Canadian Immigration And Economics Practice Quiz

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This test will be made up of concepts such as: -immigration -refugee -the Immigration and Refugee Act -Immigration Law -Immigration Policy -Provincial Nomination Program -Mixed and Market Economies -Labour Unions -Supply, Demand and Price -Quality of Life


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define "Labour Force":
    • A. 

      A group of employed workers

    • B. 

      People who are working as slaves

    • C. 

      A working group made up of immigrants

    • D. 

      A working group made up of refugees

  • 2. 
    Define the word "demographic":
    • A. 

      To do with characteristics of populations

    • B. 

      To do with characteristics of governments

    • C. 

      The right to equality as a whole

    • D. 

      A government where the citizens' voices are heard

  • 3. 
    A refugee is someone who has fled their country from danger, such as prosecution. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What do Immigration Laws determine?
    • A. 

      Who is allowed into the country

    • B. 

      Who is dangerous to the country

    • C. 

      The laws that only are applicable to immigrants

    • D. 

      The laws that banned all Asian immigrants in the past

  • 5. 
    What are immigration policies?
    • A. 

      A set of procedures for evaluating immigrants

    • B. 

      A set of policies for accepting immigrants

    • C. 

      Items immigrants aren't allowed to bring

    • D. 

      Immigrants who have special benefits

  • 6. 
    What criteria are used for accepting immigrants?
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      Security/safety

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Employment

    • E. 

      Language

    • F. 

      Point system

    • G. 

      Race

    • H. 

      Experience in the country

    • I. 

      Appearance

  • 7. 
    The _______ ________ was when a man who came to Canada to seek refugee status but was rejected by the Canadian government.
    • A. 

      Singh Decision

    • B. 

      Satnam Decision

    • C. 

      Chinese Immigration Law

    • D. 

      Indian boat

  • 8. 
    How has immigration laws changed from the past? (Hint: There are 3 correct choices)
    • A. 

      Chinese Head Tax

    • B. 

      Chinese Exclusion Act

    • C. 

      Restriction of immigrants from Asian countries

    • D. 

      Provincial Nomination Program

    • E. 

      Labour Union

    • F. 

      Point System

    • G. 

      Immigration Policies

  • 9. 
    What is the Provinical Nomination Program?
    • A. 

      Provinces nominating a percentage of immigrants to work for them

    • B. 

      When immigrants nominate which province is the best

    • C. 

      The nomination of a province to allow refugees to stay

    • D. 

      The nomination of a province of which has the best labour unions

  • 10. 
    What is the definition of "Economy"?
    • A. 

      The resources and processes involved in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services

    • B. 

      The way a society organizes the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services

    • C. 

      The idea that land, labour and capital limit the supply of what people want and need

    • D. 

      Rivalry among producers to sell products to consumers

  • 11. 
    What is the definition of "Economic System"?
    • A. 

      The way a society organizes the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services

    • B. 

      The resources and processes involved in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services

    • C. 

      A temporary or complete stop of work by workers to pressure employers to respond to issues

    • D. 

      The 'food' chain of the economy (ie. consumers, producers)

  • 12. 
    A mixed economy such as the Canadian Economy, is more ____________.
    • A. 

      Shift left (Liberal)

    • B. 

      Shift left (conservative)

    • C. 

      Shift right (liberal)

    • D. 

      Shift right (conservative)

    • E. 

      Shift left and right

  • 13. 
    A market economy such as the U.S. Economy, is more ____________.
    • A. 

      Shift left (Liberal)

    • B. 

      Shift left (conservative)

    • C. 

      Shift right (liberal)

    • D. 

      Shift right (conservative)

    • E. 

      Shift left and right

  • 14. 
    What is a Crown Corporation?
    • A. 

      A company owned by the Canadian government

    • B. 

      A company owned by the Queen

    • C. 

      A corporation that is individual

    • D. 

      A corporation that is owned by a Premier

  • 15. 
    Why do we have Crown Corportations?
    • A. 

      Provide essential services

    • B. 

      Promote economic activity

    • C. 

      Support Canadian culture and identity

    • D. 

      Protect interests and rights of workers

    • E. 

      Benefits

    • F. 

      Salary negotiation

  • 16. 
    What are some characteristics of a mixed economy?
    • A. 

      Some publicly and some privately owned resources

    • B. 

      Government and individuals make decisions on products

    • C. 

      Individual consumers and government influence decision making

    • D. 

      Individual and government undertake risks

    • E. 

      Resources are privately owned

    • F. 

      Individual consumers drive economic decisions

  • 17. 
    What are some characteristics of a market economy?
    • A. 

      Resources are privately owned

    • B. 

      Individualism

    • C. 

      Competition

    • D. 

      Government and individually owned

    • E. 

      Crown corporations

    • F. 

      Public education, health care etc.

  • 18. 
    In 2010, most immigrants coming to Canada applied under three main categories which are:
    • A. 

      Family class

    • B. 

      Independent

    • C. 

      Refugees

    • D. 

      Immigrants

    • E. 

      Entrepreneur

    • F. 

      Canadian

  • 19. 
    What was Adam Smith's famous philosophy quote on economics?
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire

    • B. 

      Invisible hand

    • C. 

      What is best for the government is what's best for society

    • D. 

      Economics is simply something money has to do with

  • 20. 
    What are the 3 basic factors of production?
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Labour

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Mixed economy

    • E. 

      Market economy

    • F. 

      Planned economy