Federal Elections

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Federal Elections

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