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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) US Government Questions

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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 :: 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
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 MeridithBarney
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 by reginaldpaul
What are the two types of powers given to the Legislative Branch found in the constitution?
  1. expressed powers
  2. inherent powers
  3. implied powers
  4. both a and c
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
What was accomplished with passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution?
  1. The right to vote for women
  2. The right to vote for African American men
  3. Prohibition of slavery
  4. Citizenship to African Americans
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
Who determine the fiscal policy of the United States?
  1. The Executive Branch
  2. The Legislative Branch
  3. The Judicial Branch
  4. both of a and b
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
What are some of the ways in which members of Congress try to represent the people they serve?
  1. voting for beneficial legislation
  2. attracting federal funding to the district
  3. seeking campaign donations
  4. both of a and b
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
The Iroquois Confederation influenced Benjamin Franklin to propose the following for colonial unity...
  1. Albany Plan of Union
  2. Articles of Confederation
  3. New England Confederation
  4. Pennsylvania Legislature
Grade 12 :: US Government by MeridithBarney
How are federal judges chosen?
  1. Special election
  2. Congressional hearings
  3. Presidential appointments
  4. Regular election
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
What is the purpose of the Civil Service Examination?
  1. To determine which side won the Civil War
  2. to determine a person's qualifications
  3. to grant jobs to qualified applicants
  4. both b and c
Grade 12 :: US Government by reginaldpaul
Grade 12 :: US Government by billycamps
What is the official role of the president?
  1. Chief of State
  2. Commander in Chief
  3. Chief Executive
  4. all of the above
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