8th Grade Constitution Test

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia
Before the progressives completely took over the school system, every 8th grader in the country needed to pass a US Constitution test before moving on to high school. It was a badge of honor. Can you pass a similar test today?

  
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  • 1. 
    Explain the provisions of the 1st Amendment
    • A. 

      Prohibits the Congress from making laws "respecting an establishment of religion", impeding the free exercise of religion, infringing on the freedom of speech and infringing on the freedom of the press.

    • B. 

      Freedom of religion, of speech, of the press, to assemble, and to petition

    • C. 

      Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion, Assembly and Petition


  • 2. 
    Explain the provisions of the 2nd Amendment

  • 3. 
    Describe the provisions of the 3rd Amendment

  • 4. 
    Explain the provisions of the 4th Amendment

  • 5. 
    Explain the provisions of the 5th Amendment

  • 6. 
    Explain the provisions of the 6th Amendment

  • 7. 
    Explain the provisions of the 7th Amendment

  • 8. 
    Explain the provisions of the 8th Amendment

  • 9. 
    Explain the provisions of the 9th Amendment

  • 10. 
    Explain the provisions of the 10th Amendment

  • 11. 
    Recite in writing the Preamble of the Constitution

  • 12. 
    What is the Bill of Rights?

  • 13. 
    What is an unwritten law?

  • 14. 
    Name two things necessary to any good government.

  • 15. 
    The "plan" for government in the United States
    • A. 

      Is determined by the will of a majority of the people.

    • B. 

      The Constitution of the United States

    • C. 

      Is debated and stays balanced between the house of Representatives and the Senate

    • D. 

      The Declaration of Independence


  • 16. 
    What is a constitutional law?

  • 17. 
    How can a law be declared unconstitutional?

  • 18. 
    A president appoints a cabinet for what purpose?

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