The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: The Constitution Explained.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Article I addresses the legislative branch of government and includes how many sections?
(a) 13.
(b) 12.
(c) 11.
(d) 10.

2. Today the Constitution is separated into how many parts?
(a) 26.
(b) 2.
(c) 10.
(d) 3.

3. What is one check on the President held by the Congress?
(a) May override the President's veto by 51% vote in both houses.
(b) May propose Constitutional amendments affecting office of President.
(c) May bring suits or issue orders against public officers.
(d) May refuse to give its consent to approve a Presidential election.

4. Attending the convention in Philadelphia for revision of the Articles of Confederation were delegates from all but which state?
(a) Rhode Island.
(b) New Jersey.
(c) Connecticut.
(d) Virginia.

5. If force is necessary to see that a U.S. law is carried out, the Congress has the power to add what to the U.S. military forces?
(a) State police.
(b) National Guard.
(c) Any police.
(d) Any police, firefighters.

Short Answer Questions

1. Section 1 of Article I outlines that Congress is comprised of how many bodies of delegates from each state?

2. The Constitution would also call for what to ensure the branches would have equal power?

3. On what date did the Constitution go into effect?

4. The President is charged with ensuring what?

5. The President is afforded the ability to set up a Cabinet of advisers including how many members?

(see the answer key)

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