Constitution Quiz For 8th Grade!

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

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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.