The U.S. Constitution Practice Test For 7th Grade

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7th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

The constitution of the United States of America is originally comprising seven articles with 27 amendments since it came into force in 1789. The last time it was amended was in 1992. Well, the point of this quiz is to test the knowledge of 7th graders regarding the American constitution, so they can have a practice session to brush up what they have learned so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      House of Representatives

  • 6. 
    Who has the power to delare war?
    • 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 requirement for the President is:
    • 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. 
    How many judges on the Supreme Court?
    • 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. 
    What amendment was later replealed?
    • 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. 
    How many branches are there in our government?
    • 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. 
    The head of the executive branch is?
    • 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. 
    How is it decided how many representatives each state receives?
    • 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. 
    What rights do citizens have when put on trial?
    • 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. 
    Congress cannot make laws concerning what?
    • A. 

      Taxes

    • B. 

      Voting

    • C. 

      Speech

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 49. 
    When may a persons' property be searched?
    • 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. 
    How often must Congess meet each year?
    • 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. 
    Three powers of Congress:
    • 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. 
    The number of presidential electors a state gets is:
    • 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