Civics Citizenship Practice Test

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Match the U. S. Civics Terms with the correct meanings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who grows crops and raises animals for a living?
    • A. 

      Vegetarian

    • B. 

      Farmer

    • C. 

      Grocer

    • D. 

      Veterinarian

  • 2. 
    People who can't get to the polls can still vote using which following method?
    • A. 

      Provisional Ballot

    • B. 

      Absentee Ballot

    • C. 

      Blind Vote

    • D. 

      Poll Tax

  • 3. 
    What two-word phrase refers to actions taken to increase the representation of women and minorities?
    • A. 

      Assimilation Association

    • B. 

      Quota Categories

    • C. 

      Reformative Reaction

    • D. 

      Affirmative Action

  • 4. 
    In which court would a person who lost an earlier trial be allowed to defend himself again?
    • A. 

      General Court

    • B. 

      Appeals Court

    • C. 

      High Court

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 5. 
    What is a bill that authorizes the spending of public funds called?
    • A. 

      Petty Cash

    • B. 

      Pork Barrel Project

    • C. 

      Appropriations Bill

    • D. 

      Earmark

  • 6. 
    What is the formal reading to the defendant of the charges against him called?
    • A. 

      Jury

    • B. 

      Arrest

    • C. 

      Trial

    • D. 

      Arraignment

  • 7. 
    Who would vote in an "at-large" city council election?
    • A. 

      Voters In One District

    • B. 

      Voters Over A Specified Size

    • C. 

      All Voters In The Entire City

    • D. 

      Voters In Half Of The City

  • 8. 
    If a country exports more products than it imports, it is said to have a favorable what?
    • A. 

      Export Business

    • B. 

      Financial Outlook

    • C. 

      Economic System

    • D. 

      Balance Of Trade

  • 9. 
    What word refers to the act of abstaining from using or buying an item as an expression of protest?
    • A. 

      Clearance

    • B. 

      Firestorm

    • C. 

      Powerball

    • D. 

      Boycott

  • 10. 
    What words of warning in Latin tell a buyer to be careful of what they buy?
    • A. 

      Cave Canem

    • B. 

      Veni, Vidi, Vici

    • C. 

      E Pluribus Unum

    • D. 

      Caveat Emptor

  • 11. 
    When you buy bonds, you usually get back more money than you paid; the extra money is called what?
    • A. 

      Debt

    • B. 

      Interest

    • C. 

      Bonus

    • D. 

      Collateral

  • 12. 
    Which of these is generally not defined by a City Charter?
    • A. 

      City Ordinances

    • B. 

      City's Government Structure

    • C. 

      Term Length Of Officials

    • D. 

      Powers And Duties Of Officials

  • 13. 
    What kind of bank raises its funds from business deposits?
    • A. 

      Investment

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Commercial

    • D. 

      Depository

  • 14. 
    A formal agreement between two countries might be called a what?
    • A. 

      Meeting

    • B. 

      Discussion

    • C. 

      Compact

    • D. 

      Handshake

  • 15. 
    When the federal government spends more money than it receives in revenue, what is this?
    • A. 

      A Deficit

    • B. 

      A Loan

    • C. 

      A Debt

    • D. 

      A Surplus

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