Chapter 8 Government Test

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 143

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Government Quizzes & Trivia

A Basic test on Government created from a study guide for a 3rd grade class. Student should be able to identify different government terms, types of government, and compare government leaders roles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which "Act" allowd all Americans (any race or color) equal rights to speak and vote?
    • A. 

      Equal Opportunity Rights Act

    • B. 

      Civil Rights Act

    • C. 

      US Americans Act

  • 2. 
    The building were leaders meet to make laws.
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      Government Buildings

    • C. 

      The Capitol

  • 3. 
    Collected by local government to pay for services such as schools, police, fire department, trash services, things you buy, or libraries.
    • A. 

      Tax

    • B. 

      Extra Money

    • C. 

      SPLOST

  • 4. 
    The branch of national government that decides what laws means- Judges and Court
    • A. 

      Federal

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Capitol

  • 5. 
    A building or statue that helps people remember a person or event.
    • A. 

      A Statue

    • B. 

      A Mask

    • C. 

      A Momument

  • 6. 
    What kind of Democracy did Greece have and who could be citizens?
    • A. 

      A Representative Democracy, everyone was a citizen.

    • B. 

      A Direct Democracy, everyone was a citizen.

    • C. 

      A Direct Democracy, some men could be citizens.

  • 7. 
    What is a Direct Democracy?
    • A. 

      A government in which citizens meet to govern themselves

    • B. 

      A government in whcich the people choose their leaders and govern themselves

    • C. 

      People from other countries can become citizens and vote.

  • 8. 
    What is a Representative Democracy?
    • A. 

      Some Citizens meet to govern themselves

    • B. 

      When Leaders meet to make laws

    • C. 

      A government in which the people choose their leaders and govern themselves

  • 9. 
    Which leader heads three branches of government for the state?
    • A. 

      The Mayor

    • B. 

      The President

    • C. 

      The Governor

    • D. 

      The Senator

  • 10. 
    Which Leader leads their branch of government for the nation?
    • A. 

      The Vice President

    • B. 

      The Governor

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Mayor

  • 11. 
    Who makes the laws?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The General Assembly

    • C. 

      The Governor

  • 12. 
    Who leads the state government and makes sure law are carried out?
    • A. 

      The Governor

    • B. 

      The Mayor

    • C. 

      The Courts

  • 13. 
    Who decides if laws are broken?
    • A. 

      The Judicial Branch

    • B. 

      The Legislative Branch

    • C. 

      The Courts

  • 14. 
    Who leads the local government?
    • A. 

      The Mayor

    • B. 

      The Vice President

    • C. 

      The Government

  • 15. 
    Buildings in the nation's capital were made to look like building from where?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Greece

  • 16. 
    Which answer below best identifies the Legislative Branch?
    • A. 

      House of Representatives and Senate, Interprets laws, Military Police and President

    • B. 

      House of Representatives and Senate, Makes laws, Can override a presidential veto

    • C. 

      Enforces Laws, Decides if the laws of our land are still fair

  • 17. 
    Which answer below best identifies the Judicial Branch?
    • A. 

      Interprets Laws, Nine appointed judges on the Supreme Courts' bench, Decides if the laws of our land are still fair

    • B. 

      Makes laws, enforces laws, can override a presidential veto

    • C. 

      Commander in Chief, House of Representatives and Senate

  • 18. 
    Which answer below best identifies the Executive Branch?
    • A. 

      Interprets laws, Commander in Chief, Decides if the laws of our land are still fair

    • B. 

      Nine appointed judges on the supreme courts' bench

    • C. 

      Enforces Laws, Military Police and President

  • 19. 
    Who writes new laws, rewrites old laws, and votes on laws?
    • A. 

      Judges

    • B. 

      Lawmakers (Congress)

    • C. 

      Governor

  • 20. 
    Who makes sure law are followed in the state and nation and decides the punishment when laws are broken?
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Lawmakers (Congress)

    • C. 

      Judges

  • 21. 
    Who Signs law, carries out laws, selects state workers to head the department?
    • A. 

      The Governor

    • B. 

      The Mayor

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Judges

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