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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. To accuse and attempt to prove guilty means what?
2. What does it stipulate in Amendment 9?
(a) All the rights the people have are listed in the Constitution.
(b) If other rights need to be added, the Constitution can be amended.
(c) Amendments require a 51% majority vote.
(d) That to list the many rights the people take for granted would be impossible.
3. What does Amendment 15, Section 2 (1870) stipulate?
(a) Limits on electorate if those granted the right to vote are denied.
(b) How the Congress may enforce Amendment 15.
(c) Judicial oversight to ensure compliance.
(d) Who is accountable if those granted the right to vote are denied.
4. 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) Jury of prudence.
(b) Federal jury.
(c) Grand jury.
(d) Evidence jury.
5. Amendment 15, Section 1 (1870) stipulates the right of U.S. citizens to vote cannot be taken away for which of the following reasons?
(a) Race, creed, previous servitude.
(b) Color, creed, previous servitude.
(c) Race, color, previous servitude.
(d) Race, color, or sex.
6. One of the amendments included in the Bill of Rights is the freedom from unusually high what?
(d) There is no such freedom.
7. Amendment 17 (1913) stipulates that to vote for the senators from his state, a person must meet what qualifications?
(a) Same as to vote for President, Vice President.
(b) Age 18, U.S. citizen, citizen of state senators will serve, not convicted.
(c) Age 21, U.S. citizen, citizen of state senators will serve, not convicted.
(d) Same as to vote for largest house in state legislature of residence.
8. 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) Court clerk signature.
(b) Good cause.
(c) Notary stamp.
(d) Notary stamp, signature.
9. 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?
(a) District of Columbia.
(b) Puerto Rico, Guam.
(c) Panama, Guam.
(d) Panama, Puerto Rico.
10. "Death, as a punishment for a crime, is not considered cruel or unusual as long as " what?
(a) "There is no long physical suffering involved".
(b) "Treason, death, rape, or serious bodily harm is involved in the crime".
(c) "Treason, death, or serious bodily harm is involved in the crime".
(d) "Death, rape, or serious bodily harm isinvolved in the crime".
11. 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?
12. Inheritance, corporations, laws concerning education, marriage and divorce all are under the jurisdiction of what government?
13. Amendment 1 addresses which of the following five freedoms?
(a) Congress cannot prevent or inhibit legally sanctioned elections.
(b) Congress cannot prevent riotous assembly.
(c) Congress cannot prevent appointment of Supreme Court justices.
(d) Congress cannot prevent peaceful assembly.
14. Amendment 14, Section 1 (1868) stipulates no state may deny any person, under its government, what?
(a) Equal right to practice their religion.
(b) Equal right to vote.
(c) Equal protection of the law.
(d) Equal right to free education through 12th grade.
15. In Amendment 26 (1971) the legal age to vote was lowered to how many years?
Short Answer Questions
1. To supply room and board means to what?
2. Which freedom is included in Amendment 1?
3. Amendment 14, Section 1 (1868) stipulates anyone born in the U.S. and governed by it is what type of citizen?
4. Which freedom is addressed in Amendment 1?
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?
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