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GOV CONSTITUTION

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

 1. 

Which Article deals with the Legislative branch of government?
a.
Art I
c.
Art III
b.
Art II
d.
Art IV
 

 2. 

Which Article deals with the judicial branch of government?
a.
Art I
c.
Art III
b.
Art II
d.
Art V
 

 3. 

Which Article deals with the Executive branch of government?
a.
Art I
c.
Art III
b.
Art II
d.
Art IV
 

 4. 

Which Article describes the duties and responsibilities of the President?
a.
Art I
c.
Art III
b.
Art II
d.
Art IV
 

 5. 

According to Art I, Sec 3, Clause 6, the _____ has the sole power to try all impeachments.
a.
House of Representatives
c.
District Court of Appeals
b.
Supreme Court
d.
Senate
 

 6. 

According to Art I, Sec 3, Clause 5, the _____ presides as the president of the Senate.
a.
Speaker of the Senate
c.
Majority Leader
b.
Vice President
d.
Senior Chairmen of the Senate
 

 7. 

Sec 3 of Art I deals with the _____
a.
Senate
c.
President
b.
House of Representatives
d.
Supreme Court
 

 8. 

According to Art I, Section 2, Clause 2, how old do you have to be to run for the House of Representatives?
a.
21
c.
30
b.
25
d.
35
 

 9. 

Article I, Sec 2, Clause 1 says that members of the House of Representatives will be chosen every _____ year.
a.
second
c.
fourth
b.
sixth
d.
does not say
 

 10. 

According to the constitution, which part of government had the sole power to impeach the president?
a.
House of Representatives
c.
Supreme Court
b.
Senate
d.
Attorney General
 

 11. 

Art I, Sec 7, Clause 1 says that all bills for raising revenue shall originate in the
a.
House of Representative
c.
Senate
b.
Congressional Budget Office
d.
Presidents Council of Economic Advisors
 

 12. 

Art I, Sec 5, Clause 2 says that the rules for the House and Senate will be made by ...
a.
the President
c.
the Justice Department
b.
the Supreme Court
d.
the House and Senate
 

 13. 

The Constitution says that the power to borrow money on the credit of the U.S. rests with .....
a.
the executive
c.
the Department of Treasury
b.
the congress
d.
the Council of Economic Advisors
 

 14. 

According to the Constitution, who judges whether or not Congressional elections are legal?
a.
The Supreme Court
c.
The Office of Management and Budget
b.
the Justice Department
d.
The Congress
 

 15. 

According to the Constitution, who has the power to regulate commerce with foreign countries, between states and with Indian tribes
a.
The Supreme Court
c.
The Congress
b.
The Interior Department
d.
The President
 

 16. 

What does Art IV, Sec 3 deal with
a.
New states and territories
c.
Citizen rights in other states
b.
Guarantees to the states
d.
Extent of judicial powers
 

 17. 

Art III, Sec 2 deals with .....
a.
other presidential powers
c.
federal courts
b.
citizen rights
d.
new states
 

 18. 

Art V deals with .....
a.
National Supremacy
c.
Amending the Constitution
b.
Ratification
d.
Relations between the states
 

 19. 

Art IV, Sec. 3, Clause 1 says that new states will be admitted to the Union by .....
a.
the Supreme Court
c.
naturalization and Immigration Department
b.
Congress
d.
Department of State
 

 20. 

Article VII said that the Constitution would be ratified when _____ states ratified it.
a.
7
c.
10
b.
9
d.
13
 

 21. 

According to Art II, Sec 4, what is the penalty for the President and Vice President for conviction of treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors?
a.
imprisonment for not less than 10 years
c.
removal from office
b.
imprisonment for not less than 20 years
d.
deportation to a neutral country
 

 22. 

According to the Constitution, who has the power to declare war?
a.
Congress
c.
The President
b.
The Supreme Court
d.
none of these
 

 23. 

According the Art IV, Sec 4, the United States guarantees to every state a _____ form of government.
a.
democratic
c.
Democratic
b.
republican
d.
Republican
 

 24. 

The Constitution says that it takes a _____ vote in both houses of Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution
a.
1/4
c.
2/3
b.
1/3
d.
3/4
 

 25. 

According to the Constitution, only _____ may become President of the U.S.
a.
natural citizens
c.
citizens
b.
naturalized citizens
d.
any American can become President
 

 26. 

According to the Constitution, states may .....
a.
enter into a treaty with another country
c.
form a confederation with other states
b.
form an alliance with other governments
d.
states may do none of these
 

 27. 

Which part of the Constitution explains the powers forbidden to the states?
a.
Art I, Sec 8
c.
Art II
b.
Art I, Sec 10
d.
Art IV
 

 28. 

Article III, Section 3 says "...against the U.S., shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aide and comfort."  What is this Article describing?
a.
declaration of war
c.
treason
b.
duties of the armed forces
d.
duties of the President in time of war
 

 29. 

According to the Constitution, who admits new states to the union?
a.
President by way of treaties
c.
the Department of Immigration and Naturalization
b.
the Supreme Court
d.
Congress
 

 30. 

The Constitution says that it takes a _____ vote of the states to ratify a change in the constitution.
a.
1/2
c.
3/5
b.
2/3
d.
3/4
 



 
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