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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) US Government Questions

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Grade 6 Legislative Branch
The Legislative Branch (or Congress) is made of up which two bodies?
  1. The President and Supreme Court justices
  2. The Senate and the President
  3. The House of Representatives and the President
  4. The Senate and the House of Representatives
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called
  1. Freedom of speech
  2. Freedom of the press
  3. The Bill of Rights
  4. The first ten amendments
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
The United States Constitution                                                
  1. explains how our state governments are set up.
  2. has not changed since 1791.
  3. is the basis for all our laws.
  4. gives the national government unlimited powers.
Grade 6 US Government
Name the three branches of government established in the Constitution
  1. Judge Judy, Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse
  2. Congress, the Senate, The Court
  3. Legislative, Executive, Judicial
  4. The President, the Army, the Navy
Grade 6 Judicial Branch
What is the highest court in the land?
  1. Local Court
  2. State Court
  3. Family Court
  4. Supreme Court
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
The first three words to the Preamble are
  1. We the Nation
  2. We We We, all the way home
  3. We the People
  4. Discover the People
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
What is an amendment?
  1. U.S. Diploma
  2. the right to vote
  3. a change to the United States
  4. a change to the constitution
Grade 6 Executive Branch
Who is the leader of the State Government?
  1. President
  2. Mayor
  3. Governor
  4. Police Officer
Grade 6 Executive Branch
Which branch of government includes the Commander of the Military?
  1. legislative branch
  2. judicial branch
  3. executive branch
Grade 6 Legislative Branch
The Senate and House of Representatives are known as
  1. the 7 articles
  2. the president
  3. the executive branch
  4. Congress
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
What part of the constitution sets up the way our government works?
  1. the 7 Articles
  2. the Preamble
  3. The Bill of Rights
  4. the 27 amendments
Grade 6 Executive Branch
Which branch of the national government enforces the law?
  1. executive
  2. federal
  3. judicial
  4. legislative
Grade 6 Legislative Branch
The Legislative branch of the government
  1. interprets the law
  2. enforces the law
  3. writes the law
  4. controls the law
Grade 6 Legislative Branch
Grade 6 Judicial Branch
Where do the judges in the highest court work?
  1. The White House
  2. The Supreme Court Building
  3. The U.S. Capitol Building
  4. From their home
Grade 6 Judicial Branch
Which branch of government can declare a law unconstitutional?
  1. legislative branch
  2. judicial branch
  3. executive branch
Grade 6 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 6 Executive Branch
Who can use a veto to reject a law passed by Congress?
  1. the Congress
  2. the President
  3. the House of Representatives
  4. the Framers of the Constitution
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