Question 1 Read the statements below, and decide which one is a good example of the principle of the rule of law.
(Adapted from http://judiciallearningcenter.org/law-and-the-rule-of-law/)
Murder is against the law, yet the police refuse to arrest a powerful government official who shoots and kills his neighbor in front of several eye-witnesses.
Question 2 According to the Constitutional Rights Foundation, both Plato and Aristotle believed that it was possible for an ideal political state to exist.
Question 3 The document that first established that there should be a court system to protect the rights of all people, and codified that all men should have the right to due process and property rights was called:
Declaration of the rights of man
Universal declaration of human rights
Declaration of independence
Question 4 The movement that democratized religion, shifting religious and governmental power away from Church to the average person was:
The Dark Ages
Question 5 Who first stated that the rights of man included the right to life and liberty?
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Question 6 The University Declaration of Human Rights was founded as a reaction to atrocities commited during the US Civil War.
Question 7 China’s “One Child” policy and the advent of the Internet has given rise to a generation of only children who are more individualistic than in previous generations.
Question 8 Which of the following important pieces of legislation is not associated with increased access to public education?
Brown v. Board of Education
The Affordable Care Act
the GI Bill
Question 9 Which of the following important pieces of legislation is NOT associated with improving access for people with disabilities?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation act
The Tech Act of 1998
Question 10 Romantic love is a fairly modern social phenomena that has evolved in part because women have more economic and social freedom than ever before.