How Canadians Govern Themselves

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