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Jim Flaherty: Quiz


Question 1: ________, the Liberal finance critic, called on Flaherty to explain the reasoning behind the change in income trust tax policy.
John McCallumColin W. G. GibsonEdgar BensonGordon O'Connor

Question 2: Mississauga Mayor ________ went further by issuing a challenge to Flaherty to publicly debate the need for permanent federal funding for the repair and upkeep of municipal roads and bridges.
OntarioHazel McCallionTorontoBrampton

Question 3: On February 4, 2006, the ________ reported that Flaherty still owed as much as $64,000 to the PC Party of Ontario from his 2004 leadership campaign.
Toronto StarOttawa CitizenNational PostThe Globe and Mail

Question 4: Flaherty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, as well as a ________ degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University.
Bachelor's degreeBachelor of LawsMaster of LawsJuris Doctor

Question 5: He first ran for the ________ in the provincial election of 1990, finishing third against New Democrat Drummond White and Liberal Allan Furlong in the riding of Durham Centre.
Ontario general election, 200739th Legislative Assembly of OntarioDalton McGuintyLegislative Assembly of Ontario

Question 6: MacPhie, who had written speeches for former Ontario Tory premier ________, was awarded the $122,000 contract without tender by Flaherty's office.
Frank Miller (politician)Ernie EvesBill DavisMike Harris

Question 7: Flaherty's leadership campaign focused on "law and order" themes, and one of his proposals was to make ________ illegal.
United StatesParisHomelessnessNew York City

Question 8: Flaherty ran to succeed Harris in the 2002 PC leadership election, but lost to frontrunner ________, his predecessor as finance minister.
Bill DavisMike HarrisErnie EvesGeorge A. Drew

Question 9: He practised ________ before entering political life, and was a founding partner of Flaherty Dow Elliott, a firm specializing in motor vehicle accident and personal injury litigation.
ShariaScots lawXeerLaw

Question 10: The ________ determined that several people who supported Flaherty when he was an Ontario cabinet minister or who supported his two failed bids to lead the Ontario Tories were awarded employment contracts or given appointments.
National PostThe Globe and MailOttawa CitizenToronto Star


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