Quiz: The Could I Move to Canada? Quiz
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The Could I Move to Canada? Quiz
By: Helen
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About This Quiz

Do you know a loonie from a toonie? Any idea what a chinook is? And what the heck is poutine, anyway? If you're thinking of moving to Canada, you have to be prepared to answer these questions if you want to fit in with your new neighbors. Think you've got what it takes? Take our quiz to find out!

So you think the grass is greener on the other side of the border, eh? Every U.S. Presidential election brings out a swarm of voters who swear they are leaving the country if their preferred candidate doesn't win. While some want to get as far away as possible, others head just across the border to Canada, one of the closest U.S. neighbors. 

There's lots of reasons Canada is a smart choice for American ex-pats. One of the biggest is that it isn't all that different from the U.S.; sure, they have a Prime Minister instead of a President and provinces instead of states, but culturally it's fairly similar -- and many Canadians speak English, so you don't even have to learn a new language.

On top of that there's plenty of natural beauty and strong safety nets, including universal healthcare. Best of all, it's fairly easy for skilled U.S. workers to make the leap, though it does require some time and effort.

Convinced you've got what it takes to move to Canada? Take our quiz and find out whether you'll soon be picking up your morning coffee at Tim Horton's instead of your local coffee shop!

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First, some general questions about our neighbors to the North. Approximately how big is the country of Canada?
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What's the correct response to the question, "How's she bootin’er?"
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What is the capital of Canada?
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What is the largest city in Canada by population?
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Team sports are hugely popular in Canada. Which of these is NOT a go-to activity among Canucks?
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Which of these celebrities is NOT Canadian?
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Canadians use the metric system, except when they don't. Which of these are usually NOT reported in metric?
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Is the Imperial gallon larger or smaller than the U.S. liquid gallon?
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What is Canada's number 1 export?
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The cold is something to consider. On average, how cold is Canada in January?
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How long can you stay in Canada as a visitor (without a visa)?
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You crossed the border without a lot of forethought, but now you'd like to stay. Can you get a work visa?
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Let's say you have a work or student visa, and now you want to become a Canadian citizen. What needs to happen first?
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As we all know, Canada has "cradle-to-grave," nationalized health care. At what point would a U.S. citizen be eligible for this perk?
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You're a Skilled Worker and have successfully become a permanent resident of Canada! What are the other basic criteria for citizenship?
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Still here? Let's find out how you would fare on the citizenship test. The next six questions will come from an actual practice test. First, what are the three main groups of Aboriginal peoples?
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What do you call the Queen's (Sovereign's) representative in the provinces?
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