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Constitution Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch was:
    • A. 

      Held by a single person

    • B. 

      Held by a council of three people

    • C. 

      Part of the legislature

    • D. 

      There was no executive branch

  • 2. 
    According to the Constitution, members of the Judicial branch are chosen by:
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Voters

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      State Legislatures

  • 3. 
    The authors of the Constitution believed that governments derived legitimacy from:
    • A. 

      Popular majorities

    • B. 

      Natural rights

    • C. 

      God

    • D. 

      Consent of the governed

  • 4. 
    Which event was most important in precipitating the Philadelphia Convention to create the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Shay's Rebellion

    • B. 

      God

    • C. 

      Great Compromise

    • D. 

      Stamp Act

  • 5. 
    According to the Constitution, the president is elected by:
    • A. 

      Voters

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      State legislatures

    • D. 

      Electoral College

  • 6. 
    The power to declare war belongs to:
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      State legislatures

    • D. 

      Voters