Canadian Democracy, Eighth Edition: Chapter 17

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

Question 2:


a) its traditional ties with Great Britain
b) its dependence on foreign markets
c) its underdeveloped Northern territories
d) its relatively expensive labour costs
e) its relative independence from the rest of the world

Question 3:


a) oil
b) fish
c) wheat
d) fur
e) timber

Question 4:


a) energy policy
b) missile defence
c) border security
d) trade
e) all of the above

Question 5:


a) 5 per cent
b) 20 per cent
c) 40 per cent
d) 60 per cent
e) 80 per cent

Question 6:


a) its speed and the countries involved
b) the countries involved and the lower degree of global conflict
c) the lower degree of global conflict and the higher level of present-day democracy
d) its volume and speed
e) the countries involved and the volume of trades being undertaken

Question 7:


a) technology and the transnational flows of capital
b) the transnational flows of capital and the English language
c) the English language and technology
d) cultural homogenization and the transnational flows of capital
e) technology and cultural homogenization

Question 8:


a) a sharp increase in the number of single-parent households
b) a sharp increase in the birth rate
c) a sharp increase in number of immigrants
d) a sharp increase in the number of illegal immigrants
e) a sharp decrease in food supply

Question 9:


a) increased
b) decreased
c) stayed the same
d) increased but is starting to decrease
e) decreased but is starting to increase

Question 10:


a) increased ability to regulate business in the public interest
b) higher public expenditure on social safety nets
c) stronger position as a counterweight to markets and rampant individualism
d) stronger influence on the global supply chain
e) increased ability to protect themselves from outside influence

Question 11:


a) unfair trade rules
b) exploitation by foreign corporations
c) inadequate governance
d) disease
e) colonialism

Question 12:


a) low levels of professionalism
b) high levels of corruption
c) inadequate technology
d) weak social policies
e) all of the above

Question 13:


a) higher
b) lower
c) the same
d) higher but going down
e) lower but climbing up

Question 14:


a) American media dominating Canadian culture
b) increased immigration and ethnic diversity
c) increased political ties between Canadian and US governments
d) globalized production, sourcing, and investment
e) homogenized culture and media

Question 15:


a) China
b) the United Kingdom
c) Australia
d) the United States
e) Germany

Question 16:


a) 70 per cent; one-fifth
b) 70 per cent; half
c) 50 per cent; one-fifth
d) 50 per cent; half
e) 30 per cent; one-third

Question 17:


a) one-quarter
b) one-third
c) one-half
d) two-thirds
e) three-quarters

Question 18:


a) the re-establishment of close ties with Great Britain
b) the establishment of close ties with China
c) a special membership in the European Union
d) the United Nations and other multilateral institutions
e) an increased military empowerment

Question 19:


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) re-establishing close ties to Great Britain and the rest of the Commonwealth
d) rediscovering our traditional peacekeeping role on the international stage in the context of the “war on terrorism”
e) explaining the state of Aboriginal peoples in Canada while remaining a model for human rights justice

Question 20:


a) globalization
b) the decline of American capital
c) increased border security
d) both a and b
e) all of the above

Question 21:


a) the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
b) the World Bank
c) the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
d) the World Trade Organization (WTO)
e) all of the above

Question 22:


a) internationalism
b) international convention
c) multinationalism
d) multilateralism
e) bilateralism

Question 23:


a) the First Option
b) the Second Option
c) the Third Option
d) the Fourth Option
e) the Fifth Option

Question 24:


a) say that their country’s influence in the world is positive
b) support economic sanctions against states that behave badly in the world or that treat their own people badly
c) agree that under some conditions war is necessary to obtain justice
d) support greater bilateral co-operation on matters of national security and anti-terrorism measures
e) believe that a terrorist attack over the next year is a real possibility

Question 25:


a) 1867
b) 1919
c) 1939
d) 1945
e) 1947

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