US Citizenship Easy Quiz #2

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  • 1. 

    What is the supreme law of the land?

    • A.

      The Constitution

    • B.

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C.

      The Bill of Rights

    • D.

      The Supreme Court

    Correct Answer
    A. The Constitution
    Explanation
    The supreme law of the land refers to the highest legal authority that governs a country. In the United States, the Constitution is considered the supreme law of the land. It outlines the fundamental principles and framework of the government, establishes the rights and freedoms of the citizens, and provides a system of checks and balances. The Constitution is the foundation of the legal system and serves as the ultimate authority for all laws and regulations in the United States.

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  • 2. 

    Who is in charge of the executive branch?

    • A.

      The President

    • B.

      The Speaker of the House

    • C.

      The Executive Supreme

    • D.

      The Chief Justice

    Correct Answer
    A. The President
    Explanation
    The President is in charge of the executive branch. As the head of the executive branch, the President is responsible for implementing and enforcing laws, appointing officials, and managing the day-to-day operations of the government. The President is elected by the people and serves as the highest-ranking official in the executive branch, making key decisions and representing the country both domestically and internationally.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the current Speaker of the House of Representitives?

    • A.

      Nancy Pelosi

    • B.

      John Boehner

    • C.

      John Stewart

    • D.

      Newt Gingrich

    Correct Answer
    B. John Boehner
    Explanation
    John Boehner is the correct answer because he served as the Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015. Nancy Pelosi is the current Speaker of the House, but this question is asking for the name of the Speaker at the time the question was asked. John Stewart and Newt Gingrich have never served as the Speaker of the House.

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  • 4. 

    When was the Constitution written?

    • A.

      1776

    • B.

      1812

    • C.

      1787

    • D.

      1777

    Correct Answer
    C. 1787
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1787. This is the year when the Constitution was written. The Constitution is a fundamental document that establishes the framework of the United States government and outlines the rights and freedoms of its citizens. It was drafted in 1787 during the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and was later ratified by the states in 1788.

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  • 5. 

    What territory did the United State buy from France in 1803?

    • A.

      The Louisiana Territory

    • B.

      The Illinois Territory

    • C.

      The Oregon Territory

    • D.

      The Virgin Islands

    Correct Answer
    A. The Louisiana Territory
    Explanation
    In 1803, the United States bought the Louisiana Territory from France. This territory included a vast area of land west of the Mississippi River, stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to present-day Montana and North Dakota. The purchase of the Louisiana Territory doubled the size of the United States and provided valuable resources and access to key trade routes. It also opened up opportunities for westward expansion and played a significant role in shaping the future of the country.

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