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1 Civics chapter 3 & 4 Test Review Game

2 1. The Preamble to the Constitution a. is our law. b. was ratified by 9 of the 13 colonies. c. is the introduction that explains why the Constitution was written. d. can be traced to the Magna Carta.

3 2. Our republic works successfully because most Americans believe a. in the idea of majority rule. b. that the government knows what is best. c. in the two-party system. d. that “all men are created equal.”

4 3. Delegated powers are powers that the a. president gives to the cabinet. b. president gives to Congress. c. Constitution gives to the states. d. Constitution specifically gives to the federal government.

5 4. Checks and balances is a system a. used to balance tax revenue with expenses. b. that prevents any branch of the federal government from having too much power. c. the two houses of Congress use to prevent each other from having too much power. d. that limits only the president’s and vice president’s power.

6 5. One of the most important features of the Constitution is its a. endurance. b. length. c. inconsistency. d. confusing language.

7 6. The Supreme Court has the power to a. repeal an amendment. b. veto proposed laws. c. decide if Congress has interpreted the Constitution correctly. d. override the president’s veto.

8 7. Amending the Constitution requires a. approval by the president. b. approval by three fourths of the states. c. approval by a two-thirds majority. d. approval by Congress.

9 8. The president of the United States heads the a. constitutional branch. b. legislative branch. c. judicial branch. d. executive branch.

10 9. All powers that the Constitution does not give to the federal government a. remain with the state governments. b. are given to the president. c. are given to Congress. d. are interpreted by the Supreme Court.

11 10. The framers of the Constitution believed the U.S. government a. should have two branches of government. b. should have absolute power. c. should get its power from the people. d. should have a two-party system.

12 11. True/False Only the federal government can print money.

13 12. True/False Both the federal and state governments can raise funds through taxation.

14 13. True/False The Constitution makes the Supreme Court the head of the legislative branch.

15 14. True/False Each branch of government checks and balances itself.

16 15. True/False Overriding a presidential veto requires a two- thirds vote of both houses of Congress.

17 16. powers reserved for the state 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

18 17. to turn down proposed laws 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

19 18. to cancel 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

20 19. consent of the governed 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

21 20. powers shared by both federal and state governments 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

22 21. president’s advisers 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

23 22. three-way division of power 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

24 23. powers reserved for the federal government 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

25 24. a government with defined restrictions to its power 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

26 25. written change made to the Constitution 1. popular sovereignty 2. majority rule 3. delegated powers 4. reserved powers 5. concurrent powers 6. limited government 7. judicial branch 8. veto 9. amendment 10. repeal 11. cabinet 12. separation of powers

27 26. True/False The right to request something from the government is called freedom of petition.

28 27. True/False African Americans were guaranteed the right to vote by the First Amendment.

29 28. True/False One of the most important duties of all Americans is to obey the law.

30 29. True/False The Fifth Amendment protects an accused person against self-incrimination.

31 30. True/False Voting is a duty of all American citizens.

32 31. Most of the framers of the Constitution believed that the safeguards written into that document would a. protect the rights of Americans. b. prevent future wars. c. allow Americans to be loyal to the king of England. d. be a temporary solution to the country’s problems.

33 32. The separation of church and state means a. there can be no churches in the state. b. there can be no religion in the state. c. state employees cannot have a religion. d. the government cannot dictate religion.

34 33. Freedom of speech allows you to a. yell “fire” in a crowded theater. b. criticize the government. c. create a riot. d. tell lies about others.

35 34. The act of damaging someone’s reputation in writing is called a. slander. b. perjury. c. libel. d. suffrage.

36 35. The Constitution gave women the right to vote a. before African Americans. b. only if they were unmarried. c. only if they owned property. d. after several states already had.

37 36. The Fifth Amendment a. guarantees the freedom of speech. b. allows government to seize private property for its use. c. allows citizens to seize public property for their own use. d. protects an accused person from hasty government action.

38 37. The Emancipation Proclamation a. ordered an end to slavery. b. gave women the right to vote. c. gave African Americans the right to vote. d. was Lincoln’s last speech before his assassination.

39 38. The term double jeopardy means a. paying taxes twice. b. trying someone for the same crime twice. c. voting twice in an election. d. serving on a jury twice.

40 39. Which of the following are duties of citizenship? a. paying taxes b. obeying the law c. attending school d. all of the above

41 40. The poll tax favored a. women. b. the wealthy. c. whites. d. African Americans.

42 41. principle that a person cannot be punished for a crime until the law has been fairly applied self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

43 42. requirement of men meeting qualifications to serve in the military self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

44 43. clear division between goverment and religion self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

45 44. responsibility of citizens to serve as members of a jury self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

46 45. rights guaranteed to all U.S. citizens self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

47 46. the government’s power to take citizens’ private property for public use self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

48 47. the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

49 48. the right to vote self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

50 49. money or property an accused person gives a court to hold as a guarantee that he or she will appear for trial self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

51 50. limited by law to a certain amount per household self-incrimination Bill of Rights separation of church and state due process of law jury duty rationed eminent domain bail suffrage draft civil rights poll tax

52 THE END


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