Civics Practice Quiz! Trivia Exam MCQ

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Civics practice quiz Trivia exam MCQ. There are a number of things that are expected from citizens of a given country, and this includes their duty to uphold the law as well as vote in elections. How informed are you about your civic duty as a citizen. The quiz below is perfect for helping you learn more about some of them. Do give it a shot and be sure to check out other quizzes like it!


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  • 1. 
    A political community that occupies a definite territory and has an organized government with the power to make and enforce laws without approval from any higher authority. 
    • A. 

      Nation-state

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      State

    • D. 

      Confederacy

    • E. 

      Nation

  • 2. 
    Groups of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tradition, and sometimes religion.
    • A. 

      Consensus

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Government

    • D. 

      Captalism

    • E. 

      Nation

  • 3. 
    A country in which the territory of both the nation and the state coincide.
    • A. 

      Bourgeoisie

    • B. 

      Nation-state

    • C. 

      Free enterprise

    • D. 

      Confederacy

    • E. 

      State

  • 4. 
    An agreement about basic beliefs.
    • A. 

      Consensus

    • B. 

      Sovereignty

    • C. 

      Constitution

    • D. 

      Political party

    • E. 

      Capitalism

  • 5. 
    The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundaries.
    • A. 

      Constitution

    • B. 

      Government

    • C. 

      Command economy

    • D. 

      Sovereignty

    • E. 

      Autocracy

  • 6. 
    The institution through which the state maintains social order provides public services and enforces binding decisions on citizens.  
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Consensus

    • C. 

      Federal system

    • D. 

      Republic

    • E. 

      Economics

  • 7. 
    The theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the power needed to maintain order, and the state, in turn, agrees to protect its citizens. 
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Constitutional law

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Social contract

    • E. 

      Communism

  • 8. 
    A loose union of independent states.
    • A. 

      Confederacy

    • B. 

      Laissez faire

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Political party

    • E. 

      Federal system

  • 9. 
    A plan that provides the rules for government.
    • A. 

      Consensus

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Confederacy

    • D. 

      Federal system

    • E. 

      Socialism

  • 10. 
    The law that involves the interpretation and application of the US constitution and the state constitutions.
    • A. 

      Constitutional law

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Constitutional government

    • D. 

      Socialism

    • E. 

      Free enterprise

  • 11. 
    The nation only beginning to develop industrially:
    • A. 

      Industrialized nation

    • B. 

      Confederacy

    • C. 

      Unitary system

    • D. 

      Developing nation

    • E. 

      Republic

  • 12. 
    A nation with large industries and advanced technology that provides a more comfortable way of life than developing nations.
    • A. 

      Developing nations

    • B. 

      Confederacy

    • C. 

      Union

    • D. 

      Federal system

    • E. 

      Industrialized nations.

  • 13. 
    The effort to control or influence the conduct and policies of the government.
    • A. 

      Political parties

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Federal system

    • D. 

      Unitary system

    • E. 

      Command economy .

  • 14. 
    A statement in a constitution that sets forth the goals and purposes of government.
    • A. 

      Article

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Constitutional government

    • D. 

      Article 1

    • E. 

      Preamble

  • 15. 
    A government that gives all key powers to the national or central government.
    • A. 

      Federal system

    • B. 

      Communism

    • C. 

      Unitary system.

    • D. 

      Capitalism

    • E. 

      Autocracy

  • 16. 
    A system of government in which the power to rule is in the hands of a single individual.
    • A. 

      Autocracy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Unitary system

    • E. 

      Federal system .

  • 17. 
    The government in which the people rule.
    • A. 

      Oligarcy

    • B. 

      Autocracy

    • C. 

      Dictatorship

    • D. 

      Democracy

    • E. 

      Representative government

  • 18. 
    The opportunity to control one's own economic decisions.
    • A. 

      Laissez faire

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      Free enterprise

    • D. 

      Communism

    • E. 

      Democracy

  • 19. 
    Autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor exercise supreme powers of government.
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Command economy

    • C. 

      Proletariat

    • D. 

      Socialism

    • E. 

      Monarchy .

  • 20. 
    A system of government in which a small group holds power. 
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Autocracy

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Socialism

    • E. 

      Oligarchy

  • 21. 
    A group of individuals with broad common interests who organize to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy. 
    • A. 

      Politics

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Group

    • D. 

      Political party.

    • E. 

      Proletariat

  • 22. 
    A government in which voters hold sovereign power, elected representatives, responsible to the people, exercise that power. 
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Republic.

    • C. 

      Autocracy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

    • E. 

      Socialism

  • 23. 
    Capitalists who own the means of production. 
    • A. 

      Proletariat

    • B. 

      Bourgeoisie

    • C. 

      Command economy

    • D. 

      Communism

    • E. 

      Capitalism

  • 24. 
    An economic system providing free choice and individual incentives for workers, investors, consumers, and business enterprises. 
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Socialism

    • C. 

      Capitalism.

    • D. 

      Federalism

    • E. 

      Free enterprise

  • 25. 
    An economic system in which the government controls the factors of production. 
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Command economy.

    • C. 

      Capitalism

    • D. 

      Socialism

    • E. 

      Federalism

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