The Ultimate U.S. Government Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Expressed as a percentage, how many state legislatures have to approve a Constitutional amendment?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 2. 
    How much time does Congress usually give for an Amendment to be ratified before it expires?
    • A. 

      Five Years

    • B. 

      One Year

    • C. 

      One Month

    • D. 

      Seven Years

  • 3. 
    Which Amendment protects U.S. citizens against an unlawful search?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Fifth

    • C. 

      Fourth

    • D. 

      Twelfth

  • 4. 
    Who is President of the U.S. Senate?
    • A. 

      Speaker Of The House

    • B. 

      Minority Leader

    • C. 

      Majority Leader

    • D. 

      Vice President

  • 5. 
    Who makes federal laws in the United States?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Attorney General

    • D. 

      President

  • 6. 
    How many years did Tip O'Neil serve as Speaker of The House?
    • A. 

      5 Years

    • B. 

      10 Years

    • C. 

      22 Years

    • D. 

      2 Years

  • 7. 
    Who was Speaker of the House in 1992?
    • A. 

      J. Dennis Hastert

    • B. 

      Newt Gingrich

    • C. 

      Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.

    • D. 

      Thomas S. Foley

  • 8. 
    At whose birthday party did Trent Lott make statements that led to a public outcry from many?
    • A. 

      Jesse Jackson's

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton's

    • C. 

      Strom Thurmond's

    • D. 

      Jerry Falwell's

  • 9. 
    How does a person become a member of Congress?
    • A. 

      They Are Elected

    • B. 

      They Are Randomly Selected

    • C. 

      They Apply For The Job

    • D. 

      They Are Appointed

  • 10. 
    How often are congressional elections held?
    • A. 

      Every Year

    • B. 

      Every 10 Years

    • C. 

      Every 5 Years

    • D. 

      Every 2 Years

  • 11. 
    How long must a representative in the House have been a citizen of the United States?
    • A. 

      7 Years

    • B. 

      10 Years

    • C. 

      1 Year

    • D. 

      Lifetime

  • 12. 
    How many years must a Senator have been a citizen of the United States?
    • A. 

      7 Years

    • B. 

      9 Years

    • C. 

      2 Years

    • D. 

      10 Years

  • 13. 
    Only the House Of Representatives can introduce what kind of bill?
    • A. 

      Traffic

    • B. 

      Health Care

    • C. 

      Research

    • D. 

      Spending

  • 14. 
    How often is a census taken to determine the population of a state for the House Of Representatives?
    • A. 

      Every Year

    • B. 

      Every 5 Years

    • C. 

      Every 10 Years

    • D. 

      Every 20 Years

  • 15. 
    Every state is guaranteed how many seats in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

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