Topic 3. Rights and the rule of law

Purpose: Adolescents to know the basic features of the rule of law and to build an idea of the importance of regulation in public relations based on the rule of law.

Expected results: To build ideas and concepts that will be the guiding principle of young people to live in state institutions. To know ravthe levels of public administration and the powers of government institutions and the procedures for interaction of citizens with them. To know the rights of groups with special needs - children, people with disabilities, minorities. Understand human rights as a framework that can serve to combat injustice.

Test for tenth graders

You can check how you orient yourself in the rights of citizens and in the organization in the rule of law, in its relations with the European Union.

1. What is the content of the term "rule of law"? (1 point)

  • a state in which the rule of law and respect for the rights and freedoms of all citizens are guaranteed

  • a country in which everyone has a personal right

  • a country in which the right is on the side of those in power

  • a country in which rights do not require corresponding obligations but are taken for granted

Where is the permanent seat of the United Nations (1 point)?

  • New York
  • Strasbourg
  • The Hague
  • Brussels

Which of the listed rights is traditionally considered a "natural" right (1 point)?

  • right to work
  • right to life
  • right to education
  • right of association

4. What do you mean by "sovereignty" (1 point)?

  • self-government of the people
  • interference in the internal affairs of a foreign country
  • form of absolute power
  • political and legal independence of the state

5. The ideal state is a construct of (1 point):

  • Thales
  • Plato
  • Descartes
  • Socrates

6. The civil association "For Blue Sky" from the point of view of law is (1 point):

  • individual
  • a group of worried citizens
  • legal entity
  • form of local self-government

7. The contract according to the law is (1 point):

  • form of coercion
  • plan to achieve a goal
  • coordination of the interests of two or more parties
  • desire for action

8. Which of the following is NOT a legal way to acquire ownership of a property (1 point)?

  • by donation
  • by will
  • through sale
  • by appropriation

9. Which of the following acts is NOT a crime (1 point)?

  • the torture of a person
  • breaking into someone else's home
  • the public insult to a police officer
  • the child's escape from home

10. The idea of the separation of powers arises in (1 point):

  • The Middle Ages
  • Antiquity
  • Renaissance
  • the new time

11. Which part of the law regulates the relations between employers and workers (1 point)?

  • labor law
  • family law
  • property law
  • commercial law

12. Political pluralism means (1 point):

  • sole dictatorship
  • participation of many parties in political life
  • name of part of the non-governmental sector
  • forced change of the constitutional order

13. Political law is (1 point):

  • to vote and to be elected to government
  • to own personal property
  • to have the right to work and education
  • to possess a weapon for self-defense

14. Voluntariness is a principle in (1 point):

  • respect for human rights
  • the payment of taxes
  • compliance with traffic rules
  • the conclusion of contracts

15. Civil rights are guaranteed (1 point):

  • through the laws of the state
  • by the laws of God
  • with the help of international corporations
  • by the will of the monarch

16. The public defender, controlling the observance of the legal rights and interests of the citizens, is called (1 point):

  • prosecutor
  • judge
  • legal adviser
  • ombudsman

17. Which of the following conflicts between people requires legal regulation (1 point)?

  • the family dispute over the color of the wallpaper
  • the intense discussion in philosophy classes
  • the conflict between lovers in the same woman
  • the dispute between the villagers for ownership of agricultural land

18. The UDHR is an abbreviation of a document adopted by the UN and means (1 point):

  • A great document on human rights
  • Universal declaration of human needs
  • Universal document on reading rules
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights

19. Which of the following characteristics does NOT apply to the law (1 point)?

  • institutional coercion
  • appeal procedure
  • personal judgment
  • regulated justice

20. Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (1 point):

  • have a desirable character
  • regulate the relations between the private persons
  • not subject to appeal
  • govern relations between Member States

21. The permanent seat of the European Court of Human Rights is located at (1 point):

  • Brussels
  • Vienna
  • Luxembourg
  • Strasbourg

22. Which of the following categories is NOT legal or ethical (1 point)?

  • conscience
  • lie
  • being
  • nobility

23. How is the contract defined in law (1 point)?

  • as a form of coercion
  • as a plan to achieve a goal
  • as coordination of two or more parties
  • as a desire for action

24. Sources of law are (1 point):

  • custom and law
  • free will and coercion
  • revenge and retribution
  • justice and injustice

25. Their moral force and basis of laws is given by their (1 point):

  • canonicity
  • legitimacy
  • legality
  • formality

26. The classical definition of a country does NOT include (1 point):

  • territory
  • party
  • people
  • power

27. When concluding a “public contract”, a person restricts (1 point):

  • their cognitive abilities
  • his ability to appreciate beauty
  • your natural freedom
  • your right to life

28. In EU countries, the death penalty is (1 point):

  • allowed under a strict regime of regulation
  • prohibited to be carried out in public
  • forbidden
  • allowed

29. What is the institution of the legislature in Bulgaria (1 point)?

  • The presidency
  • The Council of Ministers
  • The Institute of Law
  • National Assembly

30. A form of socio-political organization based on equal rights of citizens in government is (1 point):

  • democracy
  • monarchy
  • timocracy
  • aristocracy


30 points: 0 - 10 low degree; 11 - 20 intermediate degree; 21 - 30 high degree.

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