The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To supply room and board means to what?
(a) Quarry.
(b) Inquiry.
(c) Quarter.
(d) Quartet.

2. What is a written court order allowing the arrest, search, and seizure of certain persons or certain property?
(a) Grant.
(b) Warranty.
(c) Waiver.
(d) Warrant.

3. What is an assembly?
(a) An amount of money put up to ensure appearance at trial.
(b) A gathering of people.
(c) To appear similar to someone or something else.
(d) An appearance in court.

4. What is a court order compelling a witness to appear in court the definition of?
(a) Warranty.
(b) Proclamation.
(c) Subpoena.
(d) Warrant.

5. Congress was given the power to do away with Section 3 of Amendment 14, concerning certain supporters of the Confederacy, by a 2/3 vote, and did so in what year?
(a) 1894.
(b) 1898.
(c) 1892.
(d) 1896.

6. According to Amendment 19 (1920), the right of citizens to the U.S. to vote cannot be taken away or restricted because of a person's what?
(a) Religion.
(b) Sex.
(c) Prior citizenship.
(d) Age.

7. The warrant for a search requires what written in it?
(a) Justification for expecting specific items to be found.
(b) When search is to be conducted.
(c) Exact method and items to be seized.
(d) Who will be conducting the search.

8. Amendment 1 contains how many freedoms?
(a) 10.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 12.

9. Any powers not denied them by the Constitution, and that are not the exclusive powers of the U.S. government, are whose?
(a) Counties.
(b) States and people.
(c) Municipalities.
(d) Individuals.

10. Which amendment addresses Congress's inability to prohibit citizens from worshiping how and when they please?
(a) 5.
(b) 4.
(c) 3.
(d) 1.

11. The government may pass laws regarding the ownership of certain weapons in the way in which they are used is addressed in which amendment?
(a) 2.
(b) 5.
(c) 4.
(d) 3.

12. Which is among the freedoms in Amendment 1?
(a) All citizens under 18 years of age are free of military draft.
(b) Any citizen may keep and bear arms for protection.
(c) Any male citizen 18 years or older may vote in national elections.
(d) Congress may not restrict freedom of speech.

13. Amendment 1 addresses which of the following five freedoms?
(a) Congress cannot prevent peaceful assembly.
(b) Congress cannot prevent appointment of Supreme Court justices.
(c) Congress cannot prevent riotous assembly.
(d) Congress cannot prevent or inhibit legally sanctioned elections.

14. Twelve to twenty-three persons selected to decide if evidence against an accused person is sufficient for holding a trial, best defines which term?
(a) Evidence jury.
(b) Federal jury.
(c) Jury of prudence.
(d) Grand jury.

15. Which freedom is included in Amendment 1?
(a) Freedom from unlawful search, seizure.
(b) No citizen may advocate overthrowing the government.
(c) Right to bear arms.
(d) No citizen may advocate overthrowing the government by war.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the term for a sum of money put up by arrested individuals to ensure their return, so they may be released until the time of their trial?

2. Amendment 18, Section 3 (1919) provided the states a period of how long to ratify this amendment, after that time it could not have been adopted?

3. Amendment 13, Section 1 (1865) outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude with what exception?

4. What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?

5. Amendment 1 includes which freedom?

(see the answer keys)

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