Quiz - Civic Values and Skills Learn more how civic values and skills provide thefoundation to participate as a responsible citizen. 1 / 10 “We are all doubtless bound to contribute a certain portion of our income to the support of charitable and other useful public institutions.” -Thomas JeffersonWhich civic value was Jefferson referencing in the quote above? Philanthropy Perseverance Initiative Justice 2 / 10 Which constitutional amendment did NOT necessarily promote equality? 26th 15th 19th 18th 3 / 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 4 / 10 Why is not compromising also sometimes considered a value? Refusing to compromise can help one’s party to be more successful in an election year. Refusing to compromise is a sign of integrity when one commits to his/her principles and values Refusing to compromise can result in a stalemate within the government Refusing to compromise is how most legislation gets passed through Congress. 5 / 10 Which of the following best describes the value of integrity? Working hard and making the most of your resources treating others in a fair and equitable manner Being true to one’s word and promises Avoiding extreme behavior 6 / 10 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? Integrity Equality Philanthropy Justice 7 / 10 ___________________________ tend(s) to encourage moderation in the government and the policies that are crafted. Monarchy Popular sovereignty Individual rights Checks and balances 8 / 10 Which of the following statements regarding the responsibilities of citizenship is INCORRECT? Serving in the military is the most important responsibility of citizenship. Involvement with local governments and other local institutions provide opportunities for individuals to act responsibly in their communities. Each citizen is responsible for taking care of oneself and one’s family and for showing consideration for the welfare of others The responsibilities of citizenship include both private and public responsibilities 9 / 10 Which of the following historic documents did NOT praise the idea of equality? Declaration of Independence Constitution of 1787 Emancipation Proclamation “I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr 10 / 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 Justice Integrity Moderation Your score is Try another 10!