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2.4 The Bill of Rights

Quiz by Alexandra Lee

Grade 7
Social Studies
Florida Standards

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SS.7.C.2.4

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  • Q1
    Which First Amendment right is NOT being exercised in this image?
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    Freedom of Religion
    Freedom of Speech
    Freedom of Petition
    Freedom of Assembly
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  • Q2
    Which of the following best describes the purpose of the Bill of Rights?
    to explain the procedure for amending the Constitution
    to guarantee freedoms that belong to every citizen
    to inspire the governments of other nations
    to limit the rights of individual citizens
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  • Q3
    This statement was made by Thomas Jefferson in a 1786 letter to John Jay. Why should this freedom be guarded?
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    To keep the government from becoming the primary information source
    To provide the government with an accurate information source
    To keep the news media from controlling the political process
    To provide the news media with a guaranteed profit
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  • Q4
    Which three rights are guaranteed by the Bill of Rights?
    right to vote, right to work, right to a speedy trial
    right to bear arms, right to a speedy trial, right to an education
    freedom of speech, right to bear arms, right to a speedy trial
    freedom of speech, right to work, right to petition the government
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  • Q5
    What constitutional right does this image symbolize?
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    trial by peers
    speedy trial
    peaceably assembly
    legal representation
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  • Q6
    Why does the U.S. Supreme Court continue to debate the constitutionality of the death penalty?
    Citizens are protected against unfair trials.
    Citizens are protected against double jeopardy.
    Citizens are protected from unreasonable search and seizure.
    Citizens are protected from cruel and unusual punishment.
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  • Q7
    Which constitutional principle is applied when police inform suspects of their rights?
    due process of law
    double jeopardy
    trial by jury
    eminent domain
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  • Q8
    This speech was made by President Dwight Eisenhower upon signing Public Law 396 in 1954, which added “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance. Which First Amendment protections have been cited in opposition to this change?
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    association and speech
    speech and free exercise
    establishment and association
    establishment and free exercise
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  • Q9
    What has been one long-term result of the constitutional protection of free speech?
    a more informed society
    fewer laws limiting minority rights
    fewer court cases involving minors
    a more accurate election
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  • Q10
    Which individual protection is found in the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?
    property rights
    privacy rights
    forced internment
    civil disobedience
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  • Q11
    How do citizens experience economic freedom?
    petitioning the government
    owning property
    electing representatives
    exercising a religion
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  • Q12
    Which freedom is enumerated in the U.S. Constitution?
    privacy
    assembly
    education
    travel
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  • Q13
    Based on the scenario, which constitutional violation has occurred?
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    Calvin is arrested for committing a crime.
    Calvin is not granted an attorney.
    Calvin is not allowed to speak freely in court.
    Calvin is sentenced to serve time in prison.
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  • Q14
    Which right states that everyone is innocent until proven guilty through an indictment, or formal charge by a grand jury?
    habeas corpus
    due process
    eminent domain
    double jeopardy
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  • Q15
    What right is guaranteed by both the 6th amendment, for criminal cases and the 7th amendment, for civil cases?
    right to speedy and public trial
    right to remain silent
    right to trial by jury
    right to attorney
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  • Q16
    Use the quote to answer the question. What type of power does this quote describe?
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    delegated powers
    concurrent powers
    reserved powers
    implied powers
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  • Q17
    Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, once made a statement about the press. He said he would choose newspapers without a government over a government without newspapers. With which of the following statements would Jefferson most likely agree?
    Freedom of the press is a basic and fundamental right.
    A government must be able to control the media to control the country.
    A government cannot function in a society without media.
    Freedom of the press is more important than freedom of speech.
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  • Q18
    In this cartoon, titled "Church and State--No Union Upon Any Terms", members of various faiths appeal for the support of the woman, who represents the US government. Which First Amendment principle is illustrated by this cartoon?
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    the prohibition against censorship in the media
    the right to freedom of worship
    the prohibition against establishing an official religion
    the right to assemble in protest
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  • Q19
    Mark was arrested for a crime. The evidence against him has been presented to the grand jury, and he was indicted. A judge had informed Mark of the charges against him. According to the Eighth Amendment, what should happen next?
    Mark questions the witnesses against him.
    The judge sentences Mark with an appropriate punishment.
    The judge sets reasonable bail.
    Mark calls witnesses in his defense.
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  • Q20
    The First Amendment protects freedom of speech, but there are some limits to free-speech right. Why are some forms of speech NOT protected?
    because they could cause physical harm to others
    because they are expressed in writing
    because they support different religious views
    because they criticize the government
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