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Civil and political rights: Quiz


Question 1: Individual political freedom, including rights of individuals (freedom of thought and conscience, freedom of speech and expression, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of movement) and the right to participate in ________ and politics (freedom of association, right to assemble, right to petition, right to vote)
Executive (government)LawBureaucracyCivil society

Question 2: ________ deals with civil and political rights.
JusticePolitical philosophyDavid HumeUtilitarianism

Question 3: Protection from ________ on grounds such as gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, national origin, age, immigrant status, etc.
HomophobiaDiscriminationIslamophobiaRacial segregation

Question 4: Natural justice (procedural fairness) in law (such as the rights of the accused, including the right to a fair trial; ________; the right to seek redress or a legal remedy)
Second Amendment to the United States ConstitutionDue processFourteenth Amendment to the United States ConstitutionEqual Protection Clause

Question 5: They are also defined in international human rights instruments, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ________.
International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsUniversal suffrageInternational human rights law

Question 6: Civil and political rights need not be codified to be protected, although most ________ worldwide do have formal written guarantees of civil and political rights.
John LockeGottfried LeibnizAuthoritarianismDemocracy

Question 7: Civil and political rights comprise the first portion of the ________ (with economic, social and cultural rights comprising the second portion).
Universal Declaration of Human RightsDrafting of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsInternational Covenant on Civil and Political RightsInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Question 8: Other influential authors in the area include ________ and Jean Edward Smith.
Political philosophyLearned HandWesley Newcomb HohfeldRights

Question 9: Robert Nozick and John Rawls expressed competing visions in Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia and Rawls' ________.
LibertarianismPolitical philosophyA Theory of JusticeOriginal position

Question 10: For example, to what extent should the government intervene to protect individuals from infringement on their rights by other individuals, or from ________ — e.g., in what way should employment discrimination in the private sector be dealt with?
Companies lawCompanyCorporate lawCorporation


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