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Unitary authority: Quiz


Question 1: This is opposed to the two-tier system of local government, which still exists in most of ________, where local government functions are divided between county councils (the upper tier) and district councils.
ScotlandEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 2: In ________, municipalities with city status are by definition excluded from any county area and are directly under the state government.
New JerseyNorth CarolinaWest VirginiaVirginia

Question 3: In ________ a miasto na prawach powiatu or powiat grodzki (city with powiat rights or urban county) is a city which is also responsible for district (powiat) administrative level, being part of no other powiat (eg.

Question 4: Local authorities in ________ are unitary in nature but not in name.
United KingdomWalesScotlandEngland

Question 5: A unitary system has existed in ________ since 1973.
ScotlandIrish peopleUnited KingdomNorthern Ireland

Question 6: In ________ a unitary authority is a territorial authority (district or city) which also performs the functions of a regional council.
New ZealandNauruUnited KingdomAustralia

Question 7: In ________, kreisfreie Stadt is the equivalent term for a city which is responsible for the local and the Kreis (district) administrative level (the British counties having no directly corresponding counterpart in Germany).

Question 8: Typically unitary authorities cover towns or ________ which are large enough to function independently of county or other regional administration.
Independent cityMunicipalityCityCounty borough

Question 9: Finally, in the states of ________ and Rhode Island, as well as parts of Massachusetts, county government has been abolished and the municipalities (known as New England towns) are the only government below the state government.
ConnecticutGeorgia (U.S. state)New JerseyMaine

Question 10: The vast majority of Canadian single-tier municipalities are located in ________, where they exist as individual census divisions, as well as separated municipalities.
QuebecCanadaBritish ColumbiaOntario


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