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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) US Government Questions

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Grade 12 Executive Branch
Which THREE things qualifies a person to vote in the U.S.?
  1. Residency
  2. Income
  3. Citizenship
  4. Level of education
  5. Minimum age of 18
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 12 Executive Branch
American presidents are elected :
  1. every four years
  2. every five years
  3. every six years
  4. every seven years
Grade 12 Executive Branch
How many consecutive terms can the president serve?
  1. two
  2. three
  3. four
  4. there is no limit
Grade 12 US Government
What is the electoral college?
  1. The place where you vote
  2. A committee which appoints the presidential candidates
  3. Candidates to the Congress
  4. The people who actually vote for President and Vice-President
Grade 12 US Government
What is the division of powers between the states and the federal government called?
  1. Checks and Balances
  2. Federalism
  3. Separation of Powers
  4. Dividing of the Assets
Grade 12 US Government
Grade 12 US Government
Grade 12 US Government
Which is NOT a function of a political party?
  1. Nominating candidates
  2. Watchdog function
  3. Informing and activating supporters
  4. Prompting Congress to change laws to suit their needs
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
Powers specifically written about in the Constitution are called what?
  1. Expressed powers
  2. Implied powers
  3. Inherent powers
Grade 12 US Government
Voting for candidates from one party is called what?
  1. Split-ticket voting
  2. Straight ticket voting
  3. Party Identification
Grade 12 US Government
The division of government into three branches is called:
  1. Governmental Division
  2. Separation of Powers
  3. Blocks and Detours
Grade 12 US Government
Powers that belong to a national government are called what?
  1. Federal powers
  2. Inherent powers
  3. Exclusive powers
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 12 US Government
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