What Do You Know About The Branches Of U.S Government? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About The Branches Of U.S Government? Trivia Quiz

The United States government is based on the concept of federalism and republicanism, in which power is distributed between the federal and state government. The federal government is constituted of three distinct branches called as legislative, executive, and judicial. This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about the branches and powers of the government. Read the questions carefully and learn more. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which branch of government is the President part of?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Legislative

  • 2. 
    The Supreme Court is part of which branch of government?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      Judicial

  • 3. 
    This branch interprets the law.
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 4. 
    Who is the current United States President?
    • A. 

      George H. Bush

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      George W. Bush

    • D. 

      Barack Obama

    • E. 

      John McCain

  • 5. 
    Which is a power that the Executive Branch has?
    • A. 

      Appoint justices to the Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Check that the law agrees with the constitution

    • C. 

      Create and maintain the monetary system

    • D. 

      Regulate foreign Commerce

  • 6. 
    Which is a power that the legislative branch has?
    • A. 

      Serve as Commander-in-Chief of the Army

    • B. 

      Oversee agencies and departments

    • C. 

      Make new laws and change existing ones

    • D. 

      Appoint justices to the Supreme Court

  • 7. 
    Which is a power that the Judicial branch has?
    • A. 

      Set up Courts lower than the Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Maintain armed forces and declare war

    • C. 

      Settle disputes between people, groups, and states

    • D. 

      Affirm or reject potential laws

  • 8. 
    Who will be the next president of the United States?
    • A. 

      John McCain

    • B. 

      Barack Obama

    • C. 

      Sarah Palin

    • D. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • E. 

      That will be determined in November 2008

  • 9. 
    The judicial branch of the U.S. Federal Government is made up of how many primary components?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 10. 
    How many justices serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      10