Citizen's Rights and Responsibilities
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How could a person BEST show good citizenship?

    answer choices

    by reading history books

    by visiting national parks

    by voting in elections

    by listening to speeches

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following describes "due process of law"?

    answer choices

    The government follows its own laws in the court system.

    The government changes its own laws.

    People have to report what they do to the government.

    People have to say what they think about the government.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these are responsibilities of U.S citizens? Choose THREE of the following.

    answer choices

    pay taxes

    carry weapons

    make speeches

    serve on a jury

    obey laws

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is both a right and a responsibility of a U.S. citizen?

    answer choices

    pay taxes

    vote in elections

    register for military service

    bear arms

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How does the Fifth Amendment protect people accused of a crime?

    answer choices

    It guarantees the right to a trial by jury.

    It forces everyone accused of a crime to have a lawyer.

    It forces everyone to vote in elections.

    It guarantees that the government follows due process of law.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following does due process of law protect citizens from?

    answer choices

    having to speak about themselves in court

    freedom to the press

    voting

    having a lawyer

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which term is correctly matched with its definition?

    answer choices

    Constitution- power of the government to take property

    double jeopardy- being tried twice for the crime

    eminent domain- plan for government

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is the BEST example of a responsibility that Americans have a duty to fulfill as citizens?

    answer choices

    buying a house

    voting for president

    caring for aging parents

    purchasing expensive goods

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The right to a trial by jury in criminal cases in the United States relates to which basic constitutional principles?

    answer choices

    that all men are created equal

    the equality of courts

    due process of law

    freedom of assembly

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Fifth Amendment states that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. Which of the following is an example of the exercise of due process of law?

    answer choices

    A person is held in jail without a trial.

    A person is forced to testify against himself at trail.

    A grand jury decides whether to bring charges in a case.

    A person is not convicted of a crime, so the person is charged again with the crime.

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of he following is one of the MAIN responsibilities of a citizen?

    answer choices

    picking up litter

    obeying the law

    washing the dishes

    running for public office

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why is following the law a responsibility of good citizens?

    answer choices

    Breaking the law can result in punishment.

    The U.S. Congress passes laws for citizens.

    Following the law helps keep everyone safe.

    Anyone who does not follow the law cannot vote.

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does due process guarantee?

    answer choices

    Everyone must be able to have a trial that follows fair guidelines.

    Some prisoners can be punished in cruel ways, depending on what laws they broke.

    The government can bring someone to trial for a crime over and over until they are convicted.

    The government does not have to tell anyone where it is keeping prisoners.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is an example of good citizenship?

    answer choices

    crossing the street against the light

    staying home from school

    leaving your trash can in the street all week long

    voting when there is an election

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why does the government provide public goods such as roads?

    answer choices

    Citizens can all benefit from public goods so all contribute through taxes.

    Public goods are too expensive for corporations to build on their own.

    People disagree about the need to build and maintain some public goods.

    Government competes with private companies to keep prices low for public goods.

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following services are paid for by taxes collected from residents?

    answer choices

    banks and private businesses

    roads, schools, hospitals, and parks

    delivery services, taxis, and the postal service

    the growing and shipping of food from farms

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Individual with certain rights and duties under a government and who, by birth or by choice, owes allegiance to that government

    answer choices

    responsibilities

    citizen

    jury

    taxes

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Established America's national government and fundamental laws, and guaranteed certain basic rights for its citizens

    answer choices

    U.S. Constitution

    Amendments

    Ratification

    Citizen

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Troops may not be quartered in homes in peacetime

    answer choices

    2nd Amendment

    5th Amendment

    3rd Amendment

    8th Amendment

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
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    No excessive bail or fines, no cruel and unusual punishment

    answer choices

    1st Amendment

    6th Amendment

    2nd Amendment

    8th Amendment

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