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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) US Government Questions

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Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Grade 7 US Government
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Which situation does NOT involve a right protected by the Bill of Rights?
  1. The ability to own a gun, as long as the laws are followed
  2. The guarantee of a well paying job
  3. Freedom to publish opinions in the local newspaper
  4. Freedom to join the church of choice
Grade 7 Executive Branch
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
What does the phrase "insure domestic tranquility" in the Preamble of the Constitution mean?
  1. Give land to the homeless
  2. Fight wars on foreign soi
  3. Keep the homeland at peace
  4. Provide citizens with insurance
Grade 7 Judicial Branch
The branch of government that interprets laws is the
  1. legislative
  2. judicial
  3. executive
  4. political
Grade 7 US Government
Powers that are shared both by the states and federal government
  1. Expressed Powers
  2. Concurent Powers
  3. Reserved Powers
  4. Government Powers
Grade 7 US Government
Powers that the constitution does not give to the national government that are kept by the states.
  1. Expressed Powers
  2. Concurent Powers
  3. Reserved Powers
  4. Government Powers
Grade 7 US Government
Powers specifically granted to the national government.
  1. Expressed Powers
  2. Concurent Powers
  3. Reserved Powers
  4. Government Powers
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
The Branch of government that makes the laws is the:
  1. Authoritarian
  2. Despotic
  3. Legislative
  4. Judicial
Grade 7 Executive Branch
Grade 7 US Government
To elect a leader means to...
  1. impeach
  2. choose a leader by voting
  3. remove a leader from office
  4. nominate a leader for an office
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
How does rule of law affect U.S. government officials and institutions?
  1. It requires government officials and institutions to create new laws.
  2. It prevents government officials and institutions from making their work public.
  3. It ensures government officials and institutions are exempt from laws.
  4. It holds government officials and institutions accountable to the law
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
A bill cannot become a law until it is
  1. approved by Congress and judged constitutional
  2. proposed by the president and approved by Congress
  3. approved by Congress and signed by the president
  4. proposed by Congress and ratified by the states
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Who has the power to ratify or approve a treaty made by the president?
  1. The House of Representatives
  2. The Senate
  3. The Supreme Court
  4. The vice-president
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Which body has the power to impeach the president?
  1. The Senate
  2. The House of Representatives
  3. The Supreme Court
  4. The vice-president
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Governments have the power to make and enforce laws
  1. so the police can arrest you
  2. to find people who are not good citizens
  3. to keep people safe and prevent conflicts
  4. to run peoples' lives
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