Chapter 7 The Justice System

Questions and Answers

Chapter7 The Justice System1. What is the role of lawyers?
  • 1. Enforce the law
  • 2. Settle disputes peacefully
  • 3. Interpret the law
  • 4. Help with legal problems and act for you in court
2. Which provinces have provincial police?
  • 1. Newfoundland and Ontario
  • 2. Ontario and Saskatchewan
  • 3. Alberta and Prince Edward Island
  • 4. Ontario and Quebec
3. Canada’s legal system is based on a heritage that includes
  • 1. The rule of law and freedom under the law
  • 2. Due process
  • 3. Democratic principles
  • 4. All these answers
4. Who settles disputes over the law?
  • 1. All these answers
  • 2. The police
  • 3. The elected representatives
  • 4. The courts
5. What is due process?
  • 1. The right to have legal assistance in a court of law
  • 2. The government must respect all legal rights a person is entitled to under the law
  • 3. The rule of law applies to everyone, including judges, politicians and the police
  • 4. The freedom from unlawful detention by the state
6. Police are here to
  • 1. Keep us safe and enforce the law
  • 2. Reduce criminal behaviour
  • 3. Enforce the law
  • 4. Assist citizens
7. What does the Canadian justice system guarantee everyone?
  • 1. Due process under the law
  • 2. The rule of law
  • 3. Legal help
  • 4. Habeas Corpus
8. The police cannot be questioned about their service or conduct.
  • 1. True
  • 2. False
9. What does the presumption of innocence in the Canadian justice system mean?
  • 1. Innocence in criminal matters
  • 2. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty
  • 3. Everyone is guilty until proven innocent
  • 4. Guilt in criminal matters
10. Where do the RCMP enforce Canadian laws?
  • 1. Throughout Canada
  • 2. In all provinces except Ontario and Quebec
  • 3. In the provinces only
  • 4. None of the above
11. The law in Canada does not apply to judges or the police
  • 1. True
  • 2. False
12. The law in Canada applies to everyone, including judges, politicians and the police.
  • 1. False
  • 2. True
13. The law in Canada applies to
  • 1. Police
  • 2. Politicians
  • 3. Judges
  • 4. All these answers
14. Prisons have an essential role in
  • 1. Removing dissidents from society
  • 2. Helping with legal problems
  • 3. Punishing criminals and deterring crime
  • 4. Preventing crime
15. The law in Canada applies to
  • 1. Diplomats
  • 2. Civilians
  • 3. Elected representatives
  • 4. Everyone
16. What are legal aid services?
  • 1. Free services for immigrants
  • 2. None of the above
  • 3. Low cost or free legal services
  • 4. Private security provided free of charge by police
17. There are different types of police in Canada.
  • 1. False
  • 2. True
18. What are Canada’s laws for?
  • 1. To encourage a vote of confidence against the government
  • 2. To promote peace, order and good government
  • 3. To prevent crimes
  • 4. To guide people in our society
19. Questioning the service or conduct of the police
  • 1. Is not recommended in Canada
  • 2. Is supported by the federal government
  • 3. Is permitted in Canada
  • 4. Requires a lawyer’s assistance to handle
20. Who makes Canada’s laws?
  • 1. Parliament
  • 2. Elected representatives
  • 3. The Sovereign
  • 4. The Supreme Court of Canada
21. The Supreme Court is Canada’s highest court.
  • 1. True
  • 2. False
22. Where do the RCMP act as provincial police?
  • 1. In all provinces except Ontario and Quebec
  • 2. None of the above
  • 3. Only in the territories
  • 4. In all provinces
23. When are occasions when you can ask the police for help?
  • 1. If there’s been an accident
  • 2. All these answers
  • 3. If someone has stolen something from you or hurt you
  • 4. If you see a crime taking place
24. What is the name of the highest court in Canada?
  • 1. The Federal Court of Canada
  • 2. The House of Commons
  • 3. The Court of Peers
  • 4. The Supreme Court of Canada
25. The Federal Court of Canada
  • 1. Supervises the provincial courts
  • 2. Deals with matters concerning the federal government
  • 3. Is Canada’s highest court
  • 4. Represents the government in court
26. In most provinces there is an appeal court and a trial court.
  • 1. False
  • 2. True
27. You can ask the police for help in all kinds of situations
  • 1. True
  • 2. False
28. The provincial courts are called the Court of Queen’s Bench.
  • 1. False
  • 2. True
29. Canada’s legal system is based on a heritage that includes
  • 1. Liberty, freedom and the pursuit of happiness
  • 2. The rule of law and freedom under the law
  • 3. Peace, order and good government
  • 4. Habeas corpus
30. Which provinces have municipal police departments?
  • 1. Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, British Columbia
  • 2. Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Alberta, and British Columbia
  • 3. Quebec, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia
  • 4. All
31. When are occasions when you can ask the police for help?
  • 1. If you are the victim of assault
  • 2. If you see a crime taking place
  • 3. If someone you know has gone missing
  • 4. All these answers
32. Our judicial system is founded on the presumption
  • 1. Of habeas corpus
  • 2. Of innocence in criminal matters
  • 3. Of the rule of law
  • 4. Of freedom under the law.
33. One goal of Canadian laws is which of the following?
  • 1. To ensure the rule of law
  • 2. To minimize criminal behaviour
  • 3. To ensure due process is provided to all Canadians
  • 4. To express the values and beliefs of Canadians
34. Which of the following kinds of provincial courts exist?
  • 1. Traffic courts
  • 2. Family courts
  • 3. Lesser offences and small claims courts
  • 4. All these answers
35. Who enforces the laws of our country?
  • 1. The national reserves
  • 2. The police
  • 3. The army
  • 4. The House of Commons
36. Canada’s justice system is governed by
  • 1. The government
  • 2. Elected representatives
  • 3. The Supreme Court of Canada
  • 4. An organized system of laws
37. Most police forces in Canada
  • 1. Have a process by which you can bring your concerns to the police and seek action
  • 2. Provide interpretation of the law without charge
  • 3. Enforce laws throughout Canada
  • 4. Can be approached for civil as well as criminal concerns
38. What is the goal of Canadian laws?
  • 1. All these answers
  • 2. To provide order in society
  • 3. To provide a peaceful way to settle disputes
  • 4. To express the values and beliefs of Canadians

 

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