US Government

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US Government


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many branches of government are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

  • 2. 
    Who is the head of the Executive Branch?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Vice President

    • C. 

      Chief of Staff

  • 3. 
    On what day of the year do we vote for President?
    • A. 

      An appointed Tuesday in November

    • B. 

      The first Tuesday in November

    • C. 

      The first Tuesday after a Monday in November

    • D. 

      The last Tuesday in November

  • 4. 
    How many voting members of the House of Representatives are there?
    • A. 

      372

    • B. 

      435

    • C. 

      236

  • 5. 
    If both the President and Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
    • A. 

      The Attorney General

    • B. 

      The Speaker of the House

    • C. 

      The Secretary of the Senate

    • D. 

      President Pro Tempore of the Senate

  • 6. 
    How many justices are on the Supreme Court
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      10

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Star Spangled Banner

    • B. 

      God Bless America

    • C. 

      America the Beautiful

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      George Washington's Birthday

    • B. 

      Boxing Day

    • C. 

      Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    • D. 

      Labor Day

  • 9. 
    What is the supreme law of the land?
    • A. 

      The Constitution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The Bill of Rights

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The Senate

    • B. 

      The remaining Supreme Court justices

    • C. 

      The people

    • D. 

      The President

  • 11. 
    What are the first words of the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Four score and seven years ago

    • B. 

      When in the course of human events

    • C. 

      We the people

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A law signed by the President

    • B. 

      A change to the Constitution

    • C. 

      A change to the Constitution made by the state governments

  • 13. 
    What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Constitution

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • D. 

      The Bill of Rights

  • 14. 
    Which of these is NOT a freedom protected by the First Amendment?
    • A. 

      Freedom of speech

    • B. 

      Petition and assembly

    • C. 

      Freedom of religion

    • D. 

      Privacy

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      27

  • 16. 
    What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
    • A. 

      Presidential veto

    • B. 

      Separation of powers

    • C. 

      Congressional oversight

  • 17. 
    What are the two houses of Congress?
    • A. 

      House of Representatives and Schoolhouse Rock

    • B. 

      Senate and House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Senate and Supreme Court

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Attorney General

    • B. 

      Vice President

    • C. 

      Secretary of the Treasury

    • D. 

      Ambassador to the United Nations

  • 19. 
    How many senators does each state have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      It depends on the population of the state

    • C. 

      2

  • 20. 
    How long is a senator's term?
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      2 years

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT a power of the state government?
    • A. 

      Providing unemployment compensation

    • B. 

      Providing passports

    • C. 

      Providing driver's licenses

    • D. 

      Levy taxes