Test Quiz On History

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  • 1. 
    What is constitutional authorization for parts of the local government to conduct their own affairs called?
    • A. 

      Domestic Tranquility

    • B. 

      Public Domain

    • C. 

      Whip

    • D. 

      Constitutional Home Rule

  • 2. 
    What is a legislative act that authorizes punishment for a person if not found guilty by a court of law ?
    • A. 

      Standing Committee

    • B. 

      Separation Of Powers

    • C. 

      Political Efficacy

    • D. 

      Bill Of Attainder

  • 3. 
    What is the requirement called in which a person must pay a certain amount of money in order to vote?
    • A. 

      Poll Tax

    • B. 

      Admiralty And Maritime Law

    • C. 

      Sovereignty

    • D. 

      Nominating Convention

  • 4. 
    What is an official who has been defeated in the election but his/her term of office has not expired called?
    • A. 

      Lame Duck

    • B. 

      Incumbency

    • C. 

      Impeachment

    • D. 

      Gerrymandering

  • 5. 
    What is a political process in which the people control the government through elected political officials?
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Loose Interpretation

    • C. 

      Inherent Powers

    • D. 

      Indirect Democracy

  • 6. 
    What is the technique used by a member of Congress to properly present himself/herself to constituents?
    • A. 

      Standing Committee

    • B. 

      Primary Election

    • C. 

      Express Powers

    • D. 

      Home Style

  • 7. 
    During whose U.S. Presidential administration did sheep trim the White House lawn?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson's

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton's

    • C. 

      Calvin Coolidge's

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon's

  • 8. 
    Which U.S. state is the only one named after a President?
    • A. 

      Montana

    • B. 

      Idaho

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Maryland

  • 9. 
    Who was the first African-American person to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard University?
    • A. 

      W.E.B. Du Bois

    • B. 

      Ernest Ray Collier

    • C. 

      George Washington Carver

    • D. 

      Travis B. Stephens

  • 10. 
    In what city did Rosa Parks refuse to give her bus seat to a white rider?
    • A. 

      Montgomery

    • B. 

      Birmingham

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Selma

  • 11. 
    Which South American country sent troops to Europe during WWII to fight the axis?
    • A. 

      Uruguay

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 12. 
    For what was George Armstrong Custer court-martialed in 1867?
    • A. 

      Unauthorized Visit To His Wife

    • B. 

      Malfeasance In Office

    • C. 

      Striking Another Officer

    • D. 

      Inappropriate Use Of Funds

  • 13. 
    What was the name of the WWII Japanese manned torpedo?
    • A. 

      Ohka

    • B. 

      Baika

    • C. 

      Kamikaze

    • D. 

      Kaiten

  • 14. 
    What is believed to have occurred 5 billion years ago?
    • A. 

      The First Signs Of Life Appeared

    • B. 

      Dinosaurs Became Extinct

    • C. 

      The Earth Was Formed

    • D. 

      Christ Was Born

  • 15. 
    What even occurred in the year 1952?
    • A. 

      Truman Orders Development Of The Hydrogen Bomb

    • B. 

      Stalin Dies

    • C. 

      The Vietnam War Begins

    • D. 

      Color Television Introduced In The U.S.

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