A Trivia Quiz On Constitution Of Georgia!

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A Trivia Quiz On Constitution Of Georgia!

The state of Georgia has had ten constitutions in history that have been changed to match the changes its people and America have undergone. If you wish to practice law in this state, you need to have an understanding of the U. S. A constitution as well as the one under the state. Do you wish to review what you learned on the constitution of Georgia? Take this test and do just that!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was Georgia’s first constitution adopted?
    • A. 

      1778

    • B. 

      1777

    • C. 

      1732

    • D. 

      1787

  • 2. 
     GA’s 1st constitution created 3 branches of government. Which branch had the most power?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Senate

  • 3. 
    True or False:   Under GA’s original state constitution, the legislative branch was created with a Senate &  House of Representatives (bicameral).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Tory

    • D. 

      Whig

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the United States’ 1st constitution?
    • A. 

      U.S. Constitution

    • B. 

      Federalist Papers

    • C. 

      Rules & Regulations

    • D. 

      Articles of Confederation

  • 5. 
     Under the United States’ 1st constitution, who had more power?
    • A. 

      The states

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 6. 
     Under the United States’ 1st constitution, the federal government could not force states to…              
    • A. 

      Pay taxes

    • B. 

      Raise an army

    • C. 

      Regulate trade between the states

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
       In Philadelphia, during the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the decision to create a bicameral legislature in Congress was known as the... (Hint: Bicameral refers to two law making bodies)      
    • A. 

      The Great Compromise

    • B. 

      3/5ths Compromise

    • C. 

      Executive Branch

    • D. 

      You only YOLO once

  • 8. 
     In the legislative branch, what two law making bodies create Congress?  
    • A. 

      Executive & Legislative

    • B. 

      House of Representatives & Senate

    • C. 

      President & Vice President

    • D. 

      Federalists & Anti-Federalists

  • 9. 
      The 3/5ths Compromise was reached to determine…      
    • A. 

      How many pieces of the pie one would get

    • B. 

      How many slaves would count toward a state’s overall population to determine their number of representatives

    • C. 

      How many delegates a state would need to let go

    • D. 

      60% of farmer’s votes

  • 10. 
     Who were Georgia’s two signers of the U.S. Constitution?
    • A. 

      Ben Frankling & Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Mr. Daniel & Mr. Bender

    • C. 

      William Few & Abraham Baldwin

    • D. 

      William Baldwin & John Adams

  • 11. 
    The 3 branches of government created at the Constitutional Convention were...    
    • A. 

      Legislative, Executive , & Judicial

    • B. 

      Legislative, Executive, & Congress

    • C. 

      Unicameral, President, & Consitution

    • D. 

      Supreme Court, Justices, & Bicameral

  • 12. 
      The president of the United States. Which branch of government?
           
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 13. 
      Congress.  Which branch of government?
                 
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

  • 14. 
      Supreme Court. What branch of government?
     
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      President

  • 15. 
      Amongst the branches of government, this system was put in place to keep any one branch from having more power than the other two.
          
    • A. 

      Checks & balances

    • B. 

      Popular sovereignty

    • C. 

      We the People

    • D. 

      Electoral college