The US Constitution Outline Quiz

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The US Constitution Outline Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which are parts of the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Postamble

    • C. 

      Articles

    • D. 

      Assignments

    • E. 

      Amendments

  • 2. 
    The Introduction to the Constitution is (are) the...
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Articles

    • C. 

      Amendments

    • D. 

      Branches

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The Constitution promises that the government will make everyone in the world free.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Constitution is a ______________ between the People of the United States and their government.
    • A. 

      Promise

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Book

    • D. 

      Plan

  • 5. 
    The Constitution is a Living Document because it can be changed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which theory of Government declares that the People should be able to change their Government if it is not serving them well?
    • A. 

      The Revolution Theory

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The Civil Rights Theory

    • D. 

      The Social Contract Theory

  • 7. 
    Which Article deals with the Legislative Branch?
    • A. 

      Article 5

    • B. 

      Article 4

    • C. 

      Article 7h

    • D. 

      Article 1

  • 8. 
    The Legislative Branch includes the President, Vice President, and Advisers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is dealt with in Article 2 about the Executive Branch?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Senators

    • C. 

      Representatives

    • D. 

      Vice President

    • E. 

      Courts

    • F. 

      Advisers

    • G. 

      All of the Above

  • 10. 
    Article 3 deals creates the Supreme Court. Which branch is this part of?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Deciding

  • 11. 
    How many branches are in the Federal Government?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 12. 
    To amend the Constitution means to do what?
    • A. 

      Change it

    • B. 

      Adopt it.

    • C. 

      Throw it out.

    • D. 

      Outlaw it.

  • 13. 
    According to the Constitution, no law can be passed in the States or Congress has more power than the Constitutional Law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    How many Amendments are there?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Article One is called.........
    • A. 

      The Bill Of Rights

    • B. 

      The Premier Article

    • C. 

      The Basic Bill

    • D. 

      The Foundation Bill

  • 16. 
    Check all of the rights established in the Bill of Rights.
    • A. 

      Freedom of Religion

    • B. 

      Freedom of Dress

    • C. 

      Freedom of the Press

    • D. 

      Freedom of Expression

    • E. 

      Freedom of Speech

    • F. 

      Right of Peacable Assembly

    • G. 

      Right of Redress

    • H. 

      Right to Bear Arms

  • 17. 
    According to the 5th Amendment, a person cannot be forced to testify against himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    According to the Constitution, if a person cannot afford a lawyer, he or she must go to trial without one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which Amendment abolished slavery?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      36

  • 20. 
    Women were given the right to vote before African Americans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    There  was a time when producing, transporting and using alcoholic beverages was banned in the US by the Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What is the maximum number of terms a President can serve?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

  • 23. 
    The 26th Amendment changed the voting age to what?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      23