World Government

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Government Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz was created to test 6th grade students' knowledge of 3 types of world government (democracy, dictatorship and monarchy). Multiple-choice questions and true/false statements are used and the questions align with Ohio social studies standards.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Governments are created to protect lives, liberty and property as well as to provide services that individuals cannot give themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A democracy is
    • A. 

      A country, government or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator.

    • B. 

      A government that receives its power from the people.

    • C. 

      Supreme power or sovereignty held by a single person (king, queen, emperor or empress).

  • 3. 
    A monarchy is
    • A. 

      A country, government or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator.

    • B. 

      A government that receives its power from the people.

    • C. 

      Supreme power or sovereignty held by a single person (king, queen, emperor or empress).

  • 4. 
    A dictatorship is
    • A. 

      A country, government or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator.

    • B. 

      A government that receives its power from the people.

    • C. 

      Supreme power or sovereignty held by a single person (king, queen, emperor or empress).

  • 5. 
    A country is
    • A. 

      A continent.

    • B. 

      A contract or an agreement.

    • C. 

      A nation.

  • 6. 
    A province is
    • A. 

      A nation.

    • B. 

      A political division of a country.

    • C. 

      The territory or one of the territories of a government.

  • 7. 
    A territory is 
    • A. 

      An area of land that belongs to a government.

    • B. 

      A political division of a country.

    • C. 

      The territory or one of the territories of a government.

  • 8. 
    United Nations is an international organization, with headquarters in New York City, formed to promote international peace, security and cooperation under the terms of the charter signed by 51 founding countries in 1945.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who leads a representative democracy?
    • A. 

      A dictator

    • B. 

      A king, queen, emperor or empress

    • C. 

      A president

  • 10. 
    Who leads a monarchy?
    • A. 

      A dictator

    • B. 

      A king, queen, emperor or empress

    • C. 

      A president

  • 11. 
    Who leads a dictatorship?
    • A. 

      A dictator

    • B. 

      A king, queen, emperor or empress

    • C. 

      A president

  • 12. 
    How does an individual become the leader of a monarchy?
    • A. 

      By birth

    • B. 

      By military force or intimidation

    • C. 

      By vote in an election

  • 13. 
    How does an individual become the leader of a representative democracy?
    • A. 

      By birth

    • B. 

      By military force or intimidation

    • C. 

      By vote in an election

  • 14. 
    How does an individual become the leader of a dictatorship?
    • A. 

      By birth

    • B. 

      By military force or intimidation

    • C. 

      By vote in an election

  • 15. 
    In a monarchy, the people have 
    • A. 

      No rights.

    • B. 

      The right to royal protection.

    • C. 

      The right to vote by election.

  • 16. 
    In a dictatorship, people have
    • A. 

      No rights.

    • B. 

      The right to royal protection.

    • C. 

      The right to vote by election.

  • 17. 
    In a representative democracy, people have
    • A. 

      No rights.

    • B. 

      The right to royal protection.

    • C. 

      The right to vote by election.

  • 18. 
    The world is divided into countries that claim sovereignty over a territory or territories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False