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Self Test B on Knowledge Associated With Choice #23

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. Which of the following organizations was founded with promoting human rights in mind ?

1)  International Monetary Fund           2) American Civil Liberties Union           3) World Trade Organization

4) United Nations                                   5)  National Right to Life  


2.  All of the following are true about political prisoners except which one

1) they are often arrested on made-up charges     2) lists of them are maintained by Amnesty International 

3) it's known that very few actually die in prison          4) they are imprisoned by a national government 

4)  many famous people have endured such imprisonment          

3. Civil rights and civil liberties, while having similar meanings, typically have different connotations and focus.  It seems the former is more connected with issues involving      

1) privacy                     2) freedom of speech

3) public law                4) freedom of religion                 5) discrimination

4.   Which of the following words are linked to servitude associated with a dominating authority ?

1) brainwashing            2) cult                  3) master    

4) domestic violence     5) all of the above

5. All of the following logically belong together except which one

1) The 13th Amendment to the US Constitution     2) The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution   

3) The Civil Rights Act of 1964             4) The Equal Rights Amendment      5) The Americans With Disabilities Act


6. Which of the following might be attributed to someone who accepts a life of government imposed servitude ? 

1) has been brainwashed        2) is fatalistic        3) has authoritarian personality

4) has addictive personality        5) ignorance

7.  Which of the following root causes of servitude might best addressed in the long-term by education? 

1) prejudice                      2) absolute poverty                   3) harsh environmental conditions

4)  brain biochemistry                          5) disability

8.  Select the ordered pair that best completes the following. "Some equate human rights with ______________ --notably expounded upon by English philosopher _____________________ whose thinking inspired the American founding fathers. 

1) natural rights, John Locke              2) natural rights, Thomas Paine          3) universal rights, John Locke      

4) universal rights, Thomas Paine       5)  inalienable rights, Francis Bacon 

9.  Which of the following associations is wrong?

1) St. Patrick  / early Christian opponent of slavery 

 2) Bible / unequivocally and consistently condemns slavery         

3) many US illegal immigrants / live in fear of deportation

4) many US illegal immigrants / unable to assert their claims to human rights denied them

5)  UN grants indigenous people / right to practice and revitalize cultural traditions and customs

10.  Which of the following is the best example of a group of people being indirectly responsible for, or enabling the servitude of, others?

1) males seeking sex                          2) gamblers                       3) doctors performing abortions  

4)  illegal immigrants                         5)  handicapped individuals      


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