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1 Chapter 6 Test Review

2 What proportion of both houses of Congress must vote in favor of a bill in order to override a president’s veto? A. one-third B. two-thirds C. one-half D. three-quarters

3 What proportion of both houses of Congress must vote in favor of a bill in order to override a president’s veto? A. one-third B. two-thirds C. one-half D. three-quarters

4 Why do you think that the Constitution insists on dividing state representatives into a bicameral, or two- part, Congress? A. to represent the interests of individual districts as well as states B. to allow each side to keep the power of the other side in check C. to create conflict between the majority and minority parties D. to grant each state no less than three federal representatives

5 Why do you think that the Constitution insists on dividing state representatives into a bicameral, or two- part, Congress? A. to represent the interests of individual districts as well as states B. to allow each side to keep the power of the other side in check C. to create conflict between the majority and minority parties D. to grant each state no less than three federal representatives

6 According to the Constitution, what is the vice president’s role in the legislative branch? A. As president of the Senate, he casts a vote only in case of a tie. B. As senator pro tempore, he votes on behalf of absent members. C. As president of the Senate, he chooses the day of the presidential election. D. As senator pro tempore, he represents the majority party’s view in debates.

7 According to the Constitution, what is the vice president’s role in the legislative branch? A. As president of the Senate, he casts a vote only in case of a tie. B. As senator pro tempore, he votes on behalf of absent members. C. As president of the Senate, he chooses the day of the presidential election. D. As senator pro tempore, he represents the majority party’s view in debates.

8 What role does the Constitution assign to the judicial branch? A. to give legal advice B. to write new laws C. to interpret the law D. to set legal precedents

9 What role does the Constitution assign to the judicial branch? A. to give legal advice B. to write new laws C. to interpret the law D. to set legal precedents

10 The First Amendment does not protect A. the right to practice religion. B. freedom of assembly. C. the right to bear arms. D. freedom of speech.

11 The First Amendment does not protect A. the right to practice religion. B. freedom of assembly. C. the right to bear arms. D. freedom of speech.

12 The Fifth Amendment protects anyone found not guilty in a criminal trial from being tried again for the same crime. What is the name for this protection? A. dynamic justice B. due process C. double jeopardy D. dual sovereignty

13 The Fifth Amendment protects anyone found not guilty in a criminal trial from being tried again for the same crime. What is the name for this protection? A. dynamic justice B. due process C. double jeopardy D. dual sovereignty

14 Mrs. Kirk is suspected of using her knowledge of science to make methamphetamine (meth lab) in a shed in her back yard. This amendment makes the police get an order from a judge before searching her property. A. Fourth Amendment C. Seventh Amendment B. Fifth Amendment D. Third Amendment

15 Mrs. Kirk is suspected of using her knowledge of science to make methamphetamine (meth lab) in a shed in her back yard. This amendment makes the police get an order from a judge before searching her property. A. Fourth Amendment C. Seventh Amendment B. Fifth Amendment D. Third Amendment

16 If the government takes your property for use in the public interest and pays you the fair market value of your property, this is known as A. habeus corpus B. e pluribus unum C. eminent domain D. aiko aiko ay a

17 If the government takes your property for use in the public interest and pays you the fair market value of your property, this is known as A. habeus corpus B. e pluribus unum C. eminent domain D. aiko aiko ay a

18 If Mr. Fasoldt plans on suing me for damaging his math books he can thank this amendment for making sure a jury decides the case. A. Seventh Amendment B. Sixth Amendment C. Fifth Amendment D. Ninth Amendment

19 If Mr. Fasoldt plans on suing me for damaging his math books he can thank this amendment for making sure a jury decides the case. A. Seventh Amendment B. Sixth Amendment C. Fifth Amendment D. Ninth Amendment

20 The 13th Amendment A. Allowed Native Americans to vote B. Banned Slavery C. Set the drinking age to 21 D. Allowed teens to drive

21 The 13th Amendment A. Allowed Native Americans to vote B. Banned Slavery C. Set the drinking age to 21 D. Allowed teens to drive

22 What privileges do legal immigrants have while in the United States? A. Once they reach 18, they can vote and hold most public offices. B. If they are under 35 and have worked in the U.S. for at least 2 years, they will not be deported for breaking the law. C. Once they reach 35, they can run for President. D. If they have reached 18 and spent 5 years in the U.S., they can request to be naturalized as citizens.

23 What privileges do legal immigrants have while in the United States? A. Once they reach 18, they can vote and hold most public offices. B. If they are under 35 and have worked in the U.S. for at least 2 years, they will not be deported for breaking the law. C. Once they reach 35, they can run for President. D. If they have reached 18 and spent 5 years in the U.S., they can request to be naturalized as citizens.

24 Why do American men 18 years or older have to register with the Selective Service? A. so the local court system can call on them to sit for jury duty B. so that state colleges can tell them about financial aid programs C. so the federal government can contact them in case of a military draft D. so that state-based political campaigns can get them to vote

25 Why do American men 18 years or older have to register with the Selective Service? A. so the local court system can call on them to sit for jury duty B. so that state colleges can tell them about financial aid programs C. so the federal government can contact them in case of a military draft D. so that state-based political campaigns can get them to vote

26 What is the function of Congress in the federal government? A. Congress is the head of the judicial branch, which enforces the nation’s laws. B. Congress is the legislative branch, which makes the nation’s laws. C. The judicial branch is led by Congress, which interprets the nation’s laws. D. The executive branch is led by Congress, which vetoes the nation’s laws.

27 What is the function of Congress in the federal government? A. Congress is the head of the judicial branch, which enforces the nation’s laws. B. Congress is the legislative branch, which makes the nation’s laws. C. The judicial branch is led by Congress, which interprets the nation’s laws. D. The executive branch is led by Congress, which vetoes the nation’s laws.

28 Before starting his new job, the president- elect must A. choose his cabinet. B. take the Oath of Office. C. move into the White House. D. deliver a State of the Union message.

29 Before starting his new job, the president- elect must A. choose his cabinet. B. take the Oath of Office. C. move into the White House. D. deliver a State of the Union message.

30 How do citizens accept responsibility for protecting others’ Sixth Amendment rights? A. They serve on juries. B. They pay income taxes. C. They sign up for the draft. D. They participate in elections.

31 How do citizens accept responsibility for protecting others’ Sixth Amendment rights? A. They serve on juries. B. They pay income taxes. C. They sign up for the draft. D. They participate in elections.

32 The 24th Amendment made which practice illegal? A. Poll taxes B. Property taxes C. Ponzi Schemes D. Tariffs

33 The 24th Amendment made which practice illegal? A. Poll taxes B. Property taxes C. Ponzi Schemes D. Tariffs

34 If Mrs. Gleeson is under arrest for using her computer to steal money from my bank account, a non violent crime, this amendment allows her to be released on bail A. Fifth Amendment B. Ninth Amendment C. Eighth Amendment D. Fourth Amendment

35 If Mrs. Gleeson is under arrest for using her computer to steal money from my bank account, a non violent crime, this amendment allows her to be released on bail A. Fifth Amendment B. Ninth Amendment C. Eighth Amendment D. Fourth Amendment

36 According to the idea of majority rule, whose decisions make policy for everyone? A. the greatest number of people in a society B. the oldest people in a society C. the most talented people in a society D. the person elected to lead a society

37 According to the idea of majority rule, whose decisions make policy for everyone? A. the greatest number of people in a society B. the oldest people in a society C. the most talented people in a society D. the person elected to lead a society


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