Know Your Rights: The Ten Amendments Of The Bill Of Rights

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Know Your Rights: The Ten Amendments Of The Bill Of Rights - Quiz

Identify each of the amendments from the Bill of Rights.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This amendment says, “you don't have to let soldiers live in your house, except if there is a war, and even then only if Congress has passed a law about it.”

    • A.

      First Amendment

    • B.

      Second Amendment

    • C.

      Third Amendment

    • D.

      Fourth Amendment

    • E.

      Fifth Amendment

    Correct Answer
    C. Third Amendment
    Explanation
    The Third Amendment protects individuals from having to quarter soldiers in their homes, except in times of war and only if Congress has passed a law permitting it. This means that the government cannot force citizens to house and provide for soldiers without their consent, ensuring the privacy and autonomy of individuals in their own homes.

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  • 2. 

    This amendment says that you don’t have to say anything at your trial.

    • A.

      First Amendment

    • B.

      Third Amendment

    • C.

      Fifth Amendment

    • D.

      Seventh Amendment

    • E.

      Ninth Amendment

    Correct Answer
    C. Fifth Amendment
    Explanation
    The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution includes the provision of the right to remain silent. This means that individuals have the right to not incriminate themselves and are not obligated to speak or provide any information during their trial. This protection ensures that individuals cannot be forced to testify against themselves, maintaining their right to due process and preventing self-incrimination.

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  • 3. 

    True or False. As an American citizen, you do not have a right to own a gun.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    As an American citizen, you do have a right to own a gun. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees the right to bear arms, which has been upheld by the Supreme Court as an individual right. However, there are certain restrictions and regulations in place to ensure public safety and prevent misuse of firearms.

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  • 4. 

    The Second Amendment says that we have a right to bear ___________.

    • A.

      Hands

    • B.

      Arms

    • C.

      Children

    • D.

      Weight

    • E.

      Legs

    Correct Answer
    B. Arms
    Explanation
    The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution grants individuals the right to bear arms. This means that citizens have the legal right to possess and carry firearms. The amendment was included in the Constitution to ensure that people have the ability to defend themselves and their property, as well as to serve as a check on potential government tyranny. The right to bear arms has been the subject of much debate and controversy, with differing interpretations and opinions on its scope and limitations.

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  • 5. 

    In recent newspaper articles, journalists have written that the current governor of New York should step down from his position and leave office.True or False. The journalist can get in trouble for writing bad things about the governor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Journalists have the freedom of speech and expression, which includes the ability to criticize public officials. As long as their statements are based on facts and not defamatory, journalists cannot get in trouble for writing negative opinions or criticism about the governor or any other public figure.

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  • 6. 

    Lisa, Patrick, Alvin, Yoshi, and Steven were having a peaceful protest on the corner of Claremont Parkway and Webster Avenue in the Bronx. The protest was against the United States government’s decision to go to war in Iraq. While they were protesting, a group of police officers broke up their demonstration and told them that they could not continue having their protest.The police violated the group’s ____________ Amendment rights

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Second

    • C.

      Fifth

    • D.

      Eighth

    • E.

      Tenth

    Correct Answer
    A. First
    Explanation
    The police violated the group's First Amendment rights because the First Amendment guarantees the right to freedom of speech, assembly, and petition. By breaking up the protest and telling them they could not continue, the police infringed upon their right to peacefully protest and express their views.

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  • 7. 

    What does the Fourth Amendment say?

  • 8. 

    Which amendment protects people from being fined unreasonably by the government? The ____________ Amendment

    • A.

      Second

    • B.

      Fourth

    • C.

      Sixth

    • D.

      Eighth

    • E.

      Tenth

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighth
    Explanation
    The Eighth Amendment protects people from being fined unreasonably by the government. This amendment prohibits the government from imposing excessive fines or cruel and unusual punishment. It ensures that fines imposed on individuals are proportionate to the offense committed and that they do not result in excessive financial burden or hardship. This amendment is an important safeguard to protect individuals' rights and prevent government abuse of power.

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  • 9. 

    Which amendment protects people from being tortured if they are convicted of a crime? The __________ Amendment.

    • A.

      Second

    • B.

      Fourth

    • C.

      Sixth

    • D.

      Eighth

    • E.

      Tenth

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighth
    Explanation
    The Eighth Amendment protects people from being tortured if they are convicted of a crime. This amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment, ensuring that individuals are not subjected to excessive or inhumane treatment by the government. It establishes a standard of decency in punishment, preventing the use of torture or any punishment that is considered cruel or disproportionate to the offense committed.

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  • 10. 

    What are all the rights/freedoms mentioned in the First Amendment?

  • 11. 

    How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      10

    • E.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 10
    Explanation
    The Bill of Rights consists of the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. These amendments were added to the Constitution in order to protect individual rights and limit the power of the government. Therefore, the correct answer is 10.

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  • 12. 

    Which amendment do you feel you understand the most?

  • 13. 

    Which amendment do you feel you understand the least?

  • 14. 

    The Bill of Rights appear in which document?

    • A.

      Declaration of Independence

    • B.

      Constitution

    • C.

      Articles of Confederation

    • D.

      Your Report Card

    • E.

      The Daily News

    Correct Answer
    B. Constitution
    Explanation
    The Bill of Rights appear in the Constitution. The Constitution is a foundational document that outlines the structure and powers of the government in the United States. The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the Constitution and guarantees certain fundamental rights and freedoms to the people. It was added to the Constitution to address concerns about individual liberties and to protect citizens from potential government abuse. The inclusion of the Bill of Rights in the Constitution reflects the importance of safeguarding individual rights in the governance of the United States.

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