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GOV AMENDMENTS - Bill of Rights

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

What are the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution?
a.
Revolutionary War Amendments
c.
Bill of rights
b.
Ratification Amendments
d.
Civil war Amendments
 

 2. 

Which 4 freedoms are embodied in the 1st amendment?
a.
religion, speech , fair trial, assembly
c.
no slavery, voting , poll tax, equal protection
b.
religion, press, speech, assembly
d.
Religion, no state church, free exercise of religion, no school prayer
 

 3. 

Which amendment says you can not be charged with a capital crime unless you are first indicated by a grand jury?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
7th
 

 4. 

Which amendment guarantees you right to own a gun?
a.
2nd
c.
4th
b.
3rd
d.
5th
 

 5. 

You want to wear a Nazi arm band to school. The principle says you may not because the constitution does not say that people can wear arm bands. Which amendment is the principal violating?
a.
3rd
c.
9th
b.
6th
d.
11th
 

 6. 

Which amendment prohibits people from mutilating animals (like ducks) while hunting?
a.
2nd
c.
20th
b.
8th
d.
none of the above
 

 7. 

The police stop you for a traffic violation and search your car without your permission. Which amendment are they violating?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
7th
 

 8. 

Which amendment says that a person does not have to testify against himself?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
7th
 

 9. 

Which amendment says that a person can not be tried twice for the same crime?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
7th
 

 10. 

Which amendment says that the courts cannot impose excessive bail?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
8th
 

 11. 

Which amendment guarantees a jury trail to all persons charged with a crime?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
7th
 

 12. 

The government wants to build a military base on you property. Which amendment says they must give you just and fair compensation?
a.
4th
c.
6th
b.
5th
d.
14th
 

 13. 

The Conservatives say that the U.S. Government only has the powers delegated to it by the constitution. Which amendment supports their argument?
a.
9th
c.
11th
b.
10th
d.
20th
 

Essay
 

 14. 

The Bill of Rights contains many protections for your civil liberties.
Which “right” or “freedom” is most important to you?
* Choose your most important freedom from the Bill if Rights
* Find an example of your chosen “right” in rthe news.
* Write a short paragraph explaingint why it is your most important right
Remember to submit your assignment
 



 
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