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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Amendment 24 (1964) prohibits denial of the right to vote because of what?
(a) Delinquent taxes.
(b) Ability to read.
(c) Delinquent court fines.
(d) Education level.

2. Which freedom is addressed in Amendment 1?
(a) No one must supply room and board to soldiers except in wartime.
(b) No one must supply room and board to soldiers except in peacetime.
(c) Congress is prohibited from restricting freedom of the press.
(d) Citizens must only provide room, military provides food.

3. 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) 5.
(b) 3.
(c) 4.
(d) 2.

4. To accuse and attempt to prove guilty means what?
(a) Execute.
(b) Proselyte.
(c) Prostrate.
(d) Prosecute.

5. Amendment 20, Section 1 (1933) stipulates the terms of the President and the Vice President end at noon on which dates of the year such terms end respectively?
(a) January 20, January 3.
(b) January 3, January 20.
(c) January 20 for both.
(d) January 3 for both.

6. "Room and board" means what?
(a) Lodging and ale.
(b) Lodging and food.
(c) Bath and shelter.
(d) Bed and bath.

7. A citizen may not be unlawfully searched nor seizure of his person or personal property made without a written court order obtained with what?
(a) Notary stamp.
(b) Good cause.
(c) Court clerk signature.
(d) Notary stamp, signature.

8. Amendment 14, Section 1 (1868) stipulates no state can make laws that do what to citizens of the U.S.?
(a) Take away, restrict any rights, privileges, protections except in military.
(b) Take away, restrict any rights, privileges, protections except in war.
(c) Take away, restrict any rights, privileges, protections except for juveniles.
(d) Take away, restrict any rights, privileges, protections.

9. 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?
(a) Bail.
(b) Bile.
(c) Braille.
(d) Bale.

10. The people may keep and bear arms for which two purposes?
(a) Having a well-trained militia, recreation.
(b) Their protection, hunting.
(c) Hunting, having a well-trained militia.
(d) Their protection, having a well-trained militia.

11. The amount of money put up by arrested individuals to ensure their return at the time of their trial is generally set how?
(a) The state in which the crime occurs.
(b) According to the ability of the accused to pay.
(c) Mood of the judge at the time.
(d) According to the seriousness of the crime.

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

13. Which freedom can be found in Amendment 1?
(a) Citizens are free from military service except during national invasion.
(b) Congress cannot pass a law establishing a national religion.
(c) Citizens are free to attend the educational institution of their choice.
(d) Citizens are free to marry anyone of their choosing.

14. Amendment 13, Section 2 (1865) stipulates Congress has the power to enforce this article by what means?
(a) Executive order.
(b) Appropriate legislation.
(c) Congressional order.
(d) Judicial decree.

15. Amendment 14, Section 1 (1868) stipulates no state may deny any person, under its government, what?
(a) Equal right to free education through 12th grade.
(b) Equal protection of the law.
(c) Equal right to vote.
(d) Equal right to practice their religion.

Short Answer Questions

1. Amendment 1 contains how many freedoms?

2. Amendment 17 (1913) specifies the Senate is composed of how many members?

3. Inheritance, corporations, laws concerning education, marriage and divorce all are under the jurisdiction of what government?

4. Where, in accordance with Amendment 23 (1961) and as Congress directs, may electors be appointed for President and Vice President as if it were a state?

5. Amendment 14, Section 4 (1868) stipulates the U.S. would pay all its lawful debts, but what could neither the U.S. nor any state pay for?

(see the answer keys)

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