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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) US Government Questions

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Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
A change or addition to a bill is known as a what?
  1. veto
  2. article
  3. conference
  4. amendment
Grade 8 Executive Branch
Who is the head of the executive branch?
  1. Congress
  2. Supreme Court
  3. Governor
  4. President
Grade 8 US Laws and Amendments
What agency is in charge of the census?
  1. U.S. Postal Service
  2. U.S. Census Bureau
  3. Internal Revenue Service
  4. Social Security Administration
Grade 8 Executive Branch
Grade 8 Executive Branch
Which department was reorganized in 1971 and is no longer a part of the cabinet?
  1. Interior
  2. Treasury
  3. Post Office
  4. Housing and Urban Development
Grade 8 US Government
What are Federal Reserve deposits?
  1. funds commercial banks keep in Federal Reserve banks
  2. funds Federal Reserve banks keep in commercial banks
  3. funds the Federal Reserve can use to keep other banks from failing
  4. large deposits to banks that are insured by the Federal Reserve.
Grade 8 Executive Branch
Grade 8 Judicial Branch
Which branch of government can declare a law unconstitutional?
  1. Congress
  2. Executive
  3. Judicial
  4. Legislative
Grade 8 Legislative Branch
Congress is part of which branch of government?
  1. legislative
  2. executive
  3. judicial
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 US Government
Who appoints the board of governors for the Federal Reserve?
  1. the president
  2. the speaker of the house
  3. the secretary of the treasury
  4. the director of the Office of Management and Budget
Grade 8 US Government
Which agency has the power to audit the Federal Reserve?
  1. Secret Service
  2. Bureau of the Mint
  3. Government Accountability Office
  4. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Grade 8 Executive Branch
What is the newest federal department to be added to the cabinet?
  1. Defense
  2. Commerce
  3. Transportation
  4. Homeland Security
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