How Canadians Govern Themselves

Questions from Discover Canada Chapter - How Canadians Govern Themselves. Detailed chapter-by-chapter questions help students retain and review knowledge from each chapter.



Canada is…?

Question 1 of 30

How many judges are there in the Supreme Court of Canada?

Question 2 of 30

The Canadian Government must resign if they lose what sort of vote in Parliament?

Question 3 of 30

The elected part of the Parliament of Canada is called what?

Question 4 of 30

Traditionally, Canada holds Parliamentary elections every…?

Question 5 of 30

Who selects Canada’s Cabinet ministers?

Question 6 of 30

Which of these is not a branch of Canadian government?

Question 7 of 30

Members of the House of Commons are responsible for…?

Question 8 of 30

Canadian Senators serve until they reach what age?

Question 9 of 30

How old do you have to be to vote in Canada?

Question 10 of 30

Who appoints the Lieutenant Governors in Canada?

Question 11 of 30

Lieutenant Governors usually serve terms of…?

Question 12 of 30

Which of these policy areas would come under the control of the provinces?

Question 13 of 30

Which of these terms describe the Canadian Prime Minister?

Question 14 of 30

In the three territories, the federal government is represented by what?

Question 15 of 30

The federal government sits where?

Question 16 of 30

How many times must a bill be “read” in the House of Commons before it becomes law?

Question 17 of 30

Which of these is not part of Parliament?

Question 18 of 30

The provinces are governed by…?

Question 19 of 30

The Canadian Governor General usually serves a term of…?

Question 20 of 30

The equivalent of the Prime Minister in the federal government is called what in each province?

Question 21 of 30

Who appoints the Canadian Governor General?

Question 22 of 30

Who grants Royal assent for bills to become law on behalf of the Sovereign?

Question 23 of 30

Which part of the Parliament of Canada has members appointed by the Governor General?

Question 24 of 30

How many other nations is Canada linked to through the Commonwealth?

Question 25 of 30

A provincial legislature comprises the elected Assembly and…?

Question 26 of 30

Which of these policy areas would come under federal government?

Question 27 of 30

To become law in Canada, a bill has to…?

Question 28 of 30

Proposed laws for debate in Parliament are called what?

Question 29 of 30

What is a law called before it is official?

Question 30 of 30



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