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All About Law - Chapter 2 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

1. 

The Canadian Bill of Rights was pioneered  by

a.

John Humphrey

c.

Pierre Trudeau

b.

John Diefenbaker

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

The Canadian Bill of Rights was criticized for which of the following reasons?

a.

It applied only to federal matters.

d.

all of the above

b.

Parliament could change it at any time.

e.

none of the above

c.

It did little to protect equality rights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

The Canadian politician who promoted a "just society" was

a.

John Diefenbaker

c.

Pierre Trudeau

b.

John Humphrey

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

Legislation passed using the notwithstanding clause can stay in effect for

a.

2 years

c.

7 years

b.

5 years

d.

10 years

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

Three of the following four freedoms are part of the Charter. Which one is not part of the Charter?

a.

freedom of peaceful assembly

c.

freedom of thought

b.

freedom from fear

d.

freedom of conscience and religion

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

Which of the following forms of expression is outlawed by the Criminal Code?

a.

attacking the Constitution in print

c.

promoting war against other nations

b.

arguing against democracy in Canada

d.

inciting hatred of identifiable groups

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

A restriction on individual rights under the Charter can remain if it is demonstrably justifiable in a free and

a.

modern nation

c.

multicultural country

b.

bilingual country

d.

democratic society

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

The Supreme Court has ruled that a law that limits a Charter right or freedom is reasonable for all but one of the following reasons. Which one is not a valid reason?

a.

It addresses citizen complaints.

c.

It sets clear and exact standards.

b.

It enforces an important government objective.

d.

The restriction on individual rights or freedoms is minimal.

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

The law refers to which types of discrimination?

a.

intentional discrimination

d.

a and b but not c

b.

adverse discrimination

e.

a and c but not b

c.

unintentional discrimination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

All provincial and territorial Human Rights Codes are based on the

a.

Charter of Rights and Freedoms

c.

Constitution Act, 1882

b.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

d.

Canadian Human Rights Act

 

 

 

 

 


 

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