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Chapter 7 Principles of the Constitution

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24 questions
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  • Q1

    How many amendments are included in the Bill of Rights

    15

    10

    20

    5

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  • Q2

    Which founding father wrote the Bill of Rights? Hint: His nickname was Jemmy.

    Thomas Jefferson

    John Adams

    James Madison

    George Washington

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  • Q3

    What group demanded a Bill of Rights be added to the Constitution?

    Anti-Federalists

    Proud Boys

    Communists

    Beatniks

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  • Q4

    What English philosopher provided ideas and inspiration for our Constitution?

    John Locke

    John Orman

    John Lennon

    John McCain

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  • Q5

    What French Philosopher helped provided ideas and inspiration for our Constitution? 

    Claude Monet

    Jean Jacque Rosseau

    Leonardo de Vinci

    Vincent Van Gogh

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  • Q6

    In limited government, who has the most power?

    Judges

    The People

    Teachers

    Senators

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  • Q7

    Under limited government, people have the right to change government through elections and the legal system?

    Maybe

    Never

    True

    False

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  • Q8

    Popular Sovereignty is summed up in what three words in the Preamble to the Constitution?

    To Err is Human

    Win One for the Gipper

    Veni, Vidi, Vici

    We the People

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  • Q9

    Who gets the delegated powers under Federalism?

    Mr. Ellison's Government

    Local Government

    Federal Government

    State Government

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  • Q10

    Who gets the reserved powers under Federalism?

    State Governments

    Local Governments

    Mr. Ellison's Government

    Federal Governments

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  • Q11

    Do Concurrent powers belong to both the federal and states governments?

    Yes

    No 

    Never

    Maybe

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  • Q12

    Under Federalism, which level of government gets to declare war, print money, sign treaties, and control interstate trade?

    Local

    State

    Federal

    Intergalactic

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  • Q13

    Under Federalism, which level of government gets to issue licenses, oversee elections, provide education, and allow marriages?

    States

    Federal

    Local

    Intergalactic

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  • Q14

    Under Separation of Powers, which branch of government makes the laws?

    Judicial

    Apathetic

    Legislative

    Executive

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  • Q15

    Under Separation of Powers, which branch of government carries out the laws passed by Congress?

    Apoplectic

    Judicial

    Executive

    Legislative

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  • Q16

    Under Separation of Powers, which branch of government judges laws as to their constitutionality?

    Executive

    Legislative

    Communism

    Judicial

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  • Q17

    Which French Baron came up with the idea of separation of powers?

    Baron de Montesquieu

    Baron Rothschild

    Baron Von Steuben

    The Red Baron

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  • Q18

    Which branch of government can veto a law passed by Congress under checks and balances?

    Executive

    Local

    Judicial 

    Legislative

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  • Q19

    Which branch of government can override a president's veto under checks and balances?

    Judicial 

    Legislative

    Executive

    Local

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  • Q20

    Which branch of government can rule a law unconstitutional under checks and balances?

    Legislative

    Local

    Judicial

    Executive

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