11. How are Senators chosen?

  • By the Governor General of Canada.
  • By the Premiers of all provinces.
  • Appointed by the Queen.
  • Senators are appointed by the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister. (correct answer)

12. How does a bill become a law?

  • The Lieutenant Governor must approve the bill.
  • Approval by a majority in the House of Commons and Senate and finally the Governor General. (correct answer)
  • The Queen must sign the bill.
  • Approval by the Members of the Legislative Assembly.

13. How is a Cabinet Minister chosen?

  • By the Queen.
  • By the voters.
  • By other Cabinet Ministers.
  • By the Prime Minister (correct answer)

14. How is the government formed after a federal election?

  • The party with the most elected representatives becomes the party in power. The Queen chooses the Prime Minister from this party
  • Ordinarily, the party with the most elected representatives becomes the party in power. The leader of this party becomes the Prime Minister. (correct answer)
  • The Governor General picks a party and a Prime Minister to run the government.
  • Each province elects one representative to form the government. The Queen then chooses the Prime Minister.

15. How is the Prime Minister chosen?

  • The Queen appoints the Prime Minister.
  • The Governor General with the Senate appoint the Prime Minister.
  • The leader of the party with the most elected representatives becomes the Prime Minister. (correct answer)
  • The MPs vote on the Prime Minister.

16. In Canada, are you allowed to question the police about their service or conduct?

  • No, police service and conduct is not open to discussion with Canadians.
  • Yes, you can question their service but not their conduct.
  • Yes, you can question their conduct but not their service.
  • Yes, if you feel the need to. (correct answer)

17. In Canada’s justice system what does “presumption of innocence” mean?

  • Everyone is guilty until proven innocent
  • Guilt is decided by public opinion
  • Innocence is decided by public opinion
  • Everyone is innocent until proven guilty (correct answer)

18. In the 1960s, Quebec experienced an era of rapid change. What is this called?

  • The West Movement.
  • The Revolution.
  • The Quiet Revolution. (correct answer)
  • La Francophonie.

19. In what industry do most Canadians work?

  • Natural resources
  • Tourism.
  • Service. (correct answer)
  • Manufacturing.

20. In which region do more than half the people in Canada live?

  • Central Canada. (correct answer)
  • Prairies.
  • Atlantic Canada.
  • Northern Canada.

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