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AP US Gov't Checks and Balances Review

Quiz by Joe Pilakowski

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  • Q1

    How can the legislative branch check a presidential veto?

    Advise and Consent

    By override the veto with 2/3 vote

    Judicial Review

    Impeachment

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  • Q2

    A position opens up on the US Supreme Court.  What is the process in order of replacing that justice's position on the Court?

    Nomination by the President then Confirmation by the Supreme Court

    Nomination by the President then Confirmation by the Senate

    Confirmation by the Senate then Nomination by the President

    Nomination by the Senate then Confirmation by the President

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  • Q3

    What is the name given to the process of Confirmation in the Constitution?

    Judicial Review

    Nomination

    Advice and Consent

    Cabinet Approval

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  • Q4

    How does the Judicial Branch check the Legislative Branch?

    Advice and Consent

    Separation of Powers

    Judicial Review

    Veto Override

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  • Q5

    Is the process of Judicial Review mentioned in the Constitution?

    Yes, in Article III

    No, it comes the case of Marbury v. Madison

    No, it is mentioned in the Bill of Rights

    Yes, in Article I

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  • Q6

    How does the Executive check the Judicial Branch?

    Confirmation of Federal Judges

    Judicial Review of the Courts

    Nomination of all Federal Judges

    Veto Override

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  • Q7

    A president has been impeached by the House.  What occurs next?

    A trial is held in the Senate to decide whether a president shall be removed from office.

    A trial is held in the House to decide whether a president shall be removed from office.

    A confirmation vote is held by the Senate.

    Judicial Review by the Supreme Court decides the fate of the president

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  • Q8

    Where does Madison make mention of the necessity of Checks & Balances?

    Federalist #10

    Articles of Confederation

    Brutus #1

    Federalist #51

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  • Q9

    How does the Legislative Branch check the Judicial Branch?

    Veto vote

    Veto Override

    Nomination of all federal judges

    Confirmation of all federal judges

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  • Q10

    What does impeachment of a federal officer mean?

    It means that a federal officer automatically loses their position.

    It means the majority of the Supreme Court believes there is enough evidence for them to lose their job.

    It means advice and consent has been met.

    It means the majority of the House believes there is enough evidence for them to lose their job.

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