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Jeopardy Legislative Executive and Judicial Checks and Balances AmendmentsThe Preamble Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
$100 Question from H1 What is the job of the legislative branch?
$100 Answer from H1 To make laws!
$200 Question from H1 What are the names of the two houses of congress?
$200 Answer from H1 Senate and House of Representatives
$300 Question from H1 Congress must meet ________ times a year.
$300 Answer from H1 One
$400 Question from H1 What is the purpose of the ‘elastic clause?’
$400 Answer from H1 To give Congress all powers deemed necessary and proper to carrying out their stated duties.
$500 Question from H1 Which section of Article One of the Constitution lists the powers of Congress?
$500 Answer from H1 Section Eight
$100 Question from H2 What is the job of the executive branch?
$100 Answer from H2 To carry out or execute the laws.
$200 Question from H2 What is the job of the judicial branch?
$200 Answer from H2 To interpret the laws.
$300 Question from H2 For how many years does the President of the United States Serve?
$300 Answer from H2 Four years.
$400 Question from H2 In order for a bill to become a law, who must sign it?
$400 Answer from H2 The president.
$500 Question from H2 The Supreme Court’s power to declare a law unconstitutional is known as_________________.
$500 Answer from H2 Judicial Review
$100 Question from H3 What is the purpose of checks and balances?
$100 Answer from H3 To keep one branch of government from becoming more powerful than the others.
$200 Question from H3 Who has the power to ratify or approve treaties?
$200 Answer from H3 The Senate.
$300 Question from H3 What check does the President have on the power of Congress?
$300 Answer from H3 Veto power.
$400 Question from H3 What check does the President have on the power of the Judicial branch?
$400 Answer from H3 The ability to nominate all federal Judges.
$500 Question from H3 What power does the Supreme Court have to check the power of Congress?
$500 Answer from H3 Judicial Review.
$100 Question from H4 What two groups can propose an Amendment?
$100 Answer from H4 Congress or a national convention Called by Congress.
$200 Question from H4 An Amendment may be ratified by 3/4ths of one of which two groups?
$200 Answer from H4 State legislatures or special state conventions.
$300 Question from H4 How many total amendments are there?
$300 Answer from H4 27 Amendments.
$400 Question from H4 How many total ways are there to amend the Constitution?
$400 Answer from H4 Four.
$500 Question from H4 Why has the Constitution lasted for over 200 years?
$500 Answer from H4 Because of its ability to change as needed but still retain our founding principles.
$100 Question from H5 What is the Preamble a list of?
$100 Answer from H5 Purposes of the government.
$200 Question from H5 Where does the authority of the Constitution come from?
$200 Answer from H5 The people.
$300 Question from H5 What does tranquility mean in the Preamble?
$300 Answer from H5 Peace and order.
$400 Question from H5 What does it mean to ‘provide for the common defense?’
$400 Answer from H5 To protect Americans from foreign Threats.
$500 Question from H5 Who is ‘our posterity?’
$500 Answer from H5 Our descendents (generations to come).
Final Jeopardy What is the meaning of the political concept of federalism?
Final Jeopardy Answer Federalism is the sharing of power between the national level of government and the states.
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