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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) US Government Questions

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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 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 10 :: US Government by skwooldridge
Branch of government that explains and interprets laws.
  1. Legislative
  2. Executive
  3. Declaration of Independence
  4. Judicial
Grade 10 :: US Government by willcso
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
Which of the following is NOT a power of the President?
  1. Appoints people in some federal offices
  2. May grant reprieves and pardons
  3. Makes laws
  4. Must deliver a "State of the Union" message each year
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
Where can a new bill be introduced?
  1. House of Representatives
  2. Senate
  3. Both the House of Representatives and Senate
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
Which of the following describes the government of the United States?
  1. Parliamentary, representative, unitary
  2. Unitary, presidential, parliamentary
  3. Dictatorship, parliamentary, representative
  4. Federal, presidential, representative
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
What is the purpose of government?
  1. To organize people's lives
  2. To force people to live in the same area
  3. To control the lives of people
  4. To make and enforce public policies
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
How does a judge get their job?
  1. appointed by the President, approved by Congress
  2. Appointed by Congress, approved by the President
  3. elected by the people
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
How long does a judge serve for?
  1. 5 years
  2. until they are not elected anymore
  3. until they retire (life)
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
Which of the following is NOT an obligation of the National Government to States?
  1. To guarantee a republican form of government
  2. To create fair laws
  3. To respect the boundaries of States
  4. To protects against foreign invasion and domestic violence
Grade 10 :: US Government by sheila66
Which of the following is NOT a type of case heard in the federal court?
  1. A foreign nation sues the U.S. or a citizen of the U.S.
  2. A federal employee goes through divorce proceedings
  3. A crime occurs on federal property
Grade 10 :: US Government by lnigalis
What are the three levels of government?
  1. Provincial, legislative, and municipal
  2. Federal, provincial, and municipal
  3. Federal, provincial, and legislative
  4. Provincial, Conservative, and Municipal
Grade 10 :: Illinois by sheila66
The Illinois Legislature is called:
  1. The Illinois Senate
  2. The General Assembly
  3. The House of Illinois
  4. The Parliament
Grade 10 :: US Government by lnigalis
Which level of government is responsible for the post office?
  1. Municipal
  2. Provincial
  3. Federal
  4. None of the above
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