Constitution Lesson Quiz #4

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  • 1. 
    What is the role of the Executive branch?
    • A. 

      Make laws

    • B. 

      Hold trials for treason

    • C. 

      Carry out laws made by Congress

    • D. 

      Impeach the president

  • 2. 
    Which of these groups are employed by the Executive branch?
    • A. 

      Post Office

    • B. 

      IRS

    • C. 

      FBI

    • D. 

      Judges

    • E. 

      Senators

  • 3. 
    Which of these apply to presidential elections?
    • A. 

      People in each state vote directly for the president

    • B. 

      Electors are the official voters for the president

    • C. 

      The candidate with the most votes in a state receives all the electoral votes for that state

    • D. 

      Candidates split electoral votes in each state based on their percents in the population

  • 4. 
    What happens if no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes in a presidential election?
    • A. 

      The population revotes

    • B. 

      Polls are reopened for those who did not vote

    • C. 

      One candidate will always receive a majority of electoral votes

    • D. 

      The House of Representatives selects the president from the top three candidates

  • 5. 
    How do the secretaries of the Cabinet take office?
    • A. 

      Presidential appointment

    • B. 

      They are hired by the bosses of the Cabinet

    • C. 

      They are voted in by the people

    • D. 

      Congressional appointment

  • 6. 
    What court(s) were set up by the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Courts of Appeals

    • C. 

      District Courts

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court, courts of appeals, and the district courts

    • E. 

      The Constitution does not set up the court system

  • 7. 
    How many judges are there in the Supreme Court
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      50

  • 8. 
    What are the responsibilities of the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      To decide if laws passed by Congress are un-Constitutional

    • B. 

      Hold the first trial for a crime, afterwards sending it to the court of appeals

    • C. 

      Hear appeals from the lower courts

  • 9. 
    What are the only way(s) for an individual to be convicted for treason?
    • A. 

      Open confession in court

    • B. 

      Two eyewitnesses of the treasonous act

    • C. 

      Any confession given

    • D. 

      Two eyewitnesses who heard the individual talk about commiting treason

  • 10. 
    What is required for an ammendment to be ratified?
    • A. 

      3/4 of all state legislatures approve it

    • B. 

      A national vote

    • C. 

      2/3 of state conventions

    • D. 

      All 50 states approving the ammendment

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