Public Funds: Definition, Restrictions & Examples


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Money that comes from the government through taxes that is used for goods and services in communities is known as what?

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1. Which one is NOT a program that uses public funds?

2. When can public funds be used for private use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you work through the worksheet and quiz, you can see what you know about public funds. How public funds can be used are topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to check your knowledge of:

  • Ways to spend public funds
  • A restriction that doesn't apply to public funds
  • A program that doesn't use public funds
  • Money that comes from the government through taxes
  • When public funds can be used for private concerns

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on public funds
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about when public funds can be used for private concerns and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about public fund facts

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about these funds, use the lesson called Public Funds: Definition, Restrictions & Examples. You can cover these additional topics:

  • Examples of public funding
  • The purpose of public funding
  • Public funding restrictions