Constitution Practice Test Questions & Answers

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Constitution Practice Test Questions & Answers

The US constitution is vital to disperse the power of the state amongst its citizens. Knowledge of the constitution is necessary for everyone. How would you help a 8th grader learn about constitution. This quiz is perfect to help study for the U. S. Constitution test in 8th grade. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which amendment states that you don't have to quarter troops in your home?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

  • 2. 
    Which amendment protects you from cruel and unusual punishment?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

  • 3. 
    Which amendment abolished slavery?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      14

  • 4. 
    What is the term of office for a U.S. President?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

  • 5. 
    What is the term of office for a Supreme Court Justice?
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      Life

  • 6. 
    What is the term of office for a U.S. Representative?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

  • 7. 
    Which governmental body has the sole right to impeach?
    • A. 

      House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

  • 8. 
    How is the number of Senators per state for the U.S. Senate determined?
    • A. 

      Each state has 2 Senators.

    • B. 

      It is determined by population.

  • 9. 
    How is the number of Representatives per state for the U.S. House of Representatives determined?
    • A. 

      Each state gets 2 Representatives.

    • B. 

      It is determined by population.

  • 10. 
    What is the main idea of the Preamble?
    • A. 

      It is the conclusion of the U.S. Constitution.

    • B. 

      It introduces and sets the purpose of the U.S. Constitution.

  • 11. 
    Who elects the President?
    • A. 

      The Electoral College.

    • B. 

      The U.S. Congress.

  • 12. 
    What is checks and balances?
    • A. 

      Division of the operations of the government into three branches, each with its own powers and responsiblities.

    • B. 

      Means by which each branch of the government is able to check, or control, the power of the other two branches.

  • 13. 
    What is federalism?
    • A. 

      Division of power between the National, State, and Local governments.

    • B. 

      Money raised by the government through taxes.

  • 14. 
    Which branch of the government deals with the court system?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Executive

  • 15. 
    Which amendment guarantees you the right to an attorney and a speedy trial with an impartial jury?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

  • 16. 
    Which amendment gave 18 year olds the right to vote?
    • A. 

      26

    • B. 

      25

  • 17. 
    Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      19

  • 18. 
    Which amendment states that you have the right to bear arms?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

  • 19. 
    Which amendment states that the President can only serve two terms?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      24

  • 20. 
    Which amendment repealed Prohibition?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      22

  • 21. 
    Which amendment makes people of all ethnic groups citizens of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      14

  • 22. 
    Which amendment gave African-Americans the right to vote?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      15

  • 23. 
    Which amendment protects your from unreasonable searches and seizures?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

  • 24. 
    Which amendment banned the sale, use, and distribution of alcoholic beverages?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      19

  • 25. 
    After a bill in introduced in the House of Representatives, where does it go?
    • A. 

      It goes the Conference Committee.

    • B. 

      It goes to the House Committee.

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