Constitution Test 1 Practice

32 Questions  I  By Chrisg on December 4, 2008
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1.  What document broke our ties with mother England?
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2.  Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
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3.  What branch makes the law?
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4.  What branch enforces the law?
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5.  What branch interprets the law?
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6.  To show respect following a death or a time of mourning, what do you do with the flag?
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7.  If a flag becomes torn or tattered, what should you do?
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8.  What plan at the Philadelphia Convention favored the large states b/c it wanted representation based on population?
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9.  What problem did the Great Compromise settle?
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10.  Which of the following is NOT true about the Articles of Confederation?
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11.  What fraction of Congress does it take to override a veto of President?
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12.  What fraction of Congress does it take to "propose an amendment"? (Step 1 of the amendment process)
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13.  Which of the following is NOT true about the House and Senate?
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14.  How many total amendments are there to the Constitution?
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15.  What amendments make up the Bill of Rights?
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16.  How many terms can the President serve according to the 22nd amendment?
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17.  What level of government does the Bill of Rights apply to?
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18.  WHat amendment contains the equal protection clause?
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19.  What amendment gave women the right to vote?
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20.  Giving aid and comfort to an enemy of the United States is called ____________.
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21.  True or False??? Habeas Corpus prevents people from being kept in jail indefinitely.  It is a court order to see the judge which allows you to have a trial. 
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22.  Which of the following is NOT a check the President has on Congress?
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23.  Due process rights include all of the following except...
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24.  Dividing power between the states and the national government is called....
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25.  Giving each branch some degree of oversight of the other branches is called ________.
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26.  Why did the framers originally meet in Philadelphia in 1787?
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27.  Which of the following is NOT in the Bill of Rights?
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28.  Which of the following is NOT in the preamble of the Constitution?
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29.  Which of the following is NOT a power/responsibility of the president?
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30.  According to the _____________ clause, states must recognize the legal documents of other states. 
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31.  When state and national law conflict, who is Supreme?
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32.  Which of the following is NOT a power of Congress?
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