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Electoral district (Canada): Quiz


Question 1: For example, in the 2003 boundary adjustment, the boundary commission in Ontario originally proposed dividing the city of ________ into three districts.
Greater SudburyTorontoHamilton, OntarioOttawa

Question 2: Instead, in the final report that was passed by the House of Commons, the Sudbury area's existing ridings of Sudbury and ________ were retained with only minor boundary adjustments, while the Timiskaming riding was merged with Nipissing.
Nickel BeltSudbury (electoral district)Parry Sound—MuskokaJohn Rodriguez

Question 3: Under the "grandfather clause", the province's number of seats can also never fall below the number of seats it had in the ________.
31st Canadian Parliament32nd Canadian Parliament34th Canadian Parliament33rd Canadian Parliament

Question 4: Electoral district boundaries are adjusted to reflect population changes after each decennial ________.

Question 5: Originally, most electoral districts were equivalent to the ________ used for local government, hence the French unofficial term comté.
Independent cityCityCountyProvince

Question 6: An electoral district in Canada, also known as a constituency or a riding in Canadian English political terminology, is a geographically-based constituency upon which ________'s representative democracy is based.
BarbadosUnited StatesUnited KingdomCanada

Question 7: It is officially known in ________ as a circonscription, but frequently called a comté (county).
French languageCanadian FrenchAcadian FrenchQuebec French

Question 8: British Columbia had a mix of multiple-member districts in ________ and single-member districts elsewhere until the 1991 election, and Prince Edward Island had dual-member districts until the 1996 election.
CoquitlamStanley ParkChinatown, VancouverVancouver


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