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Appleby College
Social Science Celebration of Knowledge
June 2011
Course: CIVICS - CHV20
Grade: Upper Two
Name: __________...
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Section A: Multiple Choice (40 Marks) (25 Minutes)
1. Most candidates who run for political office belong to a:
a) gover...
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9. The “common good” means:
a) decisions that satisfy all citizens
b) decisions that satisfy all voters
c) decisions tha...
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18. Lobbyists:
a) try to influence government decision-making and elected officials
b) hold meetings in the lobby of gov...
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27. The voting age in Canada is ____ and the legal age to take your driving license in Ontario is _____.
a) 19 and 16
b)...
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  1. 1. Appleby College Social Science Celebration of Knowledge June 2011 Course: CIVICS - CHV20 Grade: Upper Two Name: ______________________________________________________ (print) Time Allowed: 45 minutes INSTRUCTIONS 1. Pay attention to the instructions at the beginning of the two sections of the exam. 2. Answers to the multiple-choice section and true and false sections must be completed on the answer sheet attached to the back of the examination. 3. Your signature below attests that the work being submitted is your own and fully complies with the requirements outlined in the Appleby College Statement on Academic Integrity. Signature: __________________________________________
  2. 2. 2 Section A: Multiple Choice (40 Marks) (25 Minutes) 1. Most candidates who run for political office belong to a: a) government b) school c) political party d) parliament 2. Band Aid, Artists against Apartheid and Young Artists for Haiti would be considered: a) social activists b) morally irresponsible c) ethically charged d) all of the above 3. Which is not a Federal Party in Canada? a) Bloc Quebecois b) NDP c) Communist Party of Canada d) Hemp Party of Canada 4. The following are campaign tactics used by candidates: a) signs b) pamphlets c) public speeches/debates d) all of the above 5. A party platform is a statement of where the party stands on: a) world events b) political issues c) ridings d) plurality 6. Only the _____ and the _____ parties have ever formed governments at the federal level since Confederation. a) New Democratic Party and Liberals b) Bloc Québécois and Progressive Conservatives c) Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance and Liberals d) Conservatives and Liberals 7. The political spectrum identifies a) government spending b) government structure c) different political philosophies and positions d) all of the above 8. Youth can get involved in political campaigns by: a) joining a party’s youth branch b) running their own candidates c) voting illegally d) protesting illegally
  3. 3. 3 9. The “common good” means: a) decisions that satisfy all citizens b) decisions that satisfy all voters c) decisions that satisfy most citizens d) decisions that satisfy most voters 10. _____ between government and its citizens is the key to _____. a) good communication/taxation b) no communication/democracy c) no communication/taxation d) good communication/democracy 11. Citizens can make their voices heard by: a) voting b) belonging to a social movement c) running for a political position d) all of the above 12. Who was Canada’s Prime Minister during World War One? a) Robert Borden b) Wilfred Laurier c) John A. Macdonald d) William Lyon Mackenzie King 13. In a democracy, citizens may _____ government decisions. a) associate b) appeal c) perpetuate d) harass 14. What ensures universal rights to every person on earth? a) The Charter of Rights and Freedoms b) The Charter of Human Rights c) The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights d) The Human Rights Tribunal 15. During protests, people may legally: a) carry weapons b) vote for candidates c) carry signs d) all of the above 16. Civil disobedience means: a) refusing to obey laws you feel are unfair b) assassinating people c) not voting d) all of the above 17. Other ways to make your views known may include: a) volunteering for an organization b) making charitable donations c) participating in a political campaign d) all of the above
  4. 4. 4 18. Lobbyists: a) try to influence government decision-making and elected officials b) hold meetings in the lobby of government buildings c) exist only in Canada and the United States d) all of the above 19. True civil disobedience means: a) you won’t sacrifice anything b) you are willing to sacrifice what you value to make your point c) you are alone in your struggle d) none of the above 20. Apartheid took place in: a) Zimbabwe b) South Africa c) Ethiopia d) Ghana 21. What organization was established in 1945? a) IMF b) UNICEF c) Peace Corps d) United Nations 22. The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. had the song, Pride in the Name of Love written about him by a) U2 b) Bruce Springsteen c) Bon Jovi d) Michael Jackson 23. Which is not a right you have as a Canadian citizen? a) The right to life, liberty and security of the person b) The right to move and live in any province c) The right to be subjected to any cruel and unusual treatment or punishment d) The right not to be arbitrarily detained or arrested 24. Which Canadian Prime Minister won the Noble Peace Prize in 1957? a) John A. Macdonald b) Pierre Trudeau c) Lester B. Pearson d) Paul Martin Jr. 25. Local by-laws are written and approved by ___________________ governments. a) Federal b) Provincial c) Municipal d) State 26. You participate in the political process by: a) moving to another province b) being employed c) voting d) paying taxes
  5. 5. 5 27. The voting age in Canada is ____ and the legal age to take your driving license in Ontario is _____. a) 19 and 16 b) 18 and 16 c) 18 and 18 d) 18 and 17 38. Recent natural disasters have occurred in the following countries except: a) China b) Burma c) Thailand d) England 29. Increasing gas prices have a negative effect on the cost of __________. a) travel b) produce c) consumer electronics d) all of the above 30. Youth can have a positive impact on their communities by: a) raising money for charities b) volunteering for non-profit organizations c) donating old clothing d) all of the above Section B: True or False Section (10 Marks) (5 minutes) 1. Education is the responsibility of the provincial governments. T F 2. An MPP can be found in the Oakville Legislature. T F 3. Municipal elections are held every year. T F 4. Senators are appointed to the Senate by the PM. T F 5. The last province to enter Confederation was Newfoundland. T F 6. Kim Carson was Canada’s only female Prime Minister. T F 7. Flag Day in Canada is on February 15th each year. T F 8. Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister is John Manley. T F 9. You must be 16 years old in order to vote in Canada. T F 10. Pierre Elliot Trudeau embraced a “Just Society.” T F
  6. 6. 6 Good luck on your exams!

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