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7th Grade Constitution Practice

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  • 1. 
    Each state has how many Senators?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

  • 2. 
    The length of term of office for Senators.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

  • 3. 
    A Senator must be a citizen of the U.S. for how long?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

  • 4. 
    The President of the Senate is?
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      Vice-President

    • C. 

      President

  • 5. 
    Who has the power to coin money?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      Chief Justice

  • 7. 
    Congress can NOT tax?
    • A. 

      Citizens

    • B. 

      Polls

    • C. 

      Property

    • D. 

      Money

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Tax increase

    • B. 

      Going to war

    • C. 

      Coin money

    • D. 

      Election

  • 9. 
    Who presides over impeachment trials?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Senate with chief Justice on the bench

    • D. 

      President

  • 10. 
    How is the number of electors for each state decided?
    • A. 

      Voting

    • B. 

      Number of representatives + Senators = Number of Electors

    • C. 

      President decides

    • D. 

      House of Representatives decides

  • 11. 
    Inauguration Day is:
    • A. 

      Depends on the year

    • B. 

      January 20th

    • C. 

      January 19th

    • D. 

      New president picks

  • 12. 
    The former President's term of office offically ends:
    • A. 

      Day before inauguration

    • B. 

      After inauguration

    • C. 

      Noon on inauguration day

    • D. 

      End of inauguration day

  • 13. 
    The term of a President is how long?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      8 years

  • 14. 
    A President can serve how many terms?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      8

  • 16. 
    The minimum age for a President?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      45

  • 17. 
    How long must a President live in the US for?
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      14 years

    • D. 

      2 years

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Must be born in Washington DC

    • B. 

      Must be a natural born US citizen

    • C. 

      Parents must be US citizens

    • D. 

      Must be married

  • 19. 
    If a current President can no longer due their job, who becomes the President?
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      Chief Justice

    • C. 

      Vice-President

    • D. 

      1st Lady

  • 20. 
    The President can make a treaty with only the agreement of who?
    • A. 

      1/2 of Congress

    • B. 

      Vice-President

    • C. 

      Majority of Senate

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 21. 
    Who nominates Judges of the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      Vice-President

    • B. 

      People vote

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Jury

  • 22. 
    How many justices are there on the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      6

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      14

  • 24. 
    How long do judges serve on the bench?
    • A. 

      8 years

    • B. 

      2 terms

    • C. 

      Life

    • D. 

      Until they quit

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Vice-President

    • C. 

      Judge

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 26. 
    The Bill of Rights is made up of?
    • A. 

      Articles

    • B. 

      Rules

    • C. 

      First 10 amendments

    • D. 

      Laws

  • 27. 
    How is the President decided on if no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      People re-vote

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 28. 
    What determines whether or not you are a citizen?
    • A. 

      Move here when 1 year old

    • B. 

      Natural born

    • C. 

      Pass constitution test

    • D. 

      Move here by age 35

  • 29. 
    How many articles are there in the Constitution?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      10

  • 30. 
    How many amendments are there in the Constitution?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      15

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      15

  • 32. 
    What did the Nineteenth Amendment state?
    • A. 

      Some women can vote

    • B. 

      All women can vote

    • C. 

      Women cannot vote

    • D. 

      Only men can vote

  • 33. 
    The fifth amendment states:
    • A. 

      Women can vote

    • B. 

      You have the right to due process of the law

    • C. 

      You can go to the supreme court

    • D. 

      You can tax the people

  • 34. 
    What amendment guarantess all citizens the right to vote?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      15

  • 35. 
    Who is the Commander in chief of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and National Guard?
    • A. 

      Vice-President

    • B. 

      Chief Commander

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 37. 
    The 3 branches of government are:
    • A. 

      Congress, House of Representatives, Senate

    • B. 

      President, Vice-President, Chief Justice

    • C. 

      Legislative, Executive, Judicial

    • D. 

      Executive, Supreme, Legislative

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Vice-President

  • 39. 
    The Legislative branch is also called?
    • A. 

      Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Cabinet

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      Group

  • 40. 
    The two houses are made up of :
    • A. 

      President & Vice-President

    • B. 

      Supreme Court and Justices

    • C. 

      House of Representatives & Senate

    • D. 

      House of Representatives & judges

  • 41. 
    Who makes the laws for the United States?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Jury

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Voting

    • B. 

      President appoints

    • C. 

      State decides

    • D. 

      Population

  • 43. 
     A count of our population or census is taken every how many years?
    • A. 

      Every year

    • B. 

      Once a year

    • C. 

      Every 10 years

    • D. 

      Every 5 years

  • 44. 
    Who presides over the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Chief Justice

    • C. 

