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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Section 1 of Article I outlines that Congress is comprised of how many bodies of delegates from each state?
(a) 3.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 1.

2. In what year were the Articles of Confederation finally ratified?
(a) 1777.
(b) 1781.
(c) 1787.
(d) 1785.

3. Today the Constitution is separated into how many parts?
(a) 10.
(b) 26.
(c) 3.
(d) 2.

4. Article III covers the judicial branch and includes how many sections?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) 5.

5. The Congress separated into the House of Representatives and the Senate is the result of a dispute termed what?
(a) "The Great Dispute".
(b) "The Great Compromise".
(c) "The Great Debate".
(d) "The Great Conflict".

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Part I: Introduction to the Constitution begin by defining?

2. Which section of Article IV deals with admission of new states?

3. The President has the power to appoint ambassadors with the approval of what group?

4. The U.S. is a group of individual states that afford certain specific duties and responsibilities to which government?

5. What form of government is defined as representative?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the first plan for national government in the U.S.?

2. What do the final three sections of Article I delineate?

3. What does Amendment 13 address?

4. The U.S. government is based upon what concept?

5. In what manner may the President request to be replaced by an acting President?

6. What happens to those voting for candidates who receive a minority of the votes?

7. What do Sections 6 and 7 of Article I cover?

8. Amendment 3 affords civilians what protection?

9. What is referred to by double jeopardy?

10. What is the Preamble to the Constitution?

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