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Three Branches of Government Review

Quiz by Kristen Cortes

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25 questions
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  • Q1
    How many representatives serve in the House of Representatives?
    535
    250
    435
    100
    30s
  • Q2
    How many Senators serve in the Senate?
    435
    250
    535
    100
    30s
  • Q3
    How is the number of representatives in the House decided?
    on population
    By the Supreme Court
    by the President
    on equality
    30s
  • 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
  • Q5
    How long of a term does a representative in the House of Representatives serve?
    1 year
    2 years
    6 years
    4 years
    30s
  • Q6
    How long of a term does a senator in Senate serve?
    1 year
    6
    2 years
    4 years
    30s
  • Q7
    The Legislative Branch has the power to.....
    enforce the law
    execute the law
    make laws
    interpret the law
    30s
  • 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
  • Q9
    Who has the power to declare war?
    The Commander in Chief
    Legislative Branch
    The President
    The Executive Branch
    30s
  • 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
  • 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
  • Q12
    This is the current holder of a political office
    commander
    incumbent
    secretary
    delegate
    30s
  • Q13
    This branch of government interprets the laws
    Legislative Branch
    Congress
    Judicial Branch
    Executive Branch
    30s
  • Q14
    Delegated powers of the national government that are spelled out directly in the Constitution
    expressed power
    inherent power
    state power
    implied power
    30s
  • Q15
    This is a proposed law presented to a legislative body for consideration is called:
    topic selection
    bill
    law
    legal consideration
    30s

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