The Bill Of Rights

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This quiz is for middle school students. It's topic is the Bill of Rights to the U. S. Constitution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which constitutional amendment allows citizens to own firearms?

    • A.

      First Amendment

    • B.

      Second Amendment

    • C.

      Third Amendment

    • D.

      Fourth Amendment

    Correct Answer
    B. Second Amendment
    Explanation
    The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution allows citizens to own firearms. This amendment was added to the Constitution in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights. It states that "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." This amendment has been the subject of much debate and interpretation, with some arguing for stricter gun control laws and others advocating for the protection of individual gun rights. Nonetheless, the Second Amendment is widely recognized as the constitutional provision that guarantees the right to own firearms.

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  • 2. 

    The Bill of Rights is made up of

    • A.

      Amendments 1-5

    • B.

      Amendments 1-10

    • C.

      Amendments 1-22

    • D.

      Amendments 1-27

    Correct Answer
    B. Amendments 1-10
    Explanation
    The Bill of Rights is made up of Amendments 1-10. The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. These amendments were added to protect individual rights and limit the power of the government. They include important rights such as freedom of speech, religion, and the right to bear arms. The Bill of Rights is a crucial part of the Constitution and ensures that citizens have certain fundamental rights and protections.

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  • 3. 

    The fifth through eighth amendments to the Constitution deal with

    • A.

      Due process of law

    • B.

      Personal freedoms

    • C.

      States' rights

    • D.

      Voting rights

    Correct Answer
    A. Due process of law
    Explanation
    The fifth through eighth amendments to the Constitution deal with due process of law. Due process of law refers to the legal requirement that the government must respect all of the legal rights that are owed to a person. These amendments provide protections for individuals accused of crimes, such as the right to a fair trial, protection against self-incrimination, and protection against cruel and unusual punishment. They also guarantee other rights, such as the right to a jury trial, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to legal counsel. Overall, these amendments ensure that individuals are treated fairly and have their rights protected during legal proceedings.

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  • 4. 

    Which amendment allows citizens to support any religion or no religion at all?

    • A.

      First Amendment

    • B.

      Second Amendment

    • C.

      Third Amendment

    • D.

      Fourth Amendment

    Correct Answer
    A. First Amendment
    Explanation
    The First Amendment allows citizens to support any religion or no religion at all. It guarantees freedom of religion, stating that the government cannot establish a religion or prohibit the free exercise of religion. This means that individuals have the right to practice any religion they choose, or to not practice any religion at all. The First Amendment also protects freedom of speech, press, assembly, and the right to petition the government.

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  • 5. 

    Which amendment guarantees a trial by jury?

    • A.

      Fifth Amendment

    • B.

      Sixth Amendment

    • C.

      Seventh Amendment

    • D.

      Eighth Amendment

    Correct Answer
    C. Seventh Amendment
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Seventh Amendment. This amendment guarantees the right to a trial by jury in civil cases where the value in controversy exceeds $20. It ensures that individuals have the opportunity to have their cases heard by a jury of their peers, providing a fair and impartial decision-making process. This amendment is an important protection of individual rights within the legal system.

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  • 6. 

    Which amendment protects citizens from having to house troops?

    • A.

      Second Amendment

    • B.

      Third Amendment

    • C.

      Fourth Amendment

    • D.

      Fifth Amendment

    Correct Answer
    B. Third Amendment
    Explanation
    The Third Amendment protects citizens from having to house troops. This means that the government cannot force individuals to provide lodging or accommodations for soldiers during peacetime without their consent. This amendment was included in the Bill of Rights to prevent the abuse of power by the government and to uphold the privacy and property rights of individuals.

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