Basic Constitution Trivia Quiz!

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Basic Constitution Trivia Quiz!

The trivia quiz below tests one understanding of the constitution as a whole. Since it was created, it has undergone a lot of changes, and there have been some new rights and laws added to it so as to get with the changes in the society and the world as we know it. Take it up and see how high you score!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1778 the 2nd constitutional congress adopted the AOC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Memories of the rule by British king made some delegates think that the US should have a powerful executive or ruler.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The government built in a system of checks and balances. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Any disagreement btw federal and state was settled by federal courts based on the Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The farmers of the constitution used Montesquieu's idea of division of powers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    On September 18, 1787, the delegates gathered to sign the constitution they had created.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The constitution, article two defines [Blank], is headed by [Blank] and made up of the [Blank] and [Blank]?
  • 8. 
    The Constitution, article one defines [Blank], is headed by [Blank] and made up of [Blank] and [Blank]?
  • 9. 
    The constitution, article three defines [Blank], is headed by the [Blank] court, and made up of [Blank] and [Blank] courts
  • 10. 
    The tree ways you can become a US citizen are [Blank], [Blank], and [Blank].
  • 11. 
    Contrast the elastic and commerce clause. 
  • 12. 
    What were the reasons for decrease in trade in the south?
  • 13. 
    What were ways to limit the government?
  • 14. 
    What were the point the anti-federalists made against the constitution?
  • 15. 
    What was the cause of western land and it s effect?
  • 16. 
    At what number did the northwest territory reach when people were able to apply for statehood?
    • A. 

      17870

    • B. 

      13000

    • C. 

      18000

    • D. 

      60000

  • 17. 
    Robert Morris proposed a how much percent tax on goods from other countries? 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 18. 
    What was the ninth state to ratify the constitution?
    • A. 

      New york

    • B. 

      New hampshire

    • C. 

      North carolina

    • D. 

      Virginia

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