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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) US Government Questions

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Grade 11 US Government
The Bill of Rights was added to the United States Constitution primarily to
  1. guarantee economic equality.
  2. expand the powers of the Federal Government.
  3. protect citizens from State Governments.
  4. protect citizens from excessive power of the Federal Government.
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
Which one is NOT a power the president has?
  1. acting as commander and chief of the military
  2. appointing Supreme Court justices
  3. declare war
  4. declaring when the federal workforce will observe holidays
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
How long is the term of a U.S. Senator?
  1. 12 years
  2. 10 years
  3. 8 years
  4. 6 years
Grade 11 US Government
What is the name of the people in the districts that are represented by representatives?
  1. The Attorney Generals
  2. House of Representatives
  3. Constituents
  4. Senate
Grade 11 US Government
What is a quorum?
  1. lists bills that are up for consideration
  2. The speakers top assistant
  3. a closed meeting of the majority party
  4. a minimum number of members who must be present to permit a legislative body to take official action
Grade 11 US Government
A law written by a legislative branch
  1. statute
  2. constitutional law
  3. common law
  4. criminal law
Grade 11 Judicial Branch
He was appointed as the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  1. Alexander Hamilton
  2. John Adams
  3. John Marshall
  4. John Jay
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
Grade 11 US Government
When can the President of the Senate cast a vote?
  1. After first 3 years of office
  2. After first 5 years of office
  3. Never
  4. No vote unless they are equally divided
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