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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) US Government Questions

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Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
When U.S. citizens elect their government leaders, they are practicing which type of government?
  1. Authoritarianism
  2. Representative Democracy
  3. Direct Democracy
  4. Totalitarianism
Grade 7 Executive Branch
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 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 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 US Government
Powers specifically granted to the national 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 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 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
Where did the concept of citizenship begin?
  1. Ancient China
  2. Ancient Rome and Greece
  3. medieval Euorpe
  4. the United States
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
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Which of the following is a job of the government?
  1. limit travel
  2. make laws
  3. manage information
  4. provide merchandise
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Which of the following is NOT one of the requirements for immigrants who want to become a US citizen?
  1. You must be 18 years or older
  2. You must be a resident of the US for at least 10 years
  3. You must be able to read, write and speak English
  4. You must be a lawful person
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
During the last step in the naturalization process, applicants
  1. take an oath of loyalty
  2. complete an application
  3. take a citizenship test
  4. meet with the president
Grade 7 US Laws and Amendments
Which is NOT a form of democracy?
  1. Direct Democracy
  2. Republic
  3. Constitutional Monarchy
  4. Autocracy
Grade 7 Judicial Branch
The branch of government that interprets laws is the
  1. legislative
  2. judicial
  3. executive
  4. political
Grade 7 Legislative Branch
The Branch of government that makes the laws is the:
  1. Authoritarian
  2. Despotic
  3. Legislative
  4. Judicial
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