Swiss Watching test answers

Sample questions for the naturalisation test.

  1. Which canton has the most inhabitants? Zurich
  2. In which year did Switzerland become a federation? 1848
  3. Which national language is not an official language? Romansh
  4. Who elects the Federal Supreme Court? The Swiss Federal Assembly (ie both house of federal parliament)
  5. After the publication of legislation, how long is the time limit for collecting signatures to force an optional referendum? 100 days
  6. How often is the Swiss Federal Parliament elected? Every four years
  7. When is Swiss National Day? 1 August
  8. Who has to have medical insurance? All permanent inhabitants of Switzerland
  9. Which sector of economy has the largest percentage of foreign workers? Hospitality industry
  10. What is the emergency telephone number for an ambulance? 144