Group 3

  • PART I:


    Quickfire questions on DEMOCRACY:


    What does the word democracy literally mean?


    • power of the people x 100 

    • everyone is free

    • everyone is equal

    • everyone is powerful


    What best explains the concept of democracy?


    • form of government in which one person or a small group possesses absolute power

    • a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly

    • by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system. x20

    • the supreme power is actually or nominally lodged in a monarch


    In which country was democracy said to be founded ?


    • Egypt

    • Athens

    • Greece x100

    • England


    In the early democratic society who was allowed to vote?


    • women

    • men x50

    • slaves

    • freed slaves


    Which is the largest democracy in the world?


    • India

    • Brazil

    • United Statesx70

    • Indonesia


    Which of these countries a a non democratic society?


    • USA

    • France

    • China x 50

    • Canada

    • Lybia x

    • North Korea x10

    • Saudi Arabia

    • Syria x10

    • Afghanistan x10


    Which country holds the largest single-day election?


    • United Statesx10

    • Indonesia

    • India

    • Nigeria


    Which country experienced its first democratic transition of power in 2015?

    Choose one


    • Zambia

    • Sudan

    • Nigeriax20

    • Greece


    Which country has the highest number of women in parliament worldwide?


    • Rwanda x 20

    • Sweden

    • Turkey

    • United States


    What is the current lowest legal voting age in the world?


    • 18

    • 17

    • 16 x30

    • 15


    In which two European countries people under the age of 18 are allowed to vote?


    • Austria and Bosnia

    • Austria and Sweden

    • Austria and Germany x50

    • Austria and Finnland






    Go to and answer the following questions: 


    What rights do we have as European citizens?









    Where are these rights written down?







    Which of these rights are the most important ones to live in a democratic society?






    Have a further look on the internet. Are there any cases when some of these rights are sometimes violated in your country?