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What is a polling station?
Place where the number of votes is counted.
Campaign headquarters for candidates.
Member if Parliament's riding office.
Place where you vote.

What is written on an election ballot? Or What is printed on a federal election ballot?
The names of the candidates
The name of the voter
The name of the enumerator
The names of Aldermen and Alderwoman

How do you choose the candidate's name? Or What do you mark on a federal election ballot?
Circle the name
Cross out names of the others candidates
Mark an “X” to the right of the name of the candidate

What does voting by secret ballot mean? How do you vote in Canada?
By raising hand
By secret ballot
By giving the name of the candidate to the officer

How is the government formed after an election? After a Federal Election, Which party forms the new Government?
The party with the most senators
The party with the most votes
The party with the most elected MPs
The party with the most candidates running for election

When does an election have to be held according to the Constitution?
About every 4 years.
Within 5 years of the last election.
Whenever the Prime Minister calls the election.
When the MP's want a new Prime Minister.

What do political parties do?
Share ideas about how government should work.
Prepare the celebration after the election.
Liase with the provincial governments.
Liase with the Queen.

What does it mean for a political party to "be in power"? or Which party becomes the party in power?
Coalition Party
The party with the most representatives in the house of commons
The party with the most votes
To have the approval of the Queen

What is the role of the Opposition parties? Or What does opposition do?
Make the law
Supports the party in power
Debate and try to improve or defeat the laws proposed by the Government
To put forward bills to be passed.

How are Senators chosen? or Senators are appointed by the:
Queen
Governor General
Prime Minister
By the Premiers of all provinces

Senators are:
Elected by voters
Chosen by the MPs
Elected by landed immigrants
Chosen by the Prime Minister and appointed by government general.

How can you contact your member of Parliament?
Call your provincial party office.
Write to the Prime Minister.
Call Elections Canada.
Either call the office in your electoral district or write to the House of Commons.

Who do provincial members of the legislative or national assemblies represent?
Federal and territorial governments.
Federal and provincial governments.
Everyone who lives in the provincial or territorial electoral district.
Municipal governments.

What level of government passes "by-laws"?
Municipal (local).
Territorial.
Provincial.
Rural.

Who were the United Empire Loyalists
British settlers from the United States
Aboriginal peoples
Metis
Inuits

What three Industries helped the early settlers build communities in the Atlantic region
Fur Trading, Fishing and Mining
Farming, Fishing and Mining
Farming, Fishing and Shipbuilding
Fur Trading, Fishing and Shipbuilding

When did the united Empire Loyalists came to Canada
1500s
Early 1900s
Late 1700s
1000

When did settlers from France first establish communities on the St. Lowrence River
1200s
1700s
1900s
Early 1600s

In what type of industry did most early european settlers worked
Mining
Fur Trade
Forestry
Shipping

Which trade spread across Canada, making it important to the economy for over 300 years?
Hudson Bay
Mining
Fur
Ice

Please note these questions are only for reference. Actual questions might be different. Please check immigration and citizenship canada's official publication for futher details


 
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