Canadian Social Welfare Programs MCQs with Answer

What is the primary goal of Canadian social welfare programs?
a) Economic growth
b) Poverty reduction
c) Military expansion
d) Environmental protection
Answer: b) Poverty reduction

Which government agency is responsible for administering social welfare programs in Canada?
a) Environment Canada
b) Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
c) Human Resources and Social Development Canada
d) Canadian Space Agency
Answer: c) Human Resources and Social Development Canada

The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is aimed at providing financial assistance to:
a) Elderly citizens
b) Single adults
c) Families with children
d) Students
Answer: c) Families with children

Which program provides financial support to eligible individuals who have lost their job?
a) Old Age Security (OAS)
b) Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
c) Employment Insurance (EI)
d) Canada Health Transfer (CHT)
Answer: c) Employment Insurance (EI)

The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) is designed to assist:
a) Veterans
b) Low-income seniors
c) University students
d) Small business owners
Answer: b) Low-income seniors

Which program provides financial support to individuals with severe disabilities and their families?
a) Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB)
b) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
c) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)
d) Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)
Answer: b) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)

The National Housing Strategy is focused on:
a) Promoting space exploration
b) Providing affordable housing
c) Funding military operations
d) Expanding the oil industry
Answer: b) Providing affordable housing

Which program aims to support low-income individuals and families with a tax-free quarterly payment?
a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
b) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
c) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
d) Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)
Answer: d) Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)

The Old Age Security (OAS) program provides financial assistance to:
a) Children under 18 years old
b) University students
c) Indigenous communities
d) Seniors aged 65 and older
Answer: d) Seniors aged 65 and older

Which program helps eligible low-income families and individuals pay for basic necessities like food and shelter?
a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
b) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)
c) Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
d) Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB)
Answer: b) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)

The Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) allows individuals to:
a) Receive monthly payments during retirement
b) Save for their children’s education
c) Access free healthcare services
d) Contribute to their retirement savings on a tax-deferred basis
Answer: d) Contribute to their retirement savings on a tax-deferred basis

Which social welfare program is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible students pursuing post-secondary education?
a) Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
b) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
c) Canada Student Loans Program
d) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Answer: c) Canada Student Loans Program

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) provides financial benefits to:
a) Families with young children
b) Seniors aged 65 and older
c) Individuals with disabilities
d) Individuals who contributed to the plan during their working years
Answer: d) Individuals who contributed to the plan during their working years

Which program provides tax-free monthly payments to eligible low-income families to help with the costs of raising children?
a) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
b) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
c) Old Age Security (OAS)
d) Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB)
Answer: b) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)

The Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB) is aimed at providing support to:
a) High-income individuals
b) Individuals seeking employment
c) Low-income individuals and families with earned income
d) Small business owners
Answer: c) Low-income individuals and families with earned income

The Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) is designed to provide financial assistance to:
a) Seniors aged 65 and older
b) Students pursuing higher education
c) Low-income workers and families
d) Indigenous communities
Answer: c) Low-income workers and families

The Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) was replaced by which program?
a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
b) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
c) Old Age Security (OAS)
d) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
Answer: a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)

Which social welfare program provides financial assistance to eligible individuals and families to help cover the cost of goods and services taxes?
a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
b) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
c) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
d) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)
Answer: d) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)

The Canadian Social Transfer (CST) is a federal transfer of funds to provinces and territories to support which areas?
a) National defense
b) Education, healthcare, and social programs
c) Space exploration
d) Economic development
Answer: b) Education, healthcare, and social programs

The New Horizons for Seniors Program provides funding for projects that:
a) Promote environmental sustainability
b) Support cultural events and festivals
c) Assist Indigenous communities with economic development
d) Enhance the well-being of seniors
Answer: d) Enhance the well-being of seniors

The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) provides financial assistance for:
a) Post-secondary education
b) Retirement savings
c) Child care expenses
d) Children’s education after high school
Answer: d) Children’s education after high school

Which program offers financial support to low-income seniors who rent their homes?
a) Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
b) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
c) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)
d) Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Answer: d) Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

The National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) is part of the:
a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
b) Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB)
c) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
d) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Answer: a) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)

The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) aims to reduce and prevent homelessness by focusing on which areas?
a) Subsidizing home purchases for first-time buyers
b) Providing emergency shelter services only
c) Offering employment training programs
d) Supporting housing stability and social services
Answer: d) Supporting housing stability and social services

Which program provides financial assistance to eligible low-income families and individuals to help with the cost of heating their homes?
a) Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
b) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
c) Goods and Services Tax Credit (GSTC)
d) Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
Answer: d) Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

The Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) provides additional support to which group of individuals?
a) High-income workers
b) Seniors
c) Low-income workers
d) Small business owners
Answer: c) Low-income workers

The Aboriginal Head Start program focuses on:
a) Providing financial support to Indigenous entrepreneurs
b) Offering mental health services to Indigenous communities
c) Delivering early childhood development programs for Indigenous children
d) Funding research initiatives on Indigenous culture and history
Answer: c) Delivering early childhood development programs for Indigenous children