      Speaker of the House

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Vice-President

    • B. 

      Senators

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      To have a jury

    • B. 

      Lawyer

    • C. 

      Voting

    • D. 

      Time limit

  • 47. 
    What must happen to be tried for treason?
    • A. 

      Innocent until proven guilty

    • B. 

      Right to a lawyer

    • C. 

      Absolute evidence

    • D. 

      Trial by jury

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Taxes

    • B. 

      Voting

    • C. 

      Speech

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Anytime

    • B. 

      With police

    • C. 

      In 10 days

    • D. 

      With a search warrant

  • 50. 
    What rights does a person have if accused of a crime?
    • A. 

      Trial by jury, innocent until proven guilty

    • B. 

      Legal counsel

    • C. 

      Doesn't have to go to jail

    • D. 

      Plead the 5th

  • 51. 
    • A. 

      Twice a year

    • B. 

      Every month

    • C. 

      Once a year

    • D. 

      Three times a year

  • 52. 
    How many members of Congress must be present to conduct business?
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      More than half

    • C. 

      All

    • D. 

      3/4

  • 53. 
    One of the two houses of Congress cannot adjourn for moe than ____________without consent from the other house?
    • A. 

      2 days

    • B. 

      10 days

    • C. 

      3 days

    • D. 

      1 day

  • 54. 
    Where do tax bills originate? (money bills)
    • A. 

      Both houses

    • B. 

      House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      President

  • 55. 
    Congress can pass a law over a Presidential veto with __________?
    • A. 

      Majority of the vote

    • B. 

      Anytime

    • C. 

      2/3 vote of both houses

    • D. 

      2/3 vote of one house

  • 56. 
    A President has how long to sign a bill before it becomes law?
    • A. 

      1 day

    • B. 

      Month

    • C. 

      Week

    • D. 

      10 days

  • 57. 
    When a bill is vetoed but the President does not sign it, what is it called?
    • A. 

      Expost facto

    • B. 

      Elastic clause

    • C. 

      Pocket veto

    • D. 

      Amendment

  • 58. 
    The law that protects a person from being punished for something that is not against the law when it was done.
    • A. 

      Elastic Clause

    • B. 

      Pocket Veto

    • C. 

      Expost Facto

    • D. 

      Bill of Attainer

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      Tax, make laws, interpret laws

    • B. 

      Coin money, delcare war, make rules concerning conterfeit money

    • C. 

      Coin money, write taxes, declare war

    • D. 

      Declare war, make laws, decide elections

  • 60. 
    After a bill leaves the House of Representatives, it goes to the ?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Senate

  • 61. 
    Who presents a bill to Congress?
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Senators

    • C. 

      Congressmen

    • D. 

      Lawyers

  • 62. 
    Type of law that punishes without a trial?
    • A. 

      Expost facto

    • B. 

      Elastic clause

    • C. 

      Bill of attainer

    • D. 

      Pocket veto

  • 63. 
    Main function of the Judicial branch?
    • A. 

      Judges the laws

    • B. 

      Enforces the laws

    • C. 

      Makes the laws

  • 64. 
    Executive branch main function?
    • A. 

      Write the laws

    • B. 

      Make the laws

    • C. 

      Enforce the laws

  • 65. 
    Legislative branch main function:
    • A. 

      Enforce the laws

    • B. 

      Make the laws

    • C. 

      Judge the laws

  • 66. 
    Who administers the oath of office to the President on Inauguration day?
    • A. 

      Vice-President

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 67. 
    Supreme Law of the Land is :
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Amendments

    • C. 

      Constitution

    • D. 

      Bill of Attainer

  • 68. 
    Section of the constitution that gives Congress the power to pass laws "necessary and proper" to fulfill its other duties.
    • A. 

      Pocket veto

    • B. 

      Expost facto

    • C. 

      Elastic clause

    • D. 

      Amendment

  • 69. 
    Bicameral is :
    • A. 

      2 judges

    • B. 

      2 houses

    • C. 

      2 supreme courts

    • D. 

      2 constitutions

  • 70. 
    Article of the Constitution that lists the powers of Congress?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      1

  • 71. 
    • A. 

      Bases on population

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      Senators + representatives

  • 72. 
    Member of the House of Representatives must be at least _____years old.
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      25

  • 73. 
    How long must a member of the House of Representatives be a citizen of the United States?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      Natural born

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      5

  • 74. 
    The war in which the colonies won their independence from England was called the:
    • A. 

      American War

    • B. 

      Battle of Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Revolutionary War

  • 75. 
    The term for a representative from the House?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      2

  • 76. 
    Total members in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      534

    • B. 

      425

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      453

  • 77. 
    Total number of members in the Senate?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      435

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      10

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