Life Skills-citizenship

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Citizenship Quizzes & Trivia

A brief quiz on citizenship


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the BEST person to see if you get in serious trouble with the law?
    • A. 

      County prosecutor

    • B. 

      Judge

    • C. 

      Lawyer

    • D. 

      Sheriff

  • 2. 
    A person charged with a crime has the right to
    • A. 

      An immediate trial.

    • B. 

      Pick his or her own jury.

    • C. 

      Remain silent.

    • D. 

      The best lawyer available.

  • 3. 
    Young men MUST register for the draft at age
    • A. 

      16.

    • B. 

      18.

    • C. 

      19.

    • D. 

      21.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is true about democratic government?
    • A. 

      Everyone can make their own rules

    • B. 

      Government leaders are appointed by the President

    • C. 

      People elect representatives

    • D. 

      The ruling party chooses the president

  • 5. 
    A governor is elected to serve which type of government?
    • A. 

      City

    • B. 

      Parish

    • C. 

      Federal

    • D. 

      State

  • 6. 
    The MAIN reason for having laws against littering is to
    • A. 

      Protect the environment.

    • B. 

      Provide jobs for trash collectors.

    • C. 

      Put people in jail who break the law.

    • D. 

      Raise money for the trash department.

  • 7. 
    Before criminal cases go to trial, evidence is sometimes heard by
    • A. 

      A family counselor.

    • B. 

      A grand jury.

    • C. 

      The governor.

    • D. 

      The witneses.

  • 8. 
    Adults caught shoplifting merchandise worth $50 or more USUALLY are
    • A. 

      Given a warning.

    • B. 

      Sent to prison.

    • C. 

      Taken to police station and given a court date.

    • D. 

      Ticketed, fined, and released.

  • 9. 
    If you have lost your social security card, how can you obtain a duplicate card?
    • A. 

      You can't obtain one if you have lost yours.

    • B. 

      You have to be issued another number.

    • C. 

      Fill out an application and provide identification.

    • D. 

      Make one yourself using a word processing program.

  • 10. 
    How old must a person be to vote in elections for US President?
    • A. 

      16 years old

    • B. 

      18 years old

    • C. 

      21 years old

    • D. 

      24 years old