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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) US Government Questions

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Grade 12 US Government
Which of the following statements about communism is true, in theory?
  1. The living conditions are usually very good.
  2. There is no private property.
  3. There is a lot of variety in the market.
  4. The people become more industrious.
Grade 12 US Government
This is written by those justices who do not agree with the Court's majority opinion.
  1. Dissenting opinion
  2. Concurring opinion
  3. Majority opinion
  4. No opinion
Grade 12 US Government
What is a disadvantage of capitalism?
  1. Taxes tend to be higher.
  2. There is a big difference between the rich and the poor.
  3. The government can make poor choices about the peoples needs and wants.
  4. There is not a lot of variety in the market place.
Grade 12 US Government
Under capitalism, how is the price of goods determined?
  1. By the government assigning a price.
  2. By the producers picking any price they want.
  3. By stores determining who they want to shop there.
  4. By how much the people are willing to spend for a product.
Grade 12 US Government
How often are state censuses collected?
  1. Every 10 years
  2. Every 5 years
  3. Every even numbered year
  4. When the crime rate in a state significantly increases
Grade 12 US Government
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
The system in which on branch watches over another
  1. checks and balances
  2. separation of powers
  3. division of power
  4. checks of power
Grade 12 Executive Branch
What role of the President involves him having final say in wartime decisions?
  1. Commander in Chief
  2. Chief Agenda Setter
  3. Chief Executive
  4. Representative of the Nation
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
The U.S. Constitution
  1. sets limits within which our government operates
  2. grants it's citizens freedom
  3. provides for a limited monarchy
  4. can never be changed
Grade 12 US Government
The U.S. is an example of a/an
  1. representative democracy
  2. dictatorship
  3. monarchy
  4. direct democracy
Grade 12 Executive Branch
Which one of these is not a role of the President?
  1. Chief of State
  2. Chief Executive
  3. Chief administrator
  4. Chief of Justice
  5. Chief Diplomat
Grade 12 US Government
Grade 12 US Government
Which of the following is an advantage of capitalism?
  1. The market encourages producers to make products that people want.
  2. The government fills gaps to provide for peoples needs.
  3. The lack of government involvement guarantees that peoples needs are met.
  4. There are no real advantages to capitalism.
Grade 12 US Government
Stalin felt that private ownership of property of any kind was a obstacle to communism. This is evident through what event?
  1. Stalin's strict policy of "removing" opponents to his policies.
  2. The "purging" of the farming class in Russia.
  3. The construction of large public works such as power plants.
  4. The "show trials" that publicly humiliated state policy offenders.
Grade 12 US Government
Grade 12 US Government
The Federalist Papers were written by men like John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison urging for                                                .
  1. war against England.
  2. westward expansion to create new states.
  3. ratification of the US Constitution.
  4. ratification of the Articles of Confederation.
Grade 12 US Government
What were the laws called that were designed to restrict African Americans' voting rights after the civil war?
  1. Informed Voters Laws
  2. Laws to preserve order
  3. Jim Crow Laws
  4. Restrictive Voters Ordinences
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