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Canadian Family Law Quiz

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Multiple Choice Quiz:

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1. Most laws that Canadians must follow concerning children area.

a. federal c. international
b. municipal d. provincial

2. In cases involving custody and access, which of the following is the only test that the courts are expected to apply?

a. the legal rights of the parents
b. the beliefs of the parents
c. the good of society
d. the best interests of the child

3. Which custody rule best reflects Canadian law?

a. mother has more right to custody
b. parents have equal right to custody
c. father has more right to custody
d. none of the above

4. Which of the following phrases best matches most Canadian courts' philosophy in deciding which parent should get custody?

a. Children thrive on constant change.
b. Once settled children should not be moved without good reason.
c. Parents have a right to their children.
d. Children are society's responsibility, not the parents'.

5. Joint custody is defined in which of the following statutes?

a. provincial statutes
b. Divorce Act, 1985
c. Criminal Code
d. all of the above
e. none of the above

6. Which of the following has become an issue before the courts specifically because of the custodial parent's need to respond to job opportunities?

a. child abduction
b. supervised access
c. mobility rights
d. child support

7. The tables that suggest monthly child support figures are based on:

a. judgments in key cases
b. average parents' expenses
c. legislation in Parliament
d. a and c but not b
e. none of the above

8. Child abuse is defined as:
a. emotional attacks
b. neglect
c. physical abuse
d. sexual activity
e. all of the above

9. When child in need of protection becomes a permanent responsibility of a Children's Aid Society, the child is said to be, in legal terms, a(n):

a.society ward
b. abductee
c. abuse survivor
d. Crown ward

10. Courts can issue an order to dispense with birth parents' consent to a child's adoption under which of the following circumstances?

a. birth parents cannot be found
b. consent is unreasonably withheld
c. under no circumstances
d. both a and b

Please check my answers which are: a,d,b,a,e,a,a,d,c,a. Thanks.

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Multiple Choice Quiz

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1. Most laws that Canadians must follow concerning children area.

a. federal c. international
b. municipal d. provincial

ANSWER: D

2. In cases involving custody and access, which of the following is the only test that the courts are expected to apply?

a. the legal rights of the parents
b. the beliefs of the parents
c. the good of society
d. the best interests of the child

ANSWER: D

3. Which custody rule best reflects Canadian law?

a. mother has more right ...

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