8-3 Practice Test To Be Taken In Computer Lab.

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8-3 Practice Test To Be Taken In Computer Lab.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe the process of how a bill becomes a law.
  • 2. 
    Which of the following positions in the United States government falls under the Legislative Branch?
    • A. 

      Supreme Court Justice

    • B. 

      Military Commander

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Senator

  • 3. 
    The three branches of government (Executive, Judicial, and Legislative) are divided to be able to check and balance each other. What is this division known as? 
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Constitutional Amendment

    • C. 

      Separation of Powers

    • D. 

      Filibuster

  • 4. 
    Why was the government broken into three separate branches?
    • A. 

      A. To limit the power of the people

    • B. 

      C. To limit the power of the Spanish government

    • C. 

      B. To limit the power of any one branch

    • D. 

      A. To limit the power of the people

  • 5. 
    What was the low country peoples opinion of the up country people
    • A. 

      They were eccentric

    • B. 

      They were wealthy

    • C. 

      They were foreign

    • D. 

      They were uncivilized

  • 6. 
    Why did low country planters resist giving more power to the up country?
    • A. 

      They knew they were outnumbered.

    • B. 

      They felt the up country would try to take their money.

    • C. 

      They were afraid they would be against slavery.

    • D. 

      They did not want to associate with the up country people.

  • 7. 
    What helped ease tensions between the low and up country?
    • A. 

      The Cotton Gin

    • B. 

      Moving the capital

    • C. 

      Moving the Cherokee

    • D. 

      Taking over North Carolina

  • 8. 
    Which compromise allowed slaves to be counted for representation?
    • A. 

      The States compromise

    • B. 

      The Great compromise

    • C. 

      The Three-fifths compromise

    • D. 

      The Commerce compromise

  • 9. 
    Which compromise determined how states were going to be represented in the new federal government?
    • A. 

      The Great compromise

    • B. 

      The Three-fifths compromise

    • C. 

      The Commerce compromise

    • D. 

      The States compromise

  • 10. 
    Which compromise determined how trade would be regulated in the new federal government?
    • A. 

      The Great compromise

    • B. 

      The States compromise

    • C. 

      The Three-fifths compromise

    • D. 

      The Commerce compromise

  • 11. 
    Which plan was designed to have representation based on population?
    • A. 

      The New Jersey Plan

    • B. 

      The South Carolina Plan

    • C. 

      The Virginia Plan

    • D. 

      The Georgia Plan

  • 12. 
    What established a limited government based on power shared between the national and state governments?
    • A. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The U.S. Constitution

    • D. 

      The Articles of Confederation

  • 13. 
    What did the Bill of Rights guarantee?
    • A. 

      Limited power of foreign governments in the U.S.

    • B. 

      A haven for radicals

    • C. 

      Individual rights

    • D. 

      Limited power of the people

  • 14. 
    Which of the following positions in the United States government falls under the Executive Branch?
    • A. 

      Congressman

    • B. 

      Judge

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Senator

  • 15. 
    Which of the following positions in the United States government falls under the Judicial Branch?
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Supreme court justice

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Senator

  • 16. 
    Which of the following positions in the United States government falls under the Legislative Branch?
    • A. 

      Senator

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Supreme Court Justice

    • D. 

      Vice President

  • 17. 
    Which of the following best describes the role of the Executive Branch?
    • A. 

      To keep the public informed of political issues and current events.

    • B. 

      To create laws, regulate trade, and declare war

    • C. 

      To enforce the laws and appoint federal officials

    • D. 

      To apply laws, review laws, and serve as a legal mediator

  • 18. 
    Which of the following best describes the role of the Judicial Branch?
    • A. 

      To create laws, regulate trade, and declare war

    • B. 

      To enforce the laws and appoint federal officials

    • C. 

      To keep the public informed of political issues and current events.

    • D. 

      To apply laws, review laws, and serve as a legal mediator

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