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Statute of Westminster 1931: Quiz


Question 1: A new ________, with a President as head of state except for external relations, was approved by Irish voters in 1937, with the Irish Free State becoming simply "Ireland", or, when speaking or writing in the Irish language, √Čire.
Constitution of the NetherlandsConstitution of IrelandConstitution of AustriaConstitution of the United Kingdom

Question 2: In ________, the Parliament passed the Succession to the Throne Act 1937 (1 Geo.
United KingdomUnited StatesCanadaBarbados

Question 3: 4, 11 December 1931) which established legislative equality for the self-governing dominions of the ________ and the United Kingdom, with a few residual exceptions, notably excluding India.
NauruBarbadosInformal EmpireBritish Empire

Question 4: The Statute remains domestic law within each of the other ________, to the extent that it was not rendered obsolete by the process of constitutional patriation.
BarbadosAustraliaUnited KingdomCommonwealth realm

Question 5: Official text of the statute as amended and in force today within the United Kingdom, from the ________
2000Department for Constitutional Affairs2002UK Statute Law Database

Question 6: The reason for the delay in relation to Canada and Australia was because the Statute still did not clarify the ability of the United Kingdom Parliament to legislate with regard to individual states of Australia or ________.
Monarchy in OntarioLieutenant Governor (Canada)Provinces and territories of CanadaMonarchy in the Canadian provinces

Question 7: Under the provisions of section 9 of the statute, the ________ still had the power to pass legislation regarding the Australian states, although "in accordance with the [existing] constitutional practice".
Parliament of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United KingdomConstitution of the United Kingdom

Question 8: The Statute of Westminster 1931 is an Act of the ________ (22 & 23 Geo.
Politics of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United KingdomConstitution of the United Kingdom

Question 9: This brought up delicate questions of the ________ between the federal and state/provincial governments, which took time to be satisfactorily resolved.
Separation of powers under the United States ConstitutionConstitutionUnited KingdomSeparation of powers

Question 10: The Statute applied to the six dominions which existed in 1931: the Dominion of Canada, the ________, the Irish Free State, the Dominion of Newfoundland, the Dominion of New Zealand, and the Union of South Africa.
AustraliaUnited KingdomBarbadosJamaica


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