Quiz - Civic Values and Skills

Learn more how civic values and skills provide the
foundation to participate as a responsible citizen.

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“We are all doubtless bound to contribute a certain portion of our income to the support of charitable and other useful public institutions.” -Thomas Jefferson

Which civic value was Jefferson referencing in the quote above?

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Which constitutional amendment did NOT necessarily promote equality?

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Which of the following is NOT one of the responsibilities of citizenship?

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Why is not compromising also sometimes considered a value?

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Which of the following best describes the value of integrity?

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The fourth, fifth, sixth and eighth amendments all contain provisions that protect against the overreach of the government in cases of criminal prosecutions. Which civic value is best preserved through these provisions?

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___________________________ tend(s) to encourage moderation in the government and the policies that are crafted.

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Which of the following statements regarding the responsibilities of citizenship is INCORRECT?

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Which of the following historic documents did NOT praise the idea of equality?

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The president campaigned on the promise of not increasing taxes on the middle class. Once elected, Congress passes a tax that will raise taxes on this group of people. If the president refuses to sign the bill even though he knows his veto will be overridden, which value is he best exercising in this action?

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