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Multiple choice quiz on US Government


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  • 1. 
    After becoming a country, our first laws were called:
    • A. 

      The Declaration

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      The Gettysburg Address

    • D. 

      The Constitution

  • 2. 
    The Constitution was signed in what year:
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1789

    • C. 

      1787

    • D. 

      1791

  • 3. 
    The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called:
    • A. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      The Preamble

    • C. 

      Articles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The First Amendment gaurantees:
    • A. 

      Freedom of Religion

    • B. 

      The Right to Assemble

    • C. 

      Freedom of speech

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The Legislative Branch:
    • A. 

      Sees that the laws are carried out.

    • B. 

      Decides what the laws mean according to the Constitution.

    • C. 

      Makes the laws.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    Each state has:
    • A. 

      100 Senators

    • B. 

      2 Senators

    • C. 

      435 Senators

    • D. 

      50 Senators

  • 7. 
    The term of a U.S. Representative is:
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      For life

    • D. 

      2 years

  • 8. 
    The term of a Senator is:
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      2 years

    • D. 

      For life

  • 9. 
    To become President, you must:
    • A. 

      Be at least 35 years old.

    • B. 

      Be a natural born U.S. citizen.

    • C. 

      Have lived in the U.S. all of your life.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 10. 
    The amount of U.S. Representatives each state has is:
    • A. 

      Always 2.

    • B. 

      Always and even number.

    • C. 

      Based on population.

    • D. 

      Never going change.