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

Multiple Choice 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?
(a) January 20 for both.
(b) January 3 for both.
(c) January 3, January 20.
(d) January 20, January 3.

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

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

4. 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 20, January 3.
(b) January 20 for both,
(c) January 3 for both.
(d) January 3, January 20.

5. Amendment 14, Section 1 (1868) stipulates no state may deny any person, under its government, what?
(a) Right to be read "Miranda Warning" upon arrest.
(b) Right to be read "Miranda Warning" prior to questioning.
(c) Equal wages for equal labor.
(d) Equal protection of the law.

Short Answer Questions

1. Amendment 1 contains how many freedoms?

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

3. One of the amendments included in the Bill of Rights is the freedom from unusually high what?

4. 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?

5. Amendment 11 (1798) changes Article 3, Section 2, and states that a civil or equity suit brought against a state by a citizen of another state or from a foreign country may be tried where?

(see the answer keys)

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