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. What is involuntary servitude?
(a) Work done without payment of wages or room and board.
(b) Work done against one's will.
(c) Service performed under draft for civil service.
(d) Service performed under military draft.

2. Amendment 1 includes which freedom?
(a) Freedom from unreasonable search.
(b) Freedom from unreasonable seizure.
(c) Inability of Congress to pass a law prohibiting free exercise of religion.
(d) Citizens may seek redress via criminal lawsuits for damaging insults.

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

4. What is another freedom in Amendment 1?
(a) The government may pass laws over ownership of certain weapons.
(b) Any citizen may keep and bear arms for protection.
(c) Government cannot restrict assembly of the citizens.
(d) May petition the government regarding any redress or grievance.

5. Amendment 16 (1913) changes Article 1, Section 2, and declares that the government can collect taxes, regardless of a state's what?
(a) Location.
(b) Durable goods produced.
(c) Population.
(d) Territorial size.

6. The arrest, confiscation, or taking one's belongings best describes what term?
(a) Sneezers.
(b) Analysis.
(c) Seizure.
(d) Assessment.

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

8. Inheritance, corporations, laws concerning education, marriage and divorce all are under the jurisdiction of what government?
(a) County.
(b) Municipal.
(c) State.
(d) Federal.

9. Which amendment is often referred to as the right to have a fair and speedy trial?
(a) 6.
(b) 5.
(c) 8.
(d) 7.

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

11. What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
(a) Bill of Liberties.
(b) Bill of Rights.
(c) Bill of Freedoms.
(d) Bill of Acceptance.

12. Listing by number best defines which of the following terms?
(a) Enunciation.
(b) Emancipation.
(c) Enucleation.
(d) Enumeration.

13. Under Amendment 14, Section 5 (1868) Congress was given the power to enforce this amendment in what manner?
(a) Judicial decree.
(b) Executive order.
(c) Appropriate legislation.
(d) Congressional decree.

14. Amendment 14, Section 1 (1868) stipulates anyone born in the U.S. and governed by it is what type of citizen?
(a) Naturalized.
(b) U.S. and state in which he resides.
(c) U.S. and state in which he was born.
(d) U.S. and country where he was born.

15. One of the amendments included in the Bill of Rights is the freedom from unusually high what?
(a) There is no such freedom.
(b) Bail.
(c) Fees.
(d) Taxes.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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?

2. No citizen shall be forced to supply room and board to soldiers except in the time of war, and even then it is only acceptable when what?

3. Amendment 17 (1913) changes which original article?

4. Prior to ratification of Amendment 19 (1920), who was the matter it addressed left up to?

5. The government may pass laws regarding the ownership of certain weapons in the way in which they are used is addressed in which amendment?

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