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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Legislative Branch Questions

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Grade 7 Legislative Branch
The Branch of government that makes the laws is the:
  1. Authoritarian
  2. Despotic
  3. Legislative
  4. Judicial
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Who has the power to ratify or approve a treaty made by the president?
  1. The House of Representatives
  2. The Senate
  3. The Supreme Court
  4. The vice-president
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Which body has the power to impeach the president?
  1. The Senate
  2. The House of Representatives
  3. The Supreme Court
  4. The vice-president
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Which is a constitutional requirement to run for Congress?
  1. U.S. citizen
  2. at least 30 years old
  3. at least 25 years old
  4. U.S. permanent resident
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
What does the legislative branch do?
  1. Make the law
  2. Enforce the law
  3. Interpret the law
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
The lawmaking branch is
  1. Judicial
  2. Executive
  3. Legislative
  4. Electoral College
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
The "elastic clause" gives Congress the power to
  1. amend the Constitution.
  2. declare actions of the president unconstitutional.
  3. pass laws needed to carry out its other powers.
  4. veto the supreme court.
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Based on the government system in the United States, which individual activity is used to directly influence legislative decisions?
  1. gathering signatures for a petition
  2. collecting opinions for a yearbook
  3. discussing political issues at work
  4. watching political debates on television
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Who is the U.S. Speaker of the House?
  1. John Boehner
  2. Michael Nutter
  3. Pat Toomey
  4. Darrell Tapp
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Which one of these individuals is a United States Senator?
  1. Pat Toomey
  2. Ed Rendell
  3. Michael Nutter
  4. Chaka Fattah
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