How Canadians Govern Themselves

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Question 1
Lieutenant Governors usually serve terms of…?
A
10 years
B
5 years
C
8 years
D
3 years
Question 2
A provincial legislature comprises the elected Assembly and…?
A
A Governor General
B
A regional Prime Minister
C
A regional President
D
A Lieutenant Governor
Question 3
Which of these policy areas would come under federal government?
A
Education
B
Highways
C
Currency
D
Natural resources
Question 4
The Canadian Government must resign if they lose what sort of vote in Parliament?
A
A non-confidence vote
B
Any sort of vote
C
A health bill
D
An education bill vote
Question 5
What is a law called before it is official?
A
A legislature
B
A pre-law
C
A bill
D
A by-law
Question 6
How many judges are there in the Supreme Court of Canada?
A
Six
B
Nine
C
Three
D
Twelve
Question 7
Which of these is not a branch of Canadian government?
A
The legislature
B
The executive
C
The monarchy
D
The judiciary
Question 8
Proposed laws for debate in Parliament are called what?
A
Papers
B
Proposals
C
Bills
D
Drafts
Question 9
Which of these terms describe the Canadian Prime Minister?
A
Head of Senate
B
Head of government
C
Head of parliament
D
Head of state
Question 10
Which part of the Parliament of Canada has members appointed by the Governor General?
A
The Governor’s House
B
The House of Lords
C
The House of Commons
D
The Senate
Question 11
Who appoints the Canadian Governor General?
A
The Prime Minister on the advice of the Sovereign
B
The Canadian electorate
C
The Sovereign on the advice of the Prime Minister
D
The House of Commons
Question 12
The provinces are governed by…?
A
Federal government
B
Legislative assemblies
C
Plebiscites
D
Direct rule
Question 13
The federal government sits where?
A
Montréal
B
Toronto
C
Vancouver
D
Ottawa
Question 14
In the three territories, the federal government is represented by what?
A
A Regional Governor
B
A Head of Territory
C
A Territorial Prime Minister
D
A Commissioner
Question 15
Which of these policy areas would come under the control of the provinces?
A
Civil rights
B
Interprovincial trade
C
Citizenship
D
Navigation
Question 16
Who appoints the Lieutenant Governors in Canada?
A
The Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister
B
The Prime Minister on the advice of the Governor General
C
The Sovereign on the advice of the Governor General
D
The House of Commons
Question 17
To become law in Canada, a bill has to…?
A
All of these
B
Be passed by the House of Commons
C
Be given Royal assent
D
Be passed by the Senate
Question 18
Which of these is not part of Parliament?
A
House of Commons
B
Senate
C
Sovereign
D
Lieutenant Governor
Question 19
The equivalent of the Prime Minister in the federal government is called what in each province?
A
Governor
B
Head of Region
C
Premier
D
Regional Prime Minister
Question 20
Canada is…?
A
A federal state
B
A constitutional monarchy
C
All of these
D
A Parliamentary democracy
Question 21
Who selects Canada’s Cabinet ministers?
A
The Prime Minister
B
The Sovereign
C
The Senate
D
The House of Commons
Question 22
Canadian Senators serve until they reach what age?
A
70
B
80
C
65
D
75
Question 23
Traditionally, Canada holds Parliamentary elections every…?
A
4 years
B
5 years
C
6 years
D
3 years
Question 24
Members of the House of Commons are responsible for…?
A
Keeping government accountable
B
All of these
C
Approving expenditure
D
Passing laws
Question 25
How many other nations is Canada linked to through the Commonwealth?
A
53
B
63
C
43
D
33
Question 26
How old do you have to be to vote in Canada?
A
19
B
18
C
17
D
21
Question 27
The elected part of the Parliament of Canada is called what?
A
The House of Commons
B
The Senate
C
The House of Representatives
D
The House of Lords
Question 28
Who grants Royal assent for bills to become law on behalf of the Sovereign?
A
The Senate
B
The Prime Minister
C
The House of Commons
D
The Governor General
Question 29
How many times must a bill be “read” in the House of Commons before it becomes law?
A
Four times
B
Once
C
Three times
D
Twice
Question 30
The Canadian Governor General usually serves a term of…?
A
5 years
B
8 years
C
3 years
D
10 years
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