Constitution US Law Quiz

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Constitution Quizzes & Trivia

A review for our Constitution exam. Hope it helps! Scores at the end as well as answers after the questions.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Out of the following choices, which are examples of Inalienable Rights?
    • A. 

      Right to hire, right to buy goods, right to liberty

    • B. 

      Right to own music, right to be debt-free, right to carry weapons

    • C. 

      Right to Life, right to liberty, right to the pursuit of happiness

  • 2. 
    Where are the Inalienable Rights found?
    • A. 

      The US. Constitution, First Amendment

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The Bill of Rights

  • 3. 
    Which state was the first state to ratify the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      New Hampshire

    • D. 

      Rhode Island

  • 4. 
    Which state's ratification put the US Constitution into effect?
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Rhode Island

    • C. 

      Delaware

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 5. 
    What document did the US Constitution replace?
    • A. 

      The Federalist Papers

    • B. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

  • 6. 
    How many amendments are in the Constitution?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      10

  • 7. 
    How many amendments have been repealed?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Six

  • 8. 
    How many state ratifications did the US Constitution require in order to be put into effect?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Eleven

  • 9. 
    What documents (essays) were written in favor of the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Federalist Papers

    • B. 

      The Anti-Republican Draft

    • C. 

      The Connecticut Compromise

  • 10. 
    Which country's Constitution is considered the oldest?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Canada

    • E. 

      San Marino

  • 11. 
    Who was the first person to sign the Constitution
    • A. 

      John Hancock

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • E. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 12. 
    How many amendments are listed in the 'Bill of Rights'?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Twelve

  • 13. 
    How many states unanimously ratified the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 14. 
    Where was the Constitution Signed? Brownie points if you know during what.
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Conneticuit

    • C. 

      New York

  • 15. 
    Who opposed the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Board of Human Rights

    • B. 

      The Constitutional Players

    • C. 

      The Anti-Federalists

    • D. 

      The Banks

  • 16. 
    What are the three branches of government? (Check three)
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Financial

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      Judicial

    • E. 

      Congress

    • F. 

      Senate

    • G. 

      Presidential

  • 17. 
    What are the rights granted by the 1st Amendment?
    • A. 

      Women's right to vote

    • B. 

      The right to bear arms

    • C. 

      The prohibition of alcohol

    • D. 

      The right to freedom of religion and freedom of expression

  • 18. 
    Who has the power to declare war?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives

    • D. 

      The Senate

  • 19. 
    What was the source of the phrase: "Government of the people, by the people, for the people."?
    • A. 

      The Constitution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The Gettysburg Address

  • 20. 
    Which amendment gave the right to suffrage regardless of color, race or previous years of servitude. 
    • A. 

      12th

    • B. 

      13th

    • C. 

      14th

    • D. 

      15th

    • E. 

      16th

  • 21. 
    Which amendment restricts the federal government to the rights listed only the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      8th

    • B. 

      10th

    • C. 

      11th

    • D. 

      13th

    • E. 

      15th

  • 22. 
    Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
    • A. 

      19th

    • B. 

      20th

    • C. 

      21st

  • 23. 
    Which amendment allows for the collection of income taxes?
    • A. 

      12th

    • B. 

      16th

    • C. 

      17th

    • D. 

      3rd

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