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Wyatt CE 7a - State Government

Quiz by John Wyatt IV

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    <p>Which branch of government has the power to declare Virginia </p><p>laws unconstitutional?</p>
    State judicial branch
    State executive branch
    Federal executive branch
    Federal legislative branch
    30s
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  • Q2
    What is the job of the governor of a state?
    Debate laws
    Make state laws
    Enforce state laws
    Interpret state laws
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  • Q3
    Who is in charge of the executive branch of the state government?
    President
    Representatives
    Governor
    Attorney General
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  • Q4
    How is the governor of a state selected
    Elected by the people
    Elected by the General Assembly
    Chosen by the commission
    Appointed by judges
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  • Q5
    <p>Which of the following statements </p><p>describe state governments?</p>
    The governor is the executive
    Legislative bodies create law.
    Federal law may be passed by the legislative  branch.
    Legislators may amend U.S. Constitution
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  • Q6
    <p>Which of the following statements </p><p>describe state governments?</p>
    Legislative bodies create law.
    Legislators may amend U.S. Constitution
    The state government may impose income tax
    Federal law may be passed by the legislative  branch.
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  • Q7
    <p>What do the lieutenant governor and the attorney general NOT </p><p>have in common?</p>
    Part of the executive branch
    Elected for term of four years
    Appoint members of the governor’s cabinet
    State level official
    30s
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  • Q8
    Who is the chief lawyer for the state?
    Lieutenant Governor
    Attorney General
    Governor
    Mayor
    30s
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  • Q9
    How often does the General Assembly meet?
    Biennially five days a week
    Annually five days per week
    Annually for a set number of days
    Biennially for a set number of days
    30s
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  • Q10
    The Virginia Senate and the House of Delegates are parts of the —
    Judicial branch
    General Assembly
    National Congress
    Governor's house
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  • Q11
    What do you call the leader of the state executive branch?
    Governor
    Mayor
    President
    Board of supervisors
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  • Q12
    What is the name of Virginia's Legislative Branch?
    General Assembly
    House of Burgess
    General Congress
    General Meeting
    30s
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  • Q13
    Which newspaper headline would most likely follow the election of a new state  Governor?
    "The Governor Chooses His Lieutenant Governor"
    "The Governor Announces a New Supreme Court"
    "The Governor Appoints His Cabinet"
    "The Governor Selects An Attorney General"
    30s
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  • Q14
    How is the General Assembly set up?
    Bicameral congress
    Tricameral congress
    Unicameral congress
    Multi-cameral congress
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  • Q15
    What statement is true about the judicial branch of state governments?
    they serve a dual purpose of making laws and providing justice
    they serve a dual purpose of interpreting and enforcing laws
    they serve a dual purpose of interpreting and making laws
    they serve a dual purpose of interpreting laws and providing justice
    30s
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  • Q16
    What offices or groups outlined in the US Constitution are also in the state constitution?
    Senate, House of Rep, Supreme Court
    Governor, Senate ,President
    Governor, President, Milita
    House of Rep, Milita, President
    30s
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  • Q17
    Put the courts in order of lowest to highest
    Circuit courts, Court of Appeals, District Court, Supreme Court
    District courts, Circuit courts, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court
    Supreme Court, District courts, Circuit courts, Court of Appeals
    District Courts, Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Circuit court
    30s
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  • Q18
    How long is a governor's term in office?
    3yrs
    2yrs
    4yrs
    6yrs
    30s
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  • Q19
    What document gives VA government its power?
    The Virginia Constitution
    The Bill of Rights
    The United States Constitution
    The Declaration of Independence
    30s
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  • Q20
    The General Assembly is bicameral. The 2 houses are known as the ___ & ___.
    House of Rep & The Senate
    Va. House of Burgesses & The Va. Senate
    Va. Commons & Va. Lords
    Va. Senate & Va. House of Delegates
    30s
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