Democracy
Government
Funny
Political Figures
Mr. Kos
100

3 (of the 10) Democratic Beliefs & Values 

  • Everyone has a right to dignity & privacy

  • Everyone has a freedom of thought, belief, and expression

  • Everyone deserves equitable treatment

  • Everyone has a right to vote

  • Everyone’s vote counts the same amount

  • Elections are free from violence and coercion

  • Citizens have a responsibility to be informed, active participants

  • Citizens have the right to criticize their government

  • The government listens to its citizens

  • Everyone is equal under the law

100

Libraries and garbage collection are responsibilities of this level of government

What is municipal

100

The real name of "The Water Lady" activist (as many of you wrote on the test)

Maude Barlow

100

Canada's Governer General

Who is Mary Simon

100

The sport Mr. Kos represented Canada in

What is Volleyball (or Beach Volleyball)

200

Translated from Greek, Democracy means

What is "rule of the people"
200

The 3 BRANCHES of government

What are Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
200
The person with the most confused face on TV (Fox News)

Who is Tucker Carlson

200

The main person to create the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Pierre Elliot Trudeau

200

The school Mr. Kos completed his undergraduate and master's degrees at

What is the University of Toronto

300

Three possible governments formed after a Federal election in Canada

Majority, Minority, and Coalition 

300

Both "chambers" of parliament (name, not just colour)

House of Commons and Senate

300

Which scientist is always brought on TV to combat climate deniers (as shown on John Oliver's show in class)

Who is Bill Nye the Science Guy

300

Mr. Kos and this former prime minister suffered both suffered from Bell's Palsy

Who is Jean Chretien

300

The country Mr. Kos spent a month coaching in just days before starting to work at St. Mike's

What is Thailand

400

The famous ancient philosopher who hated democracy

Who is Socrates

400

The most "left leaning" major political party in Canada is

What is the NDP

400

The tradition conducted when a Speaker of the House is elected

He is dragged to the stand

400

Father of universal healthcare

Who is Tommy Douglas

400

Mr. Kos' "Big 3" classroom rules (said during the first class of the term)

What is Respect, Effort, & Focus

500

The other proposed voting system in Canada (the counter to First-Past-The-Post)

Proportional Representation

500

The first site of a UBI trial in Canada (1974)

Dauphin, Manitoba

500

The class distinction Karl Marx makes in his Communist Manifesto (that no one could spell on the test)

Bourgeois and Proletariat

500

Karl Marx's co-author on the Communist Manifesto (1848)

Friedrich Engels

500

The monument Mr. Kos went to go see in the Louvre, which is also where the "an eye for an eye" mantra comes from

Code of Hammurabi

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