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How Does Our American Government Work? A Quiz
Basic Civics Test
Ever get the feeling that our presidents, senators and congressmen have never cracked a basic Civics book? This short Civics Quiz will show how much or how little you know about the branch of political science concerned with how government works and what the rights, duties and responsibilities of citizens and elected officials are.
In a typical high school Civics class of the 1960s, you would've learned enough to pass this Civics quiz with flying colors. Along the way, a good Civics teacher might've included a bit of history, as well. Likewise, this Civics test includes some questions along these lines. If you attended school in the 1960s, there's a good chance you will ace this quiz. Are you smarter than a 1960s 9th grader? :) If you enjoy voting, three POLLS follow the quiz! :) Hope you enjoy my Civics Quiz trivia questions and answers! If you do, you can challenge others by sending them the URL or by clicking one of the buttons displayed such as Google Plus, Facebook or Twitter. Thank you! Who knows more about Civics? Liberals? Conservatives? Find out, here. :)
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Think You Know Civics? - Can You Do As Well on This Civics Quiz As A 1960s Ninth Grader?
Do you remember what they made you learn about the way our government works when you were a high school freshman? Care to make a prediction as to how well you will do on this Civics Quiz?
How many of these basic Civics Quiz questions do you think you will answer correctly?
The Political Spectrum
On a scale of 1 to 6 with 1 being "very liberal" and 6 being "very conservative," how would you rate yourself?
On a scale of 1 to 6 with 1 being very liberal and 6 being very conservative, where do you fall?
Civics Quiz Plus a Little US History
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Politics, the American Government in Action - A Fun Board Game For Political Animals!
Enjoy the highs and lows of a political career from Mayor to President with this fun political board game for players age 8 and above. Two to 6 players can compete and if you get into trouble, well, you can always run for reelection! Know a family who lives and breathes politics? This makes a perfect family Christmas present for all the political animals on your shopping list!
Political board game for up to 6 players, ages 8 and up. Sounds like FUN for a family with an interest in politics!
Civics Quiz Results - How Much Did You Know?
Did you know as much about our system of government as you thought you did? Let us know how well did you do on my Civics Test? Then keep reading. (More polls below!)
How well did you do?
Writings Of The Founding Fathers - Of The United States of America
Get insights into the great minds who established the framework for our form of government.
Is Civic Passe? - In The Age of Obama?
The political ground seems to be shifting beneath our feet. Is a thorough knowledge of how our government works outmoded in the Age of Obama?
Is Civics passe?
New American Citizen Shirt with US Flag Motif
Do You Love America and Our System of Government?
Here's Your Hat!
Are you in love with our American system of government? If so, you might enjoy this cleverly designed, goodlooking, embroidered USA cap in patriotic colors of red, white and blue, perfect for summer cookouts and everyday wear. It's non-partisan!
Do Responsibilities Come With The Vote - Do Voters Have A Duty To Understand The Process?
How important is a knowledge of basic Civics to the voting process? Should voters understand the system before casting a vote?
USA Embroidered Star & Stripes Hat
On a scale of 1 to 6 with 6 being very important, how important is a knowledge of Civics?
Does Understanding Our System of Government Improve Our Ability To Make Choices?
Generally speaking, do you believe a democracy is well-served or not well-served when people who know little or nothing about basic Civics vote?
(Please understand that I am in no way suggesting that people be disenfranchised for failing to understand the process.)
Is a democracy well-served or not well-served when voters do not understand our system of government?
Did you learn some things you didn't know? Or did you remember all this stuff from high school?