Quiz - Civic Values and Skills Learn more how civic values and skills provide thefoundation to participate as a responsible citizen. 1 / 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? Moderation Equality Justice Integrity 2 / 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. 3 / 10 Which constitutional amendment did NOT necessarily promote equality? 19th 26th 15th 18th 4 / 10 Americans have historically been less likely to engage in violent protest as a means of political activism when compared to other countries. This is likely due to our civic value of ________________. Moderation Perseverance Equality Justice 5 / 10 Which of the following ideas embedded in our constitution shows our framers belief in the value of industry? Congressional authority to issue a declaration of war Granting Congress the ability to regulate interstate commerce Requiring the Senate to ratify all treaties negotiated by the president Congressional power to promote science and the arts 6 / 10 Which of the following can be a positive result of acting in a courageous manner? Political change Death as a result of war Debt incurred by prolonged fighting Damage to infrastructure 7 / 10 In a parliamentary system ________________ is the head of state whereas in a presidential system , __________________ will serve in this position. prime minister, president monarch, president prime minister, monarch monarch, prime minister 8 / 10 Which of the Federalist Papers makes the case for an independent judiciary? Federalist Paper 10 Federalist Paper 70 Federalist paper 78 Federalist Paper 51 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 Which of the following is NOT one of the responsibilities of citizenship? Understanding how the government works Getting the highest paying job possible Paying taxes Serving on a jury Your score is Try another 10!