The Justice System

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Question 1
If you can’t afford to pay for a lawyer when you are charged with a crime…?
A
You will be provided with one
B
You must represent yourself
C
You will be found guilty
D
You will have to borrow the money
Question 2
Canadian law applies to everyone, except…?
A
Police officers
B
Judges
C
Members of Parliament
D
There are no exceptions
Question 3
Whose role is it to settle disagreements or conflicts?
A
The city government’s
B
The municipality’s
C
The police force’s
D
The court’s
Question 4
Which provinces have their own police forces?
A
Alberta and Nova Scotia
B
Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan
C
British Columbia and Manitoba
D
Ontario and Québec
Question 5
Who makes the laws in Canada?
A
The Sovereign
B
The courts
C
The legislature
D
The police
Question 6
The Canadian government must respect every citizen’s legal rights…?
A
Unless they admit guilt
B
Except in emergencies
C
At all times
D
When convenient
Question 7
Small Claims Courts deal with what?
A
Traffic offences
B
Civil cases
C
Divorces
D
Minor crime
Question 8
The purpose of Canadian law is to do what?
A
Help settle disputes
B
Give order to society
C
To express Canadian values and beliefs
D
All these things
Question 9
The highest court in Canada is what?
A
The Provincial Supreme Court
B
The Queen’s Bench
C
The Supreme Court
D
The Federal Court
Question 10
Whose job is it to enforce the laws of Canada?
A
Judge
B
Police
C
MP
D
Court
Question 11
Who are the federal police in Canada?
A
The Canadian Army
B
The Canadian Rangers
C
The RCMP
D
CSIS
Question 12
The basis of the Canadian justice system is what?
A
The presumption of innocence
B
The presumption of guilt
C
The burden of proof
D
The balance of probabilities
Question 13
In which of these situations can you turn to the police for help?
A
If you have witnessed a crime
B
If there’s been an accident
C
All of them
D
If someone is missing
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