Social 9: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Amna Khan
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Grade 9 History Quiz on Social 9: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, created by Amna Khan on 01/19/2018.

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Question 1

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The right to vote for a new government at least every five years is...
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  • a fundamental freedom.
  • a democratic right.
  • a mobility right.
  • a legal right.

Question 2

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A club to promote women's suffrage was started in 1876, as a way to campaign for...
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  • a woman's right to vote.
  • women's mobility rights.
  • women's pay equity.
  • women's reproductive rights.

Question 3

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Under the Charter of Rights....
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  • the government can never restrict the rights of a citizen.
  • Canadians cannot challenge laws that restrict their rights.
  • the government is justified in restricting rights when necessary.
  • all people, whether they are Canadian citizens or not, have the same rights.

Question 4

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Which of the following groups of people were not sent to internment camps because of their heritage?
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  • Ukranian
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian

Question 5

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The Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives every person in Canadian the same rights, whether or not they are a Canadian citizen, except for...
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  • the right to express your opinions.
  • the right to associate with any person or group.
  • the right to move anywhere in Canada.
  • the right to vote.

Question 6

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The Charter of Rights and Freedoms was incorporated into the constitution in 1982 for which of the following reasons?
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  • To please the British monarchy.
  • To ensure that all Canadian citizens, regardless of where they lived in Canada, were protected by the same laws.
  • To make sure that all Canadian citizens could challenge the laws that restrict their rights in court.
  • To help Canadians assimilate.

Question 7

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The Charter's fundamental freedoms include...
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  • being able to vote.
  • being able to move to any province or city.
  • being free from discrimination.
  • being able to express your opinions.

Question 8

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Which of the following is a set of laws that establishes a framework of governance?
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  • Ban
  • Constitution
  • Contribution
  • Charter

Question 9

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Which of the following sets out the framework for how Canada is to be governed?
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  • Judicial branch
  • Constitution
  • Charter
  • Governor general

Question 10

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The freedom to express your thought, beliefs, opinion, etc, is...
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  • a fundamental freedom.
  • a democratic right.
  • a mobility right.
  • a legal right.

Question 11

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The right (for a Canadian citizen) to vote is...
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  • a fundamental freedom.
  • a democratic right.
  • a mobility right.
  • a legal right.

Question 12

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Every individual having the right to equal protection and benefit of the law without discrimination (based on race, nationality, ethnic origin, skin colour, religion, sex, or mental and physical disability, etc) is....
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  • a mobility right.
  • a democratic right.
  • an equality right.
  • a legal right.

Question 13

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Women's groups have used the protections of the Charter to fight for pay equity with men in the workplace.
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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The Charter's legal rights include the right to a fair and quick public trial.
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of Canada's constitution, and it is the highest law of Canada.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Some provinces have made it illegal for employers to force employees to retire at 65.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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In February 1942, the Canadian government moved all people of Japanese origin, even those who were born in Canada, away from the west coast.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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The Indian Act of 1876 restricted the rights of Aboriginal Peoples by making them wear only their traditional clothing.
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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In order to be protected by Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a person must be a Canadian citizen.
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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As of June 2007, if a person's name appeared on a 'no fly' list, they could be banned from flying, even if they were not proven guilty of any crime.
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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Canadian women were given the right to vote in 1876.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Sunday shopping was always legal, but most provinces chose to observe the Lord's Day Act and did not allow shopping on Sunday.
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  • True
  • False