U.S. Constitution Study Exam Part 1 - Ccms

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United States Constitution Quizzes & Trivia

This is an exam to help takers to prepare for the U. S. Constitution Exam at CCMS.


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  • 1. 
    This person is considered the "Father" of the U.S. Constitution.
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      John Hancock

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 2. 
    The number of Articles in the U.S. Constitution.
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      27

  • 3. 
    The number of Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      27

  • 4. 
    The opening paragraphs to the U.S. Constitution that outline the goals of the writers is called this.
    • A. 

      The Preamble

    • B. 

      The Oblique

    • C. 

      The Prologue

    • D. 

      The Epilogue

  • 5. 
    Article 1 establishes this branch of governemnt.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Cabinet

  • 6. 
    Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution establishes this branch of government.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judical

    • D. 

      Cabinet

  • 7. 
    Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution establishes this branch of governemnt.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judical

    • D. 

      Cabinet

  • 8. 
    The first 10 amendments are called this.
    • A. 

      The Freedoms

    • B. 

      The Bill of Lading

    • C. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      The Miranda Rights

  • 9. 
    This branch of government enforces the laws or sees to it that they are carried out.
    • A. 

      Legislative Branch

    • B. 

      Executive Branch

    • C. 

      Judical Branch

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 10. 
    This branch of government makes the laws.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judical

    • D. 

      Cabinet

  • 11. 
    This branch of government interprets the laws.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judical

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 12. 
    Minimum age for senator.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      No minimum age

  • 13. 
    The minimum age to be a Representative.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      No minimum age

  • 14. 
    The minimum age to be a Supreme Court Judge.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      No minimum age

  • 15. 
    The minimum age to be President.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      No minimum age

  • 16. 
    Residency ("where live") requirements to be Senator.
    • A. 

      Must live in the U.S. for 14 years.

    • B. 

      Must live in the state representing.

    • C. 

      Must have lived in the state at one time, though not currently.

    • D. 

      No residency requirements.

  • 17. 
    Residency ("where live") requirements to be U.S. President.
    • A. 

      Must have lived in the U.S. for 14 years.

    • B. 

      Must have lived in Washington D.C. for 5 years

    • C. 

      Must be a resident of at least one U.S. state for 2 years

    • D. 

      Must have lived in the U.S. all of his/her life.

  • 18. 
    What citizenship requirement must one meet to run for President?
    • A. 

      Citizen of the U.S. for 14 years.

    • B. 

      A natural-born citizen.

    • C. 

      No citizenship requirement.

    • D. 

      Citizen of the U.S. for one year.

  • 19. 
    Term for U.S. President.
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      8 years

  • 20. 
    Term for U.S. Senate
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      8 years

  • 21. 
    Term for Representative.
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      None

  • 22. 
    Term for U.S. Supreme Court.
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      None

  • 23. 
    Minimu age to be Supreme Court Justice.
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      35

  • 24. 
    This term means to endlessly talk to prevent the hearing of a bill.
    • A. 

      Impeachment

    • B. 

      Filibuster

    • C. 

      Veto

    • D. 

      Quorum

  • 25. 
    This term means to accuse a federal official of a wrongdoing.
    • A. 

      Impeach

    • B. 

      Veto

    • C. 

      Quorum

    • D. 

      Filibuster

  • 26. 
    This terms describes when the President rejects a proposed law by Congress.
    • A. 

      Impeach

    • B. 

      Veto

    • C. 

      Filibuster

    • D. 

      Quorum

  • 27. 
    The highest law in the land is
    • A. 

      The Constitution.

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation.

    • C. 

      The Ordain Ministrial Letters.

    • D. 

      The Declaration of Independence.

  • 28. 
    The document that the 13 states used to operate their government on before the U.S. Constitution.
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      Common Sense

    • C. 

      The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    • D. 

      The Articles of Confederation.