How Canadians Govern Themselves

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