Social Studies Powers Of The Government Quiz

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Quiz to help study for the quiz on January 31st, 2017. Made by Emma Halper


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the options that are examples of delegated powers.
    • A. 

      Borrow Money

    • B. 

      Make Marriage Laws

    • C. 

      Conduct Elections

    • D. 

      Establish/Maintain Military

    • E. 

      Collect Taxes

    • F. 

      Make Treaties

  • 2. 
    FILL IN BLANKSThe [Blank] compromise settled a conflict between New Jersey and [Blank]. New Jersey believed that there should be [Blank] representation for all states. Virginia believed that there should be representation based on [Blank]. The compromise was that there would be equal representation in [Blank]. In the [Blank] there would be [Blank] based on population.
  • 3. 
    The president must be 40 years old to serve in office.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The president is the commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Who presides over the impeachment trial of the U.S. President?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      Chief Justice

    • C. 

      The Vice President

    • D. 

      All Supreme Court Justices

  • 6. 
    The president steals money from the treasury. Which branch is not involved?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 7. 
    Which article states that in order for an amendment to be passed, 2/3 of The Senate and The House of Representatives, and 3/4 of the States must approve of it. 
    • A. 

      Article I

    • B. 

      Article II

    • C. 

      Article III

    • D. 

      Article IV

    • E. 

      Article V

    • F. 

      Article VI

    • G. 

      Article VII

  • 8. 
    Checks and Balances is..........
    • A. 

      A system that prevents one group of people from having all the power in the government.

    • B. 

      A system that interprets laws.

    • C. 

      A system that creates limits on each branch's powers, providing a balance among the branches.

    • D. 

      A system that does not exist in the United States.

  • 9. 
    The idea for a bill originates from citizens, groups, Congress, the President, etc. The bill is introduced to the House of Representatives by a member. The bill goes to the House [Blank] where members hold a hearing with witnesses who testify for or against the bill. The bill is reported to the [Blank] of the House of Representatives and put on its calendar. The House of Representatives then proceeds to discuss, amend, and vote on the bill. Then the bill is introduced to the [Blank]. The bill goes to the Senate committee where they hold a hearing with witnesses who testify for or against the bill. The bill is reported to the floor of the Senate and put on its [Blank]. The Senate discusses, amends, and votes on the entire bill. If the houses approve different versions of the bill, they merge it. Then they re-vote on the merged bill, and it goes to the [Blank]. If the president approves the bill, it becomes a law. If the President vetoes the bill, it goes back to [Blank].
  • 10. 
    Select the options that are principles of the Constitution
    • A. 

      Limited Government

    • B. 

      Pursuit of Happiness

    • C. 

      Majority Rule

    • D. 

      Life and Liberty

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