Constitution Article 2 And 3

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  • 1. 
    All of Article 2 is about which branch of the US Government?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 2. 
    Section 1 of Article 2 establishes that the term (time that they serve) for the position of Vice President and President shall be:
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      8 years

    • E. 

      Lifetime (as long as they get re-elected!)

  • 3. 
    CHECK THE BOXES to that tell the correct answers. THERE WILL BE MORE THAN ONE! Section 1 of Article 2 creates which offices?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Senators

    • C. 

      Representatives

    • D. 

      Vice President

    • E. 

      Speaker of the House

    • F. 

      Leader of the Senate

    • G. 

      NONE OF THESE

  • 4. 
    The minimum age to serve as the President or Vice President is:
    • A. 

      30 years old

    • B. 

      25 years old

    • C. 

      35 years old

    • D. 

      45 years old

  • 5. 
    Who is the Commander in Chief of all the armed forces and militia?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Vice President

    • C. 

      The Speaker of the House

    • D. 

      The highest general amongst all the branches of the military

    • E. 

      The governor of each state is the commander for all forces out of their state and no other is above him/her (states' rights)

  • 6. 
    Which of these does the President get to do? CHECK ALL BOXES THAT ARE CORRECT--THERE WILL BE MORE THAN ONE!
    • A. 

      Pardon any criminal, even those convicted of the death penalty

    • B. 

      Make treaties (agreements) with other nations

    • C. 

      Sentence any criminal to death whether they have had a trial or not.

    • D. 

      Pick judges for many courts other than the supreme court (with Senate approval)

    • E. 

      Pick the members of his/her cabinet (advisors), such as Secretary of State

    • F. 

      Break any laws of the United States that he/she feels are necessary, to ensure the safety of the people.

    • G. 

      Pick judges for the supreme court (with Senate approval)

  • 7. 
    What is "Impeachment?"
    • A. 

      The removal of any senator by the President

    • B. 

      The removal of the President from his/her office

    • C. 

      The name of the President's yearly speech about how the nation is doing.

    • D. 

      The trial that determines whether the President is guilty of treason.

  • 8. 
    What is a "State of the Union" address?
    • A. 

      The removal of any senator by the President or its state

    • B. 

      The removal of the President from his/her office

    • C. 

      The name of the President's yearly speech about how the nation is doing.

    • D. 

      The trial that determines whether the President is guilty of treason.

  • 9. 
    Which of these are duties of the President?
    • A. 

      Make suggestions about what laws to pass or things to discuss in Congress

    • B. 

      Review every single trial verdict passed by the Supreme Court, ever.

    • C. 

      Review all cases of sentencing to the Death Penalty in the US to determine whether or not he/she should pardon the criminal.

    • D. 

      Act as head of nation, by hosting other heads of nations when they visit.

    • E. 

      Make sure that the laws of the United States are carried out.

    • F. 

      Give an annual speech called the "State of the Union" address

  • 10. 
    Which section outlines the impeachment process?
    • A. 

      Article 1, Section 1

    • B. 

      Article 2, Section 2

    • C. 

      Article 2, Section 4

  • 11. 
    All of Article 3 is about which branch of the US Government?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 12. 
    TRUE or FALSE? As long as they are not impeached for bad behavior, many judges and Supreme Court Justices serve in their job for life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    TRUE or FALSE? Supreme Court Justices and other judges do NOT get paid a salary (annual wage), but they DO have their medical benefits/insurance, their food, and their housing paid for.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    TRUE OR FALSE? The Imperial Court is the highest court in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is "original jurisdiction"?
    • A. 

      The state or city where a court case originally came from.

    • B. 

      It tells which judge or Justice will hear a court case first.

    • C. 

      A special case which can be heard first by the Supreme Court.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Which Article and Section of the constitution tells which kinds of court cases the Supreme Court will hear and whether they will hear that case first or if it has to go through a lower court first?
    • A. 

      Article 2, Section 3

    • B. 

      Article 3, Section 1

    • C. 

      Article 3, Section 2

    • D. 

      Article 2, Section 4

  • 17. 
    TRUE or FALSE? Article 3, Section 2 guarantees you a trial by jury in criminal courts.
    • A. 

      True, but in the Amendments, it also guarantees a right to a trial by jury for civil trials, too.

    • B. 

      False, it's actually guaranteed for both criminal and civil trials in the Amendments to the Constitution.

  • 18. 
    You can be convicted of Treason ONLY if:
    • A. 

      Two witnesses testify in court against you that you intentionally did something that counts as Treason.

    • B. 

      You confess to committing Treason in open court

    • C. 

      Two witnesses come forward and anonymously tell police that you committed Treason.

    • D. 

      All of the Above.

    • E. 

      ONLY answers A and B above.

  • 19. 
    Which of these would be considered an act of treason? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.
    • A. 

      Threatening the President of the United States

    • B. 

      Declaring allegiance to enemies of the United States

    • C. 

      Buying guns or ammunition for an enemy

    • D. 

      Organizing a group of armed people to assault a government building

    • E. 

      Being a public official or politician (such as President) and breaking the law

    • F. 

      Burning the American Flag

    • G. 

      Having a cousin or uncle visit and stay with you who is a soldier for a country the US has declared war on.

    • H. 

      Getting a group of people together and actively planning to overthrow the US Government

    • I. 

      Telling a group of people that you disagree with the President's actions over the past year.

  • 20. 
    TRUE OR FALSE? You can be sentenced to death for the crime of Treason.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    TRUE OR FALSE? If you are convicted of Treason, a possibly punishment is that your family CANNOT inherit your property.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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