U.S. Government Quiz: Trivia Knowledge! Test

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U.S. Government Quiz: Trivia Knowledge! Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many articles do the Articles Of Confederation have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      13

  • 2. 
    What section of the Constitution describes the purpose of the document and government?
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Bill Of Rights

    • C. 

      Amendments

    • D. 

      Articles

  • 3. 
    What does the Constitution call the rights that anyone living in America has?
    • A. 

      God-given Rights

    • B. 

      Absolute Rights

    • C. 

      Inalienable Rights

    • D. 

      Inherent Rights

  • 4. 
    What document begins with the words "We, the people of the United States"?
    • A. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • B. 

      Federalist Papers

    • C. 

      Declaration Of Independence

    • D. 

      Constitution

  • 5. 
    How long did it take to write the U.S. Constitution?
    • A. 

      Four Months

    • B. 

      Six Months

    • C. 

      One Day

    • D. 

      One Year

  • 6. 
    Which state was the first to ratify the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Rhode Island

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 7. 
    What was the last state to ratify the U.S. Constitution?
    • A. 

      Main

    • B. 

      Delaware

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Rhode Island

  • 8. 
    Who was the President of the Constitutional Convention?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 9. 
    Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of Alabama was removed in 2003 after refusing to remove a monument of what?
    • A. 

      Jesus Christ

    • B. 

      The Statue Of David

    • C. 

      The Ten Commandments

    • D. 

      The Bible

  • 10. 
    In 2005, the Supreme Court agreed to hear which former Playmate's case for her late husband's inheritance?
    • A. 

      Jenny McCarthy

    • B. 

      Shanna Moakler

    • C. 

      Anna Nicole Smith

    • D. 

      Donna D'errico

  • 11. 
    What Supreme Court Justice underwent treatment for thyroid cancer in 2004?
    • A. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

    • B. 

      David Souter

    • C. 

      William Rehnquist

    • D. 

      Antonin Scalia

  • 12. 
    What was created to start the judicial branch of government?
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court

    • B. 

      The Police Force

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      The Armed Forces

  • 13. 
    Who approves the appointment of a Supreme Court Justice?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The House Of Representatives

    • C. 

      The Attorney General

    • D. 

      The Senate

  • 14. 
    How long does a Supreme Court Justice serve?
    • A. 

      4 Years

    • B. 

      2 Years

    • C. 

      10 Years

    • D. 

      Life

  • 15. 
    How do individual citizens become involved in the judicial process?
    • A. 

      Paying Taxes

    • B. 

      Doing Community Service

    • C. 

      Becoming Jurors

    • D. 

      Watching Court TV