Federalism Quizzes & Trivia

Many of today’s modern Democratic governments take the form of Federalism – a centralized National government, and smaller state and local governments. The US has one of the oldest federal systems with the original Constitution outlining the duties of the National and State governments. Despite the separation, national and state governments share power – what is the name of this type of power?
Over time, more countries have adopted a federalist approach to government. Can you name three federalist countries? Hint: Britain isn’t a federalist government, but several movements have been started to unite Europe as a whole. We’re taking you back to high school government in our tough and challenging quizzes on Federalism. Let’s see how well your knowledge of government has held up over the years!

In its most basic description, the concept of federalism embodies the principle or system of a government. It combines the general government with regional governments (i.e. state, provincial) into a single political system, and...

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    In federalism, governmental power and authority is

This quiz tests your knowledge of Federalism

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    The power to tax is an example of

In this trivia quiz, we get to review all that we learned about federalism. This is a type of governance in which the national government shares its powers with other governmental units. How much did you understand in class? Take...

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    A person who agreed with the melting-pot approach to racial and ethnic relations would be likely to support:

An online quiz about the parts of the U.S. Consitution, the Checks and Balances, Separation of Powers, and the concept of Federalism.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 293   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
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    Article I of the U.S. Consitution creats the...

This quiz will test your knowledge of the American legal system. In particular, it will explore what you learned during the TeachingLaw.com readings on civics, federalism, and legal interaction. Understanding this information is...

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    What are the three bodies of government that create law in the United States?

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Federalism Questions & Answers

Which of the following statements does not apply to dual federalism?
The correct answer is option C; the statement does not apply to dual federalism. The relationship between the states and the federal government is not generally antagonistic even though state government exercises powers accorded to them without the
When it comes to presidential campaigns, the candidates can basically ignore the states
It is false, because due to the electoral college, different states to each candidate are more important.
Which of the following statements about the Constitution is FALSE?
Poorly worded, the federal government is responsible for some election dates and elections such as the presidential election.