Sample Test: Politics, Voting & Civic Participation

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What is the difference between Democrats and Republicans? What propaganda techniques do political parties use? What is the Electoral College? Here you'll find a 22-question multiple-choice assessment on the voting practices, politics, and civic duties of American citizens.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use as a pre-assessment before beginning a civics course or at the start of a unit on elections in the United States
  • Follow up with an essay or research question asking learners to synthesize what they know and have learned about American politics
Pros
  • Well-designed questions incorporating political cartoons, historical quotations, and opportunities to develop critical thinking
Cons
  • None
Common Core