Civics 101

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  • 1. 
    In what year was the Constitution written?
    • A. 

      1812

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1787

    • D. 

      1783

  • 2. 
    How many amendments are contained in the United States Constitution?  
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      30

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are the natural rights that John Locke believed government should protect?
    • A. 

      Life, Liberty, and, Property

    • B. 

      Liberty, Health, and Community

    • C. 

      Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

    • D. 

      Life, Equal Protection, and Federalism

  • 4. 
    What is the source of the phrase "Government of the people, by the people, for the people"?
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The "I Have a Dream" Speech

    • D. 

      Gettysburg Address

  • 5. 
    Which of the following U.S. presidents did NOT serve two terms?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 6. 
    Which branch of the United States government has the power to declare war?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      The President

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court

    • D. 

      The Joint Chiefs of Staff

  • 7. 
    How many members are in the United States Congress?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      218

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      535

  • 8. 
    The number of justices sitting on the United States Supreme Court is set by:
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      The United States Constitution

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      Federal District Court

  • 9. 
    The Bill of Rights explicitly prohibits
    • A. 

      Gun ownership by private citizens

    • B. 

      Discrimination based on gender

    • C. 

      The establishment of an official religion

    • D. 

      Prayer in public schools

  • 10. 
    Who casts the tie-breaking vote if a tie occurs in the Senate?
    • A. 

      The majority leader

    • B. 

      The Vice-President

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Speaker of the House

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