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This quiz on the laws relating to working in British Columbia is part of the [[Working in BC Lesson Module]] in ''[[Law-Related ESL Lessons]]''. The quiz is an opportunity for a learner to <span class="noglossary">assess</span> their understanding.  
This quiz on young people and the law is part of the [[Young People and the Law Lesson Module]] in [[Law-Related ESL Lessons]]. The quiz is an opportunity for a learner to <span class="noglossary">assess</span> their understanding.  
 
  
 
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<quiz display=simple>
  
{People 19 years of age or older are allowed to marry in BC.
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{The ''Employment Standards Act'' protects you and your basic rights as a worker.
 
|type="()"}
 
|type="()"}
 
+ TRUE.
 
+ TRUE.
 
- FALSE.
 
- FALSE.
  
{Children under 14 years of age cannot be arrested or taken to court.
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{You must work 8 hours before you get a break.
 
|type="()"}
 
|type="()"}
 
- TRUE.
 
- TRUE.
 
+ FALSE.
 
+ FALSE.
  
{Children under 18 years of age may not work during school hours.  
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{There are eight public holidays in BC.  
 
|type="()"}
 
|type="()"}
 
- TRUE.
 
- TRUE.
 
+ FALSE.
 
+ FALSE.
  
{Some young people join gangs.
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{Generally, you get paid overtime if you work more than 30 hours a week.
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|type="()"}
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- TRUE.
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+ FALSE.
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{If your employer asks you to come to work, you must be paid your regular wage for at least two hours.
 
|type="()"}
 
|type="()"}
 
+ TRUE.
 
+ TRUE.
 
- FALSE.
 
- FALSE.
  
 
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{There is no minimum wage in BC.
{Young drivers never break the traffic rules.
 
 
|type="()"}
 
|type="()"}
 
- TRUE.
 
- TRUE.
 
+ FALSE.
 
+ FALSE.
 
{Many community groups have parenting classes.
 
|type="()"}
 
+ TRUE.
 
- FALSE.
 
  
 
{Choose one of the following words to complete the sentence. Use each word only once.
 
{Choose one of the following words to complete the sentence. Use each word only once.
*police
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*unpaid
*free
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*job
*driver's
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*working
*parents
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*permanent
 
|type="{}"}
 
|type="{}"}
Some schools have { police } officers who work with the school.
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Employees can quit a { job } at any time.
If there is a problem concerning their child, { parents } can talk to a home-school worker.  
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After { working } for the first 12 months, you are entitled to two weeks vacation.  
Young people aged 16 years are allowed to get a { driver's } licence if they pass the tests.   
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You can get up to three days of { unpaid } leave if a member of your immediate family dies.   
The Helpline for Children is { free } to call from anywhere in BC.  
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If a layoff is { permanent }, the employer must usually pay you compensation.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:27, 30 March 2014

This quiz on the laws relating to working in British Columbia is part of the Working in BC Lesson Module in Law-Related ESL Lessons. The quiz is an opportunity for a learner to assess their understanding.

1 The Employment Standards Act protects you and your basic rights as a worker.

TRUE.
FALSE.

2 You must work 8 hours before you get a break.

TRUE.
FALSE.

3 There are eight public holidays in BC.

TRUE.
FALSE.

4 Generally, you get paid overtime if you work more than 30 hours a week.

TRUE.
FALSE.

5 If your employer asks you to come to work, you must be paid your regular wage for at least two hours.

TRUE.
FALSE.

6 There is no minimum wage in BC.

TRUE.
FALSE.

7 Choose one of the following words to complete the sentence. Use each word only once.

  • unpaid
  • job
  • working
  • permanent
Employees can quit a

at any time.
After

for the first 12 months, you are entitled to two weeks vacation.
You can get up to three days of

leave if a member of your immediate family dies.
If a layoff is

, the employer must usually pay you compensation.


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