Which program provides financial support to families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls?
a) Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB)
b) Child Disability Benefit (CDB)
c) National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
d) Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
Answer: c) National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The Reaching Home program focuses on:
a) Promoting space exploration
b) Addressing homelessness
c) Supporting agricultural development
d) Funding scientific research
Answer: b) Addressing homelessness

The Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) provides funding for:
a) Sports and recreation facilities
b) Indigenous cultural events
c) Home repairs for low-income homeowners and landlords
d) Space exploration research
Answer: c) Home repairs for low-income homeowners and landlords

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) provides financial assistance for:
a) Access to affordable housing
b) Post-secondary education
c) Home energy bills
d) Indigenous cultural programs
Answer: c) Home energy bills

The Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) was introduced to support:
a) Public transportation systems
b) Oil and gas industry
c) Businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic
d) International trade agreements
Answer: c) Businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act outlines the federal government’s financial relationship with which entities?
a) Indigenous communities
b) Provinces and territories
c) Local municipalities
d) Federal agencies
Answer: b) Provinces and territories

The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) provides financial assistance primarily for:
a) Retired individuals
b) Parents of children with disabilities
c) Indigenous elders
d) Children’s post-secondary education
Answer: d) Children’s post-secondary education

The Nutrition North Canada program aims to address:
a) Food security in northern and remote communities
b) Childhood obesity rates
c) Agricultural subsidies
d) Access to international markets
Answer: a) Food security in northern and remote communities

The Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) focuses on:
a) Providing scholarships to Indigenous students
b) Promoting Indigenous entrepreneurship
c) Enhancing skills and employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples
d) Funding cultural festivals
Answer: c) Enhancing skills and employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples

Which program is aimed at promoting healthy living and preventing chronic diseases among Indigenous communities?
a) Aboriginal Head Start
b) Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (ISPARC)
c) Canadian Olympic Committee (COC)
d) Reaching Home
Answer: b) Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (ISPARC)

The Aboriginal Languages Initiative supports efforts to:
a) Promote international trade agreements
b) Develop Indigenous art and culture
c) Preserve and revitalize Indigenous languages
d) Fund scientific research projects
Answer: c) Preserve and revitalize Indigenous languages

The Canada Disability Savings Bond (CDSB) is designed to assist:
a) Families with children
b) Low-income seniors
c) Individuals with disabilities
d) University students
Answer: c) Individuals with disabilities

Which program provides funding for projects that enhance Indigenous communities’ self-reliance and improve social well-being?
a) Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS)
b) Indigenous Economic Development Fund
c) Canada Learning Bond (CLB)
d) Nutrition North Canada program
Answer: b) Indigenous Economic Development Fund

The Skills and Partnership Fund focuses on supporting:
a) Space exploration projects
b) Indigenous education initiatives
c) Urban development projects
d) Agricultural research programs
Answer: b) Indigenous education initiatives

The Indigenous Guardians Pilot Program supports Indigenous communities in:
a) Developing renewable energy projects
b) Managing and protecting their traditional lands and waters
c) Expanding the mining industry
d) Participating in international trade agreements
Answer: b) Managing and protecting their traditional lands and waters

The First Nations Policing Program provides funding to support policing services in Indigenous communities to ensure:
a) Promotion of space exploration
b) Environmental protection
c) National defense
d) Public safety and community well-being
Answer: d) Public safety and community well-being

The Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program focuses on:
a) Promoting cultural events
b) Monitoring the effects of climate change on Indigenous communities
c) Supporting international diplomatic relations
d) Funding military operations
Answer: b) Monitoring the effects of climate change on Indigenous communities

The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy provides funding for projects that help young Canadians gain:
a) Access to post-secondary education
b) International trade experience
c) Employment skills and work experience
d) Cultural exchange opportunities
Answer: c) Employment skills and work experience

The Indigenous Community Infrastructure Fund supports the development and maintenance of essential infrastructure in Indigenous communities, such as:
a) National parks
b) Airports and seaports
c) Public transportation systems
d) Water and wastewater facilities
Answer: d) Water and wastewater facilities

The Indigenous Community Support Fund was established to address the unique needs of Indigenous communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, including:
a) Promoting international travel
b) Providing financial assistance to large corporations
c) Supporting community-led responses to the pandemic
d) Funding space exploration initiatives
Answer: c) Supporting community-led responses to the pandemic

The Indigenous Guardians program focuses on supporting Indigenous communities in:
a) Monitoring and protecting their traditional lands, waters, and cultural sites
b) Expanding the oil and gas industry
c) Enhancing space exploration research
d) Funding military operations
Answer: a) Monitoring and protecting their traditional lands, waters, and cultural sites

The Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program focuses on:
a) Promoting cultural events
b) Monitoring the effects of climate change on Indigenous communities
c) Supporting international diplomatic relations
d) Funding military operations
Answer: b) Monitoring the effects of climate change on Indigenous communities

The Indigenous Community Infrastructure Fund supports the development and maintenance of essential infrastructure in Indigenous communities, such as:
a) National parks
b) Airports and seaports
c) Public transportation systems
d) Water and wastewater facilities
Answer: d) Water and wastewater facilities

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