Monday, October 02, 2006

American Civic Literacy Sample Quiz

Here are five sample questions -- only #2 was at all tough...

American Civic Literacy Sample Quiz *
Test your knowledge by answering the five multiple-choice questions below. You must answer all questions. When you are finished, use the button at the bottom to submit your quiz for scoring.

You will be given a score for the number of questions you answered correctly. For those questions you missed, the appropriate answer will be provided. You will also see the average score for all those taking the quiz for the first time during the current month.

1)   Which of the following are the unalienable rights referred to in the Declaration of Independence?
2)   During which period was the American Constitution amended to guarantee women the right to vote?
3)   In his “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
4)   Which of the following was an alliance to resist Soviet expansion?
5)   Which of the following is the best measure of production or output of an economy?
(The 19th amendment, giving nationwide suffrage to women, passed Congress in 1919 and was ratified in 1920.)

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