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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US Government Questions

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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 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
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 DellBell
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 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 asclepius1
What is not an example of authoritarianism?
  1. totalitarianism
  2. republic
  3. absolute monarchy
  4. dictatorship
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
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