Constitution Basics: Trivia Quiz!

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Constitution Basics: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Larger states favored representation based on:
    • A. 

      Equal numbers for each state

    • B. 

      Population of each state

    • C. 

      Size of the state

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    The smaller states favored representation based on:
    • A. 

      An equal number for all states.

    • B. 

      A states population.

    • C. 

      Congresses needs.

    • D. 

      A states size.

  • 3. 
    Who favored a strong central government?
    • A. 

      Anti-Federalists

    • B. 

      House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Federalists

    • D. 

      The entire Continental Congress.

  • 4. 
    Who favored a government that protected the rights of the people and the power of the states?
    • A. 

      Anti-Federalists

    • B. 

      House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Federalists

    • D. 

      Continental Congress

  • 5. 
    The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution are called the:
    • A. 

      Unalienable rights

    • B. 

      Preamble

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      Article II

  • 6. 
    Under the Constitution the founding fathers decided to include:
    • A. 

      An executive branch.

    • B. 

      Judicial branch.

    • C. 

      Legislative branch.

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    The Virginia Plan called for a ___________________ legislature; meaning two houses.
    • A. 

      Bicentenial

    • B. 

      Bicameral

    • C. 

      Unicameral

    • D. 

      Uniterian

  • 8. 
    Congress is made up of two houses. They are called the
    • A. 

      Senate and House of Burgesses

    • B. 

      House of Representatives and Senate

    • C. 

      House of Representative and Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Senate and the Congress

  • 9. 
    Which two powers did the founding fathers give to the federal government?
    • A. 

      Coining and printing money

    • B. 

      Taxing citizens

    • C. 

      Trade regulations

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 10. 
    The Constitution replaced which document?
    • A. 

      Virginia Declaration of Rights and Freedoms

    • B. 

      Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

    • C. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights

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