Reading Comprehension Practice

Question 1 of 30


Budget 2014


The Honourable Jim Smith, Minister of Finance, tabled the 2013 budget in the House of Commons today Thursday, March 4, 2014. Budget documents are posted to the Finance Canada website.


We invite you to take the time to learn more about how the 2014 budget will affect our operations.

Ian Sugar                John Smith
Deputy Minister        Assistant Deputy Minister


According to the text:

a.Finance Canada has two Deputy Ministers.
b.John Smith is an administrative assistant.
c.John Smith is higher-ranking than both Jim Flaherty and Ian Sugar.
d.Ian Sugar is John Smith’s superior.


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