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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) US Government Questions

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Grade 10 :: US Government by joshnl
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 joshnl
What was the "Supremacy Clause" in the US Constitution?
  1. States have general power to legislate in areas that have delegated to the national government
  2. Makes clear that the Constitution is enforceable as law by judges and is not merely a statement of political or moral rules
  3. US Congress and all federal laws and treaties are superior to conflicting provisions of state constitutions and laws – this is the principle of national supremacy
  4. This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States
Grade 10 :: US Government by joshnl
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 sheila66
The branch whose job it is to enforce the laws are:
  1. Legislative Branch
  2. Executive Branch
  3. Judicial Branch
  4. Congress
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 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
What can the President do when a bill comes to him?
  1. sign it
  2. veto it
  3. sign it or veto it
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
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