The United States Constitution

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United States Constitution Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Constitution is America's plan for ________________.
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      War

    • D. 

      Popular Sovereignty

  • 2. 
    The Constitution is based on what 7 principles?
    • A. 

      Popular sovereignty, republicanism, federalism, separation of powers, slavery, checks and balances, and exploration

    • B. 

      Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness,Popular sovereignty, republicanism, federalism, and separation of powers

    • C. 

      Popular sovereignty, republicanism, federalism, separation of powers, limited government, checks and balances, and individual rights

  • 3. 
    What two things can the federal government do that individual states cannot do?
    • A. 

      Print Money

    • B. 

      Establish Marriage Laws

    • C. 

      Create Schools

    • D. 

      Declare War

  • 4. 
    Popular sovereignty means that ______________ rule.
    • A. 

      Kings

    • B. 

      Presidents

    • C. 

      Police

    • D. 

      People

    • E. 

      Slaves

  • 5. 
    What are two examples of individual rights mentioned in the Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      Freedom to own slaves

    • B. 

      Freedom of speech

    • C. 

      Freedom of religion

    • D. 

      Freedom to kill

    • E. 

      Freedom to steal

  • 6. 
    With "limited government", the government is granted power by the _______________ and nothing more.
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      Constitution

    • D. 

      President of the United States

  • 7. 
    What are the 3 branches of U.S. government?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Parliament

    • D. 

      Congress

    • E. 

      Judicial

  • 8. 
    Why is there separation of powers?
  • 9. 
    The United States is a republic; people exercise their power by ________ for political representatives.
    • A. 

      Arresting

    • B. 

      Voting

    • C. 

      Persecuting

  • 10. 
    What is federalism?
  • 11. 
    What branch of government makes the laws?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 12. 
    Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Barak Obama worked in what branch of the United States government?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 13. 
    Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic justice to serve on the Supreme Court. Which branch of government does she work in?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 14. 
    What are the most interesting things you now know about the United States Constitution?