Quiz - Civic Values and Skills Learn more how civic values and skills provide thefoundation to participate as a responsible citizen. 1 / 10 Which of the following is NOT one of the responsibilities of citizenship? Paying taxes Getting the highest paying job possible Serving on a jury Understanding how the government works 2 / 10 Why is it important to exercise consideration when operating under freedom of speech? The law requires citizens to be considerate. If citizens are not considerate, they might lose freedom of speech. It is important not to hurt anyone’s feelings. Citizens have a responsibility to give consideration to others’ points of view. 3 / 10 ______________ means sticking to one’s goals and continuing to pursue them in the face of opposition or discouragement. Initiative Compromise Equality Perseverance 4 / 10 Which constitutional amendment did NOT necessarily promote equality? 26th 19th 15th 18th 5 / 10 Which of the following is the best definition of initiative? acting independently and energetically, especially when taking the first steps toward a goal. looking for solutions to problems that allow all to benefit, even if it requires setting aside one’s own personal interests being thoughtful, courteous, having good manners, and showing respect for different ideas even if one does not agree with them being true to their word and following through on their promises 6 / 10 Which of the following statements regarding the responsibilities of citizenship is INCORRECT? The responsibilities of citizenship include both private and public responsibilities Each citizen is responsible for taking care of oneself and one’s family and for showing consideration for the welfare of others Involvement with local governments and other local institutions provide opportunities for individuals to act responsibly in their communities. Serving in the military is the most important responsibility of citizenship. 7 / 10 Why is protection of property rights support for the value of industry? Property became an important feature of the economy during the Industrial Revolution. Typically only elites have been able to acquire property. Property is often a valuable source of tax revenue for the government. Owning property can be a sign of having worked hard to achieve success. 8 / 10 Which of the following historic documents did NOT praise the idea of equality? Emancipation Proclamation Declaration of Independence Constitution of 1787 “I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr 9 / 10 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? Equality Integrity Moderation Justice 10 / 10 ___________________________ tend(s) to encourage moderation in the government and the policies that are crafted. Monarchy Checks and balances Popular sovereignty Individual rights Your score is Try another 10!