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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) US Government Questions

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Grade 9 Executive Branch
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
  1. Vice President
  2. Attorney General
  3. Secretary of State
  4. Speaker of the House
Grade 9 US Laws and Amendments
What powers to only state governments have?
  1. Reserved powers
  2. Concurrent powers
  3. Delegated powers
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 US Laws and Amendments
What are powers that the federal government has and state governments do not have?
  1. Reserved powers
  2. Delegated powers
  3. Concurrent power
  4. Super Powers
Grade 9 Judicial Branch
Match the landmark Supreme Court cases with their results.
__ Marbury v. Madison A. determined that slaves or their descendants could not be United States citizens
__ McCulloch v. Maryland B. determined that restricting access to an abortion was unconstitutional
__ Dred Scott v. Sandford C. required police to inform individuals under arrest of their rights
__ Plessy v. Ferguson D. determined that the Constitution gave Congress implied powers it could use to carry out its expressed powers
__ Brown v. Board of Education E. determined that corporate spending in elections was protected by the first amendment
__ Obergefell v. Hodges F. upheld racial segregation under the idea that different facilities were "separate but equal"
__ Roe v. Wade G. determined that racial segregated schools were unconstitutional
__ Miranda v. Arizona H. established judicial review
__ Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission I. determined that same sex couples have a fundamental right allowing them to be married
Grade 9 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 9 Judicial Branch
Who has the power to nominate Supreme Court justices to the bench?
  1. The President
  2. Senators
  3. Coulson
  4. Representatives
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The leader of the House of Representatives is the
  1. Speaker.
  2. President Pro Tempore.
  3. Vice President.
  4. Oldest Representative.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The most powerful officer in the House of Representatives is
  1. the Speaker of the House.
  2. the party whip.
  3. the vice president of the United States.
  4. the member with the most seniority.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
Grade 9 US Laws and Amendments
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
Each state receives a certain number of representatives based on what?
  1. Number of voters in that state
  2. Population of the state
  3. How many representatives are elected in that state
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
If a Bill is sent to the president with less then 10 days left in the session of congress and it is not signed it
  1. automatically becomes law.
  2. is vetoed.
  3. is called a pocket veto.
  4. is sent back to congress.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
If a Bill is sent to the president with more than 10 days left in the session of Congress and it is not signed it
  1. automatically becomes law.
  2. is vetoed.
  3. is called a pocket veto.
  4. is sent back to congress.
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