Chapter 5, Citizenship, And Election 2008

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Citizenship Quizzes & Trivia

Help prepare for your first history midterm!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Attending school is an important duty of a citizen because . . .
    • A. 

      It keeps troublemakers off the streets

    • B. 

      It shows other countries how good our system is

    • C. 

      It keeps teachers employed

    • D. 

      It teaches students how to support themselves

    • E. 

      It teaches students about our country’s greatness

  • 2. 
    Contributing to the common good is not always part of the citizen’s role because . . .
    • A. 

      It can be achieved through worker or social roles

    • B. 

      Common good is not important

    • C. 

      Political roles cancel out common good in a citizen’s role

    • D. 

      Being a citizen automatically contributes to the common good

    • E. 

      What is the common good?????????

  • 3. 
    Which is an important responsibility of a citizen?
    • A. 

      Obeying laws

    • B. 

      Defending nation

    • C. 

      Voting

    • D. 

      Paying taxes

    • E. 

      Serving in court

  • 4. 
    ________ Rebelion prompted the Constitution because . . .
    • A. 

      Constitution; congress was afraid of pitchforks

    • B. 

      Massachusetts; congress needed more money

    • C. 

      Shays's; congress realized that the Articles of Confederation weren't working

    • D. 

      Shays's; they were worried about the French attacking

    • E. 

      Shays's; congress didn't want the lords to continue their rebelion

  • 5. 
    The Connecticut Compromise was a resolution to . . .
    • A. 

      Have the U.S. capital be in Connecticut

    • B. 

      Have 2 government houses controlled by population

    • C. 

      Have 2 government houses with a constant number of reps.

    • D. 

      Have a senate controlled by pop. and house be a constant number

    • E. 

      Have house be controlled by pop. and the senate be steady

  • 6. 
      Antifederalists disliked the Constitution because . . .
    • A. 

      They were worried about individuals' rights

    • B. 

      They were worried about state rights

    • C. 

      They were nervous about having so powerful a government

    • D. 

      A, b, & c

    • E. 

      A & b

  • 7. 
    The judicial branch
    • A. 

      Make and interperet laws

    • B. 

      Serve for life and enforce laws

    • C. 

      Impeach officials

    • D. 

      Override vetos

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    SNL is important to the election process because . . .
    • A. 

      It makes viewers unwind and get id of stress, helping them make the right choice

    • B. 

      It creates propaganda in favor of the candidates

    • C. 

      It's funny

    • D. 

      It portrays the candidates' platforms in an easy to understand way

    • E. 

      It makes viewers' beliefs stronger