Governor's Race Study Test #7

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 92

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  • 1. 
    Who called a meeting of the General Assembly in 1969?
    • A. 

      The president

    • B. 

      The king

    • C. 

      The governor

  • 2. 
    What were the two representatives from each of the divisions of Virginia called?
    • A. 

      Burgesses

    • B. 

      Bugs

    • C. 

      Burps

  • 3. 
    Who were the only people who had a right to take part in the General Assembly?
    • A. 

      All people

    • B. 

      Certain free adult men

    • C. 

      Young women

  • 4. 
    Who were included in the General Assembly? (choose three answers)
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Governor's Council

    • C. 

      Two burgesses from each of the divisions of Virginia

    • D. 

      Kings and Queens

  • 5. 
    What was the first elected legislative body in English America giving settlers the opportunity to control their own government?
    • A. 

      Justice League

    • B. 

      General Assembly

    • C. 

      Georgia Airport

  • 6. 
    Which Virginian wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights?
    • A. 

      George Mason

    • B. 

      Jim Mallon

    • C. 

      Greg Macon

  • 7. 
    Which Virginian wrote the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom?
    • A. 

      Timothy James

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      George Mason

  • 8. 
    Which Virginian's skills at compromise helped create the United States Constitution?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Julie Minter

    • C. 

      Jim Millerson

  • 9. 
    Which Virginian  provided a model of strong leadership for future presidents?
    • A. 

      George Mason

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      George Harris

  • 10. 
    Which Virginian kept detailed notes during the Constitutional Convention?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Thomas Harrison

    • C. 

      George Clinton

  • 11. 
    By the 1640's the burgesses became a seperate legislative body called what?
    • A. 

      House of Burgesses

    • B. 

      Land of Burgesses

    • C. 

      State of Burgesses

  • 12. 
    Which document explained why colonists should break away from England?
    • A. 

      The U.S. Constitution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

  • 13. 
    Which document states that all Virginians should have certain rights, including freedom of religion and freedom of the press?
    • A. 

      Virginia Declaration of Rights

    • B. 

      Documents of Help

    • C. 

      State Papers for Good

  • 14. 
    Which document was the basis for the first amendment to the US Constitution which protects freedom of religion?
    • A. 

      Virginia Study Guide

    • B. 

      Virginia Statue of Religious Freedom

    • C. 

      Virginia State of Press

  • 15. 
    Which branch of Virginia's government makes the laws?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Educational

  • 16. 
    Which branch of Virginia's government makes sure that state laws are carried out?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 17. 
    Which branch of Virginia's government decides cases about people accused of breaking the law?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Presidential

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 18. 
    Which branch of government decides whether or not a law agrees with Virginia's constitution?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Court

  • 19. 
    Who heads the executive branch of Virginia's government?
    • A. 

      The president

    • B. 

      The mayor

    • C. 

      The governor

  • 20. 
    Which branch of Virginia's government is the state's court system?
    • A. 

      Judge

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Jelly