Unit 1 - Government, Rights And Dudes

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Government Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz 1 - Fall 2016


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This document was signed by King John in 1215 defining the rights and duties of English nobles set limits on the Monarch's power.  It established the rule of law - all people, including the Monarch, are subject to follow the law.
  • 2. 
    This law passed by English Parliament in 1628 was called the [Blank] of [Blank] which tried to limit the powers of King Charles I.  It said that you can't be arrested without reason and troops couldn't just stay in your home without permission.  By limiting the power of the king this introduced the principle of [Blank] government.
  • 3. 
    This bill, passed by Parliament in 1689, initiated the concept of individual rights such as the right to bear arms, freedom of cruel and unusual punishment and the right to trial by jury. 
    • A. 

      Petition of Rights

    • B. 

      The English Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      The Magna Carta

    • D. 

      The Spirit of Laws

  • 4. 
    30 percent of your overall grade is obtained by following the 13 soft skills such as attitude, appearance and attention to details.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False