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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Executive Branch Questions

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Grade 8 Executive Branch
Who is the head of the executive branch?
  1. Congress
  2. Supreme Court
  3. Governor
  4. President
Grade 8 Executive Branch
Who signs bills to become laws?
  1. The Vice President
  2. The President
  3. The Senate
  4. The People
Grade 8 Executive Branch
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
  1. Chief of Staff
  2. Secretary of State
  3. Commander and Chief
  4. The Vice President
Grade 8 Executive Branch
Which branch of government prepares the state budget?
  1. Congress
  2. Executive
  3. Judicial
  4. Legislative
Grade 8 Executive Branch
The most important task of the executive branch is to
  1. resolve disputes involving the law.
  2. enforce and carry out federal law.
  3. decide which laws are constitutional.
  4. change laws to fit changing needs.
Grade 8 Executive Branch
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 Executive Branch
Which of the following nominates presidential candidates?
  1. Electoral College
  2. Political parties
  3. State governments
  4. Federal legislature
Grade 8 Executive Branch
The president's cabinet is made up of
  1. Supreme Court Justices
  2. executive department heads.
  3. members of Congress.
  4. high-ranking military officers.
Grade 8 Executive Branch
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 Executive Branch
Which principle of American democracy prevents a president from declaring a national religion?
  1. rule of law
  2. limited government
  3. representative government
  4. consent of the governed
Grade 8 Executive Branch
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
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