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Universal suffrage: Quiz


Question 1: Article 1: Freedom, Egalitarianism, ________ and Brotherhood
Article 2: Universality of rights
Human rightsReproductive rightsNatural and legal rightsDignity

Question 2: Universal suffrage (also universal adult suffrage, general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of the right to vote to ________ citizens (or subjects) as a whole, though it may also mean extending said right to minors and non-citizens.

Question 3: Women's suffrage (with the same property qualifications as for men) was next granted in ________ in 1776 (the word "inhabitants" was used instead of "men") and rescinded in 1807.
New JerseyDelawareMassachusettsPennsylvania

Question 4: For example, non-white people could not vote in national elections during apartheid-era ________, until the system came to an end with the first free multi-party elections in 1994.
South AfricaCanadaMauritiusSierra Leone

Question 5: male) The democratic movement of the late 19th century, unifying liberals and social democrats, particularly in ________, used the slogan Equal and Common Suffrage.
Western EuropeEastern EuropeCentral EuropeNorthern Europe

Question 6: For example, a British person living in Graz, ________, would be able to vote in for the European Parliament as a resident of the "electoral district" of Austria, and to vote in Graz municipal elections.
HungaryPolandAustriaCzech Republic

Question 7: The ________ granted restricted women's suffrage in 1838.
Pitcairn IslandsCook IslandsTuvaluNiue

Question 8: The first system to explicitly claim to use universal suffrage was ________ which is generally recognized as the first national system to abolish all property requirements for voting.
United KingdomCanadaItalyFrance

Question 9: Several countries which had enacted universal suffrage had their normal legal process, or their existence, interrupted during the ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISoviet occupations

Question 10: In the first modern ________, the vote was restricted to those having adequate property and wealth, which almost always meant a minority of the male population.
DemocracyAuthoritarianismGottfried LeibnizJohn Locke


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