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2 Practice Constitution Test Click to Advance

3 Please read and follow the instructions NEXT QUESTION Press to advance to next question Press to previous question Press to select your answer Answer every question, CLICK to START

4 1. Which of the following serves a six-year term of office? A.President of United States B.US Senator C.US Representative D.Supreme Court Justice NEXT QUESTION

5 2. Which of the following serves a term of four years. A.President of United States B.United States Senator C.United States Representative D.Supreme Court Justice NEXT QUESTION

6 3. Which of the following serves a term of two years. A.President of United States B.United States Senator C.United States Representative D.Supreme Court Justice

7 4. The term of Supreme Court Justice is? A.Two years B.Six years C.Four years D.life

8 5. How many terms may the president serve? A.Two B.six C.four D.eight

9 6. How many branches of government do we have on the national level? A.One B.Two C.Three D.Four

10 7. How many members serve in the legislative branch of government? A.535 B.100 C.435 D.538

11 8. How many members are in the Senate? A.535 B.100 C.435 D.538

12 9. How many members in the House of Representatives? A.535 B.100 C.435 D.538

13 10. How many justices currently serve on the United States Supreme Court? A.Five B.Nine C.Eight D.Twelve

14 11. The 26 th amendment gives the right to vote to whom? A.Women B.African-Americans C.21 year olds D.18 year olds

15 12.The capital of Illinois is? A.Peoria B.Springfield C.Chicago D.None of the above

16 13. The chief officer of the State of Illinois is the? A. President B. Mayor C. Governor D. Secretary of State

17 14. This state sends the most electors to the electoral of college. A.Illinois B.California C.Texas D.New York

18 15. Which of the following branches of government enforces the law? A.Executive Branch B.Legislative Branch C.Judicial Branch D.Supreme Court

19 16. A bicameral legislature is one which has: A.The power to override a presidential veto B.One House legislation C.Two House legislation D.None of the above

20 17. When the Supreme Court declares a law unconstitutional, it is using its power of: A. Eminent Domain B.Habeas Corpus C.Judicial Review D.Veto

21 18. This group of people were kept from voting until the passage of the 19 th amendment in A.Women B.African-Americans C.Native Americans D.Asian-Americans

22 19. Which of the following is charged with negotiating treaties, with foreign nations? A.The President B.The Senate C.The House of Representatives D.The Supreme Court

23 20. This branch of government has the power to collect taxes, declare war, ratify treaties, and regulate interstate and foreign commerce A.The Executive Branch B.The Legislative Branch C.The Judicial Branch D.The General Assembly

24 21. Illinois became a state in what year? A.1818 B.1819 C.1919 D.1918

25 22. Which of the following documents were added to the Constitution to deal with concerns about the national government having too much power? A.Magna Carta B.Declaration of Independence C.Bill of Rights D.The American Creed

26 23. How many senators does a state send to Washington, DC? A.One B.Two C.Three D.Four

27 24. Which of the following is protected by the First Amendment A.Libel B.Slander C.Political Speech D.All of the Above

28 25. Which of these taxes was legalized through a constitutional amendment? A.Income B.Excise C.Poll D.Sales

29 26. The legislative body of the State of Illinois is called? A.Congress B.General Assembly C.House Of Representatives D.Senate

30 27. All judges and associate judges in Illinois must be: A.A citizen of the United States B.A licensed attorney of the State of Illinois C.A resident of the unit from which he/she is elected D.All the above

31 27. The 17 th amendment changes the way we select Senators from: A.State legislatures to the people of the state B.The people of the state to the state legislatures C.The state legislatures to the Electoral College D.Electoral Colleges to the people of the state

32 29. The main job of the judicial branch of government is to A.Make laws B.Interpret laws C.Enforce laws D.All of the above

33 30. The main job of the executive branch of government is to A.Make laws B.Interpret laws C.Enforce laws D.All of the above

