Quizalize logo
placeholder image to represent content

Three Branches of Government Review

Quiz by Kristen Cortes

Feel free to use or edit a copy

includes Teacher and Student dashboards

Measure skills
from any curriculum

Tag the questions with any skills you have. Your dashboard will track each student's mastery of each skill.

With a free account, teachers can
  • edit the questions
  • save a copy for later
  • start a class game
  • view complete results in the Gradebook and Mastery Dashboards
  • automatically assign follow-up activities based on students’ scores
  • assign as homework
  • share a link with colleagues
  • print as a bubble sheet
25 questions
Show answers
  • Q1
    How many representatives serve in the House of Representatives?
    535
    250
    435
    100
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q2
    How many Senators serve in the Senate?
    435
    250
    535
    100
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q3
    How is the number of representatives in the House decided?
    on population
    By the Supreme Court
    by the President
    on equality
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q4
    How is the number of Senators in the Senate decided?
    by the President
    by the Supreme Court
    equality - two per state
    on population
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q5
    How long of a term does a representative in the House of Representatives serve?
    1 year
    2 years
    6 years
    4 years
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q6
    How long of a term does a senator in Senate serve?
    1 year
    6
    2 years
    4 years
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q7
    The Legislative Branch has the power to.....
    enforce the law
    execute the law
    make laws
    interpret the law
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q8
    Why was the "elastic clause" included in the United States Constitution?
    prevent states from becoming too powerful
    to allow Congress to make laws to carry out its delegated powers
    protect people's liberties from abuse by the National Government
    prevent any branch of government from exceeding its power
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q9
    Who has the power to declare war?
    The Commander in Chief
    Legislative Branch
    The President
    The Executive Branch
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q10
    Which of the following is NOT a qualification for the Presidency
    Must have served in Congress
    35 years of age
    live in US for at least 14 years
    natural born citizen
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q11
    Which of these offices follows the Vice President in the line of Presidential Succession?
    Speaker of the House
    Secretary of State
    Secretary of the Interior
    Secretary of Treasury
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q12
    This is the current holder of a political office
    commander
    incumbent
    secretary
    delegate
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q13
    This branch of government interprets the laws
    Legislative Branch
    Congress
    Judicial Branch
    Executive Branch
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q14
    Delegated powers of the national government that are spelled out directly in the Constitution
    expressed power
    inherent power
    state power
    implied power
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q15
    This is a proposed law presented to a legislative body for consideration is called:
    topic selection
    bill
    law
    legal consideration
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q16
    Those delegated powers of the national government that are suggested by the expressed powers of the Constitution. Those "necessary and proper" are called:
    expressed powers
    delegated powers
    inherent powers
    implied powers
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q17
    The powers the Constitution is presumed to have delegated to the national government
    delegated powers
    inherent powers
    expressed powers
    implied powers
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q18
    An example of this role would be the President awarding a group with medals due to bravery.
    Chief Executive
    Chief Legislator
    Chief of State
    Chief of Party
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q19
    If they President was having a meeting about budgets for the Federal Government which role would be being fulfilled?
    Chief of State
    Chief Executive
    Chief Administrator
    Commander in Chief
    30s
    Edit
    Delete
  • Q20
    President meets with a leader of his own political party - which role is being fulfilled?
    Chief Administrator
    Commander in Chief
    Chief of Party
    Chief of State
    30s
    Edit
    Delete

Teachers give this quiz to your class