Constitution Quiz For 8th Grade!

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Constitution Quiz For 8th Grade!

How would you help an eighth-grader understand the Constitution? It is something that adults know, but it can be simplified to fit the younger age groups. The Constitution is the ultimate law in the United States. The Constitution provides the people with a guideline for forming the government and the three branches, which are legislative, executive, and judicial. This quiz will show students the power of the Constitution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the jobs of the senate, congress, supreme court, president, and vice president?
  • 2. 
    What are the three main sources of the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Colonial Characters

    • B. 

      House of Burgesses, Virginia Plan, Magna Carta

    • C. 

      Magna Carta, Bill of Rights, Colonial Congress

  • 3. 
    What is the Magna Carta?
    • A. 

      1215 AD document; gave rightto slavery

    • B. 

      The document that gave right to bear arms

    • C. 

      The document that gave right to trial by jury

  • 4. 
    What is the House of Burgesses?
    • A. 

      The first representative government in America

    • B. 

      The second representative branch in the U.S.

    • C. 

      The first representative government in Virginia in the year 1619

  • 5. 
    What is the Article of Confederation?
    • A. 

      The first government on Earth, signed 1791, pleased all colonists

    • B. 

      The first government of the U.S., signed in 1781, please most colonies in begining

    • C. 

      The first government of the U.S., signed in 1780, most colonies disagreed in begining

  • 6. 
    The right for a Senate to talk non-stop to prevent a vote on a bill; it takes a 2/3 vote to stop a             
  • 7. 
    What can the president do ta a bill?
    • A. 

      Sign, veto, leave alone, pocket veto

    • B. 

      Line item veto, pocket veto, veto, sign, leave alone

    • C. 

      Sign, leave alone, line item veto

  • 8. 
                     is a non-binding official statement that is issued by Congress.
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