constitutionday_2011_v2

Quiz


  1. A. 1763
    B. 1776
    C. 1787
    D. 1789
    E. 1791


  2. A. To form a more perfect union
    B. To promote the general welfare of American citizens
    C. To establish peaceful relations with Great Britain
    D. To provide for the common defense
    E. To establish justice and liberty in the United States


  3. A. Members are chosen every six years.
    B. Members have legislative powers, or the power to make laws.
    C. Each state gets a different number of members based on its population.
    D. Each member must have been a citizen of the United States for at least nine years.
    E. Members have the power to try impeachments.


  4. A. A two-thirds majority in each House must approve the bill.
    B. The original House must rewrite the bill and send it back for the President's approval.
    C. The original House must alter the bill and send it back to the President within 10 days (excluding Sundays).
    D. Congress must adjourn and then reconvene after no more than three days to vote on the bill again.
    E. Two-thirds of the original House and one-third of the other House must approve the bill.


  5. A. Entering into a treaty, alliance, or confederation
    B. Coining money
    C. Granting titles of nobility
    D. Entering into an agreement with a foreign power
    E. Executing their own inspection laws


  6. A. Army and navy; militia
    B. Army; navy
    C. Congress; militia
    D. Congress; legislatures
    E. Government; legislatures


  7. A. Ambassadors and other public figures
    B. Two states
    C. A state and an individual from another state
    D. A state and a foreign citizen
    E. Two citizens of different states


  8. A. Republican
    B. Democratic
    C. Parliamentary
    D. Oligarchic
    E. Single-party


  9. A. 5
    B. 9
    C. 11
    D. 13
    E. 50


  10. A. The right to speak freely
    B. The right to bear arms
    C. The right to practice religion
    D. The right to a trial by jury
    E. The right to a speedy and public trial


  11. A. Being tried twice for the same offense (double jeopardy)
    B. Serving as witnesses against themselves
    C. Being tried for a capital crime
    D. Having private property taken without compensation
    E. Being deprived of due process of law


  12. A. Abolition
    B. Women's rights
    C. Taxes
    D. Voting
    E. Prohibition


  13. A. Eleventh Amendment
    B. Thirteenth Amendment
    C. Fourteenth Amendment
    D. Fifteenth Amendment
    E. Eighteenth Amendment


  14. A. January 1st; January 20th
    B. November 2nd; December 10th
    C. December 1st; January 10th
    D. January 20th; January 3rd
    E. November 2nd; January 3rd


  15. A. It must be proposed by two-thirds of both Houses or by two-thirds of the states, and then ratified by three-fourths of the states.
    B. It must be proposed by two-thirds of both Houses or by two-thirds of the states, and then ratified by the President.
    C. It must be ratified by two-thirds of both Houses or by three-fourths of the states.
    D. It must be proposed by the President and ratified by all 50 states.
    E. It must be proposed by the Supreme Court and ratified by two-thirds of the states and two-thirds of Congress.