Federal Elections

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Federal Elections

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Question 1
What is the piece of paper you vote on called?
A
A voter information card
B
A voter’s list
C
A ballot
D
A riding
Question 2
Who is responsible for running government departments?
A
Cabinet ministers
B
Senators
C
Members of Parliament
D
Lieutenant Governors
Question 3
To be valid, your vote has to consist of what drawn in the circle next to the name of your chosen candidate?
A
A tick
B
X
C
Y
D
Any symbol
Question 4
Which of these maintains the National Register of Electors?
A
Elections Canada
B
The House of Commons
C
Provincial legislatures
D
The Governor General
Question 5
Which of these is not a major political party in Canada?
A
The New Democratic Party
B
The Liberal Party
C
The Labour Party
D
The Conservative Party
Question 6
Which of these does not fall under the responsibilities of a municipal government?
A
Snow removal
B
Transportation
C
Agriculture
D
Recycling Programs
Question 7
Federal elections are held on the third Monday in which month?
A
June
B
November
C
October
D
March
Question 8
Who has the right to demand that you tell them how you voted in an election?
A
The sovereign
B
Nobody
C
Your MP
D
The Prime Minister
Question 9
In order to run in a federal election you must be at least what age?
A
19
B
17
C
18
D
21
Question 10
What are the laws passed by municipal governments that only affect the local community?
A
Regional laws
B
Bylaws
C
Provincial laws
D
Town laws
Question 11
The Prime Minister and government ministers collectively are called what?
A
The Collective
B
The Cabinet
C
The Board
D
The Rulers
Question 12
What do you call the political party with the second largest number of seats in the federal government?
A
The Cabinet
B
Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition
C
Majority government
D
Minority government
Question 13
How many people can run for office in a single electoral district?
A
48
B
24
C
12
D
As many as apply
Question 14
In Federal Elections, Canadians vote for whom?
A
Members of the House of Commons
B
The Prime Minister
C
Members of the Senate
D
The Governor General
Question 15
How many electoral districts (a.k.a. ridings or constituencies) are there in Canada?
A
108
B
308
C
408
D
208
Question 16
To vote in an election or referendum, how far must you register in advance?
A
Three weeks in advance
B
You can register on the day
C
Two days in advance
D
Four weeks in advance
Question 17
If you can’t vote on election day, how can you vote?
A
You can’t
B
In advance polls or special ballot
C
On the Internet
D
After the election
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