Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition: Chapter 5

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) Queen, governor general, and prime minister
b) Queen, prime minister, and cabinet
c) Queen, governor general, and lieutenant governors
d) governor general, lieutenant governors, and prime minister
e) prime minister, cabinet, and premiers

Question 2:


a) interpretation
b) arbitration
c) recommendation
d) independence
e) authority

Question 3:


a) public
b) private
c) corporate
d) political
e) parliamentary

Question 4:


a) through their party leader
b) to the sergeant-at-arms
c) through the Speaker of the House
d) directly to those being questioned
e) in writing, through the Parliamentary Page

Question 5:


a) socialization
b) the electoral system
c) ministerial responsibility
d) legitimation
e) political culture

Question 6:


a) legislature
b) judiciary
c) cabinet
d) executive
e) Speaker of the House

Question 7:


a) unitary systems
b) bicameral legislatures
c) unicameral legislatures
d) unelected upper houses
e) elected upper houses

Question 8:


a) judicial interpretation
b) political appointments
c) law making
d) passing financial budgets
e) judicial review

Question 9:


a) Public
b) Privy
c) Parliamentary
d) Political
e) Partisan

Question 10:


a) Westminster model
b) American Revolution
c) party system
d) judicial system
e) bureaucratic system

Question 11:


a) three-quarter
b) fifty per cent
c) simple
d) 50 + 1
e) two-thirds

Question 12:


a) Statute of Westminster
b) Charter of Rights and Freedoms
c) Declaration of Independence
d) Bill of Rights
e) Declaration of Human Rights

Question 13:


a) Bill Clinton
b) George H.W. Bush
c) George W. Bush
d) Ronald Reagan
e) Barack Obama

Question 14:


a) Justinian Code
b) Parisian model
c) Code Napoléon
d) Code Civilian
e) droit français

Question 15:


a) foreign trade relations
b) declaring war
c) establishing post offices
d) creating militia
e) all of the above

Question 16:


a) electorate
b) opposition
c) government
d) leadership
e) elected representatives

Question 17:


a) serve the interests of citizens
b) permit orderly and fair mediation
c) present an alternative to other systems
d) ensure a level of political accountability
e) all of the above

Question 18:


a) prime minister
b) provinces
c) bureaucracy
d) legislature
e) governor general

Question 19:


a) Supreme Court
b) Tax Court
c) Federal Court
d) Provincial and Territorial Courts
e) World Court

Question 20:


a) centralized
b) mixed
c) unified
d) constitutionally prescribed
e) autonomously independent

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) True
b) False

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