Human Rights & Moral Duties: Definition & Relationship


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What are human rights?

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1. What organization created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

2. What is a moral duty?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauging your understanding of human rights and moral duties is simple using this quiz and worksheet. Multiple-choice questions on these assessments cover topics that include the moral duty not to act, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and a role of the UN.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your comprehension of the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Definition of human rights
  • Organization responsible for creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Meaning of a moral duty
  • Point at which some believe there is a moral duty not to act
  • Role of the UN

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases like human rights and moral duty
  • Making connections - understand the concept of the moral duty not to act and when it should be applied
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the organization that created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Additional Learning

The lesson accompanying this quiz and worksheet is called Human Rights & Moral Duties: Definition & Relationship. By exploring this lesson, you can learn more about the following:

  • Actions that deem governments moral and immoral
  • Types of rights people are owed
  • Why the expectation for larger institutions to act on moral duties is greater