Political Participation and EU Citizenship: Influences, Voter Turnout & Voting Benefits


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The first European elections were held in _____.

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1. EU voter turnout has steadily _____ since the introduction of direct elections.

2. EU voter turnout is particularly low in which of the following EU countries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of political participation in the European Union.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The first European elections
  • Factors that affect voter turnout
  • Demographic with the biggest increase in politics

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the European Union
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about political participation
  • Lesson comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western Europe history lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about politics in the European Union, review the lesson titled Political Participation and EU Citizenship: Influences, Voter Turnout & Voting Benefits. This lesson looks at the following objectives:

  • Details democracy
  • Defines the 'first past the post' system
  • Explains the first direct elections for European Parliament
  • Covers 2014 voter turnout