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Grade 6 Local Government Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Municipal

    • B. 

      Provincial

    • C. 

      Federal

    • D. 

      Canadian

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Animal control

    • B. 

      Parks and Recreation

    • C. 

      Libraries

    • D. 

      Court

  • 3. 
    Choose a quote from below that best explains why there is a local government in addition to a provincial government.
    • A. 

      "There are too many things for the provincial governement to worry about, they don't have time to make all the decisions."

    • B. 

      "People who live in a community are best able to understand the issues that affect their daily lives - they are in the best position to make decisions for the best interest of the community."

    • C. 

      "If there wasn't a local government then people could not vote, take part in meetings or make presentations."

  • 4. 
    Mayor is to Urban as Reeve is to:
    • A. 

      Councillors

    • B. 

      Rural

    • C. 

      Chief

    • D. 

      Chairperson

  • 5. 
    First Nations is to Cheif as Metis is to:
    • A. 

      Councillors

    • B. 

      Rural

    • C. 

      Chief

    • D. 

      Chairperson

  • 6. 
    All local governments have the same deparments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 7. 
    Which person would NOT be able to run for Town Council?
    • A. 

      A Canadian Citizen

    • B. 

      An 18 year old woman

    • C. 

      Someone who has lived in the area for 12 weeks

    • D. 

      Someone who has lived in the area for 25 weeks