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Self Test on Knowledge Associated With Worldview Theme #31

Respond to each of the 10 multiple choice questions below by typing the number 1 to 5 of the answer you wish to select in the response box. When finished, click "process your responses".

1.  Ordinary citizens have a say in issues related to local control of the public school through

1) voting in school board elections   2) lobbyists

3) legislating the social contract      4) affirmative action

5)  writing educational objectives / revising curriculum

2. Separation of church and state is a doctrine not valued in   

1) democracy           2) socialism

3) meritocracy         4) pluralism       5) theocracy 

3. All of the following are considered branches of government except

1) executive    2) judicial     3) legislative    4) civil

5) all of the above--there are no exceptions 

4.  Democracy and science have all of the following in common except   

1) decisions based on majority vote

2) value free inquiry   3) value honesty

4) value skeptical evaluation of new ideas

5) originated in ancient Greece 

5. A multinational corporation wanting to invest in human capital would most likely accomplish this by providing 

1) values clarification workshops    2) global education    3) vocational training

4) creative thinking seminars          5) technology assessment 

6.   Someone for whom the Education for Democracy worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview wants people in the future to 

1) not be victims of rip offs             2) not have their human rights violated

3) not be manipulated like sheep    4) vote more intelligently

5) all of the above  

7. Idealistic, populist secular critics of how democratic societies actually function would be expected to ridicule or lament all of the following except

1) public school curricula including training in ethics

2) political campaign contributions     3) lobbyists

4) typical low voter turnouts

5) an occasional prayer in public schools

8. Which of the following would someone for whom the Education for Democracy worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview be most likely to promote?

 1) superstition        

2) preparing students for a more technologically complex world         

3) illiteracy training 

4) requiring people to pay for primary education        5) discrimination

9.  A belief that you would not expect someone for whom the Education for Democracy worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview to hold would be belief in or being sympathetic to which of the following? 

1) promoting civics education

2) designing propaganda     3) egalitarianism  

4) preferring public schools over religious schools      5)  liberal education

10.  According to someone for whom the Education for Democracy worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview, having well educated citizens is critical to 

1) a healthy economy         2) a healthy environment          

3) having an efficient government

4) safeguarding liberty       5) democratic elitism 

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