What Do You Know About The Rule Of Law?

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What Do You Know About The Rule Of Law?

The rule of law is the order that law should lead a nation—which is as opposed to being led by choices made by individual government officials. Take a quiz and learn about this principle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rule of law implies that every person is subject to the law, including the people who are?
    • A. 

      Lawmakers

    • B. 

      Jurists

    • C. 

      Officials

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The phrase can be traced back to 16th century in?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Scotland

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 3. 
    In the 17th century, the Scottish theologian Samuel Rutherford used the phrase in his argument against the?
    • A. 

      Divine right of kings

    • B. 

      King Harold

    • C. 

      Knight

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    John Locke wrote that freedom in society means being subject only to laws made by?
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Judge

    • D. 

      Legislature

  • 5. 
    The rule of law was further popularized in the 19th century by British jurist named?
    • A. 

      Alan Koger

    • B. 

      Mike Cecy

    • C. 

      Coolio Raul

    • D. 

      A. V. Dicey

  • 6. 
    Rule of law implied that every person is subject to the law including?
    • A. 

      Samuel Rutherford

    • B. 

      John Locke

    • C. 

      Samuel Jackson

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Rule of law stands in contrast to an?
    • A. 

      Lawmakers

    • B. 

      Law enforcement official

    • C. 

      Judges

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Government based upon the rule of law is called
    • A. 

      Autocracy

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Development of the legal concept can be traced through history to many ancient civilizations, including?
    • A. 

      Ancient Greece and China

    • B. 

      India and Mesopotamia

    • C. 

      Rome

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Among the first modern authors to use the term and give the principle theoretical foundation was?
    • A. 

      Ancient Greece and China

    • B. 

      India and Mesopotamia

    • C. 

      Rome

    • D. 

      Samuel Rutherford

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