Could you pass the Canadian Citizenship Exam?

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1. What are three responsibilities of citizenship

A) To say sorry all the time, own a barbecue and wear a toque

B) Obey the law, take responsibility for oneself and one’s family and serve on a jury

C) Vote in elections, learn both official languages and get a driver's license

D) Use less water, buy Canadian and pursue your dream


2. Which provinces are referred to as the Maritime Provinces

A) New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia

B) Cape Breton and Labrador

C) New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

D) Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.


3. Where does the name "Canada" come from?

A) From a Haida word meaning frosted ground.

B) From an Anishinaabe legend about wide rivers.

C) From the Huron-Iroquois word for village.

D) From John Cabot's sister's middle name


Organizations: Canadian Citizenship Exam

Geographic location: New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia Newfoundland and Labrador Maritime Provinces Cape Breton Quebec Canada

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