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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US Government Questions

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Grade 8 :: States by Jopeterson15
Grade 8 :: States by Jopeterson15
Who does the Governor appoint to help his oversee specific functions of the government?
  1. Attorney General
  2. Lieutenant Governor
  3. Supreme Court Judge
  4. Cabinet Members
Grade 8 :: Virginia by Jopeterson15
What are the names of the two houses of the General Assembly?
  1. House of Delegates and Virginia Senate
  2. House of Representative and Senate
  3. Congress and Supreme Court
  4. None of the above
Grade 8 :: States by Jopeterson15
Which of the following is true about the Governor?
  1. 2 year term, can serve consecutive terms
  2. 4 year term, can not serve consecutive terms
  3. 4 year term, can serve consecutive terms
  4. 2 year term, can not serve consecutive terms
Grade 8 :: Legislative Branch by Jopeterson15
The General Assembly is the name of which branch?
  1. Legislative
  2. Executive
  3. Judicial
  4. Congress
Grade 8 :: Virginia by Jopeterson15
What document grants power to the Governor of Virginia?
  1. Virginia Declaration of Rights
  2. U.S Constitution
  3. Virginia Constitution
  4. Declaration of Independence
Grade 8 :: US Laws and Amendments by Jopeterson15
The powers given to the national government and listed in the Constitution are
  1. Enumerated Powers
  2. Denied Powers
  3. Reserved Powers
  4. Implied Powers
Grade 8 :: US Laws and Amendments by Jopeterson15
The system of power between the states and the national government is called?
  1. Nationalism
  2. Federalism
  3. Concurrent Powers
  4. Reserved Powers
Grade 8 :: States by Jopeterson15
The Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General serve 6 year terms.
  1. True
  2. False; they serve 2 year terms
  3. False, they serve 4 year terms
  4. False, they serve 3 year terms
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 abecerra
A government in which people elect their political representatives
  1. federalism
  2. republicanism
  3. national identity
  4. naturalization
Grade 8 :: US Laws and Amendments by abecerra
Powers not specifically defined in the Constitution
  1. separation of powers
  2. limited government
  3. eminent domain
  4. implied powers
Grade 8 :: US Government by abecerra
Power is divided between national and state governments
  1. grand jury
  2. popular sovereignty
  3. federalism
  4. limited government
Grade 8 :: US Laws and Amendments by abecerra
When each branch of government holds control over the other two branches
  1. checks and balances
  2. separation of powers
  3. federalism
  4. republicanism
Grade 8 :: US Government by abecerra
It reflects the basic principle of American Government
  1. The Preamble
  2. The Declaration of Independence
  3. a mirror
  4. Hemingway
Grade 8 :: US Government by abecerra
This describes the character of our nation
  1. naturalized citizen
  2. National Identity
  3. Eminent domain
  4. popular sovereignty
Grade 8 :: US Laws and Amendments by abecerra
Referred to as the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution
  1. The Declaration of Independence
  2. Classroom Constitution
  3. Emancipation Proclamation
  4. Bill of Rights
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