Constitution Quiz (Basic #1)

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Quiz on the Basic aspects of the Constitution


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Constitution sets up what Branches
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Law Enforcement

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      Judicial

    • E. 

      Department of State

    • F. 

      Ways and Means Committee

  • 2. 
    Who ratified the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The People through a vote

    • B. 

      Conventions held in each state

    • C. 

      The Constitution Convention

    • D. 

      The Congress under the Articles of Confederation

    • E. 

      The State Legislatures

  • 3. 
    What process is used to change what the Constitution says
    • A. 

      Judicial Review

    • B. 

      Amendments

    • C. 

      Making of Law

    • D. 

      Nullification

  • 4. 
    What does the First Amendment protect
    • A. 

      Freedom of Religion

    • B. 

      Freedom of owning property

    • C. 

      Freedom from Religious expression

    • D. 

      Freedom of Assembly

    • E. 

      Freedom of the Press

  • 5. 
    The Constitution was in effect on July 4, 1776 when the US declared Independence from Great Britain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Senators are selected for a term of
    • A. 

      2 Years

    • B. 

      3 Years

    • C. 

      4 Years

    • D. 

      5 Years

    • E. 

      6 Years

  • 7. 
    How many States were required to ratify the Constitution to cause it to go into effect?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      10

  • 8. 
    What is required to become President
    • A. 

      Naturalized US Citizen

    • B. 

      Born US Citizen

    • C. 

      Be 30 Years of Age

    • D. 

      Be 35 Years of Age

    • E. 

      Have lived in the United States for 14 years

    • F. 

      Have lived in the United States for 21 Years

  • 9. 
    The Constitution contained two clauses that were designed to self expire without any action?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which cannot have their pay increased during their current term of office?
    • A. 

      House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Senate

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Supreme Court

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