EL Civics for ESL Students

Civics Theories Quiz Answers

1. What is civics?

It is the study of government and politics.

2. Name a Greek philosopher who influenced Western civics.


3. Who was Confucius?

He was a Chinese philosopher.

4. What English philosopher had an influence on the Declaration of Independence?

John Locke.

5. What are four types of government in the modern world?

Democracy, socialism, communism, and monarchies.


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