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All About Law - Chapter 13 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

1. 

Which level of government has the power of making marriage laws?

a.

federal

d.

a and b but not c

b.

provincial

e.

all of the above

c.

municipal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

Statistics Canada has recently estimated that what percentage of marriages will end in divorce?

a.

12 to 14%

c.

35 to 41%

b.

28 to 30%

d.

44 to 51%

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

Which of the following can result in a decision that a person did not have the capacity to legally marry?

a.

never loved spouse

d.

b and c but not a

b.

very drunk during ceremony

e.

all of the above

c.

too sick to understand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

Regardless of federal minimums, most provinces have adopted their own rules for when people can marry without parents' consent. What is the permitted age range?

a.

1516 yrs

d.

1819 yrs

b.

1617 yrs

e.

no consistent rule

c.

1718 yrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

Which level of government determines who has the capacity to marry?

a.

municipal

c.

provincial

b.

federal

d.

all of the above

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

A separation occurs when a couple takes action to

a.

seek a divorce, after years of conflict

d.

live separate and apart

b.

declare the marriage never existed

e.

all of the above

c.

lay criminal charges against each other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

A separation agreement is a(n)

a.

private agreement between spouses

c.

legally binding contract

b.

court order

d.

Act of Parliament, giving rights

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

A divorce becomes final after what period of time after the judgement is pronounced?

a.

two years less a day

c.

31 days

b.

a year and a day

d.

7 days

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

If a divorce is sought on the grounds of adultery, whose responsibility is it to prove that adultery occurred?

a.

the respondent

d.

the petitioner

b.

the co-respondent

e.

none of the above

c.

the police

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Family mediators deal with all but one of the following issues. Which one do they not deal with?

a.

if, how, and when to separate

d.

division of property

b.

custody and access

e.

all of the above

c.

who is to blame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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