The Constitution Test: Ultimate Quiz! Trivia

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The Constitution Test: Ultimate Quiz! Trivia

What do you know about the constitution? A constitution entails the fundamental principles or established precedents that constitute society's legal basis, group, or other types of body and commonly determined how that body is to be governed. For example, for this quiz, you will need to know what we call the first ten amendments of the constitution and other similar material. Take this quiz and see how much you know about the constitution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who did members of the Democratic-Republican Party support?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 2. 
    What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Virginia Plan

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Treat of Paris

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights

  • 3. 
    Under which President did Benjamin Banneker help design the nation's capital?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 4. 
    Which of these helps to keep one branch of the government from gaining more power than the other two branches?
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Louisiana Purchase

    • C. 

      The system of checks and balances

    • D. 

      The War of 1812

  • 5. 
    Which branch of government is responsible for carrying out the nation's laws?
    • A. 

      Executive branch

    • B. 

      Legislative branch

    • C. 

      Judicial branch

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Under which president did the War of 1812 cause European nations to gain respect for the United States?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 7. 
    Which president warned European nations not to interfere in the western hemisphere?
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 8. 
    Which president bought Louisiana from France?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 9. 
    Who was the president when the federal court system was established?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 10. 
    What view did Thomas Jefferson have on the role of the national government?
    • A. 

      Believed in the Federalists

    • B. 

      Supported a national bank

    • C. 

      Favored large businesses and industry

    • D. 

      Favored a weak national government

  • 11. 
    Who was the leader of the Federalists?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Monroe

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 12. 
    What is the main responsibility of Congress?
    • A. 

      Hire government officials

    • B. 

      Make the laws

    • C. 

      Control the armed forces

    • D. 

      Carry out the laws

  • 13. 
    Who drafted the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Benjamin Banneker

  • 14. 
    Which was not a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?
    • A. 

      Weak national government

    • B. 

      No common currency (money)

    • C. 

      Each state got one vote regardless of size

    • D. 

      Make treaties and decide to go to war

  • 15. 
    How many Senators does each state have in Congress?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      It depends on how large or small the state is

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What are the two divisions of Congress?
    • A. 

      Senate and House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Senate and Supreme Court

    • C. 

      House of Representatives and Supreme Court

    • D. 

      President and Senate

  • 17. 
    Who was the president when the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 18. 
    Where did Lewis and Clark explore?
    • A. 

      West of the Mississippi River

    • B. 

      East of the Mississippi River

    • C. 

      All the way to the Atlantic Ocean

    • D. 

      The continent of Europe

  • 19. 
    The Supreme Court is part of which branch of government?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Chose the right chronological order for war of 1812, the Louisiana purchase, political parties begin to form
    • A. 

      3,2,1

    • B. 

      1,2,3

    • C. 

      2,1,3

  • 21. 
    Chose the right chronological order for:Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, Treaty of Paris
    • A. 

      3,2,1

    • B. 

      1,3,2

    • C. 

      2,1,3

  • 22. 
    Who believed that people have natural rights to life, liberty and property?
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      George Washington

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