Canadian Democracy, Eighth Edition: Chapter 16

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) Nunavut
b) Yukon
c) Manitoba
d) Saskatchewan
e) Newfoundland and Labrador

Question 2:


a) one-quarter less than
b) one-third less than
c) half as much as
d) 10 per cent more than
e) the same as

Question 3:


a) three times less
b) three times more
c) two times less
d) two times more
e) ten times more

Question 4:


a) communification
b) communitarianism
c) community-building
d) the community theory
e) community democracy

Question 5:


a) the Arctic coasts of Canada
b) Alaska
c) Russia
d) Greenland
e) all of the above

Question 6:


a) political and social
b) social and psychological
c) biological and social
d) psychological and biological
e) biological and geographic

Question 7:


a) resource deposits reserved for Aboriginal peoples
b) separate segments of large cities designated as areas where only Aboriginal peoples can inhabit
c) areas of fixed homeland for Aboriginal peoples
d) positions in the public service designated for Aboriginal peoples
e) areas, usually rural, that are set aside as protected lands by Parks Canada

Question 8:


a) 1944
b) 1951
c) 1976
d) 1985
e) 2002

Question 9:


a) in rural and remote areas
b) in cities
c) on the outskirts of towns and cities
d) along major thoroughfares
e) in national or provincial parks

Question 10:


a) band members may not sell any part of the reserve
b) the federal government retains the ultimate authority to grant timber-cutting licences
c) reserve land may not be used as security for loans
d) virtually no commercial or legal transaction of consequence can take place without the approval of the federal government
e) all of the above

Question 11:


a) Cree, Inuktitut, and Ojibway
b) Ojibway, Mi’kmaq, and Potawatomi
c) Inuktitut, Mi’kmaq, and Cree
d) Cree, Inuktitut, and Chipewyan
e) Ojibway, Inuktitut, and Potawatomi

Question 12:


a) the Natives had fallen under the protective stewardship of the British state
b) a system of Native self-government would be established within the British state
c) there was in fact no official recognition of the title to the lands that Natives had occupied and used before European settlement
d) the Natives would participate as full, undifferentiated citizens in the institutions of the British state
e) the Natives would be treated as a distinct society, with equal respect paid in legislation to their different status

Question 13:


a) 1884
b) 1932
c) 1960
d) 1971
e) 1984

Question 14:


a) the dismantling of the Indian Affairs bureaucracy
b) an end to the reserve system
c) the abolition of different status for Indians under the law
d) the dismantling of residential schools
e) the transfer of responsibility for the education, health care, and social needs of Native citizens to the provinces

Question 15:


a) Native sovereignty would constitute a third order of government, similar in stature to municipalities
b) Native sovereignty must exist alongside and be in no way inferior to the sovereignty of the federal government and that of the provinces
c) Native sovereignty would constitute a fourth order of government, with less power than municipal governments
d) Native sovereignty would constitute a third order of government, similar in stature to that of the provinces
e) Native sovereignty had to be treated under a completely separate set of rules, different from those of all Canadian government structures

Question 16:


a) the implementation of the Indian Act in 1876
b) the extension of the franchise to Native Canadians in 1960
c) the implementation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982
d) the 1996 Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
e) the reaction to the 1969 White Paper on Indian Policy

Question 17:


a) 31
b) 52
c) 77
d) 102
e) 146

Question 18:


a) the National Treaty Alliance
b) the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
c) the Native Women’s Association of Canada
d) the Canadian Tribes Association
e) the Assembly of First Nations

Question 19:


a) the issue of murdered or missing Aboriginal women
b) the reserve governance issue
c) the land title issue
d) the issue of provincial social welfare payments
e) the issue of residential schools

Question 20:


a) a right of Aboriginal landownership
b) Aboriginal self-government
c) rights for Aboriginals living off-reserve
d) the extension of Indian Act provisions to Métis people and non-Status Indians
e) the legal recognition of Aboriginal land use rights, like fishing

Question 21:


a) lower than
b) higher than
c) proportional to
d) decreasing but still higher than
e) increasing but still lower than

Question 22:


a) whether the right to fish was an inherent Aboriginal right
b) whether the right to sell reserve land was an inherent Aboriginal right
c) whether the right to collect taxes on reserve land was an inherent Aboriginal right
d) whether Aboriginal women had a right to retain their status after marriage
e) whether children of mixed-heritage parents had a right to inherit Indian status

Question 23:


a) the Oka crisis
b) the Ipperwash stand-off
c) the occupation of a housing project at Caledonia
d) the rise of the Idle No More movement
e) all of the above

Question 24:


a) address the inability of First Nations communities to hold title to reserve land and to transfer ownership to individuals without losing jurisdiction over transferred land
b) address the ownership of land by female members of bands
c) allow for property taxes to be collected on reserve land
d) make a definitive statement on First Nations title where the courts had declined to do so in previous cases
e) offer an interpretation of whether Aboriginal individuals have a right to hunt on privately owned land that is technically under treaty

Question 25:


a) further refinement and interpretation of the current Indian Act
b) the integrationist vision of the 1969 White Paper
c) the RCAP’s “people to people, nation to nation” approach
d) breaking down the pattern of paternalism and dependency
e) a dismantling of all existing legislation so that it can be rebuilt anew

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