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United States Government Vocabulary

Quiz by Allison Hryadil

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9 questions
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  • Q1
    A _________ is a system of leaders and laws for making decisions.
    democracy
    government
    constitution
    republic
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  • Q2
    The United States is a _________, a government that gets its power from the people.
    republic
    democracy
    law
    constitution
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  • Q3
    In a ____________, people can elect leaders to govern them.
    republic
    law
    democracy
    legislative branch
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  • Q4
    A __________ is a plan for government.
    republic
    democracy
    constitution
    law
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  • Q5
    There are ____ branches of government.
    5
    2
    3
    4
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  • Q6
    The ________________ branch makes the laws. This branch is made up of the Congress which have 2 parts the House of Represenatives and the Senate.
    executive
    judicial
    legislative
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  • Q7
    The _________ branch carries out the laws that Congress makes. This branch consists of the president and vice president.
    judicial
    executive
    legislative
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  • Q8
    The _______ branch is made up of the Supreme Court. This is the highest court with 9 judges called justices.
    executive
    legislative
    judical
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  • Q9
    The writers of the constitution created a system of _______ to insure that each branch would not come too powerful.
    checks and balances
    law makers
    judges
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