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Grade 7 Legislative Branch
Which body has the power to impeach the president?
  1. the Senate
  2. the House of Representatives
  3. the Supreme Court
  4. The vice-president
Grade 8 US Government
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 7 Legislative Branch
Who has the power to ratify or approve a treaty made by the president?
  1. the House of Representatives
  2. the Senate
  3. the Supreme Court
  4. the vice president
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
None US Government
According to the Constitution, the president is chosen by
  1. the House of Representatives.
  2. the popular vote of the people.
  3. the Senate.
  4. the electoral college.
Grade 6 Judicial Branch
What is the head of the Supreme Court's title?
  1. Prime Judge
  2. Magistrate
  3. Chief Justice
  4. Senior Barrister
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
The vice president has what role in the legislative branch?
  1. Senate Majority Leader
  2. President of the Senate
  3. Speaker of the House
  4. Majority whip
Grade 5 Legislative Branch
In what circumstance can the vice president cast a vote in the Senate?
  1. as a tie breaker
  2. on funding bills
  3. on judicial appointments
  4. the vice president can never vote
Grade 4 Executive Branch
The president's power comes from which document?
  1. Constitution
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. Articles of Confederation
  4. Declaration of Independence
Grade 4 US Government
Match the checks and balances with government office.
Congress President Supreme Court
Appoints judges and executive officials
Determines constitutionality of laws
Has power to declare war
Ratifies treaties
Can issue pardons for federal crimes
Determines constitutionality of executive orders
Can issue a veto on a law
Determines which laws apply to a case
Can override a veto
Can impeach executive and judicial office holders
Grade 3 Executive Branch
Grade 3 Executive Branch
Grade 3 Executive Branch
Which armed force fights at sea?
  1. Navy
  2. Army
  3. Air Force
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