How Well Do You Know the US Constitution?

1

What are the first 10 amendments often called?

  • The Preamble
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The Federalist Papers
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
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2

What right does the First Amendment NOT address?

  • Free speech
  • Freedom of religion
  • Freedom from testifying against yourself in court
  • Freedom to assemble peaceably
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3

Finish this 2nd amendment quote: "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be _____."

  • infringed
  • taken away
  • discouraged
  • outlawed
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4

Who has the power to formally declare war, according to the Constitution?

  • The President
  • The Joint Chiefs Of Staff
  • The Congress
  • The Secretary of State
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5

Which was the last state to ratify the Constitution?

  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • Rhode Island
  • New Hampshire
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6

The Constitution has a total of how many amendments?

  • 10
  • 12
  • 21
  • 27
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7

The supporters of the proposed Constitution called themselves what?

  • Whigs
  • Federalists
  • Anti-Federalists
  • Pro-Constitutionalists
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8

The Constitution named the Vice President as the President of...

  • The Senate
  • The House of Representatives
  • The Supreme Court
  • General Motors
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9

Which US President wrote most of the Constitution?

  • George Washington
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Thomas Jefferson
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10

Which amendment gives women the right to vote?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 21
  • 19
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11

How many justices should be on the Supreme Court, according to the Constitution?

  • 9
  • 12
  • Between 9 and 12
  • The Constitution doesn't specify
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12

How many people did each black slave count as, according to the original constitution?

  • 2
  • 1
  • 3/5
  • 1/2
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13

When someone "pleads the fifth" amendment, that person is allowed to:

  • Use a gun to defend themselves
  • Confront their accuser in court
  • Refuse to answer questions that incriminate themselves
  • Avoid cruel and unusual punishment
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14

What is the youngest age for a president, according to the Constitution?

  • There isn't one
  • 20
  • 30
  • 35
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15

Which of the following has NO official role in changing or amending the Constitution?

  • The President
  • The House of Representatives
  • The States
  • The U.S. Senate
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16

Where did the Constitutional Convention meet in 1787?

  • Boston
  • Philadelphia
  • New York
  • Wilmington
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17

What document did the Constitution replace?

  • The Articles Of Confederation
  • The Constitutional Convention
  • The Magna Carta
  • The Bill of Rights
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18

What did the 21st Amendment to the Constitution do?

  • It established the prohibition of alcoholic drinks
  • It repealed the prohibition of alcoholic drinks
  • It abolished slavery
  • It guaranteed African American men the right to vote
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What are the first 10 amendments often called?

The Bill of Rights

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What right does the First Amendment NOT address?

Freedom from testifying against yourself in court

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Finish this 2nd amendment quote: "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be _____."

infringed

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Who has the power to formally declare war, according to the Constitution?

The Congress

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Which was the last state to ratify the Constitution?

Rhode Island

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The Constitution has a total of how many amendments?

27

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The supporters of the proposed Constitution called themselves what?

Federalists

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The Constitution named the Vice President as the President of...

The Senate

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Which US President wrote most of the Constitution?

Thomas Jefferson

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Which amendment gives women the right to vote?

19

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How many justices should be on the Supreme Court, according to the Constitution?

The Constitution doesn't specify

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How many people did each black slave count as, according to the original constitution?

3/5

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When someone "pleads the fifth" amendment, that person is allowed to:

Refuse to answer questions that incriminate themselves

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What is the youngest age for a president, according to the Constitution?

35

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Which of the following has NO official role in changing or amending the Constitution?

The President

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Where did the Constitutional Convention meet in 1787?

Philadelphia

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What document did the Constitution replace?

The Articles Of Confederation

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What did the 21st Amendment to the Constitution do?

It repealed the prohibition of alcoholic drinks

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