THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

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The Justice System

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Question 1
Who are the federal police in Canada?
A
The Canadian Rangers
B
The RCMP
C
The Canadian Army
D
CSIS
Question 2
The Canadian government must respect every citizen’s legal rights…?
A
At all times
B
Unless they admit guilt
C
Except in emergencies
D
When convenient
Question 3
Which provinces have their own police forces?
A
Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan
B
British Columbia and Manitoba
C
Alberta and Nova Scotia
D
Ontario and Québec
Question 4
Canadian law applies to everyone, except…?
A
Members of Parliament
B
There are no exceptions
C
Judges
D
Police officers
Question 5
Small Claims Courts deal with what?
A
Civil cases
B
Divorces
C
Minor crime
D
Traffic offences
Question 6
The basis of the Canadian justice system is what?
A
The presumption of innocence
B
The balance of probabilities
C
The burden of proof
D
The presumption of guilt
Question 7
In which of these situations can you turn to the police for help?
A
If someone is missing
B
If you have witnessed a crime
C
If there’s been an accident
D
All of them
Question 8
The purpose of Canadian law is to do what?
A
Help settle disputes
B
All these things
C
To express Canadian values and beliefs
D
Give order to society
Question 9
Whose job is it to enforce the laws of Canada?
A
Court
B
Police
C
MP
D
Judge
Question 10
Whose role is it to settle disagreements or conflicts?
A
The court’s
B
The police force’s
C
The municipality’s
D
The city government’s
Question 11
Who makes the laws in Canada?
A
The courts
B
The legislature
C
The Sovereign
D
The police
Question 12
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 will be found guilty
C
You must represent yourself
D
You will have to borrow the money
Question 13
The highest court in Canada is what?
A
The Supreme Court
B
The Federal Court
C
The Queen’s Bench
D
The Provincial Supreme Court
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