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Illinois Constitution Test

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Illinois Constitution Test
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1.  What year did Illinois become a state?
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2.  What European country was the first to settle in Illinois?
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3.  Who is our current Illinois governor?
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4.  How many representatives are there in the Illinois House of Representatives?
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5.  How many members are there in the Illinois state Senate?
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6.  Who is the chief legal officer of the state of Illinois?
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7.  What is the name of the state legislature in Springfield?
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8.  What year was our current Illinois Constitution written?
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9.  If the governor dies, who is next in the line of succession to take over?
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10.  What fraction of the General Assembly does it take to override a veto of the governor and propose an amendment to the Illinois Constitution?
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11.  How often does the Illinois State legislature have to "officially meet"? 
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12.  To pass a bill in the Illinois State legislature, which of the following is NOT true?
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13.  21 years old, a resident of your district for 2 years and being a US citizen were the qualifications for what position in Illinois government?
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14.  WHat is the current population of the state of Illinois?
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15.  Where in the Illinois Constitution is the Illinois Bill of Rights located?
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16.  Which number is NOT accurately associated?
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17.  Which of the following has not ever been a capitol of Illinois?
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18.  Which of the following is NOT a veto power that the governor has?
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19.  How many judicial districts are there in the state of Illinois?
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20.  Which of the following state executive officers is NOT up for election at the same time as the governor?
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21.  What is the main trial court at the STATE level?
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22.  Which of the following is NOT a qualification for the Governor?
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23.  The official records and the great seal of the state of Illinois are kept by what official?
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24.  Which of the following is NOT a duty of the governor?
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25.  Which branch of government is accurately associated?
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26.  What is the special status that is given to cities so that they can make their own rules without going through the General Assembly for approval?
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27.  What form of city government involved a mayor and city council that make the decisions for the city, but hire a proffessionally trained manager to carry out those decisions?
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28.  What tax is the most important source of money for local governments?
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29.  The Illinois Constitution requires that every __________ years a call for a Constitutional Convention be put to the people.
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30.  Which of the following would NOT be considered a municipality?
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31.  What chamber of the General assembly actually does the "impeaching" or accusing?
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32.  What form of city government has an elected mayor and 4 elected commissioners that divide up the work of the city?
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33.  The election in which a party chooses its nominee is called ______.
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