Illinois Constitution Quiz

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Illinois Constitution Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did Illinois become a state?
    • A. 

      1886

    • B. 

      1818

    • C. 

      1824

    • D. 

      1812

  • 2. 
    True or False: Iowa is directly west of Illinois. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank --------------- is the percent of votes needed in both houses in order to override a Governor's veto
  • 4. 
    Which of the following are qualifications for an Illinois judge?
    • A. 

      Must be 35 or older

    • B. 

      Must work full time as a judge

    • C. 

      Must live in the same district as they were elected

    • D. 

      Must be appointed

    • E. 

      Must be a licensed attorney

    • F. 

      Must live in Illinois for 2 years before election

  • 5. 
    Jeffrey ------------------------------ is the Illinois state Senator 
  • 6. 
    What court hears ordinary trials and hear the most cases?
    • A. 

      Appellate Court

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Circuit Court

  • 7. 
    Fill in the blank If you want to appeal you're court case after going to the circuit court, your case will go to the --------------- court
  • 8. 
    Check the boxes for the requirements for voting in Illinois
    • A. 

      Must be 21 or older

    • B. 

      Must be a U.S citizen

    • C. 

      Must register 30 days before election

    • D. 

      Must live in the district for at least 30 days

    • E. 

      Must have a registered drivers license

  • 9. 
    True or False- Evanston is located in Lake County
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False-  The governor is able to veto an entire bill 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Check the boxes of that are steps in the lawmaking process
    • A. 

      BIll must be introduced to either house

    • B. 

      Over 90% of the people in both houses have to pass it

    • C. 

      A bill must be signed or vetoed by the governor

    • D. 

      If the governor vetoes the bill then it will not become a law

    • E. 

      Must be read at least 3 times by the general assembly

  • 12. 
    True or False- Ohio is a bordering state of Illinois 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Is Kentucky a bordering state of Illinois?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Choose the correct answer What is an Item/ Reduction Veto?
    • A. 

      The governor can veto the entire bill

    • B. 

      The governor can change the wording

    • C. 

      The governor can eliminate some of the money spent on it

    • D. 

      The governor can change the people working on it

  • 15. 
    How long is a term for the governor of Illinois?
    • A. 

      4 years

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      8 years

    • D. 

      3 years

  • 16. 
    What is the current capital of Illinois?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      Evanston

    • C. 

      Vandalia

    • D. 

      Springfiled

  • 17. 
    How long is term in the Illinois House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      4 years

    • B. 

      8 years

    • C. 

      2 years

    • D. 

      Until you retire

  • 18. 
    True or False- The Supreme Court is the main body of the Legislative Branch in Illinois 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False