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1 1. Most democracies have a government with three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. In Canada, the executive branch is the: A. Parliament. B. Supreme Court. C. Prime Minister. D. Senate.
2 2. What is one of the goals of the European Union (EU), which was established in the 1990s? A. It is a special stock market for European businesses. B. It provides better training for people wanting to run businesses. C. It provides its members with military protection from foreign attack. D. It is a system to remove tariff barriers and open trade between countries.
3 3. This group was created in 1993 for the purpose of creating a single economic market in which there are no barriers to trade, services, or capital among the member states.A. Warsaw Pact B. European Union C. North Atlantic Treaty Organization D. South East Asian Treaty Organization
4 4. In most democratic countries, the government is divided into three branches: the executive, the legislative, and the judicial. In Canada, the legislative branch is made up of the Senate and theA. Prime Minister. B. Supreme Court. C. House of Commons. D. Governor General.
5 5. Cuba is an example of a type of government in which a ruler or small group has absolute power and is not restricted by a constitution or laws?A. republic B. democracy C. parliament D. dictatorship
6 6. In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader of the government? A. presidential democracy B. communist C. parliamentary democracy D. dictatorship
7 7. Russia has a type of government in which power is formally divided between one central authority and several regional authorities. Name the type of government.A. Federation B. Dictatorship C. Oligarchy D. Constitutional Monarchy
8 8. Which best describes how a parliamentary democracy differs from a presidential democracy? A. The legislature consists of two houses. B. There are usually two major political parties. C. There are state as well as national governments. D. The head of the government is a member of the legislature.
9 9. Which type of government would most likely abolish all opposing political parties, the direct election of leaders, and free speech?A. republic B. constitutional monarchy C. autocratic D. representative democracy
10 10. Cuba has a type of government in which the ruler has absolute power and is not restricted by a constitution, laws, or the citizens. Name the type of government.A. Federal-Republican B. Dictatorship C. Parliamentary democracy D. Presidential democracy
11 11. How has the European Economic Community/European Union been a benefit to the countries that have joined it?A. The use of tariffs has increased trade. B. Trade among member nations has decreased. C. More people now make full use of their country's resources. D. The exchange of goods among the members has become easier.
12 12. Mexico has a president who is elected by the people 12. Mexico has a president who is elected by the people. The powers of the central government are restricted and regional authorities retain a degree of self-government. Ultimate power rests with the voters who choose their governmental representatives.Which of the following terms BEST describes Mexico's form of government today? A. Military Dictatorship B. Federal Republic C. Constitutional Monarchy D. Parliamentary Democracy
13 13. An example of economic cooperation among European nations that occurred in the late 1900s was the:A. creation of the United Nations. B. signing of the Treaty of Versailles. C. creation of the League of Nations. D. introduction of the Eurodollar.
14 14. The European Union (EU) was established in the 1990s 14. The European Union (EU) was established in the 1990s. Which of the following is a goal of the EU?A. to create a single European currency B. to endorse a single European language C. to provide military aid to European countries experiencing civil war D. to protect western European countries from formerly communist countries
15 15. What is a basic way citizens of a democratic nation can influence the government? A. voting B. working C. obeying laws D. consuming goods
16 16. In most democratic countries, the government is divided into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. In Canada, the legislative branch is the:A. Parliament B. Prime Minister C. Supreme Court. D. Governor General.