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Exercises on the National Truth Commission (CNV) - with feedback

Last updated:2022-07-25
Question 01 - VUNESP - 2013 - FUNDUNESP - Historiographer - Law No. 12,528, of 18 November 2011, creates the National Truth Commission – CNV – within the scope of the Civil House of the Presidency of the Republic. It is the purpose of the CNV to examine and (A) punish those responsible for the serious human rights violations committed during the period from 1946 to 1988. (B) clarify the serious human rights violations committed during the period established by law. (C) provide compensation to the families of those who still have politically disappeared status. (D) widely publicize the serious human rights violations practiced in Brazil during the military regime. (E) file the lawsuits against the military and public servants who practiced torture during the military regime in Brazil.
Question 02 - VUNESP - 2013 - FUNDUNESP - Historiographer - Regarding the National Truth Commission, it is correct to say that (A) the work of the CNV is divided into ten subcommittees organized into thematic working groups, among which the following stand out:1964 Coup, Operation Condor, Dictatorship and the Justice System , between others. (B) the Commission will present a detailed report on its activities, facts examined, conclusions and recommendations, within a period of four years, counting from the date of its installation. (C) the activities of the CNV will be of a jurisdictional or persecutory nature. (D) the Commission will be composed of a pluralist form, made up of ten members appointed by the President of the Republic, among Brazilians and foreigners living in Brazil, of recognized good repute and ethical conduct. (E) the CNV shall promote the detailed clarification of cases of torture, deaths, enforced disappearances, concealment of corpses and their authorship, even if they occurred abroad.

Question 03 - IDECAN - 2015 - City Hall of Rio Pomba - MG - Attorney -
Created by law, the National Truth Commission gained notoriety with the investigation of violations committed during the period of the Military Dictatorship in Brazil. However, when it was created, the Commission could also investigate violations committed by the state from 1946 onwards, when Brazil was not yet in the period known as the Military Dictatorship, but was governed by General
A) Eurico Gaspar Dutra.
C) Getúlio Dornelles Vargas.
B) Floriano Vieira Peixoto.
D) Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca.

Question 04 - FGV-SP 2012 - Economy - 1st phase - Read the news.
The bill that creates the Truth Commission was approved today (26) in the Senate, with unanimous support from the senators. With the presence of the Minister of Human Rights, Maria do Rosário and relatives of victims of the military dictatorship, the favorable opinion for the project was read by the rapporteur (...).
(Mariana Jungmann, Senate approves creation of the Commission on Truth to investigate State crimes between 1946 and 1988, 26.10.2011, agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br) In general, people who resisted the regime of exception were victims of the military dictatorship (1964-1985). Among the forms of resistance can be pointed out a) the programming of the main radio and television networks and the action of the governments of the northeastern states in the hands of the MDB.
b) the workers' strikes organized by the unions of São Paulo in the beginning of the 1990s. 1970 and the progressive positions of the Escola Superior de Guerra. c) the action of the main business entities – such as FIESP – and the pastoral mission of the neo-Pentecostal religious.
d) the parliamentary opposition of the MDB and the action of the Basic Ecclesiastical Communities (CEB), linked to the Catholic Church .
e) the position of the ARENA nationalist bloc and the armed struggle led by the Brazilian Communist Party.

Question 05 - UNIFOR 2013.2 - The National Truth Commission was created by the Federal Government through Law nº 12.528/2011 and instituted on May 16, 2012, having received, in July 2012, several civil society organizations, in order to obtain suggestions on the its work, as well as information and documents relevant to its operation. On this subject, mark the CORRECT alternative.
(A) The National Truth Commission aims to verify the alleged participation of former President Lula in the so-called Mensalão scandal.
(B) Among the objectives of the National Commission of Truth, it is possible to identify those responsible for kidnappings and other heinous crimes committed in Brazil in the last twenty years.
(C) The identification of the true causes of corruption present in Brazilian society is one of the motivations for the performance of the National Commission of Truth.
(D) The National Truth Commission aims to investigate serious human rights violations that occurred between September 18, 1946 and October 5, 1988.
(E) The actions of military governments after 1964 will not be investigated by the National Truth Commission as they were the object of the Amnesty Law (Law No. 6.683/19979).

Question 06 - UFPR 2017 - Consider the fragment below:
As a result of these State policies, it was possible to estimate at least 8,350 indigenous people killed during the CNV investigation period, as a result of the direct action of government agents or their omission. This figure includes only those cases studied here for which it was possible to draw an estimate. The actual number of indigenous people killed in the period should be exponentially higher, since only a very restricted portion of the affected indigenous peoples was analyzed and that there are cases where the number of deaths is high enough to discourage estimates. (REPORT, National Truth Commission. Violation of the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples, v. 2. Text 5. 2014. p. 205.)
On the indigenous issue in the Military Dictatorship, choose the correct alternative.
a) Projects such as the construction of the Itaipu and Tucuruí hydroelectric plants, on the Tocantins River, boosted the economic development of several indigenous communities, thanks to projects carried out by FUNAI.
b) Despite the deaths recorded in the CNV report, after the civil-military coup, the indigenous people began to be valued in the new economic period that began in Brazil.
c) In the period of the Military Dictatorship, the Indigenous National Guard was created, an armed militia made up exclusively of those responsible for the policing in indigenous areas to maintain their culture.
d) With the civil-military coup, due to the construction of large works, indigenous labor began to be partially valued by the Figueiredo government, which realized the aptitude of the for manufacturing.
e) After the civil-military coup, a new economic period began in Brazil, with the construction of large works in which the indigenous began to be treated as obstacles to national development.

Question 07 - FUVEST 2016 - Transfer – After two years and seven months of research, the final report of the National Truth Commission presented today to the Presidency makes 29 recommendations to national authorities. Most of them are related to the punishment of perpetrators of crimes during the military regime, the prevention of abuses of a similar nature and the abolition of practices and structures remaining from the time. In practice, the document proposes changes that would generate a major impact in the area of ​​public security, such as the demilitarization of the police and reforms in the prison system. BBC Brasil, 12/10/2014.
About the aforementioned National Truth Commission, it is correct to say that
a) it was a subordinate body to the United Nations, having been officially created by its General Assembly.
b) it was a private creation of Brazil, and there are no similar commissions in other countries.
c) it was an independent advisory body, linked to human rights organizations, with no direct relationship with the Brazilian government.
/>d) worked under the aegis of the Ministry of Justice, seeking to investigate and punish only crimes committed between 1964 and 1985.
e) was inspired by several similar commissions in different countries that also experienced recent dictatorships, such as Argentina, Chile and South Africa.
Question 08 - ENEM 2014 - The National Truth Commission (CNV) brought together representatives of state commissions and various institutions to present a balance of the work done and sign cooperation terms with four organizations. The coordinator of the CNV estimates that, to date, the commission has examined, "underneath", about 30 million pages of documents and carried out hundreds of interviews. Available at:www.jb.com.br.Accessem:2 mar. 2013 (adapted). The article describes a State initiative that resulted from the action of several social movements in Brazil in the face of events that took place between 1964 and 1988. The objective of this initiative is a) to annul the amnesty granted to military leaders. b) review the judicial convictions of political prisoners. c) pardon the crimes attributed to leftist militants. d) prove society's support for the anti-communist coup plotters. e) clarify the circumstances of human rights violations.

01 - B
02 - E
03 - A
04 - D
05 - D
06 - E
07 - E08 - AND