Trivia On Branches Of U.S. Government! Quiz

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Trivia On Branches Of U.S. Government! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main purpose of the Executive Branch?
    • A. 

      To interpret the laws.

    • B. 

      To carry out the laws.

    • C. 

      To create the laws.

  • 2. 
    What is the main purpose of the Judicial Branch?
    • A. 

      To interpret the laws.

    • B. 

      To carry out the laws.

    • C. 

      To create the laws.

  • 3. 
    How do we elect the President?
    • A. 

      By popular vote.

    • B. 

      The State Legislatures.

    • C. 

      The Electoral College.

  • 4. 
    Only the House of Representatives can propose a bill, the Senate only makes changes to that proposal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is the main power of the Judicial Branch called?
    • A. 

      Judicial Review

    • B. 

      Interpretive Reading

    • C. 

      Abstaining

    • D. 

      Constitutionalizing

  • 6. 
    What is the main job of the Legislative Branch?
    • A. 

      To carry out the laws.

    • B. 

      To interpret laws.

    • C. 

      To make the laws.

  • 7. 
    Which is a delegated (federal) power?
    • A. 

      To build roads.

    • B. 

      To print and coin money.

    • C. 

      To license teachers.

    • D. 

      Make marriage laws

  • 8. 
    Which is a reserved (state) power?
    • A. 

      To build roads.

    • B. 

      To create marriage laws.

    • C. 

      Declare war.

    • D. 

      Create alliances with other countries

  • 9. 
    How do we determine how many presidential electors a state has?
    • A. 

      The number of representatives a state has in the House plus the two senators.

    • B. 

      By population.

    • C. 

      By the number of representatives a state has in the House.

  • 10. 
    It is easy to add an amendment to the Constitution.  In fact most proposed amendments pass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Check all of the boxes that are goals of the government outlined by the Preamble.
    • A. 

      Provide Health Care

    • B. 

      To preserve liberty to ourselves and future generations

    • C. 

      Bicameral

    • D. 

      Promote the General Welfare.

    • E. 

      Establish justice.

  • 12. 
    What percentage of votes does a bill need to receive to pass the House and Senate?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      66%

    • D. 

      75%