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United States Constitution Quizzes & Trivia

The United States Constitution – created in 1787 - is the supreme law of the United States of America, delineating the national frame of the U. S. Government. Review your knowledge on the U. S. Constitution with this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Steve Womack?
    • A. 

      The Governor

    • B. 

      Our Representative

    • C. 

      Our Senator

    • D. 

      The Chief Justice

  • 2. 
    Who is Hillary Clinton?
    • A. 

      Our President

    • B. 

      Our Senator

    • C. 

      Our Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Our Secretary of Justice

  • 3. 
    Who is Leon Panetta?
    • A. 

      Our Senator

    • B. 

      Our Secretary of State

    • C. 

      Our Secretary of Justice

    • D. 

      Our Secretary of Defense

  • 4. 
    Who is Eric Holder?
    • A. 

      Our Secretary of Justice

    • B. 

      Our Secretary of Defense

    • C. 

      Our Secretary of Homeland Security

    • D. 

      Our Vice-President

  • 5. 
    Who is the Governor of Arkansas?
    • A. 

      Leon Panetta

    • B. 

      Mike Huckabee

    • C. 

      Steve Womack

    • D. 

      Mike Beebe

  • 6. 
    Which court case gave the Supreme Court its real power?  (The power to rule that laws are unconstitutional)
    • A. 

      Gibbons vs. Ogden

    • B. 

      Marbury vs. Madison

    • C. 

      Brown vs. Board of Education

    • D. 

      Plessy vs. Ferguson

  • 7. 
    President Snyder believes that he needs to issue an Executive Order to mandate recycling since Congress is not getting anything done.  He is willing to take action he thinks needs to happen even if not specifically listed in teh Constitution.  He is an example of a: 
    • A. 

      Good President

    • B. 

      Strong President

    • C. 

      Bad President

    • D. 

      Weak President

  • 8. 
    How many Electoral College votes does does Florida have if they have 27 representatives?
    • A. 

      I don't have enough information to answer that.

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      29

  • 9. 
    Wich of the following are benefits of the Electoral College system?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Recounts are made easier. States need to be recounted rather than entire states.

    • B. 

      Candidates must campaign a lot all over the country. They have no idea how any state will vote.

    • C. 

      It makes candidates appeal to a variety of voters. They have to campaign in rural states and not just appeal to urban voters.

    • D. 

      Everyone's votes matter just as much as the next person's vote.

    • E. 

      It makes it look like the election was close, which helps because no one feels too disappointed after the election.

    • F. 

      It can make a small victory look like a landslide.

  • 10. 
    What is a swing state?
    • A. 

      A state that always votes for the same political party

    • B. 

      A state that it is unclear which party they will vote for in the Presidential Election

    • C. 

      A state that splits its Electoral College votes among the candidates in relationship to the popular vote

    • D. 

      A new club that plays big band music

  • 11. 
    Which of the following states typically vote Republican?
    • A. 

      Hawaii

    • B. 

      Alaska

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      California

    • E. 

      Maine

    • F. 

      Ohio

    • G. 

      Idaho

    • H. 

      Georgia

    • I. 

      Nebraska

  • 12. 
    What is the Electoral College?
    • A. 

      A group of electors chosen the elect the president

    • B. 

      The group for elects the president if there is a tie in the popular vote

    • C. 

      On-line classes that help voters select the candidate they agree with on most issues

    • D. 

      A university outside of Washington DC

  • 13. 
    Who is our Secretary of the Treasury?
    • A. 

      Janet Napolitano

    • B. 

      Eric Holder

    • C. 

      John G. Roberts

    • D. 

      Timothy Geithner

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are "swing states"?
    • A. 

      Oklahoma

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Indiana

    • E. 

      New York

    • F. 

      Georgia

    • G. 

      Florida

    • H. 

      Arkansas

  • 15. 
    Who are the Senators of Arkansas?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Blanche Lincoln

    • C. 

      Mark Pryor

    • D. 

      John Boozeman

    • E. 

      John G. Roberts Jr.

    • F. 

      Steve Womack

  • 16. 
    Which branch of government makes treaties?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 17. 
    Who confirms the president's nominations?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      The Cabinet

    • C. 

      The Senate

    • D. 

      The House of Representatives

  • 18. 
    Who chooses the President if there is a tie in the Electoral College?
    • A. 

      It goes to the popular vote

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      The President of the Senate

    • D. 

      The Senate

    • E. 

      The House of Representatives

  • 19. 
    Who is John G. Roberts Jr?
    • A. 

      Our President

    • B. 

      Our Chief Justice

    • C. 

      Our Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Our Secretary of Justice

  • 20. 
    Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Congress

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 21. 
    Who declares war?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Congress

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 22. 
    Who has the power to impeach the president?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Congress

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 23. 
    Where do bills that have to do with money start?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Congress

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 24. 
    Who ratifies treaties?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Congress

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 25. 
    Money for war has to be approved every ____ years.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 26. 
    What two things does the President do, after the White House review, before he puts a nomination in front of the Senate for hearings?
    • A. 

      Financial Disclosure

    • B. 

      Senate Vote

    • C. 

      Cabinet Vote

    • D. 

      FBI Investigation

    • E. 

      Impeachment Process

  • 27. 
    Which of the following were problems with the Articles of Confederation?
    • A. 

      It made all states have their own militaries

    • B. 

      The Federal Government did not have the power to collect taxes

    • C. 

      All states had their own currencies

    • D. 

      There were taxes on goods being sold in one state that were made in another

    • E. 

      The Legislative Branch had more power than the states

  • 28. 
    Why are Supreme Court Justices appointed for life?
    • A. 

      The appointment process is too difficult, so they want to do it as infrequently as possible.

    • B. 

      To make sure that the Justices have to pay attention to popular opinion

    • C. 

      To make sure that justices don't worry about what is popular, and just do what they think is right

    • D. 

      It takes a long time to learn the job

  • 29. 
    How many Supreme Court Justices serve at one time?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      13

  • 30. 
    Which group is appointed by the President and advises him on matters of importance?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court

    • C. 

      The Cabinet

    • D. 

      The House of Representatives

  • 31. 
    What happens to a bill in committee? 
    • A. 

      It is put on the calendar

    • B. 

      It is voted on

    • C. 

      It is debated and changes are made

    • D. 

      It is determined if the bill that was passed by the second chamber of Congres is close enough to the original version to be approved by the first house that passed it

  • 32. 
    What happens tin the Conference Committee? 
    • A. 

      It is put on the calendar

    • B. 

      It is voted on

    • C. 

      It is debated and changes are made

    • D. 

      It is determined if the bill that was passed by the second chamber of Congres is close enough to the original version to be approved by the first house that passed it

  • 33. 
    Who is Janet Napolitano?
    • A. 

      The Governor

    • B. 

      The Secretary of State

    • C. 

      The Secretary of Defense

    • D. 

      The Secretary of Homeland Secuturity

  • 34. 
    When does the President of Senate get to vote?
    • A. 

      When there is no winner in the Electoral College

    • B. 

      To ratify a treaty

    • C. 

      When there the Senate's vote is tied

    • D. 

      In confirmation hearings

  • 35. 
    S7423-76 started in the Senate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Who is our Vice-President?
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney

    • C. 

      Steve Womack

    • D. 

      Joe Biden

  • 37. 
    Which political party is blue on an Electoral College Map?
    • A. 

      Constitutional Union

    • B. 

      Democratic

    • C. 

      Republican

    • D. 

      Whig