7th Grade Civics Quiz

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7th Grade Civics Quizzes & Trivia

Civics is the study of the rights and privileges that a citizen of a given country has. As a citizen you get to know how the government works and what it should provide its citizens with. Take up the 7th grade civics quiz below and get to know what you understood so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write the United States Preamble. There is a character limit so if you run out of room and your still typing it is incorrect.
  • 2. 
    Fill in the blanks.The Executive branch has the power to      laws, make              , carry out       , and               . The                 is part of the Executive branch.
  • 3. 
    Fill in the Blank. One of the most famous parts of the Declaration of Independence is written below. Answer in this format; declaration, of, independence, and the constitution    We hold these truths to be self-            , that all men are created           , that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable              , that among  these are       ,              , and the pursuit of                    .    That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just               from the              of the governed,    That whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the                to alter or               it....
  • 4. 
                  is a signed agreement.
  • 5. 
    The                   Acts forced colonists to house British troops.
  • 6. 
    Britain saw its colonies as a source of                       .
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Profit

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 7. 
    True or False: If you sold a newspaper in 1765, you would not have to put a tax stamp on it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    We celebrate the fourth of July because that's when the                                             was                   .
  • 9. 
    Colonists had to follow the laws of                             .
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      China

  • 10. 
    True or False: Virginia's first colony was called the House of Burgesses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Townshend Revenue Act allowed the government to                 peoples' homes.
    • A. 

      Quarter troops in

    • B. 

      Buy

    • C. 

      Destroy

    • D. 

      Search

  • 12. 
    Check all that apply. The items colonists could not make for themselves and the items that were taxed by Britain in a search for money.
    • A. 

      Glass

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Lead

    • E. 

      Paint

    • F. 

      Tea

    • G. 

      Clothing

    • H. 

      Paper

  • 13. 
    Which resources did Britain receive from the colonies?
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Crops

    • D. 

      Paint

    • E. 

      Cotton

    • F. 

      All of the Above

    • G. 

      A,B,C

    • H. 

      C,D,E

  • 14. 
    The Legislative branch has the power to make                      the budget, raise or lower         , and can                the president. The                                                  and                are a part of the Legislative branch.
  • 15. 
    The Judicial branch has the power to                  if laws are                      . The                    is part of the Judicial branch.
  • 16. 
    Which part of the U.s. Constitution states the six purposes of government?
  • 17. 
    Please fill answer below_______
  • 18. 
    Plan 1
    • Legislative has 2 chambers
    • Number of votes for each state depends on the state's population
    • Favored larger states
    ​Plan 2
    • Legislative has 1 chamber
    • Each state gets one vote regardless the population.
    • Favored smaller states
    ​What are the two plans described above?
    • A. 

      New Jersey Plan; Virginia Plan

    • B. 

      Virginia Plan; New Jersey Plan

    • C. 

      Maryland Plan; Virginia Plan

    • D. 

      Virginia Plan; Maryland Plan

  • 19. 
    True or False:In the House of Representatives the more people the state has, the more votes it gets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In the senate each state gets                 votes.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 21. 
    Under the Articles of Confederation how many states were required to agree to change? The Constitution?
    • A. 

      1/4; all

    • B. 

      All; 3/4

    • C. 

      All; all

    • D. 

      1/2; 3/4

  • 22. 
    True or False: The Articles of Confederation required states to follow the laws Congress passed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    True or False: The Articles of Confederation did not require states to treat citizens from other states the same as their own. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Does the Constitution state that federal laws are superior to state laws?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 25. 
    Does the Constitution require states to treat citizens from other states the same as their own?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

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