Canadian Democracy, Eighth Edition: Chapter 3

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) France
b) Germany
c) Australia
d) Italy
e) Japan

Question 2:


a) globalization
b) oil shock
c) foreign exports
d) free trade
e) economic recession

Question 3:


a) 15 per cent
b) 23 per cent
c) 32 per cent
d) 47 per cent
e) 58 per cent

Question 4:


a) manufacturing
b) construction
c) service
d) agricultural
e) mining

Question 5:


a) lower class
b) lower middle class
c) middle class
d) upper middle class
e) upper class

Question 6:


a) 10 per cent
b) 20 per cent
c) 30 per cent
d) 40 per cent
e) 50 per cent

Question 7:


a) off-reserve Aboriginal people
b) lone parents
c) recent immigrants
d) people with disabilities
e) Canadians in general

Question 8:


a) complete high school
b) be unemployed
c) experience poverty
d) receive government transfers
e) all of the above

Question 9:


a) horizontal mobility
b) vertical mobility
c) socio-economic mobility
d) systemic mobility
e) closing the gap

Question 10:


a) ethnicity
b) gender
c) race
d) family background
e) none of the above

Question 11:


a) Canada
b) France
c) Germany
d) Australia
e) the United Kingdom

Question 12:


a) Problems of assessing foreign credentials
b) Lack of Canadian work experience
c) Language and cultural barriers
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 13:


a) the intent to treat members of a group in an unequal manner
b) more important in explaining inequality than choice, politics, and systemic discrimination
c) adheres in traditions, rules, and institutions that have the effect of favouring the members of one group over another
d) the most important factor in explaining inequality in Canada
e) a political matter

Question 14:


a) choice-based discrimination
b) deliberate discrimination
c) systemic discrimination
d) politically-motivated discrimination
e) none of the above

Question 15:


a) not inherent in traditions, rules, and customary practices
b) the intent to treat the members of a group in an unequal manner
c) without conscious individual intent
d) the prejudice that one person feels towards the members of some other group
e) all of the above

Question 16:


a) Location
b) Gender
c) Ethnicity
d) Age
e) All of the above

Question 17:


a) LICO
b) QOL
c) HALE
d) SEM
e) PPP

Question 18:


a) sleep outside in alleys
b) stay in emergency shelters
c) migrate frequently from city to city
d) stay with friends or family
e) stay in women’s shelters

Question 19:


a) Regina
b) Montreal
c) Winnipeg
d) Toronto
e) Vancouver

Question 20:


a) young adults
b) Aboriginal Canadians
c) women
d) visible minorities
e) urban residents

Question 21:


a) lower than average infant mortality rates
b) overcrowded living conditions on reserves
c) higher than average life expectancy
d) lower than average suicide rates
e) lower prevalence of alcoholism

Question 22:


a) amend the Constitution
b) enter into foreign treaties
c) interpret the Constitution
d) all of the above
e) none of the above

Question 23:


a) geographical proximity
b) a common language
c) shared values
d) foreign capital
e) all of the above

Question 24:


a) Magazines
b) Films
c) Music
d) Video games
e) Newspapers

Question 25:


a) export markets
b) foreign sources of investment capital
c) imports
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