EOC Civics Practice Test 2

EOC Civics Practice Test 2: EOC (End of Course) Civics test 2 is an excellent tool for self-assessment. Each question has a detailed explanation of the correct answer, providing an immediate feedback loop that enables students to understand and learn from their mistakes. It’s a valuable resource for students to familiarize themselves with the examination’s structure, challenge their comprehension of course materials, and hone their test-taking strategies.

Furthermore, teachers can use this practice test as a diagnostic tool to identify students’ strengths and weaknesses, tailoring their instruction accordingly to ensure a comprehensive understanding of civics.

EOC Civics Practice Test 2

This second practice test sets the tone for the series of EOC Civics Practice Tests. It offers a balance of rigor and accessibility, helping students prepare and feel confident for their end-of-course assessments.

Civics Practice Test 2

EOC Civics Practice Test #2

EOC Civics Practice Test #2
Total Items: 40
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Score: You can find your test score as a percentage at the end of the test!

1 / 40

If a northern state’s governor has a dispute with Canada over the location of the U.S.-Canada border, which of the following is prohibited by law?

2 / 40

Use the table to answer the question

Which phrase completes the table?

3 / 40

What sort of government was established by the Articles of Confederation?

4 / 40

Which of the following systems proposes that society should organize and control the means of production for the welfare of all?

5 / 40

What policy did Woodrow Wilson attempt to follow in 1914 when World War I began?

6 / 40

How is the Peace Corps different from many other U.S. government agencies working with foreign countries?

7 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

Which of the following best completes the table?

8 / 40

Which of the following issues would most likely be a domestic policy matter?

9 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

Which of the following issues is considered “extremely important” by the highest percentage of Americans polled?

10 / 40

What level of government would you most likely contact to address a community issue?

11 / 40

In a speech, a government official tries to increase support for a budget proposal by making an emotional appeal to liberty and equality. Which propaganda technique is being used?

12 / 40

What is the best reason that press releases from a politician or a government agency are not always the best source of public information about an issue?

13 / 40

What would be the most effective way for a special-interest group to try to influence the outcome of a presidential election?

14 / 40

What is the most important thing that a political debate can teach a voter about a candidate?

15 / 40

Which of the following statements about the Republican Party is most accurate?

16 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

How many more electoral votes did the Democratic candidate win than the Republican candidate?

17 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“This case has shown that punch card balloting machines can produce
an unfortunate number of ballots which are not punched in a clean,
complete way by the voter. After the current counting, it is likely legislative
bodies nationwide will examine ways to improve the mechanisms and
machinery for voting.”
—Bush v. Gore, 2000

How did the Supreme Court expect Bush v. Gore to affect voting practices in the United States?

18 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or
abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
—excerpt from the U.S. Constitution

To which group did this amendment grant the right to vote?

19 / 40

Which amendment to the Constitution might the U.S. Supreme Court have relied on when it struck down the death penalty for minors?

20 / 40

Which of the following is the best reason that freedom of the press is vital to democracy?

21 / 40

Rights such as those in the First Amendment fulfill which purpose of government?

22 / 40

How does the Seventeenth Amendment protect individual rights?

23 / 40

The First Amendment protects freedom of speech, but there are some limits to free-speech rights. Why are some forms of speech not protected?

24 / 40

Which amendment protects Americans from unreasonable searches and seizures?

25 / 40

Use the bar graph to answer the question.

Which age group had the lowest voter turnout?

26 / 40

Why is attending school considered a civic duty?

27 / 40

Why should citizens know and understand the law?

28 / 40

Which of the following best defines the term citizen?

29 / 40

Consider this situation: A man enters an electronics store and points a gun at the store clerk. He demands all of the cash in the register and flees the scene with $3600. What type of law has been violated?

30 / 40

Use the information in the box to answer the question.

“ Army General Sentenced to Three Years for Killing Civilians”
“Former Senator Convicted of Money Laundering”
“Local Sheriff Arrested for Drunk Driving

Which constitutional principle is best expressed by these headlines?

31 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

Which constitutional principle does the information in the table illustrate?

32 / 40

Why did Antifederalists want a bill of rights in the Constitution?

33 / 40

How does the system of checks and balances reinforce the separation of powers?

34 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect
Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the
common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the
Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and
establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

In which document is this statement found?

35 / 40

Which of the following might have caused people to oppose the Articles of Confederation?

36 / 40

Use the diagram to answer the question.

Which of the following correctly completes the diagram?

37 / 40

Why were colonists outraged by taxes imposed by the British government?

38 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“Every thing that is right or natural pleads for separation. The blood of the
slain, the weeping voice of nature cries, ’TIS TIME TO PART. Even the
distance at which the Almighty hath placed England and America, is a
strong and natural proof, that the authority of the one, over the other, was
never the design of Heaven.”
—Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

What is Thomas Paine trying to win support for?

39 / 40

How did the English Bill of Rights influence delegates to the Constitutional Convention?

40 / 40

The Founding Fathers divided the power to make, enforce, and interpret laws between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. What might have happened if they had given all of these powers to the executive branch?

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