Trivia Quiz On Roles And Functions Of The Executive Branch

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Executive Branch Quizzes & Trivia

The executive branch is the administrative organ which exercises authority and is responsible for the governance of a state. The executive branch is authorized to perform and impose the law. As per the political principles, duties and power are distributed among the executive, legislative and judicial branch to prevent misuse of power. This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about the roles, functions and law of the executive branch. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The responsibilities of the Executive Branch are explained in...
    • A. 

      2nd Amendment.

    • B. 

      3rd Amendment.

    • C. 

      Article Two.

    • D. 

      Article Eight.

  • 2. 
    We have had how many presidents?
    • A. 

      59.

    • B. 

      100.

    • C. 

      49.

    • D. 

      44.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a qualification for the Presidency?
    • A. 

      The candidate must be a member of a political party.

    • B. 

      The candidate must be 35 years old.

    • C. 

      The candidate must be a Native-born American.

    • D. 

      The candidate must have lived in the United States for the past fourteen years.

  • 4. 
    The term of office for the presidency is...
    • A. 

      Two years.

    • B. 

      Four years.

    • C. 

      Eight years.

    • D. 

      Six years.

  • 5. 
    Limiting the president to two terms was established by the...
    • A. 

      21st Amendment.

    • B. 

      22nd Amendment.

    • C. 

      23rd Amendment.

    • D. 

      25th Amendment.

  • 6. 
    The only president to serve more than two terms was...
    • A. 

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt.

    • C. 

      George Washington.

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon.

  • 7. 
    The official advisers to the president are the...
    • A. 

      Judicial Branch.

    • B. 

      Cabinet.

    • C. 

      Majority Party.

    • D. 

      Minority Party.

  • 8. 
    The primary job of the Vice-President is...
    • A. 

      To wait for the president to die and then take over.

    • B. 

      To create laws.

    • C. 

      To sign bills into law when the President is on vacation.

    • D. 

      To preside over the Senate.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements about the Executive Branch are true?
    • A. 

      The Vice-President must be in the same political party as the President.

    • B. 

      Four Presidents have been impeached.

    • C. 

      The Vice President earns the same salary as the President.

    • D. 

      The Vice-President must meet the same qualifications as the President.

  • 10. 
    How many times has the Vice-President had to replace a President?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      1

  • 11. 
    In the "Line of Presidential Succession", this person is number four...
    • A. 

      Secretary of State.

    • B. 

      Speaker of the House.

    • C. 

      President Pro-Tempore.

    • D. 

      Secretary of the Treasury.

  • 12. 
    How to replace a Vice-President is explained in...
    • A. 

      Article Two.

    • B. 

      Article Three.

    • C. 

      25th Amendment.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 13. 
    The nominee for a Cabinet position, Supreme Court Justice, or Vice-President must be voted on by the...
    • A. 

      House of Representatives.

    • B. 

      Majority Party.

    • C. 

      The Senate.

    • D. 

      The Cabinet.

  • 14. 
    The only person to become President without receiving a vote was...
    • A. 

      Richard Nixon.

    • B. 

      F.D.R.

    • C. 

      Harry Truman.

    • D. 

      Gerald Ford.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a Presidential Role?
    • A. 

      Foreign Policy leader.

    • B. 

      Commander-in-Chief.

    • C. 

      President of the Senate.

    • D. 

      Legislative Leader.

  • 16. 
    In a typical day, which of the following is not something the President has to do.
    • A. 

      Address Congress.

    • B. 

      Conduct Cabinet, Legislative, and Party meetings.

    • C. 

      Review Presidential appointments.

    • D. 

      Review and sign or veto bills.

  • 17. 
    There are how many Cabinet positions?
    • A. 

      12.

    • B. 

      10.

    • C. 

      19.

    • D. 

      15.

  • 18. 
    Which department is responsible for the nation's money?
    • A. 

      Department of the Interior.

    • B. 

      Department of Commerce.

    • C. 

      Department of Justice.

    • D. 

      Department of the Treasury.

  • 19. 
    The branch of the Treasury Department responsible for collecting the income tax is the...
    • A. 

      Internal Revenue Service.

    • B. 

      Secret Service.

    • C. 

      Customs Service.

    • D. 

      None of above.

  • 20. 
    The F.B.I., A.T.F., and D.E.A. are all part of the...
    • A. 

      Department of the Interior.

    • B. 

      Department of State.

    • C. 

      Department of Justice.

    • D. 

      Department of Treasury.

  • 21. 
    The Department of the Interior is responsible for...
    • A. 

      Helps farmers raise and MARKET (sell) crops.

    • B. 

      Controls natural resources.

    • C. 

      Catching "bail-jumpers"

    • D. 

      Dealing with other nations.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following encourages trade & business?
    • A. 

      Department of Commerce.

    • B. 

      Department of Treasury.

    • C. 

      Department of Agriculture.

    • D. 

      Department of Labor.

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is concerned with cities?
    • A. 

      Department of Transportation.

    • B. 

      Department of Labor.

    • C. 

      Department of Housing & Urban Development.

    • D. 

      Department Of Commerce.

  • 24. 
    In addition to the cabinet, the President oversees many 'independent agencies".  Approximately how many are there?
    • A. 

      15.

    • B. 

      25.

    • C. 

      50.

    • D. 

      60.