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

Floyd G. Cullop
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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. The President has the power to appoint ambassadors with the approval of what group?
(a) House of Representatives.
(b) Congress.
(c) Senate.
(d) Supreme Court.

2. Whom was the final draft of the Constitution written by?
(a) Alexander Hamilton.
(b) Gouverneur Morris.
(c) John Jay.
(d) Benjamin Franklin.

3. Together the group in Philadelphia constructed the Constitution requiring a federal government comprised of which three branches?
(a) Executive, legislative, and judicial.
(b) Democratic, Republican, and Independent.
(c) Democratic, Republican, and Whig.
(d) President, Senate, and House of Representatives.

4. Cullop asserts which term for American government is correct?
(a) Democratic confederation.
(b) Republican democracy.
(c) Democratic republic.
(d) Independent republic.

5. What is known as congressional immunity protects all members from being arrested while attending a session of their house, or while going to or from it, except for what?
(a) Treason, violent felony, or breach of promise.
(b) Treason, violent felony, or breach of peace.
(c) Treason, felony, or breach of the peace.
(d) Murder, arson, or armed robbery.

Short Answer Questions

1. Cullop states that the Constitution is meaningless unless who enforces it?

2. The federal government is based on the concept that it should benefit the majority, which means what?

3. What do the states that make up the U.S. constitute?

4. Giving a limited amount of power to the central government and allowing each state to keep the majority of laws and powers was what?

5. The first major document of the U.S. government was the Declaration of Independence which was signed in what year?

(see the answer key)

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