Languages of Canada Quiz Questions and Answers for Canadian Citizenship Test Practice 2017

Canada General Knowledge : Languages

Languages of Canada Quiz Questions ans Answers for Canadian Citizenship Test Practice 2017.

1. What are the two official languages of Canada?
English and French are Canada’s two official languages.

2. Give an example of where English and French have equal status in Canada.
English and French have equal status regarding their use in the Parliament of Canada, in federal courts and in all federal institutions.

3. Where do most French speaking Canadians live?
The Province of Quebec. More than three-quarters of the Canadians who live in Quebec speak French as their first language.

4. Which province has the most bilingual Canadians?
Quebec. Over one-third of the population in Quebec speaks both French and English, making it the province with the highest number of bilingual Canadians.

5. Which province is the only officially bilingual province?
New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in Canada.

Languages Spoken in Canada by Teritory:

Ontario:

  • English
  • French
  • Chinese (All Dialects)
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

British Columbia

  • English
  • Chinese (All Dialects)
  • Punjabi
  • French
  • Tagalog

Alberta

  • English
  • Chinese (All Dialects)
  • French
  • German
  • Punjabi

Saskatchewan

  • English
  • Cree
  • French
  • German
  • Ukrainian

Manitoba

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Tagalog
  • Cree

New Brunswick

  • English
  • French
  • Mi'kmaq
  • Chinese (All Dialects)
  • German
1. What are the two official languages of Canada?
[A] Inuit and French
[B] English and French
[C] English and Metis
[D] Metis and French
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2. Where do most French speaking Canadians live?
[A] Ontario
[B] Nova Scitia
[C] Quebec
[D] Prince Edward Island
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3. Which province has the most bilingual Canadians?
[A] British Columbia
[B] Prince Edward Island
[C] Nova Scotia
[D] Quebec
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4. Which province is the only officially bilingual province?
[A] New Brunswick
[B] Quebec
[C] Ontario
[D] Prince Edward Island
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5. What is a Francophone?
[A] A person who speak English as their first language
[B] A smartphone designed by the Canadian company RIM
[C] A person who speak French as their first language
[D] The first phone in Canada, invented by Alexander Graham Bell
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6. What are the three most commonly spoken Aboriginal languages in Canada?
[A] Cree, Blackfoot, Mi’kmaq
[B] Ojibway, Haida, Montagnais-Naskapi
[C] Inuktitut, Cree, Ojibway
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7. In 2011, which province or territory had the highest proportion of people with an Aboriginal mother tongue?
[A] Yukon
[B] Saskatchewan
[C] Quebec
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8. In 2011, how many people in Canada considered themselves bilingual in English and French?
[A] 4.8 million
[B] 5.8 million
[C] 6.8 million
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9. In 2011, 80% of the people in Canada reported either English or French as their mother tongue. How was that proportion divided?
[A] 48% English, 32% French
[B] 53% English, 27% French
[C] 58% English, 22% French
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10. In 2011, what proportion of Canada’s population spoke a language other than English or French at home?
[A] 20%
[B] 25%
[C] 30%
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