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Words from Social Studies in context

Quiz by Kristen Lonigan

Grade 10
English Language Arts
Common Core

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  • Q1
    People living under an ____________________ despot are often killed when they voice protests against the government.
    populist
    patriarchal
    autocratic
    prejudice
    30s
  • Q2
    Environmentalism has become a(n) ____________________ movement across the globe as more people understand the consequences of pollution.
    activist
    prejudice
    uncivil
    populist
    30s
  • Q3
    Although her boss did not give her a raise, she did the ____________________ thing and gave him a birthday present. She didn’t want to alienate him.
    adjudicate
    uncivil
    populist
    political
    30s
  • Q4
    When the defendant learned that a female judge would _______________ his case, he became anxious. His female employees were suing him for pay inequities.
    judiciary
    adjudicate
    archduke
    patriarch
    30s
  • Q5
    For many cultures, the ____________________ of the family decides such matters as who a child is allowed to marry.
    judiciary
    autocrat
    patriarch
    politic
    30s
  • Q6
    World War I erupted in 1914 after ____________________ Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated in Sarajevo.
    autocrat
    populist
    activist
    archduke
    30s
  • Q7
    Because of his notoriety as a political ____________________, Nelson Mandela was suspended from college, served time in prison, and won the Nobel Peace Prize.
    populist
    judiciary
    activist
    archduke
    30s
  • Q8
    Is the role of the ____________________ system to interpret the law or to set policy?
    autocratic
    judiciary
    activist
    populist
    30s
  • Q9
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. confronted racial ____________________ when he dreamed of the day when “children would be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
    populists
    activists
    prejudice
    politics
    30s
  • Q10
    Your ____________________ remarks won you no friends!
    patriarchal
    autocratic
    uncivil
    judiciary
    30s

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