Civic Duty: Definition & Examples


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What is the difference between a civic duty and a civic responsibility?

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1. Which of the following is a civic duty?

2. When Muhammad Ali was arrested for not responding to his draft summons, he was violating a:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is meant by 'civic duty' and what are examples of these requirements? This quiz/worksheet combo can help you quickly assess what you know about the types of civic duties.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Differences between civic duty and civic responsibility
  • Examples of a civic duty
  • Muhammad Ali's arrest in the 1960s
  • Requirement of all U.S. males over the age of 18

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast civic duty and civic responsibility
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the case of Muhammad Ali and the violation with which he was accused
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of civic duties

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Civic Duty: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define civic duty
  • Note that civic duty is not the same as civic responsibility
  • Identify specific civic duties and possible punishments for the failure to satisfy these duties