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US Government Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 US Government
What is the division of powers between federal and state government called?
  1. Bicameral
  2. Checks and balances
  3. Elastic clause
  4. Federalism
Grade 10 US Government
"We the people of the United States in order to form a more perfect union".....
  1. Bill of Rights
  2. Preamble
  3. Northwest Ordinance
  4. Mayflower Compact
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 8 US Government
Which of the following includes two Cabinet-level positions?
  1. Secretary of Education and Secretary of History
  2. Secretary of Energy and Secretary of Motor Vehicles
  3. Secretary of Human Affairs and Secretary of the Navy
  4. Secretary of Homeland Security and Secretary of the Treasury
Grade 4 US Laws and Amendments
What is the name of the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
  1. Preamble
  2. Popular Sovereignty
  3. Rule of Law
  4. Bill of Rights
Grade 12 Executive Branch
Which THREE things qualifies a person to vote in the U.S.?
  1. Residency
  2. Income
  3. Citizenship
  4. Level of education
  5. Minimum age of 18
Grade 7 Executive Branch
Grade 5 US Government
Grade 12 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 12 Executive Branch
American presidents are elected :
  1. every four years
  2. every five years
  3. every six years
  4. every seven years
Grade 8 US Government
What principle gives specific powers to each branch of government?
  1. Seperation of Powers
  2. Law and Order
  3. Seperation of Church and State
  4. sovereignty
Grade 12 Executive Branch
How many consecutive terms can the president serve?
  1. two
  2. three
  3. four
  4. there is no limit
Grade 12 US Government
What is the electoral college?
  1. The place where you vote
  2. A committee which appoints the presidential candidates
  3. Candidates to the Congress
  4. The people who actually vote for President and Vice-President
Grade 12 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
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