34 31. The main job of the legislative branch of government is to A.Make laws B.interpret laws C.Enforce laws D.All of the above

35 years of age, native born citizen of the United States, and a resident of United States for at least 14 consecutive years. This criteria must be met to hold what office A.President B.Senator C.Representative D.Supreme Court Justice

36 years of age, citizen of the United States for least nine years, and must live in the state from which elected This criteria must be met to hold what office A.President B.Senator C.Representative D.Supreme Court Justice

37 years old, citizen of the United States for seven years, and a resident from the state which elected This criteria must be met to hold what office A.President B.Senator C.Representative D.Supreme Court Justice

38 35. Which branch of government is headed by the president is in charge of the military and has the ability to veto laws unless overridden by Congress? A.Executive B.Legislative C.Judicial D.State Legislatures

39 36. Which of the following is a check on presidential power? A.Impeachment B.Overriding a presidential veto C.Refusing to confirm an appointment of assent to a treaty D.All of the above

40 37. The general principles of the Constitution are found in the : A.Elastic Clause B.Preamble C.Bill of Rights D.Pledge of Allegiance

41 38.Which of the following features is not mentioned in the Constitution? A.Political Parties B.Bicameral Congress C.State of the Union address D.Independent Judiciary

42 39. This is the person whom you would obtain your drivers license from A.Governor B.States Treasurer C.Secretary of State D.State Comptroller

43 40.Displaying the flag at half mast indicates? A.A salute to a visiting dignitary B.An important person has died C.An emergency has been declared D.District 227 has declared a snow day

44 41. The court system in Illinois includes the following: A.Appellate Court B.Supreme Court C.Circuit Court D.All the above the

45 42. This legislative body is based on population? A.Senate B.Supreme Court C.House of Representatives D.General Assembly

46 43. This legislative body is based on equal representation. A.Senate B.Supreme Court C.House of Representatives D.General Assembly

47 44. When a flag is no longer in good condition for public display it should be A.Tossed in the garbage B.Destroyed in a dignified manner preferably by burning C.Put in a plastic storage compartment D.None of the above

48 45. To vote in the state of Illinois you must: A.Be a permanent resident of the State of Illinois B.Register to vote C.Be 18 years old by election Day D.All of the above

49 46. Legislative districts in the state of Illinois are redistricted: A.After every presidential election B.Every five years C.In the year following the federal census D.When the General Assembly votes to change it

50 47. An Amendment: A.Can be repealed B.Changes the Constitution C.Requires approval by three fourths of the state D.All of the above

51 48. A federal system of government is one in which: A.The states hold all the power B.The national government holds all the power C.Power is divided between the national government and several state governments D.A dictator rules the country

52 49. Trial by an impartial jury right to be represented by an attorney indictment by a grand jury in capital cases all would be examples of: A.Full Faith and Credit B.Due process of law C.First Amendment D.All of the above

53 50. Congress may make laws that are necessary and proper because of the situation. In which clause of the Constitution would you find these powers? A.Eminent Domain Clause B.The Fourth Amendment C.Elastic clause D.3/5 Clause

54 Short answers 51. Explain what the great compromise was. 52. What is a republican form of government? 53. What are the civil rights amendments? 54. How can congress override a presidential veto? 55. What is the supreme law of the land concept 56. Give an example of freedom of religion, peaceable assembly, protection against quartering of soldiers, and unreasonable search 57. What does a writ of Habeas Corpus do? 58. What must the police have before they can search your car? 59. Explain why the state cannot set up a law prohibiting Islamic prayers.[ what right would be violated ] Press to start program over Press to end

55 BACK TO QUESTION

56 GREAT JOB! PRESS TO GO BACK TO QUESTION

57 The End contact Dr. Imoukhuede or Mr. Mcleod when you feel you can pass the test your teacher or counselor will know how to contact us To End Review Press ESC I got an A on the Constitution Test


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