The Roots Of Democracy Unit GPS '09

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Democracy Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz assesses general knowledge of the governmental system.


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  • 1. 
    When we describe the US government, we say it has branches.  Name the branches of government.
    • A. 

      Judicial, Congress, Chief

    • B. 

      Representative, Judicial, Executive

    • C. 

      Executive, Judicial, Legislative

    • D. 

      Legislative, General Assembly, Capitol

  • 2. 
    There are three branches of government and their are also 3 levels of government. Select the three levels.
    • A. 

      State, Local, City

    • B. 

      Executive, State, City

    • C. 

      Country, State, President

    • D. 

      National, State, Local

  • 3. 
    Which of these is a role of the Legislative branch?
    • A. 

      Veto Laws

    • B. 

      Inspect the Laws

    • C. 

      Make the Laws

    • D. 

      Enforce the Laws

  • 4. 
    Which of these is NOT a job of the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      To make the laws.

    • B. 

      To judge the law using the Constitution.

    • C. 

      To interpret the laws.

    • D. 

      To make decisions about law for the whole country.

  • 5. 
    True or FalseThe General Assembly is part of the Legislative branch of the Georgia state government.
  • 6. 
    True or FalseThe Mayor can is part of the Executive branch of government.
  • 7. 
    2500 years ago, Athens, Greece had a Direct Democracy.  Today we have a Representative Democracy.  Explain how they are alike and how they are different.
  • 8. 
    In this replica of the Greek Parthenon, can you tell which type of columns they have?
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Doric

    • C. 

      Corinthian

    • D. 

      Tuscan

  • 9. 
    On the National Level, Representatives work in the Capitol building in Washington D.C. just as the president does. Why was Washington D.C. selected as the National capitol?
    • A. 

      It was in the middle of the 13 colonies.

    • B. 

      George Washington lived in DC.

    • C. 

      Washington D.C. had many cheery trees.

    • D. 

      The people voted to make Washington D.C. the Capitol.