Context Clues - Grasping Government

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Use context clues to help you define the italicized words in the sentences below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The government of the United States consists of three branches that work together to run the country. 
    • A. 

      White House

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      A system that controls public affairs

    • D. 

      President

  • 2. 
    The governing body of our school is the Fort Smith School Board.
    • A. 

      Controlling public affairs

    • B. 

      Taking notes

    • C. 

      Voting

    • D. 

      Teaching

  • 3. 
    Wills, leases, contracts, and birth certificates are legal documents.
    • A. 

      Agreements

    • B. 

      Official papers

    • C. 

      Books

    • D. 

      Laws

  • 4. 
    Our building administrator makes decisions, fills out work orders, and sees to it that things run smoothly. 
    • A. 

      Secretary

    • B. 

      Principal

    • C. 

      Janitor

    • D. 

      Teacher

  • 5. 
    The store's policy does not allow returned items without a receipt. 
    • A. 

      Rules

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Sales clerk

  • 6. 
    My teacher has the authority to give out detentions to misbehaving students.
    • A. 

      Personality

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Official power

    • D. 

      Desire

  • 7. 
    My dad follows politics more closely in election years.
    • A. 

      The practice of governing

    • B. 

      Senators

    • C. 

      History

    • D. 

      The news

  • 8. 
    Oregon's state minimum wage is higher than the federal minimum wage.
    • A. 

      Only of one state

    • B. 

      Only of one town

    • C. 

      Only of one county

    • D. 

      Of the entire country

  • 9. 
    Senator Dample used several clever tactics to get that bill passed. 
    • A. 

      Advertisements

    • B. 

      Luncheons

    • C. 

      Money managers

    • D. 

      Methods

  • 10. 
    France's constitution contains many of the same rights as ours does. 
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      System of laws and rights

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights