Final Exam Review Unit 1 Assessment
Number 1 1. Naturalization is a legal process in order to obtain: a. a work permit b. birth certificate c. citizenship d. residency
Answer C • Naturalization is a legal process in order to obtain citizenship
Number 2 2. Which describes a resident alien? a. A foreigner who expects to stay in the United States for a short period of time. b. A legal alien who lives in the United States permanently. c. Someone with full political rights. d. Someone who is a refugee.
Answer 2 B A resident alien is a legal alien who lives in the United States permanently.
Question 3 3. Which of the following is a duty of citizenship? a. Respecting differences of opinion. b. Participating in the community. c. Being informed and voting. d. Obeying the law.
Answer 3 D Obeying the law is a duty of citizenship
Question 4 4. Which of the following statements describes a monarchy? a. It is the most common form of government in the world today. b. It is a government in which the power is shared by all citizens. c. It is a government in which one person usually inherits their power. d. It is a form of government that no longer exists in the world today.
Answer #4 C A monarchy is a government in which one person usually inherits the power.
Question #5 5. Which of the following statements always describes a dictatorship? a. The government is controlled by one person. b. The leaders are chosen in free elections. c. The congress must vote to enact laws. d. The power is usually inherited.
Answer #5 A In a dictatorship, the government is always controlled by one person.
Question #6 6. Where did the idea of direct democracy come from? a. ancient Greece b. John Locke c. the Magna Carta d. Roman Law
Answer #6 A The idea for direct democracy comes from Ancient Greece.
Question #7 7. In an imaginary kingdom, the people were being mistreated by their king. The people of each town got together and chose chiefs to bring their complaints to the king. What type of government did the town‘s people demonstrate by their actions? a. autocracy b. direct democracy c. monarchy d. representative democracy
Answer 7 D Choosing someone to bring complaints to the king is an example of representative democracy.
Question #8 8. Which of the following is NOT an authoritarian system of government? a. communism b. constitutional monarchy c. oligarchy d. theocracy
Answer #8 B A constitutional monarchy is not an authoritarian system of government
Question 9 “The House of Representatives shall be composed of members Chosen every second year by the People for the several states, and The electors in each state shall have the qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature.” Based on the quotation, which type of government is described? a. direct democracy b. monarchy b. oligarchy d. republic
Answer #9 D The quotation describes a republic. A republic is a nation in which power is held by the people and their elected representatives.
Question #10 10. When you are researching the federal government, you are researching what part of our government? a. county b. local c. national d. state
Answer #10 C Our federal government refers to the NATIONAL level of government.
Question #11 11. What is an accurate statement about naturalized citizens? a. They cannot serve as President or Vice President. b. They do not have the right to vote. c. They rarely learn to speak English. d. They usually are not loyal to the United States.
Answer #11 A Naturalized citizens cannot serve as President or Vice President.
Question #12 12. Which of the following is NOT a right enjoyed by American citizens? a. the right to attend church. b. the right to vote. c. the right to have a fair trial. d. the right to disobey laws.
Answer #12 D Citizens do NOT have the right to disobey the law.
Question #13 13. Which of the following statements about a jury of peers is accurate? a. They consist of a group of twelve lawyers. b. They consist of a group of ordinary citizens. c. They are not necessary for a fair trial. d. They are used only in criminal trials.
Answer #13 B A jury of peers consists of 12 ordinary citizens.
Question #14 14. The duties of a citizen include all of the following except which? a. paying taxes b. defending the nation c. getting a driver‘s license d. obeying the laws
Answer #14 C Getting a driver’s license is not a duty of a citizen.
Question #15 Steps to citizenship: • Apply for a permanent resident visa • Apply for citizenship and then get fingerprinted • ________________ • Take Oath of Allegiance 15. The chart identifies the steps in becoming a U.S. citizen. Which of the following best completes the chart? a. be interviewed and pass citizenship tests b. complete a background check c. receive appointment letter d. wait five years
Answer #15 A The Steps to citizenship are: 1. Apply for a permanent resident visa 2. Apply for citizenship and then get fingerprinted 3. Be interviewed and pass citizenship tests 4. Take Oath of Allegiance