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State government: Quiz


Question 1: The United States and ________ are the main examples of federal systems in which the term "state" is used for the subnational components of the federation.
CanadaUnited KingdomAustraliaBarbados

Question 2: The reference to "state" denotes subnational entities which are officially or widely known as "states", and should not be confused with a "________".
Sovereign stateHaitiNicaraguaMexico

Question 3: ________
State governments of the United StatesUnited States House of RepresentativesState legislature (United States)List of United States state legislatures

Question 4: Each state of Australia has a Governor, who represents the Queen of Australia (currently ________) and performs the ceremonial duties of a head of state.
Edward VIII of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United KingdomBritish Royal FamilyElizabeth II of the United Kingdom

Question 5: [5] Unlike their ________ counterparts, Australian states have a Westminster system of parliamentary government; the head of government, known in each state as a Premier, is drawn from the state parliament.
United StatesAlaskaCanadaPhilippines

Question 6: Every state also has a parliament; most states have a bicameral parliament, except for ________, where the upper chamber (the Legislative Council) was abolished in 1922.
Northern TerritorySouth AustraliaQueenslandNew South Wales

Question 7: In ________, the state governments are the level of government below the central government.
Research and Analysis WingLok SabhaIndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement

Question 8: The governments of the 13 colonies which formed the original union under the Constitution trace their history back to the royal charters which established them during the years of ________.
British EmpirePortuguese EmpireColonialismSpanish Empire

Question 9: A state government (provincial government in Canada) is the government of a subnational entity in a ________ forms of government, which shares political power with the federal or national government.
FederationFederal republicRepublicConfederation

Question 10: The Commonwealth government is given a variety of legislative powers, including control of foreign affairs, taxation (although this cannot discriminate between states or parts of states), and regulation of interstate commerce and ________.
CompanyCorporate lawCorporationCompanies law


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