Quiz On Government Chapter 19

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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When you’re younger, the topic of politics tends to strike you as boring, but you soon realise as you grow up that the knowledge of one’s government and where they stand in terms of politics is very important. Do you know all you should about the ins and outs of government? We’ll be the judges of that.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The opinions of the majority need little or no constitutional protection because
    • A. 

      They are hardly ever used,

    • B. 

      They are already protected

    • C. 

      They are popular

    • D. 

      It is more important to protect the right to hear the views of others

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements about commercial speech is true?
    • A. 

      Cigarette ads are permitted on radio and television

    • B. 

      Commerical speech is protected by the 1st and 14th amendments

    • C. 

      It is legal to print false or misleading advertising only to benefit government-funded products

    • D. 

      Federal law forbids the pharmacies from advertising prescription drug prices

  • 3. 
    Government has the right to make reasonable rules regulating assemblies
    • A. 

      To protect against the inciting of violence or the endangerment of life.

    • B. 

      To uphold its limits on free speech.

    • C. 

      If rules are applied individually regarding content.

    • D. 

      In situations that may involve protest against government policies.

  • 4. 
    The 10 amendments known as the bill of rights were originally intended as restrictions against
    • A. 

      Both the National and State Governments

    • B. 

      The new National Government

    • C. 

      Unnecessary picketing of businesses by strikers

    • D. 

      The already existing states.

  • 5. 
    An arguement for government control of assemblies involves the
    • A. 

      Unnecessary picketing of businesses by strikers

    • B. 

      The right of government to prevent demonstrations

    • C. 

      Duty of government to protect the public

    • D. 

      Governments right to censor the content of public meetings

  • 6. 
    Which has received the most limited 1st amendment protection?
    • A. 

      Magazines

    • B. 

      Movies

    • C. 

      Radio and television

    • D. 

      Newspapers

  • 7. 
    Seditious Speech is speech that urges others to
    • A. 

      Vote against the government

    • B. 

      Support the party out of power

    • C. 

      Overthrow the government

    • D. 

      Disagree with the government in public

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements about prior restraint is true?
    • A. 

      Prior restraints are necessary to prevent censorship

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court has only rarely upheld prior restraints

    • C. 

      The Constitution guarantees the right of prior restraint

    • D. 

      Prior restraints are usually upheld by the Supreme Court