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 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 2 / 10 Which of the following is a good example of consideration? offering senior citizens seats on public transportation exercising freedom of religion serving in the military voting on election day 3 / 10 One reason the framers designated federal judges to serve for life was to nullify the will of the people avoid tyranny of the masses as judges would not be subject to public opinion make the judiciary superior to the legislature counteract the power of the electoral college 4 / 10 In a parliamentary system ________________ is the head of state whereas in a presidential system , __________________ will serve in this position. monarch, prime minister prime minister, monarch monarch, president prime minister, president 5 / 10 Which of the following statements regarding the responsibilities of citizenship is INCORRECT? Each citizen is responsible for taking care of oneself and one’s family and for showing consideration for the welfare of others Serving in the military is the most important responsibility of citizenship. The responsibilities of citizenship include both private and public responsibilities Involvement with local governments and other local institutions provide opportunities for individuals to act responsibly in their communities. 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 Justice Philanthropy 7 / 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 Justice Equality Integrity 8 / 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? Initiative Philanthropy Perseverance Justice 9 / 10 Which of the following can be a positive result of acting in a courageous manner? Political change Damage to infrastructure Death as a result of war Debt incurred by prolonged fighting 10 / 10 Which civic value is best served by the implementation of the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause? Courage Integrity Initiative Justice Your score is Try another 10!