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The US Government questions below are in the following grade levels: Kindergarten
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College Graduate Continuing Education
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Grade 5 :: US Government by LizBrown2
Common Good is                      .
  1. actions good for some
  2. actions good for none
  3. actions good for all
Grade 6 :: US Government by Stodola
The Legislative Branch (or Congress) is made of up which two bodies?
  1. The President and Supreme Court justices
  2. The Senate and the President
  3. The House of Representatives and the President
  4. The Senate and the House of Representatives
Grade 8 :: US Government by Pixley12
Checks and balances help to....
  1. elect better presidents.
  2. pass laws more quickly.
  3. pay members of Congress.
  4. control the use of power.
Grade 8 :: US Government by Pixley12
What is one of the powers of Congress?
  1. appointing judges
  2. passing new laws
  3. hearing cases in court
  4. granting titles of nobility
Grade 3 :: US Government by GraceT
What is an example of "consent of the governed?"
  1. All children must go to school.
  2. Voting for a person to be a leader in the community.
  3. All citizens must pay taxes.
  4. Being a good citizen.
Grade 2 :: US Government by teachpooh
Grade 4 :: US Government by stevenshomeschool
Which branch makes laws?
  1. Executive
  2. Legislative
  3. Judicial
Grade 3 :: US Government by GraceT
How do local government officials get their jobs?
  1. They are picked through an election.
  2. They have to pass a test.
  3. They have to be trained.
Grade 9 :: US Government by Judy0903
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
  1. the Bill of Rights
  2. The Preamble
  3. Freedom of Speech
  4. A petition
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
The United States Constitution:
  1. Deals with such things as counties, railroads, and warehouses
  2. Divides the governmental powers into legislative, executive, and judicial branches
  3. Gives the greatest amount of power to the President
  4. Reserves powers to the federal government, which are not mentioned in the Constitution.
Grade 5 :: US Government by TONYAVD
What are the three branches of the United States Government?
  1. Executive, Legislative, Democracy
  2. Executive, Judicial, Republican
  3. Executive, Legislative, Judicial
  4. Executive, President, Judicial
Grade 3 :: US Government by GraceT
The leader of the city council is called the:
  1. judge
  2. teacher
  3. police chief
  4. mayor
  5. congressman
Grade 4 :: US Government by Sugar23
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
What is the highest court in the nation?
  1. Federal District Court
  2. Courts of Appeals
  3. Supreme Court
Grade 3 :: US Government by GraceT
Which operations and services NOT are usually run by local government?
  1. police and fire department
  2. electricity
  3. buses and subways
  4. trash collecting
  5. cutting the grass at your house
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