Branches Of Government Quizzes & Trivia

We all learn in school about branches of government. We learn about the Executive Branch, the Judicial Branch and the Legislative Branch – and we learn about the triangle that they make up. But our knowledge goes much further than that, and we’ve created a selection of challenging quizzes for anyone who thinks they can impress us with their knowledge on the branches of government. Ready to send our minds reeling?

What does the word ‘bicameral’ mean? What is  the President's role in the Executive Branch – is he more or less senior than the Supreme Court? Is the Vice President’s signature necessary to pass a bill? Why do the President’s cabinet members have to be approved by Congress? It’s all interesting stuff, and we think you’re the person to tell us the answers. Ready? Let’s go!

The United States government is based on the concept of federalism and republicanism, in which power is distributed between the federal and state government. The federal government is constituted of three distinct branches called...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1042   |  Last updated: Jun 24, 2019
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    Which branch of government is the President part of?

This is a practice test for branches of US government.  Be sure to include your first name and last name's initial along with your  period number (e.g.: Dave B. P2, Sue D. P6 or Randy Q. P7) in the box where it...

Questions: 42  |  Attempts: 544   |  Last updated: Feb 15, 2013
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    Which branch of US government can propose amendments to the Constitution?

Romans government test review

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 164   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    The division of power between the states and the national government

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 146   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
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    What is the main responsibility of the Legislative branch?

The federal government is made up of the executive, legislative and the judiciary to ensure that power is not controlled by one party. The President of the United States administers the Executive Branch of our government....

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 61   |  Last updated: Jun 13, 2018
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    What does the legislative branch at the national level do