What is Autonomy? - Definition & Ethics


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Autonomy is a term used to describe a person's right to do what?

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1. In domestic and global politics, autonomy is often associated with which of the following?

2. Which of the following is an example of an autonomous government that does NOT have sovereign status?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Autonomy can mean different things in a variety of contexts, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the different types of autonomy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of autonomy
  • Types of autonomy
  • Suspension of autonomy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on autonomy and understand what it means when applied in different settings
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding autonomy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sovereign status

Additional Learning

To learn more about language, review the accompanying lesson on What is Autonomy? - Definition & Ethics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the meaning of autonomy
  • Understand how autonomy is applied in different contexts
  • Know the ethical implications of autonomy