in Canada.

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