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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US Laws and Amendments Questions

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Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Which is a right or freedom from the First Amendment?
  1. Right to vote
  2. Right to bear arms
  3. Right to avoid taxes
  4. Right to free exercise of religion
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Which of the following would not be protected by the First Amendment?
  1. Criticizing government officials on a television talk show.
  2. Promoting ideas that many Americans oppose in a political campaign.
  3. Falsely crying "Fire" in a crowded theater.
  4. Discussing controversial issues in a social studies class.
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
The Bill of Rights is part of the
  1. Proclamation of 1763
  2. Declaration of Independence
  3. Articles of Confederation
  4. Constitution of the United States
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
The Fourth Amendment protects people and their property from
  1. unreasonable searches
  2. double jeopardy
  3. self-incrimination
  4. due process of law
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
The "Miranda warning" reminds people who are arrested for a crime that they have the right to
  1. demand a retrial if they are found guilty
  2. choose the judge who will set their bail.
  3. questions witnesses during their trial.
  4. remain silent and not answer questions.
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
"Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech."
  1. Amendment 1
  2. Amendment 4
  3. Amendment 7
  4. Amendment 9
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Where is the original Constitution today?
  1. Texas
  2. Mexico
  3. Washington D.C
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
The Ninth Amendment says that rights not listed in the Constitution
  1. can be added to it later.
  2. belong to the people.
  3. do not exist legally.
  4. are not very important.
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
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 Laws and Amendments
Excessive bail shall not be required.
  1. Amendment 2
  2. Amendment 10
  3. Amendment 8
  4. Amendment 1
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
The job of protecting the rights listed in the Bill of Rights belongs mainly to
  1. federal courts
  2. the president
  3. Congress
  4. state governors
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
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
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
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 US Laws and Amendments
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
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