Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?

1

What are the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called?

  • The first 10 amendments.
  • The Jefferson Doctrine.
  • The Bill of Rights.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation.
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What are the three branches of government?

  • Executive, Legislative, Electorate.
  • Constitutional, Executive, Parliament.
  • Legislative, Executive, Judicial.
  • Eukarya, Plantae, Animalia.
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3

What happens if a foreign couple has a child on US soil?

  • The child and parents are granted US citizenship.
  • The child is granted US citizenship, but not the parents.
  • Nothing.
  • The parents and child are deported.
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4

What two responsibilities are mandatory for every US citizen?

  • Voting and paying taxes.
  • Jury duty and serving as a witness when subpoenaed.
  • Volunteering and obeying all laws.
  • Serving in the military and participating in local government.
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5

Who presides over the Senate?

  • The Senate Majority Leader.
  • The House Majority Leader.
  • The Chief Justice.
  • The Vice President.
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What is the Electoral College?

  • The class of representatives entering Congress for the first time.
  • A group of people who vote for the President and Vice President.
  • A group of people regularly polled for opinions on election law.
  • An academic standard.
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7

The branches of government limit each other by a system of...

  • Cognitive thought.
  • Direct democracy.
  • Revolution.
  • Checks and balances.
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8

When can a Veto be overruled?

  • When the Senate and the House have a two-thirds majority supporting it.
  • Only on leap years.
  • When the President leaves the country.
  • When a joint committee hearing is held.
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9

Who is first in the order of Presidential succession?

  • The Chief Justice.
  • The Secretary of State.
  • The president's oldest child.
  • The Vice President.
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10

How long does a Senator serve before they're up for reelection?

  • 7 years.
  • 6 years.
  • 4 years.
  • 2 years.
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11

How many Justices currently serve on the Supreme Court?

  • 6
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
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12

What happens if the President is Impeached?

  • The President is arrested for treason.
  • Congress puts the President on trial.
  • The President is succeeded by the Vice President.
  • The President is not allowed to run for a second term.
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13

How many members are in the House of Representatives?

  • 100 members.
  • 200 members.
  • 435 members.
  • 535 members.
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14

What are the Articles of Confederation?

  • The first American Constitution passed in 1777.
  • The second half of the Constitution that unites the 50 States under the Federal Government.
  • Documents written by President Lincoln during the Civil War.
  • The article in the Constitution that guarantees the right to pass amendments.
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15

Who can issue a line-item veto?

  • The President.
  • State Governors.
  • The Supreme Court Justices.
  • All of the Above.
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16

A ________ committee has members from both chambers of congress, who work together on a final bill to be voted by both chambers.

  • Bipartisan
  • Joint
  • Independent
  • Congressional Senate
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17

The Supreme Court case _____________ provides someone charged with a crime a free attorney in a criminal case if they cannot afford representation.

  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Gideon v. Wainwright
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Wright v. Carter
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The ____ ____ ____ of 1964 bans discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, and national origin.

  • Equal Rights Amendment
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Civil Rights Act
  • Equal Rights Act
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What are the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called?

The Bill of Rights.

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What are the three branches of government?

Legislative, Executive, Judicial.

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What happens if a foreign couple has a child on US soil?

The child is granted US citizenship, but not the parents.

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What two responsibilities are mandatory for every US citizen?

Jury duty and serving as a witness when subpoenaed.

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Who presides over the Senate?

The Vice President.

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What is the Electoral College?

A group of people who vote for the President and Vice President.

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The branches of government limit each other by a system of...

Checks and balances.

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When can a Veto be overruled?

When the Senate and the House have a two-thirds majority supporting it.

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Who is first in the order of Presidential succession?

The Vice President.

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How long does a Senator serve before they're up for reelection?

6 years.

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How many Justices currently serve on the Supreme Court?

9

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What happens if the President is Impeached?

Congress puts the President on trial.

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How many members are in the House of Representatives?

435 members.

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What are the Articles of Confederation?

The first American Constitution passed in 1777.

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Who can issue a line-item veto?

State Governors.

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A ________ committee has members from both chambers of congress, who work together on a final bill to be voted by both chambers.

Joint

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The Supreme Court case _____________ provides someone charged with a crime a free attorney in a criminal case if they cannot afford representation.

Gideon v. Wainwright

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The ____ ____ ____ of 1964 bans discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, and national origin.

Civil Rights Act

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