Canadian Democracy, A Concise Introduction - Chapter 13

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Question 1:


a) Sir John A. Macdonald
b) Sir John Thompson
c) Sir Wilfrid Laurier
d) Sir Robert Borden
e) Sir Mackenzie Bowell

Question 2:


a) Its traditional ties with Great Britain
b) The degree to which it is dependent on foreign markets
c) Its underdeveloped Northern territories
d) Its relatively expensive labour costs
e) Its extensive exports

Question 3:


a) We are a peace-loving people.
b) We are respected, listened to, and admired abroad.
c) We “punch above our weight” in international affairs.
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 4:


a) Citizenship
b) Capital
c) Regulated banking system
d) Hockey
e) None of the above

Question 5:


a) China and United States
b) United States and European Union
c) European Union and China
d) India and China
e) United States and India

Question 6:


a) Speed and the countries involved
b) The countries involved and less global conflict
c) Less global conflict and more democracy
d) Volume and speed
e) Innovation and volume

Question 7:


a) Technology and the movement of people
b) The movement of people and the English language
c) The English language and technology
d) Cultural homogenization and the movement of people
e) Technology and cultural homogenization

Question 8:


a) Intellectual attacks
b) Street protests
c) The Occupy movement
d) Political parties
e) All of the above

Question 9:


a) Outsourcing
b) Just-in-time production
c) Horizontal integration
d) Vertical integration
e) None of the above

Question 10:


a) Ontario
b) British Columbia
c) Quebec
d) Prince Edward Island
e) Saskatchewan

Question 11:


a) 30 per cent
b) 40 per cent
c) 50 per cent
d) 60 per cent
e) 75 per cent

Question 12:


a) One-third
b) One-half
c) Two-thirds
d) Three-quarters
e) All

Question 13:


a) Aiming to influence the president and top advisers
b) Developing tighter formal integration across the Canada–US border
c) Both A and B
d) None of the above

Question 14:


a) Pierre Trudeau
b) Lester Pearson
c) John Turner
d) Kim Campbell
e) John Diefenbaker

Question 15:


a) World Trade Organization (WTO)
b) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
c) United Nations (UN)
d) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
e) International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Question 16:


a) WTO
b) The Commonwealth
c) La Francophonie
d) NATO
e) NAFTA

Question 17:


a) Reestablish closer ties with Great Britain
b) Establish close ties with China
c) Gain special membership in the European Union
d) Multilateralism
e) None of the above

Question 18:


a) Staying independent in an age of American empire
b) Establishing trade relations with China in the context of heavy dependence on the United States
c) Reestablishing close ties to Great Britain and the rest of the Commonwealth in the context of heavy dependence on the United States
d) Rediscovering our traditional peacekeeping role on the international stage in a context of the War on Terror
e) None of the above

Question 19:


a) The International Criminal Court
b) The war in Afghanistan
c) Global warming
d) Continental missile defense
e) Landmines

Question 20:


a) By launching a trade challenge to the United States’ position through the World Trade Organization
b) By launching a trade challenge to the United States’ position through the North American Free Trade Agreement
c) By retaliating with protectionist measures of its own
d) By beginning to push for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement
e) None of the above

Question 21:


a) There are no limits as to how far.
b) There are many limits as to how far.
c) It is virtually impossible.
d) It depends on many things.
e) It is in Canada’s best interest to remain close to the foreign policy of the US.

Question 22:


a) Requiring passports for Canadians entering the United States
b) The elimination of regimes deemed to pose a threat to American security
c) Limitation of personal privacy and equality rights
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 23:


a) China and India
b) The Netherlands and the Scandinavian countries
c) Japan and Germany
d) Australia and South Africa
e) Brazil and France

Question 24:


a) International assistance capability
b) Military capacity
c) A strong alliance with the United States
d) Moral authority as a good global citizen
e) All of the above are required.

Question 25:


a) Its cuts in foreign aid
b) Participation in the military mission of Libya
c) Decline in peace-keeping activities
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 26:


a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) True
b) False

Question 29:


a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False

Question 31:


a) True
b) False

Question 32:


a) True
b) False

Question 33:


a) True
b) False

Question 34:


a) True
b) False

Question 35:


a) True
b) False

Question 36:


a) True
b) False

Question 37:


a) True
b) False

Question 38:


a) True
b) False

Question 39:


a) True
b) False

Question 40:


a) True
b) False