US Constitution: Bill Of Rights Test

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US Constitution: Bill Of Rights Test - Quiz

The bill of rights spells out Americans' rights concerning their government and guarantees civil rights and liberties to the individual, such as freedom of speech and religion. Are you studying for Mr. Hickey's bill of rights test? Take up the US Constitution test below and be assured if you can pass. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Bill of Rights appears in which document?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      Your Report Card

    • E. 

      The Daily News

  • 2. 
    This amendment says, “you don't have to let soldiers live in your house, except if there is a war, and even then only if Congress has passed a law about it.”
    • A. 

      First Amendment

    • B. 

      Second Amendment

    • C. 

      Third Amendment

    • D. 

      Fourth Amendment

    • E. 

      Fifth Amendment

  • 3. 
    This amendment says that you don’t have to say anything at your trial.
    • A. 

      First Amendment

    • B. 

      Third Amendment

    • C. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • D. 

      Seventh Amendment

    • E. 

      Ninth Amendment

  • 4. 
    True or False. As an American citizen, you do not have a right to own a gun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Second Amendment says that we have a right to bear ___________.
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      Weight

    • E. 

      Legs

  • 6. 
    In recent newspaper articles, journalists have written that the current governor of New York should step down from his position and leave the office. True or False. The journalist can get in trouble for writing bad things about the governor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Lisa, Patrick, Alvin, Yoshi, and Steven were having a peaceful protest on the corner of Claremont Parkway and Webster Avenue in the Bronx. The protest was against the United States government’s decision to go to war in Iraq. While they were protesting, a group of police officers broke up their demonstration and told them that they could not continue having their protest. The police violated the group’s ____________ Amendment rights
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Fifth

    • D. 

      Eighth

    • E. 

      Tenth

  • 8. 
    Which amendment protects people from being fined unreasonably by the government? The ____________ Amendment.
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Fourth

    • C. 

      Sixth

    • D. 

      Eighth

    • E. 

      Tenth

  • 9. 
    How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      15

  • 10. 
    Which amendment protects people from being tortured if they are convicted of a crime? The __________ Amendment.
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Fourth

    • C. 

      Sixth

    • D. 

      Eighth

    • E. 

      Tenth

  • 11. 
    The 8th amendment projects against:
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