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4.7 Branches of Government

Quiz by Catherine Chesser

Grade 8
Social Studies (2018)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Social Studies (2018)
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113.20.15.D

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  • Q1

    Which branch of government is responsible for enforcing laws?

    State government

    Judicial Branch

    Legislative Branch

    Executive Branch

    30s
    113.20.15.D
  • Q2

    Which branch of government is responsible for making laws

    Local Government

    Judicial Branch

    Executive Branch

    Legislative Branch

    30s
    113.20.15.D
  • Q3

    Which branch of government interprets the laws and ensures they are constitutional?

    Executive Branch

    Legislative Branch

    Presidential Branch

    Judicial Branch

    30s
    113.20.15.D
  • Q4

    Which branch of government has the power to declare laws or actions unconstitutional?

    Judicial Branch

    State government

    Executive Branch

    Legislative Branch

    30s
    113.20.15.D
  • Q5

    Which branch of government can declare war? 

    Legislative Branch

    30s
    113.20.15.D
  • Q6

    Which branch of government is in charge of the military?

    Executive branch

    30s
  • Q7

    Which branch of government can veto Congressional Laws? 

    Executive

    30s
  • Q8

    Which branch of government can impeach the President

    Legislative

    30s
    113.20.15.D

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