CONSTITUTION TEST

 

1.   The three parts to the U.S. Constitution are:

 

2.   Congress can override a presidential veto with a ___ vote in both houses.

 

3.   The two ways to become a U.S. citizen are:

 

4.   There are a total of _____ voting members in the U.S. House of Reps.

 

5.   The ________ is the official leader of the Senate and only votes in the instance of a ______.

 

6.   A U.S. Representative must be __ years old, a U.S. citizen for __ years, and serves a __ year term.

 

7.   The president may do 3 things with a bill.List them.

 

8.   There are a total of __ U.S. Senators.

 

9.   A two-house legislature is called      ___________ legislature

 

10  .The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the_____________________.

 

11. The Constitution guarantees that each state will have at least ___ U.S. Representative.

 

12. Only ________________ has the power to declare war.

 

13. Which article in the U.S. Constitution mentions the Cabinet?

 

14. The chief executive of the U.S. is ________________________.

 

15. A ___________________ is an order to free an individual from punishment.

 

16. The three levels of federal courts IN ORDER from LOWEST to HIGHEST are:

 

17. List the order of Presidential Succession.Give the person’s NAME and TITLE:

 

18. There are _________ articles and ___________ amendments in the U.S. Constitution.

 

19. In the U.S., the naturalization process usually takes ____ years.

 

20. Define E Pluribus Unum:   ____________________________.

 

21. The three branches of the U.S. government are:

 

22. The two houses of Congress are:

 

23. To _______________ means “to reject.”

 

24. ______________________ are rules of conduct.

 

25. The ________________ is a count of the people. It takes place every ___________ years in the U.S.

 

26. The level of government with the highest authority is the_________________ government.

 

27. The most important role of government is to provide_____________________.

 

28. A U.S. Senator must be __ years old, a U.S. citizen for ___ years, and serves a _____ year term.

 

29. The four sole powers of the Senate are:

 

30. A ________________________ is an order to delay punishment.

 

31. You must be ___________________ years old to vote in the U.S.

 

32. There are ____ total U.S. Supreme Court justices.

 

33. The ____________ can make a treaty with another country, but the ___________ must approve it.

 

34. The _____________________ has the power to command the armed forces.

     

35. The U.S. Constitution was written and signed in       what year?.

 

36. The U.S. Supreme Court justices are appointed by the __________approved by the ___________,
 and serve for ________.

 

37. The ________________________ is the chief executive of the United States.

     

38. _______________________________ means “to defeat” a presidential veto.

     

39. The number of representatives a state receives is determined by the __________________________.

     

40. Most of the work of federal courts is done in the ______________________courts.

     

41. There are __ Congressional Districts in California, we live in the __ district, and our U.S. Representative is?.

 

42. The ________________________ approves presidential appointments and nominations.

 

43. The President serves a term of ____ years and cannot serve more than ____ terms.

 

44. The Constitutional Convention was called to revise the ___________________.

 

45. The three sole powers of the U.S. House of Reps. are:

 

46. List the 3 requirements a person must meet to run for president:

 

47. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of press, religion,  petition, speech, and ______________.

 

48. The two U.S. Senators from California are:

 

49. .A delay tactic used in the Senate to avoid voting on a bill is called a _________________________


NAME:________________________________________________________

ANSWER SHEET

 

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