Examples Of Reserved Powers Quiz

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Examples Of Reserved Powers Quiz

This power can be exercised by a head of state without the intervention from the other branches of government. Whatever is the form of government, there are certain provisions calling for an exemption or a consideration of such power.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another term for reserved powers?
    • A. 

      Residual powers

    • B. 

      Discretionary powers

    • C. 

      Prerogative powers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Unlike other constitutional monarchs, who has no reserved powers?
    • A. 

      King of Spain

    • B. 

      Emperor of Japan

    • C. 

      King of Sweden

    • D. 

      B & C

  • 3. 
    A king could delegate reserved powers or royal prerogative to whom?
    • A. 

      Governor General

    • B. 

      Chief of Staff

    • C. 

      Queen

    • D. 

      The heirs to the throne

  • 4. 
    Which of the following actions is not part of reserved powers under constitutional monarchy?
    • A. 

      To grant pardon

    • B. 

      To dismiss a Prime Minister

    • C. 

      To dissolve a Parliament

    • D. 

      To issue license plates of vehicles

  • 5. 
    In Belgium, what should be indicated in constitutional provision to make an act of the Monarch valid and binding?
    • A. 

      Approval of the King

    • B. 

      Signature of the members of government

    • C. 

      Royal advice of The Elders

    • D. 

      Confirmation of the Queen

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a major theoretical personal prerogative of the United Kingdom's Monarch?
    • A. 

      To refuse to dissolve a Parliament

    • B. 

      To appoint a Prime Minister

    • C. 

      To dismiss a Prime Minister

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Reserved powers were used on how many occasions in Australia?
    • A. 

      Once

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Thrice

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    From what country does this principle exist: "The Queen reigns, but the government rules,so long as it has the support of the House of Representatives".
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      New Zealand