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Suffrage: Quiz


Question 1: See also ________.
Reform Act 1832Forty Shilling FreeholdersParliamentary Franchise in the United Kingdom 1885-1918Norwich

Question 2: Suffrage (from the Latin suffragium, meaning "voting tablet", and figuratively "right to vote", and originally a term for the pastern bone used to cast votes) is the civil right to ________, or the exercise of that right.
BallotVoter turnoutVotingTactical voting

Question 3: ________ was the first European country to grant universal suffrage to its citizens in its 1906 elections, and the first country in the world to make every citizen eligible to run for parliament.

Question 4: Most countries that exercise ________ forbid a person from being a member of a legislature and a government official at the same time.
Separation of powersSeparation of powers under the United States ConstitutionConstitutionUnited Kingdom

Question 5: 1853 - British government passes the New Zealand Constitution Act 1852, granting limited self rule, including a ________ to the colony.
Australian SenateBicameralismUnited States SenateUpper house

Question 6: In the ________, prisoners are not specifically denied the right to vote, but are also not provided access to a ballot station, so are effectively disenfranchised.
United StatesUnited KingdomRepublic of IrelandMalta

Question 7: It typically does not extend a right to vote to all residents of a region; distinctions are frequently made in regard to ________, age, and occasionally mental capacity or criminal convictions.
Honorary Canadian citizenshipCitizenshipLawAncient Greece

Question 8: Official - laws and regulations passed specifically disenfranchising people of particular races (for example ________ under apartheid).
Sierra LeoneCanadaSouth AfricaMauritius

Question 9: In the ________, the President and Vice President must be natural-born citizens.
AlaskaUnited StatesCanadaPhilippines

Question 10: before the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, literacy and other tests were used to disenfranchise ________.
Great Migration (African American)African AmericanAfrican American cultureAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)


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