PRAXIS II: Citizenship Education Content Knowledge Exam Prep

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PRAXIS II: Citizenship Education Content Knowledge Exam Prep - Quiz

As a citizen, an individual is expected to contribute his quota to the development of a nation. Particularly, an ideal citizen would demonstrate his love for his country anytime the opportunity comes up. Citizenship education includes concepts such as national identity, national symbol, and national consciousness among others. Are you familiar with these?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was citizenship education introduced in England?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    D. 2002
    Explanation
    Citizenship education was introduced in England in 2002.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is not within the scope of citizenship education?

    • A.

      Justice

    • B.

      Democracy

    • C.

      Talents

    • D.

      Rights

    Correct Answer
    C. Talents
    Explanation
    Citizenship education aims to teach individuals about their rights and responsibilities as citizens, as well as promoting democratic values and principles such as justice and equality. Talents, on the other hand, refer to an individual's natural abilities or skills. While talents can contribute to society and personal development, they are not directly related to the scope of citizenship education, which primarily focuses on civic participation, understanding the legal system, and promoting democratic values. Therefore, talents are not within the scope of citizenship education.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is not a classification of human rights?

    • A.

      Political rights

    • B.

      Domestic rights

    • C.

      Civil rights

    • D.

      Economic rights

    Correct Answer
    B. Domestic rights
    Explanation
    Domestic rights is not a classification of human rights because it does not encompass the fundamental rights and freedoms that individuals possess by virtue of being human. Political rights refer to the rights to participate in political processes, civil rights pertain to individual liberties and protections, and economic rights relate to the right to work, fair wages, and access to resources. Domestic rights, on the other hand, is not a widely recognized category of human rights and typically refers to legal rights within a domestic or household context.

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  • 4. 

    How many generation of rights exist according to Karel Vasak?

    • A.

      Four generations

    • B.

      Six generations

    • C.

      Five generations

    • D.

      Three generations

    Correct Answer
    D. Three generations
    Explanation
    Karel Vasak proposed the concept of three generations of rights. The first generation includes civil and political rights, such as the right to life, liberty, and freedom of speech. The second generation consists of economic, social, and cultural rights, such as the right to education and healthcare. The third generation encompasses collective rights, including the right to a clean environment and the right to self-determination. Therefore, according to Vasak, there are three generations of rights.

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  • 5. 

    What form of government ensures the participation of people?

    • A.

      Theocracy

    • B.

      Aristocracy

    • C.

      Timocracy

    • D.

      Democracy

    Correct Answer
    D. Democracy
    Explanation
    Democracy ensures the participation of people in government. In a democratic system, citizens have the right to vote, express their opinions, and participate in decision-making processes. This form of government promotes the idea that power should be held by the people and that their voices should be heard. Through elections and other democratic mechanisms, individuals can actively engage in shaping the policies and laws that govern their society.

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  • 6. 

    What form of government is controlled by a single entity?

    • A.

      Despotism

    • B.

      Democracy

    • C.

      Monarchy

    • D.

      Autocracy 

    Correct Answer
    A. Despotism
    Explanation
    Despotism is a form of government that is controlled by a single entity, typically a ruler or a dictator, who has absolute power and authority over the country. In a despotic regime, the ruler exercises unlimited control over the government and its institutions, often suppressing opposition and disregarding the rights and freedoms of the citizens. This form of government is characterized by centralized power, lack of checks and balances, and a disregard for democratic principles.

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  • 7. 

    What is the body of individuals participating in an election called?

    • A.

      Electioneers

    • B.

      Electoral body

    • C.

      Rulers

    • D.

      Electorates

    Correct Answer
    A. Electioneers
  • 8. 

    What is the body that oversee elections called?

    • A.

      Electorate

    • B.

      Election overseer

    • C.

      Election umpire

    • D.

      Electoral body

    Correct Answer
    D. Electoral body
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Electoral body." An electoral body is an organization or institution that is responsible for overseeing and administering elections. They ensure that elections are conducted fairly and impartially, and they may also establish and enforce rules and regulations related to the electoral process. This term is commonly used to refer to government bodies or independent commissions that are specifically tasked with managing elections in a particular country or region.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is not a basic legal system?

    • A.

      Statutory law

    • B.

      Civil law

    • C.

      Electoral law

    • D.

      Common law

    Correct Answer
    C. Electoral law
    Explanation
    Electoral law is not considered a basic legal system because it primarily deals with the rules and regulations governing elections and the electoral process, rather than the broader framework of laws that govern society. Basic legal systems, on the other hand, typically refer to foundational systems of law that provide a framework for civil and criminal matters, such as statutory law, civil law, and common law. Electoral law is a specialized area of law that focuses specifically on elections and the democratic process.

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  • 10. 

    What legal system controls ordering in the catholic church?

    • A.

      Religious law

    • B.

      Common law

    • C.

      Civil law

    • D.

      Canon law

    Correct Answer
    D. Canon law
    Explanation
    Canon law is the correct answer because it is the legal system that governs the ordering and administration of the Catholic Church. Canon law is based on the rules and regulations established by the church and is used to guide the behavior and practices of its members, including clergy, religious institutions, and the faithful. It covers various aspects such as sacraments, liturgy, governance, discipline, and moral teachings. Canon law is unique to the Catholic Church and is separate from civil, common, and religious laws.

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