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Which statement is true and volunteerism in the US?
a) Americans do not volunteer
b) Americans have a long history of volunteering and there are over 1 million charities today
c) Americans can not afford to donate
d) Americans only donate on holidays

Why is it important to attend school?
a) because it is a duty of all citizens
b) because we are forced to go
c) I want to go to college
d) not sure

In a democracy power comes from
a) the president
b) the people
c) charities
d) school boards

A government is
a) the study of rights and duties of citizens
b) the rights of citizens
c) the ruling authority for a community
d) not required

which is a characteristic of a democracy?
a) rulers inherit their positions
b) rulers have unlimited power
c) power lies with a single party
d) leaders are chosen id free and fair elections

Which is a characteristic of Authoritarianism?
a) leaders are chosen in free and fair elections
b) power is limited by laws
c) government relies on the rule of law
d) rulers have unlimited power

What is civics?
a) the study of the past
b) the study of the mind
c) the study of the duties and responsibilities of citizens
d) the study of the laws

What are the two ways to 'become' a citizen
a) Natural born citizens, and taking a test
b) Naturalization, and taking an oath
c) Natural born citizen, and must be 18
d) Natural born citizen, and Naturalization

Which is a NOT a requirment of the legal process of Naturalization
a) Must be 18 or younger
b) Must be 18 or older
c) Must have lawful permanent residence for 5 years
d) Must have good moral character

Naturalization is
a) the ruling authority for a community
b) the rights and duties of citizens
c) the stud of the rights and duties of citizens
d) a legal process to obtain citizenship

Which type of government does the U.S. have?
a) direct democracy
b) absolute monarchy
c) constitutional monarchy
d) representative democracy

Which is NOT a duty of a citizen
a) to obey the laws
b) pay taxes
c) defend the nation
d) vote and be informed

What is tolerance?
a) the health, prosperity, and happiness of the members of a community
b) respecting and accepting others, regardless of their beliefs, practices, or difference
c) an action we are required to perform
d) to call for military service

How can one lose citizenship?
a) Not standing for the pledge
b) Not voting in the general election
c) Being convicted of certain crimes such as treason
d) not voting in the primary election

What is an alien?
a) a person who has left their country to escape
b) a foreign-born resident of the US who has not been naturalized
c) a legal process to obtain citizenship
d) a type of government

A refugee is
a) a person who has left their country to escape
b) a foreign-born resident of the US who has not been naturalized
c) a legal process to obtain citizenship
d) a type of government

Which is NOT a function of Government
a) Keep order
b) Protect public health
c) provide security
d) provide jobs

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