Competency 023 - Government And Citizenship

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 356

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  • 1. 
    How many  amendments are there to the constitution?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      31

  • 2. 
    The Bill of rights refer to the first ten Amendments to the Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which amendment forbids slavery in the United States?
    • A. 

      13th

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 4. 
    Which amendment declares that all person born in the United States, except for Indians, are citizens of the United States, and are therefore entitled to equal rights
    • A. 

      13th

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 5. 
    Which amendment extends ther ight to vote to black men?
    • A. 

      13th

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 6. 
    Which amendment extends the right to vote to women?
    • A. 

      13th

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 7. 
    Which branch of the Federal Government that is the bicameral, or two chamber Congress, which consists of the House of Representatives whose members serve two year terms, and the Senate whose members serve six year terms?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 8. 
    Which branch of the Federal Government is charged with carrying out the laws written by the Legislative Branch?
    • A. 

      Executive Branch

    • B. 

      Judicial Branch

  • 9. 
    Which landmark Supreme court case was the first time that the Supreme Court declared something unconstitutional and established the concept of judicial review. This decision helped to define the checks and balances system as set forth in the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Marbury v. madison

    • B. 

      Dred scott v. sandford

    • C. 

      Plessy v. ferguson

    • D. 

      Brown v. board of education of topeka

  • 10. 
    Which landmark Supreme court case stated that slaves were not protected by the Constitution and could never be citizens of the United States and declared teh Missouri Compromise unconstitutional?
    • A. 

      Marbury v. madison

    • B. 

      Dred scott v. sandford

    • C. 

      Plessy v. ferguson

    • D. 

      Brown v. board of education of topeka

  • 11. 
    Which landmark Supreme court case gave legal justification for the concept of 'separate but equal' or racial segregration, even in public accommodations as long as those facilities were equal to one another?
    • A. 

      Marbury v. madison

    • B. 

      Dred scott v. sandford

    • C. 

      Plessy v. ferguson

    • D. 

      Brown v. board of education of topeka

  • 12. 
    Which landmark Supreme court case overturned a previous case by ruling that segregation in education creates inequality, which led to the desegregaton of the public school system?
    • A. 

      Marbury v. madison

    • B. 

      Dred scott v. sandford

    • C. 

      Plessy v. ferguson

    • D. 

      Brown v. board of education of topeka

  • 13. 
    The Texas Revolution was caused by conflict between Texas and _______.
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Oklahoma

  • 14. 
    Texas was annexed and became the 28th state in what year?
    • A. 

      1835

    • B. 

      1845

    • C. 

      1855

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