The Ultimate Preamble To The US Constitution Trivia Quiz

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The Ultimate Preamble To The US Constitution Trivia Quiz

Do you know who wrote the preamble to the US Constitution? What are its 6 goals? Who is called the father of the US constitution? Check out our online quiz and test your knowledge of the fundamental purposes of the constitution and guiding principles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do we call the introductory paragraph of the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Articles

    • C. 

      Amendments

    • D. 

      Bill of Indictments

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not true about the preamble?
    • A. 

      It serves as the introductory paragraph of the US Constitution

    • B. 

      It establishes that the authority of government comes from the people (popular sovereignty)

    • C. 

      It outlines the six goals of the US Government

    • D. 

      It defines the branches of government and their powers

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes what is meant when the Preamble says, "more perfect union?"
    • A. 

      Good marriages

    • B. 

      States working together

    • C. 

      Collective bargaining with employers

    • D. 

      Cooperating with other countries

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes what is meant when the Preamble says, "ensure domestic tranquility?"
    • A. 

      Look after peaceful interactions within the country

    • B. 

      Work with other nations

    • C. 

      Be peaceful in times of war

    • D. 

      Provide families with money when they are in need

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best describes what is meant when the Preamble says, "provide for the common defense?"
    • A. 

      Have police

    • B. 

      Have firefighters

    • C. 

      Have a top-notch football team

    • D. 

      Have a military (or militia)

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes what is meant when the Preamble says, "promote the general welfare?"
    • A. 

      Endorse the idea of general well-being and looking after the common good

    • B. 

      Support the idea of giving money to individuals in need

    • C. 

      Cooperate with other nations

    • D. 

      Tax citizens to provide things like parks and public pools

  • 7. 
    Which of the following best describes what is meant when the Preamble says, "secure the blessings of liberty?"
    • A. 

      Encourage and protect our natural rights

    • B. 

      Give us rights

    • C. 

      Make us free

    • D. 

      Create a constitution

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes what is meant when the Preamble says, "establish justice?"
    • A. 

      To have police monitor lawbreakers

    • B. 

      To have a court system that applies laws fairly

    • C. 

      To have police interpret laws and determine punishments

    • D. 

      To have the police and court system work together to penalize suspected law-breakers

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution?
    • A. 

      Serves as an introduction and purpose for the document.

    • B. 

      Reasons why the Articles of Confederation failed.

    • C. 

      List of grievances against the King

    • D. 

      Establishes a need for a Bill of Rights

  • 10. 
    What phrase in the Constitution designates the framer's intent to have our government be a form of representative government?
    • A. 

      "We the people"

    • B. 

      "in order to form a more perfect union"

    • C. 

      "to ourselves and our Posterity"

    • D. 

      "insure domestic Tranquility"

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