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GOV CONSTITUTION



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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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.
removal from office
c.
imprisonment for not less than 20 years
b.
deportation to a neutral country
d.
imprisonment for not less than 10 years
 

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

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

 10. 

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

 11. 

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

 12. 

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

 13. 

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

 14. 

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

 15. 

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

 16. 

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

 17. 

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

 18. 

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

 19. 

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

 20. 

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

 21. 

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

 22. 

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

 23. 

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 President in time of war
d.
duties of the armed forces
 

 24. 

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

 25. 

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

 26. 

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

 27. 

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

 28. 

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

 29. 

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

 30. 

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



 
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