Quiz - Civic Values and Skills Learn more how civic values and skills provide thefoundation to participate as a responsible citizen. 1 / 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 _______________________. Initiative Courage Moderation Philanthropy 2 / 10 Which of the following ideas embedded in our constitution shows our framers belief in the value of industry? Congressional power to promote science and the arts Requiring the Senate to ratify all treaties negotiated by the president Congressional authority to issue a declaration of war Granting Congress the ability to regulate interstate commerce 3 / 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 Avoiding extreme behavior Being true to one’s word and promises 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 ________________. Perseverance Moderation Justice Equality 5 / 10 Which of the following historic documents did NOT praise the idea of equality? Declaration of Independence Emancipation Proclamation Constitution of 1787 “I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr 6 / 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 Justice Moderation 7 / 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 8 / 10 Why was issuing the Declaration of Independence a sign of courage on the part of our founders? They knew that war with Great Britain was inevitable and would be very difficult. They assumed Great Britain would allow them to separate without a challenge. They expected other nations to come to their defense. They knew they would be able to win a war against Great Britain. 9 / 10 Which civic value is best served by the implementation of the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause? Integrity Initiative Courage Justice 10 / 10 Which of the following is a good example of consideration? serving in the military exercising freedom of religion voting on election day offering senior citizens seats on public transportation Your score is Try another 10!