Do You Know About The Structure Of Canada's Government? Trivia Quiz

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Everybody is always talking about political issues in the United States of America, and you can’t really blame them considering there’s a different news story every single day. That said, sometimes it can help to look at how another government operates so we can view things in comparison. Let’s take a look above the northern border to see how Canada does it, shall we? Take the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the a Representative Democracy?
    • A. 

      Where every eligible citizen participates by voting in all decisions that affects society.

    • B. 

      A government where the monarch has only the powers laid out in the nation's constitution and laws.

    • C. 

      An economic system in which the production and distribution of goods are owned privately or by shareholders.

    • D. 

      A system where citizens vote for representatives on their behalf to make decisions.

  • 2. 
    What is the role of the Governor General
    • A. 

      Representative of the monarchy.

    • B. 

      Representative of a Province.

    • C. 

      Leader of a Municipal Government.

  • 3. 
    Public education is cared for by:
    • A. 

      The Federal Government

    • B. 

      The Provincial Government

    • C. 

      The Municipal Government

    • D. 

      Private funding

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      An economic activity, such as a shopping mall, that meets the needs of the local population.

    • B. 

      The process of referring a political question to the people for a direct vote.

    • C. 

      The fee that Chinese immigrants were required to pay in order to immigrate to Canada.

    • D. 

      A favor, often a government position, given in return for political support.

    • E. 

      Forced service in the armed forces.

  • 5. 
    What are the three branches of the parliamentary system?
    • A. 

      Federal government; provincial government; municipal government.

    • B. 

      Executive power; legislative power; judicial power.

    • C. 

      The Governor General; Prime Minister; the Cabinet.

  • 6. 
    Each province has the same amount of senate members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

  • 8. 
    What is the provincial equivalent to the Senate (upper house)
    • A. 

      Lieutenant Governor

    • B. 

      Legislative Assembly

    • C. 

      National Assembly

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      There is no equivalent

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The branch of the law that deals with relations between private parties such as individuals and corporations.

    • B. 

      A group of representatives in legislatures who belong to the same political party

    • C. 

      Law that is based on rulings made by a judge in court cases.

  • 10. 
    What are three provincial responsibilities?
    • A. 

      Education; Charities; Federal prisons

    • B. 

      Foreign policy; Banking system; Marriage

    • C. 

      Hospitals; Licences; Highways