Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition: Chapter 6

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Question 1:


a) confederalism
b) delegated authority
c) federalism
d) home rule
e) reserved matters

Question 2:


a) Frankfurt
b) Paris
c) London
d) Brussels
e) Lisbon

Question 3:


a) Northern Ireland and Scotland
b) Northern Ireland and Wales
c) Scotland and Wales
d) Scotland and Kent
e) Wales and Kent

Question 4:


a) shared between central and regional governments
b) held by regional governments
c) held by the central government
d) granted to an external government
e) granted to citizens through direct democracy

Question 5:


a) cantons
b) länder
c) states
d) provinces
e) delegated authorities

Question 6:


a) hospitals, prisons, and education
b) reserve land, trade, and shipping
c) shipping, asylums, and charities
d) charities, prisons, and education
e) trade, education, and hospitals

Question 7:


a) China
b) India
c) the United States
d) Russia
e) Mexico

Question 8:


a) 1967
b) 1867
c) 1841
d) 1931
e) 1982

Question 9:


a) annex Canada
b) separate from Great Britain
c) ally with the British
d) exclude European intervention in the Western hemisphere
e) isolate the US from the Western Hemisphere

Question 10:


a) concurrent powers
b) residual powers
c) declaratory power
d) disallowance
e) reservation

Question 11:


a) transfer payments
b) equalization payments
c) conditional grants
d) federal grants
e) co-operative grants

Question 12:


a) Meech Lake
b) Constitutional
c) Victoria
d) Charlottetown
e) Ottawa

Question 13:


a) federal cabinet ministers
b) federal, provincial, and territorial leaders
c) provincial and territorial leaders
d) provincial cabinet ministers
e) provincial ministers and public representatives

Question 14:


a) defence and taxation
b) immigration and taxation
c) immigration and resources
d) agriculture and taxation
e) agriculture and immigration

Question 15:


a) Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia
b) Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
c) Upper and Lower Canada, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia
d) Upper and Lower Canada, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick
e) Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia

Question 16:


a) Confederation
b) Upper Canada
c) the Great Coalition
d) the Conservative Party
e) the Dominion of Canada

Question 17:


a) the Maritimes
b) Ontario
c) Quebec
d) Newfoundland
e) the United States

Question 18:


a) is highly decentralized
b) has limited fiscal control
c) ensures democratic practices
d) retains limited power
e) retains overwhelming power

Question 19:


a) 1861–1865
b) 1870–1873
c) 1841–1867
d) 1776–1782
e) 1812–1814

Question 20:


a) recentralized states
b) federal states
c) confederal states
d) unitary states
e) bicameral states

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