Social Studies Government Test

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Social Studies Government Test - Quiz

The government of any given country is the group of people that conduct the policies, actions and affairs of a state with authority. Therefore, it is important to have some knowledge on what they do. Do you know your stuff?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is the government split into three branches?
  • 2. 
    What are the three branches of government? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Legitimate

    • D. 

      Executive

  • 3. 
    To veto something means to
    • A. 

      Like it

    • B. 

      Approve it

    • C. 

      Deny it

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Congress is broken into how many sections?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    The head of the military is the
    • A. 

      Mayor

    • B. 

      Govenor

    • C. 

      Vice President

    • D. 

      President

  • 6. 
    What is the Judicial branch best known as?
    • A. 

      Supreme court

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Mayor

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 7. 
    When you hear the term local, it is refering to what?
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      City

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      The entire world

  • 8. 
    What is the legislative branch best known as?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Mayor

  • 9. 
    What makes up the local part of the legislative branch?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      General assembly

    • C. 

      City council

    • D. 

      Supreme courts

  • 10. 
    What are the two parts of congress? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      House of representatives

    • B. 

      House of regionals

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      Senator

  • 11. 
    What branch decides if laws are fair?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 12. 
    What branch passes bills into laws?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 13. 
    What does the city council, general assembly, and congress do for the legislative branch?
    • A. 

      Debates and proposes party plans

    • B. 

      Debates and proposes laws

    • C. 

      Sign bills into laws

  • 14. 
    Who signs bills into laws? ( check all that apply)
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Mayor

    • C. 

      Govenor

    • D. 

      Judge

  • 15. 
    Which branch proposes new laws?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      All branches

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      Legislative

  • 16. 
    The district courts make up a part of what branch?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      All Branches

  • 17. 
    In this court all rulings are final.
    • A. 

      District Court

    • B. 

      Supreme court

    • C. 

      State Supreme court

  • 18. 
    The term national means
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      City

    • C. 

      Country

  • 19. 
    The govenor makes up what branch?
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      All Branches

  • 20. 
    What is the highest court system?
    • A. 

      District Courts

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      State Supreme Court

  • 21. 
    What is the executive branch known as?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Supreme court

    • C. 

      President

    • D. 

      Mayor

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