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GSE Unit 8 Test Revi

GSE Unit 8 Test Review

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What is causing some of the people of Quebec to desire independence from Canada? French descendants living in Quebec feel their culture and language is being overwhelmed by the English
Today, some Canadian citizens are called "separatists" because they believe that one Canadian province should become an independent nation. In which Canadian province would a separatist most likely live? Québec
Today, some citizens and elected leaders of Québec believe their province should take which action? become an independent country
How is French culture evident in Canada? French is the official language of Quebec
The ceremonial head of the government (head of state) in Canada is Elizabeth II
The title of the head of the government in Canada is Prime Minister
Which of the following does not describe the structure of Canada’s national government oligarchy
In most democratic countries, the government is divided into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. In Canada, the legislative branch is the Parliament
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 the House of Commons
Most democracies have a government with three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. In Canada, the executive branch is led by the Prime Minister
Which of the following does not describe a presidential system of government: leader chosen by the legislature
Which of the following does not describe a parliamentary system of government President
You are the chief executive in your country’s democratically-elected national government. As the leader of your political party, you were chosen to be the head of government by your co-workers in the legislature. Which form of government do you have? parliamentary
Which best describes how a parliamentary democracy differs from a presidential democracy? The head of the government is a member of the legislature
The leader of the Parliament in countries such as Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom is called the - prime minister
In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader of the government? parliamentary democracy
All citizens participate equally in which type of government? Democracy
The economic system of communist countries is most closely related to which of the following? command
Which of the following explanations would reflect a country with a mixed economy (i.e., between a pure market and pure command)? A combination of privately-owned industry and government control.
A market economy is very different from a command economy. Which of the following is found in a market economy? competition
In which economic system are the production and distribution of goods owned by private individuals or corporations? market
Which of following best describes a market economy? A person can start any legal business and charge any price.
When a country has a market economy, which of these statements correctly defines this system? Companies produce goods of their choice and consumers decide whether to buy the goods.
In a traditional economic system people usually exchange goods or services rather than use money. Which of the following is an example of this exchange process? bartering with a seller
Which term best describes an economic system in which the people—not the government—own land, factories, and businesses? market
What 3 economic questions are asked when studying the similarities of a traditional, command and market economy among nations of the world? What to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce?
Jacques is an auto mechanic in a nearby larger town. He has decided his own small town needs its own car repair shop. Jacques bought the building and opened his shop. Jacques is an example of Entrepreneur
Why is entrepreneurship important to a country’s economy? Invest in capital goods
Four factors of production are needed—natural resources , human resources , capital resources , and entrepreneurship. A sixth−grade class decides to open a popcorn stand. The stand and the popcorn popper are examples of which factor of production? capital resources
Canada is building new factories and using newer technology. These are examples of Investment in capital goods
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. Describe the Quebec Independence Movement. Including : Why Quebec wants independence? What conflicts are part of Quebec’s independence movement? Why hasn’t Quebec gained independence? What changes in Canada could occur if Quebec was independence?
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. Describe the government of Canada. Be sure to address at least 3 of the following in your answer (A. What type of government systems exists in Canada? B. Who is the leader of Canada and what is his or her title? C. What is the role of the legislature?
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How have the French and English influenced the languages and religions of Canada?
Created by: jpkelley