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Revised 7th grade basic govt

Quiz by Kristina Grubbs

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  • Q1
    Who is allowed to have a say in government in a democracy?
    all citizens
    only one person
    only a small group of people
    30s
  • Q2
    Who has a say in government in an autocracy
    only one person
    a small group of people
    all citizens
    30s
  • Q3
    Which form of citizen participation usually gives all citizens equal rights and freedoms?
    democracy
    autocracy
    30s
  • Q4
    Who has supreme power in a democracy?
    executive branch
    citizens
    legislative branch
    30s
  • Q5
    What branch of government would the President or Prime Minister be found in?
    legislative
    judicial
    executive
    30s
  • Q6
    What branch of government is Parliament or Congress in?
    legislative
    judicial
    executive
    30s
  • Q7
    Which branch of govt. is responsible for making the laws?
    judicial
    legislative
    executive
    30s
  • Q8
    Which branch of govt. is responsible for enforcing the laws?
    judicial
    legislative
    executive
    30s
  • Q9
    The President and Congress do not work together and their powers do not overlap. What is this an example of?
    fusion of power
    checks and balances
    separation of power
    30s
  • Q10
    The Prime Minister works closely with Parliament. Some of their powers overlap. What is this an example of?
    checks and balances
    separation of power
    fusion of power
    30s
  • Q11
    In the US, each branch of government has powers that allow them to keep other branches from getting too much power. What is this called?
    checks and balances
    fusion of power
    separation of power
    30s
  • Q12
    In a parliamentary democracy, the largest party in parliament picks the Prime MInister. What is this party called?
    majority party
    republicans
    minority party
    democrats
    30s
  • Q13
    Which kind of democracy allows the legislative branch to have the most power?
    parliamentary
    presidential
    30s
  • Q14
    Separation of powers are found in what kind of democracy?
    parliamentary
    presidential
    30s
  • Q15
    In a parliamentary democracy, who chooses the executive branch?
    all members of parliament
    citizens votes
    majority party of legislative branch
    30s

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