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Wyatt CE 7a - State Government

Quiz by John Wyatt IV

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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
  • Q2
    What is the job of the governor of a state?
    Debate laws
    Make state laws
    Enforce state laws
    Interpret state laws
    30s
  • Q3
    Who is in charge of the executive branch of the state government?
    President
    Representatives
    Governor
    Attorney General
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • 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.
    30s
  • 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
  • Q8
    Who is the chief lawyer for the state?
    Lieutenant Governor
    Attorney General
    Governor
    Mayor
    30s
  • 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
  • Q10
    The Virginia Senate and the House of Delegates are parts of the —
    Judicial branch
    General Assembly
    National Congress
    Governor's house
    30s
  • Q11
    What do you call the leader of the state executive branch?
    Governor
    Mayor
    President
    Board of supervisors
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the name of Virginia's Legislative Branch?
    General Assembly
    House of Burgess
    General Congress
    General Meeting
    30s
  • 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
  • Q14
    How is the General Assembly set up?
    Bicameral congress
    Tricameral congress
    Unicameral congress
    Multi-cameral congress
    30s
  • 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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