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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US Government Questions

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Grade 8 :: US Government by DellBell
Which of the following is not an enumerated (written in the Constitution) power of Congress?
  1. Declare war
  2. Provide for common defense
  3. Establish post offices
  4. Command the army and the navy
Grade 8 :: US Government by DellBell
Only the                          has the power to impeach federal officials.
  1. Senate
  2. House of Representatives
  3. President
  4. Supreme Court
Grade 8 :: US Government by Pixley12
Checks and balances help to....
  1. elect better presidents.
  2. pass laws more quickly.
  3. pay members of Congress.
  4. control the use of power.
Grade 8 :: US Government by DellBell
What does the Elastic Clause do?
  1. limits the authority of Congress
  2. reveals the authority of Congress
  3. stretches the authority of Congress
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 :: US Government by Pixley12
What is one of the powers of Congress?
  1. appointing judges
  2. passing new laws
  3. hearing cases in court
  4. granting titles of nobility
Grade 8 :: US Government by Pixley12
Changes can be made to the Constitution. Which part of the Constitution describes how to do this?
  1. the articles
  2. The Preamble
  3. the Bill of Rights
  4. other amendments
Grade 8 :: US Government by Pixley12
Where is the original Constitution today?
  1. Texas
  2. Mexico
  3. Washington D.C
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 :: US Government by billycamps
Who appoints the Justices to the Supreme Court?
  1. The President
  2. The Vice-President
  3. The Secretary of State
  4. The voters
Grade 8 :: US Government by Ivand109
On February 12, President Obama set out his plans for the nation during this speech.
  1. I Have a Dream
  2. The Capitol Address
  3. The State of the Union
  4. Inaugural Address
Grade 8 :: Alabama by SHANDA2120
What is the capital of Alabama?
  1. Birmingham
  2. Huntsville
  3. Montgomery
  4. Mobile
Grade 8 :: US Government by Josh45680
The United States is a what?
  1. Democracy
  2. Republic
  3. Oligarchy
Grade 8 :: US Government by Andrew
The Constitution gives what part of government the power to create a national budget?
  1. Congress
  2. Supreme Court
  3. Federal Reserve
  4. President
Grade 8 :: US Government by Andrew
A state sends delegates to the Electoral College to vote for -
  1. a Senator
  2. a Representative
  3. the Governor
  4. the President
Grade 8 :: US Government by coach112
Who appoints the Justices to the Supreme Court?
  1. The President
  2. The Vice-President
  3. The Secretary of State
Grade 8 :: US Government by Andrew
Which of these is a process a Senator can use to slow down or stop official Senate business?
  1. Gerrymander
  2. Logrolling
  3. Filibuster
  4. Cloture
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