Which of the following is not a factor that shapes citizenship?
Which of the following are rights given to Singapore citizens in our constitution? (You can choose more than 1 answer)
Singapore citizenship by descent
Inability to be detained more than 48 hours without a court appointment
No discrimination based on language spoken
The government will care for the interests of the racial and religious minorities
What is representative democracy?
Everyone has a vote on the decision a country makes
People are elected to make decisions on behalf of the rest of the population
The president/prime minister has absolute power to make decisions for the country
The government asking for the opinions of the citizens and following the will of the majority
Which of the following is NOT a branch of the government
What does the Legislative branch consist of?
Singapore Police Force
What does the Judiciary consist of? (You may select more than one answer)
All lawyers qualified to practice in Singapore
the International Court of Justice
How is a new law passed?
The President reads the proposed bill written by an MP and passes if it he/she agrees
The Prime Minister consults with the President and approves the bill if they unanimously agree
A special committee consisting of regular citizens and MPs discuss and vote on the bill
MPs vote on the proposed bill
Why are the three branches of government separated?
It prevents a concentration of power among a small group of people
Because each individual is skilled in different areas
To clearly demarcate the roles and responsibility of each branch
All of the above