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Civil Rights Self-Quiz
-- Part I

Objective: answer 7 questions correctly to advance to the next level of questioning. You only get one chance to answer each question. Javascript required.

1. The standard by which the Supreme Court evaluates classifications based on race.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action  

2. Racial segregation that occurs because of laws or administrative decisions by public agencies.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

3. The rights of citizens to vote, to receive equal treatment before the law, and to share equally with other citizens the benefits of public facilities.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action  

4. The requirement, imposed by law or administrative regulation, that an organization take positive steps to increase the number or proportion of women, blacks, or other minorities in its membership.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

5. A slang expression for African-Americans that emerged in the 1820s and came to signify the laws and governmental practices designed to segregate blacks from whites, especially in the south.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

6. An action to favor members of disadvantaged groups who may never have been the victims of discrimination. This action is the basis for affirmative action to overcome the consequences of past discrimination.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

7. Using race or sex to give preferential treatment to non-minorities.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

8. Racial segregation in schools that occurs not because of laws or administrative decisions but as a result of patterns of residential settlement.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

9. The term used to describe a situation where no preferential treatment based on race or sex is given.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action

10. The doctrine, established by Plessy v. Ferguson, in which the Supreme Court ruled that a state could provide comparable facilities for blacks.

Civil Rights Suspect Classifications
Jim Crow Separate-but-Equal Doctrine
De Jure Segregation De Facto Segregation
Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Strict Scrutiny
Comparable Worth Affirmative Action
Equality of Opportunity Reverse Discrimination
Compensatory Action