Quiz - Civic Values and Skills Learn more how civic values and skills provide thefoundation to participate as a responsible citizen. 1 / 10 ___________________________ tend(s) to encourage moderation in the government and the policies that are crafted. Popular sovereignty Monarchy Individual rights Checks and balances 2 / 10 Which of the following is a good example of consideration? exercising freedom of religion serving in the military offering senior citizens seats on public transportation voting on election day 3 / 10 Which of the following historic documents did NOT praise the idea of equality? Constitution of 1787 Emancipation Proclamation “I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr Declaration of Independence 4 / 10 Which of the following is NOT one of the responsibilities of citizenship? Understanding how the government works Getting the highest paying job possible Serving on a jury Paying taxes 5 / 10 Which of the following can be a positive result of acting in a courageous manner? Damage to infrastructure Political change Debt incurred by prolonged fighting Death as a result of war 6 / 10 Which action is the best example of compromise? A conference committee, made up of members of the House and Senate, create an agreement over the tax bill they have passed before it can be sent to the President. The House of Representatives refuses to pass an appropriations bill causing a temporary government shutdown. Frustrated that Congress has taken no action, the president issues an executive order on immigration. The Supreme Court issues a decision overturning portions of the Voting rights Act of 1965. 7 / 10 Which of the following best describes the value of integrity? treating others in a fair and equitable manner Working hard and making the most of your resources Being true to one’s word and promises Avoiding extreme behavior 8 / 10 Why is not compromising also sometimes considered a value? Refusing to compromise is a sign of integrity when one commits to his/her principles and values Refusing to compromise can help one’s party to be more successful in an election year. Refusing to compromise can result in a stalemate within the government Refusing to compromise is how most legislation gets passed through Congress. 9 / 10 While young people under the age of 18 are not yet able to vote, they can still contribute to society by performing acts of _______________________. Moderation Initiative Philanthropy Courage 10 / 10 When the Anti-Federalists pushed for a Bill of Rights to be added to the Constitution of 1787 and refused to ratify without the guarantee that it would be added, which civic value were they demonstrating? Justice Philanthropy Moderation Perseverance Your score is Try another 10!