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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) US Government Questions

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Grade 12 :: Executive Branch by CroyKelly
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of United States citizens?
  1. serve on a jury when called upon
  2. defend the country if the need should arise
  3. pay income and any additional taxes
  4. run for elected office
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
What is the problem with public opinion?
  1. it is often measured incorrectly
  2. it is unsuccessful in influencing public policy
  3. it is the result of socialization
  4. it is often ignored by politicians
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
What are the benefits of the use of media in politics?
  1. appeals to younger voters
  2. brings politicians closer to the people
  3. increased platforms for public opinion
  4. all of the above
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
What is the process by which citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national?
  1. Birthright
  2. Nationalization
  3. Dual Citizenship
  4. Honorary Citizenship
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
Which of the following is NOT offered as a reason for party polarization?
  1. extremism
  2. partisan apathy
  3. lack of education on parties
  4. growing desire for political victory
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
Why would someone be unlikely to participate in politics?
  1. feeling of efficacy
  2. benefits outweigh the costs
  3. they are not a citizen by birthright
  4. monetary costs
Grade 12 :: US Government by CroyKelly
Party in the electorate refers to
  1. government officials who identify with the party
  2. electoral college members
  3. party leaders
  4. voters who identify with the party
Grade 12 :: Judicial Branch by sherrrya
Grade 12 :: US Laws and Amendments by jdcarpenter
The first amendment to the Constitution allows Americans the right to
  1. bear arms
  2. plead the fifth
  3. speedy trial
  4. free speech
Grade 12 :: US Government by billycamps
Which of the following terms mean "legislative body having two chambers"?
  1. Unicameral
  2. Bicameral
  3. Congressional
  4. Parliamentary
Grade 12 :: Executive Branch by phideltakappa
Grade 12 :: US Government by MeridithBarney
The majority party senator who presides in the absence of the vice president is called the...
  1. secretary of the senate
  2. majority floor leader
  3. president pro tempore
  4. senior senator
Grade 12 :: US Government by phideltakappa
Our government is compromised of three branches of government:
  1. Executive
  2. Judicial
  3. Legislative
  4. All the above
Grade 12 :: US Government by MeridithBarney
The Supreme Court has both...
  1. Original and Exclusive Jurisdiction
  2. Original and Appellate Jurisdiction
  3. Appellate and Exclusive Jurisdiction
  4. Concurrent and Original Jurisdiction
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