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All About Law - Chapter 15 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

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

 

1. 

Following divorce, legally married spouses are entitled to share in which of the following?

a.

everything they acquired together

c.

everything acquired during the marriage

b.

everything with their name on it

d.

everything they can prove they own.

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

All but one of the following is divided in the case of a marriage breakdown. Which of the following can a spouse keep?

a.

damages from personal injury lawsuits

c.

furniture

b.

personal pension

d.

future earning potential

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

Which of the following must be divided equally in the event of marriage breakdown?

a.

matrimonial home

d.

a and b but not c

b.

family car

e.

all of the above

c.

family cottage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

In Bracklow v. Bracklow (1999), the Supreme Court ruled that all but one of the following were factors in determining whether a spouse was entitled to continuing spousal support. Which one was not a factor?

a.

need

d.

financial ability of other spouse

b.

right to indefinite future support

e.

hardship posed by marriage breakdown

c.

length of cohabitation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

To enforce spousal/child support, which of the following actions can the federal government take?

a.

refuse passport to defaulting parent

d.

b and c but not a

b.

garnish employment insurance

e.

all of the above

c.

search tax information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

When a common-law relationship breaks up, property is divided in which of the following ways?

a.

same as marriage

c.

court must rule on division

b.

fifty-fifty split in all cases

d.

belongs to person who paid for it

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

Common-law partners have the legal right to support from each other under all but one of the following circumstances? Which one does not confer such a right?

a.

if they have a child

c.

if they have registered a partnership

b.

if they have lived together a set time

d.

if they didn't believe in marriage

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

Which of the following statements describes a common-law partner's inheritance rights accurately?

a.

shares half with next-of-kin

d.

owns half of jointly owned assets

b.

no automatic claim to estate

e.

b and d are both correct

c.

shares house but not business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

Which of the following is a domestic contract?

a.

cohabitation agreement

d.

a and c but not b

b.

separation agreement

e.

all of the above are domestic contracts

c.

marriage contract

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Which of the following terms is not recognized in Canadian law?

a.

domestic contract

c.

separation agreement

b.

prenuptial agreement

d.

marriage contract

 

 

 

 

 


 

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