Test Your Knowledge Of The U.S. Constitution!

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  • 1. 
    Which two U.S. Presidents signed the Constitution?
    • A. 

      George Washington and John Adams

    • B. 

      John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Madison and James Monroe

    • D. 

      George Washington and James Madison

  • 2. 
    What federal holiday honors the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Memorial Day

    • B. 

      Independence Day

    • C. 

      Columbus Day

    • D. 

      Thanksgiving Day

  • 3. 
    Which State did NOT send delegates to the Constitutional Convention?
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Maryland

    • D. 

      Rhode Island

  • 4. 
    Who was the oldest person to sign the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      William Paterson

  • 5. 
    Which Virginia delegate to the Constitutional Convention refused to sign the Constitution because it lacked a Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • B. 

      John Blair

    • C. 

      George Mason

    • D. 

      George Wythe

  • 6. 
    How many years may a U.S. President serve in office?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      16

  • 7. 
    The Constitution grants Congress the power to . . .
    • A. 

      Establish Post Offices

    • B. 

      Tax State governments

    • C. 

      Appoint judges to the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    How many times has the Constitution been changed since it was signed in 1787?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      Hundreds!

  • 9. 
    The Constitution was signed in the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall). Which of these other historic events took place in the same location?
    • A. 

      The signing of the Articles of Confederation (the United States' first constitution) in 1871.

    • B. 

      The signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

    • C. 

      George Washington was appointed commander of the Continental Army in 1775.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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