EOC Civics Practice Test 4

EOC Civics Practice Test 4: Some questions also necessitate the interpretation of primary sources such as quotes from the Constitution or notable figures, while others ask students to analyze graphical information such as charts and graphs.

Through this practice test, students can assess their understanding of the course material, identify areas of strength and weakness, and prepare effectively for their final examination. By providing a broad range of questions, the EOC Civics Practice Test 4  allows students to develop a well-rounded understanding of the structure and function of government, both in theory and practice.

EOC Civics Practice Test 4

Civics Practice Test 4
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EOC Civics Practice Test #4

EOC Civics Practice Test #4
Total Items: 40
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Score: You can find your test score as a percentage at the end of the test!

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The vice president serves as president if the president dies, leaves office, or is unable to fulfill his or her duties. What other job of the vice president is defined in the Constitution?

2 / 40

Which of the following describes a unitary system of government?

3 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“But as the plan of the [Constitutional] convention aims only at a partial
union or consolidation, the State governments would clearly retain all the
rights of sovereignty which they before had, and which were not, by that
act, EXCLUSIVELY delegated to the United States.”
—Alexander Hamilton, Federalist Paper No. 32

What form of government is being described?

4 / 40

Consider this situation: In an ancient kingdom, the people were tired of being treated badly by their king. The people of each village got together and chose chiefs to bring their complaints to the king. What kind of government did the villagers demonstrate by their actions?

5 / 40

How did the United States respond when Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990?

6 / 40

Which is the most likely reason that a United Nations agency such as the World Health Organization (WHO) might be needed?

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 bar graph to answer the question.

What percentage of Americans listed some kind of economic issue as the most important problem facing the United States?

10 / 40

A local agency would most likely be involved with a decision about which of the following?

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A rock star promotes a social services program by telling about how the program helped her family get through hard times. Which propaganda technique is being used?

12 / 40

hich responsibility of citizenship most helps a person detect card stacking?

13 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

How has the percentage of Americans reading newspapers, including in print and online, changed since 2006?

14 / 40

What is the most direct way to use the mass media to promote political change?

15 / 40

Why is it important to analyze political ads carefully before choosing a candidate?

16 / 40

Which of the following statements about the Democratic Party is

17 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of
race, even though the physical facilities and other ‘tangible’ factors may
be equal, deprive the children of the minority group of equal educational
opportunities? We believe that it does.”
—Chief Justice Earl Warren, Brown v. Board of Education, 1954

Why did the Supreme Court decide that the “separate but equal” doctrine in public education was unconstitutional?

18 / 40

According to the Fifteenth Amendment, on what basis could citizens no longer be denied the right to vote?

19 / 40

What happened as a result of the Thirteenth Amendment?

20 / 40

Which of the following statements best describes how the First Amendment affects religion in the United States?

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Which of the following is a limitation of the First Amendment’s guarantee of the right to freedom of speech?

22 / 40

How do the Ninth and Tenth amendments limit the power of the federal government?

23 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,
or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to
petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
—excerpt from the U.S. Constitution

Which amendment is this quotation from?

24 / 40

What is the most important reason for citizens to volunteer for community service projects?

25 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

Which of the following best describes the trend of voting among Florida residents since 1996?

26 / 40

Which duty of citizenship is critical to support government services?

27 / 40

Which of the following are all U.S. citizens required to do?

28 / 40

Which of the following lists steps of the naturalization process in the correct order, from first to last?

29 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

Which of the following correctly completes the missing title in this table?

30 / 40

Consider this situation: A president of a nation orders lawyers and judges to be put in jail so that he or she can remain in power and not be tried for crimes against the people. What basic principle of American government does this violate?

31 / 40

Which of the following is true of the Federalists?

32 / 40

In what way does the power of judicial review act as a check?

33 / 40

se 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 [future generations],
do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of
America.”
—excerpt from the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution

Which of the following most clearly reveals the Founders ideas about the source of government power?

34 / 40

According to the Preamble of the Constitution, which of the following are basic purposes of government?

35 / 40

Use the table to answer the question.

How did these weaknesses impact the writing of the Constitution?

36 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to
secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving
their just powers from the consent of the governed . . .”
—excerpt from the Declaration of Independence

According to this excerpt, how does the source of natural rights compare to the source of government power?

37 / 40

Use the timeline to answer the question.

Which event correctly completes the timeline?

38 / 40

Which newspaper headline reports a British action that angered colonists and led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence?

39 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“ We, whose names are underwritten . . . solemnly and mutually . . .
covenant [agree to] and combine ourselves together into a civil Body
Politick [government], for our better Ordering and Preservation.”
—excerpt from the Mayflower Compact

This part of the Mayflower Compact is an example of how the colonists put which of the following into practice?

40 / 40

Use the quotation to answer the question.

“ To secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving
their just powers from the consent of the governed.”
—excerpt from the Declaration of Independence

Which Enlightenment idea is expressed in this statement?

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