Jbjd's Civics For Civilians Quiz (3)

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Knowing as much about how our Constitutional Republic works as people who would use superior knowledge to steal our power means, we make it harder to steal our power. Knowing less means, we give our power away. Think you are powerful enough to maintain our Constitutional Republic? Find out for sure by taking this open-blog Civics for Civilians Quiz. It’s easy! All of the answers can be found in articles and comments on the jbjd blog at http://jbjd. Wordpress. Com.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a state that requires candidates must be qualified for office to appear on the ballot; any court would likely find to be unConstitutional a state law requiring a candidate for Congress to be a resident of the district s/he wants to represent in order to appear on the ballot.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 2. 
    Notwithstanding the First Amendment protects against government interference with our freedom to criticize elected officials; active military can be punished for saying the wrong thing about the POTUS.  Which explanation is likeliest?
    • A. 

      It's not okay to criticize the boss.

    • B. 

      It's not in the interest of national security to criticize the Commander in Chief.

    • C. 

      It's disrespectful for other countries to see the troops 'dress down' the President.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    The primary reason offered by the court to find petitioners lack standing is  
    • A. 

      The harm they allege is not great enough to justify bringing suit.

    • B. 

      The harm they allege happened too long ago.

    • C. 

      The harm they allege is not unique.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    Under the American system of jurisprudence, a court ruling only has precedential effect when such ruling was issued by an appeals court but not a trial court.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 5. 
    A court may not overturn the discretionary act of a government official unless
    • A. 

      It is capricious and arbitrary.

    • B. 

      it is contrary to law.

    • C. 

      It is capricious and arbitrary; or contrary to law.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    National guard troops are often asked to help out in natural disasters which affect their states, such as floods and hurricanes.  Under such a scenario, who is their ‘boss’?
    • A. 

      The President.

    • B. 

      The Governor.

    • C. 

      The head of FEMA.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    Candidates in which state may register for the primary directly with the party?
    • A. 

      NH

    • B. 

      SC

    • C. 

      AZ

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    When states have no laws restricting how Electors must vote, for example, requiring them to vote for the Nominee of the party; then Electors may vote for
    • A. 

      A member of the opposing party.

    • B. 

      Any member of the same party.

    • C. 

      A member of the same party who was a candidate in the Presidential primary.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    Under the U.S. Constitution, Articles of Impeachment may only be introduced by the
    • A. 

      U.S. House.

    • B. 

      U.S. Senate.

    • C. 

      Congress.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    In the Gettysburg Address, President Abraham Lincoln only freed the slaves belonging to masters living in those southern states still rebelling against the union.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.