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All About Law - Chapter 14 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

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

 

1. 

Most laws that Canadians must follow concerning children are

a.

federal

c.

international

b.

municipal

d.

provincial

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

In cases involving custody and access, which of the following is the only test that the courts are expected to apply?

a.

the legal rights of the parents

c.

the good of society

b.

the beliefs of the parents

d.

the best interests of the child

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

Which custody rule best reflects Canadian law?

a.

mother has more right to custody

c.

father has more right to custody

b.

parents have equal right to custody

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

Which of the following phrases best matches most Canadian courts' philosophy in deciding which parent should get custody?

a.

Children thrive on constant change.

c.

Parents have a right to their children.

b.

Once settled children should not be moved without good reason.

d.

Children are society's responsibility, not the parents'.

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

Joint custody is defined in which of the following statutes?

a.

provincial statutes

d.

all of the above

b.

Divorce Act, 1985

e.

none of the above

c.

Criminal Code

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

Which of the following has become an issue before the courts specifically because of the custodial parent's need to respond to job opportunities?

a.

child abduction

c.

mobility rights

b.

supervised access

d.

child support

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

The tables that suggest monthly child support figures are based on

a.

judgments in key cases

d.

a and c but not b

b.

average parents' expenses

e.

none of the above

c.

legislation in Parliament

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

Child abuse is defined as

a.

emotional attacks

d.

sexual activity

b.

neglect

e.

all of the above

c.

physical abuse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

When a child in need of protection becomes a permanent responsibility of a Children's Aid Society, the child is said to be, in legal terms, a(n)

a.

society ward

c.

abuse survivor

b.

abductee

d.

Crown ward

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Courts can issue an order to dispense with birth parents' consent to a child's adoption under which of the following circumstances?

a.

birth parents cannot be found

c.

under no circumstances

b.

consent is unreasonably withheld

d.

both a and b

 

 

 

 

 


 

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