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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) US Government Questions

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Grade 5 Legislative Branch
What other term is used to refer to the LEGISLATIVE branch?
  1. The President and Vice President of the United States
  2. Congress
  3. Judicial branch
  4. checks and balances
Grade 5 US Government
To win the election, a candidate must receive                electoral votes.
  1. 583
  2. 270
  3. 29
  4. 150
Grade 5 Executive Branch
Circle 2 names from the list that are current Presidential nominees for the 2016 election.
  1. Mr. Baker
  2. Donald Trump
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Barack Obama
  5. Hillary Clinton
  6. George Washington
  7. Michael Jordan
  8. Rosa Parks
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
What is the Bill of Rights?
  1. The beginning statement of the US Constitution
  2. The first ten amendments to the US Constitution
  3. The system that makes sure that the executive, legislative, and judicial branches share power equally.
  4. All twenty seven amendments that have been added to the US constitution.
Grade 5 Executive Branch
To                 means to choose as a candidate or for an honor.
  1. duty
  2. qualifications
  3. nominate
  4. candidate
Grade 5 US Government
When does the party's candidate officially get nominated to run for the presidency?
  1. At the party's convention
  2. On Inauguration Day
  3. On Election Day
  4. In a primary
Grade 5 US Government
Exactly when is Election Day on the calendar?
  1. First Tuesday
  2. First Monday
  3. First Tuesday after the first Monday
  4. Last Tuesday of the month
Grade 5 US Government
What does Separation of Power mean?
  1. No branch of government can control the other.
  2. Balanced powers
  3. A country ruled by a king
  4. Majority Rules
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
What is the beginning of the U.S. Constitution called?
  1. The Beginning
  2. The Preamble
  3. Opening Paragraph
  4. Star Spangled Banner
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
A member of the Senate serves for 2 years.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Judicial Branch
Which branch of government enforces laws?
  1. Legislative Branch
  2. Judicial Branch
  3. Executive Branch
Grade 5 Executive Branch
The actions required for one's job or position are called                .
  1. candidates
  2. qualifications
  3. nominations
  4. duties
Grade 5 Executive Branch
To be president the minimum age requirement is ....
  1. 35 years old
  2. 18 years old
  3. 45 years
  4. 50 years old
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
  1. 21st
  2. 19th
  3. 18th
  4. 13th
Grade 5 US Government
The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November is                .
  1. Oath of Office
  2. Platform
  3. Election Day
Grade 5 US Laws and Amendments
The first election was held in the year of....
  1. 1645
  2. 1892
  3. 1776
  4. 1789
Grade 5 Judicial Branch
Which branch of the government makes sure the laws are constitutional?
  1. Executive Branch
  2. Legislative Branch
  3. Judicial Branch
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
Which branch of government writes laws?
  1. Legislative Branch
  2. Judicial Branch
  3. Executive Branch
  4. Political Branch
Grade 5 Executive Branch
This person has the power to veto laws.
  1. the president
  2. the vice president
  3. the governor
  4. a member of Congress
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
The number of representatives each state has in the House of Representatives depends on the state's                        .
  1. population
  2. size
  3. location in the country
  4. climate
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