Functions Of Government! Knowledge Test! Trivia Quiz

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How much do you know about the functions of government? The government is not just put in place to come up and approve laws to govern citizens but in almost all types of governments it is expected that the safety of the citizens and countries resources are well taken care of and accounted for. This knowledge test is perfect for helping you learn some facts about it. Do give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the Legislative branch do?
    • A. 

      Interprets the laws

    • B. 

      Enforces the Laws

    • C. 

      Makes the Laws

  • 2. 
    What does the Executive branch do?
    • A. 

      Interprets the laws

    • B. 

      Makes the Laws

    • C. 

      Enforces/Carries out the laws

  • 3. 
    What does the Judicial branch do?
    • A. 

      Makes the laws

    • B. 

      Interprets the laws

    • C. 

      Carries out the laws

  • 4. 
    Who is the head of the Executive branch at the Federal level?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Mayor

    • C. 

      Governor

  • 5. 
    Who is in the Judicial branch at the Federal level?
    • A. 

      Ohio Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Local Courts

  • 6. 
    What is the group called in the Legislative branch at the Federal Level?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Ohio General Assembly

    • C. 

      City Council

  • 7. 
    The Ohio General Assembly makes up the Legislative branch at the state level.  What are the 2 parts that make up the Ohio General Assembly?
    • A. 

      Executive and Judicial

    • B. 

      Courts and Judges

    • C. 

      Senate and House of Representatives

  • 8. 
    Just like the Ohio General Assembly, Congress, at the Federal Level, has 2 parts.  What 2 parts make up Congress?
    • A. 

      Justices and Courts

    • B. 

      Executive and Legislative

    • C. 

      Senate and House of Representatives

  • 9. 
    What branch of government does the Supreme Court go with?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 10. 
    What are the 3 levels of government?
    • A. 

      Legislative, Executvie, Judicial

    • B. 

      Federal, State, Local

    • C. 

      Senate, Supreme Court, President

  • 11. 
    Which is an example of how local government helps protect the safety of people in wheelchairs?
    • A. 

      Handicapped Parking spaces

    • B. 

      Discounted grocery prices

    • C. 

      Free use of public library

  • 12. 
    For what reason do state employess help to take care of state parks?
    • A. 

      Protect the Health and Safety of Citizens

    • B. 

      Provide and Maintain Public Services

    • C. 

      Provide a system of Justice

  • 13. 
    For what reason would the state constitution be changed?
    • A. 

      To Protect the Rights of Individual Citizens

    • B. 

      To Promote the Common Welfare

    • C. 

      To Protect the Health and Safety of Citizens

  • 14. 
    For what reason would a mayor try to get a business to build a factory in her city?
    • A. 

      To Protect the Rights of Individual Citizens

    • B. 

      To Promote the Common Welfare

    • C. 

      To Protect the Health and Safety of Citizens

  • 15. 
    A man in Ohio has a trial and is found guilty.  he thinks the court was unfair.  He asks another court to look at what happened at his trial.  Which branch of Ohio's government does this involve?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 16. 
    How does a city government in Ohio make sure that people are safe?
    • A. 

      It provides libraries

    • B. 

      It reads water meters

    • C. 

      It hires police officers

  • 17. 
    Decision made by the most votes.
    • A. 

      Opinion

    • B. 

      A rule

    • C. 

      Majority rule

  • 18. 
    Helps people handle things fairly.
    • A. 

      Opinion

    • B. 

      Rule

    • C. 

      Majority rule

  • 19. 
    What someone thinks or feels?
    • A. 

      Opinion

    • B. 

      Rule

    • C. 

      Fact

  • 20. 
    Working together.
    • A. 

      Citizenship

    • B. 

      Cooperation

    • C. 

      A rule

  • 21. 
    Rights and duties of members of a nation.
    • A. 

      Facts

    • B. 

      Citizenship

    • C. 

      Rules

  • 22. 
    Which of the follwing is an opinion?
    • A. 

      Other states should not be permitted to send their waste to Ohio

    • B. 

      The city will begin paving on Ellet Ave on Friday

    • C. 

      The local board of education voted to hire ten new teachers

  • 23. 
    The following statements were found in Ohio newspapers.  Which is a fact?
    • A. 

      Teachers should not have to take a pay cut

    • B. 

      Taxes are already too high

    • C. 

      City council voted to raise the sales tax.

  • 24. 
    There are four students at each table in the art class.  All of the students are supposed to be painting.  At each table, there are three jars of paint.  Each jar contains a different color.  How can the students use the paint fairly?
    • A. 

      The students can take turns using each color of paint

    • B. 

      The students who grab the paint first get to use it.

    • C. 

      The student who paints best gets to use it first.