Citizenship And Government

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Citizenship and government quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which of the folling statements is considered to not to be a legal citizen of america?
    • A. 

      At least one of your parents was a us citizen when you were born

    • B. 

      You have been nateralized

    • C. 

      You were under the age of 18 when your parents were nateralized

    • D. 

      You were born in a different country but your grandparents live in america

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 2. 
    Naturalized citizens have all the rights and duties of citizens by birth except the right to
    • A. 

      Vote

    • B. 

      Become the president or vice president

    • C. 

      Go to church

    • D. 

      Become a worker

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Who said, "Of the people, By the people, For the people?"
    • A. 

      Abe lincoln

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      John Adams

    • E. 

      Obama

  • 4. 
    The duties of a citizen are all of the following except...
    • A. 

      Obeying the laws

    • B. 

      Voting

    • C. 

      Serving on a jury or as a witness in court

    • D. 

      Attending school

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 5. 
    Moderate means
    • A. 

      A person or a group who is in the center

    • B. 

      A liberal

    • C. 

      Synonym for a radical of the extreme left or extreme right

    • D. 

      The center

    • E. 

      The conservative

  • 6. 
    The Right, Right wingis the people or grup who favor extreme changes. Generally refers to people or groups on the extreme right.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Peramble is what states purpose of the constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Article 7 of the constitution has the amendments
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Democracy comes from a greek word meaning "ruled by the people"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Republic is a country in which the government authority comes from the people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The president oppionts the cabinet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not one of the seven social roles of a citizen?
    • A. 

      Citizen

    • B. 

      Consumer

    • C. 

      Family member

    • D. 

      Pet owner

    • E. 

      Worker/student

  • 13. 
    The United States Constitution is. . .
    • A. 

      Hard to read

    • B. 

      Simple and breif

    • C. 

      100000 pages long

    • D. 

      Was made in 1666

    • E. 

      Was made in 2008

  • 14. 
    Federalism is
    • A. 

      Power divided between the president

    • B. 

      Power is divided between national and state governments

    • C. 

      Power isnt divided at all

    • D. 

      The power is divided by the state

    • E. 

      A and b

  • 15. 
    Amendments may be proposed and ratied or......
    • A. 

      Aproved

    • B. 

      Ended

    • C. 

      Cancled

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      A and b

  • 16. 
    The BIll Of Rights limits the ........ of the government       
  • 17. 
    The thirteenth amendment outlaws slavery, and the Fourthteens amendendent originally was intented to..
    • A. 

      Get kids to go to school

    • B. 

      Make you vote

    • C. 

      Protect the legal rights of freed slaves

    • D. 

      Get payed for working

    • E. 

      C and b

  • 18. 
    The cheif executive often called a prime minister or premier is chosen by
    • A. 

      The senate

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      The president

    • D. 

      The govenment

    • E. 

      A and d

  • 19. 
    What does the the legislative branch do?
    • A. 

      Make documents

    • B. 

      Make laws

    • C. 

      Make laws and documents

    • D. 

      Make children under the age of 18 go to school

    • E. 

      A and d

  • 20. 
    The Executive branch
    • A. 

      Carries out the laws

    • B. 

      Inforce the laws

    • C. 

      Make the laws

    • D. 

      Inforce the law of kids going to school

    • E. 

      D and a