Do You Know The Constitution?

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Do You Know The Constitution?

A quick quiz to see how much you know about the United States Consitiution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Article I has to do with..
    • A. 

      Presidential powers

    • B. 

      Supreme Court powers

    • C. 

      Legislative responsibilities

    • D. 

      Legal holidays

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
     The duty of the executive branch is to..
    • A. 

      Make the laws

    • B. 

      Decide if a law is constitutional or not

    • C. 

      Declare war

    • D. 

      Enforce the laws

    • E. 

      Create laws by executive order

  • 3. 
     The duty of the judicial branch is to...
    • A. 

      Interpret the laws

    • B. 

      Administer the laws judiciously

    • C. 

      Create laws by judicial decree

    • D. 

      Propose legislation

    • E. 

      Settle disputes between the United States and foreign countries

  • 4. 
     Article IV of the constitution has to do with..
    • A. 

      Presidential responsibilities

    • B. 

      Limits on congressional powers

    • C. 

      Contains the bill of rights

    • D. 

      Governs the relationships among the states

    • E. 

      Sets forth the process for amendments

  • 5. 
     Article II, Section 2 prevents the president from..
    • A. 

      Making a declaration of war

    • B. 

      Giving federal dollars to foreign nations

    • C. 

      Issuing pardons in cases of impeachment

    • D. 

      Serving more than two terms

    • E. 

      Giving himself a pay raise

  • 6. 
     Only twice in U.S. history has the House impeached a president—Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998.   The House Judiciary Committee voted to impeach President Richard Nixon in July 1974, but...
    • A. 

      He resigned before the full House voted on the charges

    • B. 

      They dropped the charges

    • C. 

      He was acquitted

    • D. 

      They did not have enough evidence

    • E. 

      He gave himself a presidential pardon

  • 7. 
     Congress can propose amendments to the constitution by...
    • A. 

      A vote of one half of both houses

    • B. 

      A vote of two thirds of both houses

    • C. 

      A vote of two thirds of one house

    • D. 

      Secret ballot

    • E. 

      Getting the President to agree with them

  • 8. 
     Colonial Americans were intimately familiar with the invasive power of government. British officials ransacked their homes and arrested them without warrants. The purpose of the---------- -------------  is to prevent such arbitrary actions and protect Americans’ privacy against the government
    • A. 

      First Amendment

    • B. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • C. 

      Third Amendment

    • D. 

      Second Amendment

    • E. 

      Fourth Amendment