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United States Constitution Quizzes & Trivia

How much do you really know about the U. S. Constitution? Enter your name below and test your knowledge. After each question will be a brief history of the question and explanation to help further your knowledge on our nations history and the rights our founders established.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many Constitutions does the United States have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 2. 
    What is the role of Congress?
    • A. 

      Enforce Laws

    • B. 

      Interpret Laws

    • C. 

      Make Laws

    • D. 

      Order Pizza for the President

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 3. 
    What are the first 10 Amendments to the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • B. 

      Carte Blanche

    • C. 

      Necessary Legislation

    • D. 

      The Foundational Rights

    • E. 

      The Bill of Rights

  • 4. 
    What is the only law explicitly defined in the U.S. Constitution?
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Rape

    • C. 

      Treason

    • D. 

      Larceny

    • E. 

      Disturbing the Peace

  • 5. 
    Why do people say they "plead the fifth?"
    • A. 

      They want their phone call

    • B. 

      They want to speak to an attorney

    • C. 

      They don't want to incriminate themselves

    • D. 

      They want to use their get out of jail free card

    • E. 

      They are afraid of the officer and want to get another

  • 6. 
    When have an elected President and Vice President been from different parties?
    • A. 

      George Washington's Presidency

    • B. 

      John Adam's Presidency

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson's Presidency

    • E. 

      Calvin Coolidge's Presidency

  • 7. 
    Who was the first President under the Articles of Confederation?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Aaron Burr

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      John Hanson

    • E. 

      Henry Cornwall

  • 8. 
    Who was called "the father of the Constitution?"
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      James Madison

    • E. 

      Henry Clay

  • 9. 
    Which of the following rights is NOT a part of the original Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      Freedom of speech, press, and religion.

    • B. 

      Direct election of senators.

    • C. 

      Protection against illegal search.

    • D. 

      The right to bear arms.

    • E. 

      Trial by jury.

  • 10. 
    Which amendment provides "the right of the people to keep and bear arms?"
    • A. 

      4th Amendment

    • B. 

      9th Amendment

    • C. 

      1st Amendment

    • D. 

      2nd Amendment

    • E. 

      6th Amendment

  • 11. 
    Which amendment states that no soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner?
    • A. 

      1st Amendment

    • B. 

      8th Amendment

    • C. 

      10th Amendment

    • D. 

      3rd Amendment

    • E. 

      6th Amendment

  • 12. 
    Which amendment provides that the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects shall not be violated?
    • A. 

      8th Amendment

    • B. 

      2nd Amendment

    • C. 

      3rd Amendment

    • D. 

      4th Amendment

    • E. 

      7th Amendment

  • 13. 
    What did you think of this quiz?
    • A. 

      GREAT!

    • B. 

      Too easy!!

    • C. 

      Too difficult!!

    • D. 

      Needs more questions!

    • E. 

      Too many questions!