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Which allows changes to the US Constitution?
a) Amendment Process b) Elastic Clause c) Judicial Review d) Veto
Which gives Congress the ability to make laws to enforce the US Constitution?
a) Veto b) Bill c) Judicial Review d) Elastic Clause
Powers shared by the State and Federal Govt are callled....
a) Enumerated b) Concurrent c) Reserved d)
Powers that are just for State Govt are....
a) Enumerated b) Concurrent c) Reserved d)
Powers that are just for the Federal Govt are....
a) Enumerated b) Concurrent c) Reserved d)
Which item is NOT an example of direct democracy?
a) Recall b) Initiative c) Electoral College d) Referendum
Popular vote is when each individual vote is counted towards an outcome.
a) True b) False c) d)
State Electors are chosen based on...
a) The number of people in the House of Representatives in each state b) The number of Senators in each state c) The total number of members in Congress in a state d) The population of a state
How much of Congress must agree to amend the US Constitution?
a) 2/3 b) 1/3 c) 3/4 d) 1/4
How many states have to agree to amend the US Constitution?
a) 1/3 b) 2/3 c) 3/4 d) 1/4
People who govern themselves have...
a) Popular Sovereignty b) State of Nature c) Monarchy d) Tabula Rasa
Who takes the popular vote of a state to send to elect the President?
a) Recall b) Referendum c) Elector d) Initiative
If the President ignores a bill for 10 days while Congress is NOT in session, that's called a....
a) Law b) Veto c) Override d) Pocket Veto
When Congress introduces a law and the people vote on it, that's called...
a) Recall b) Referendum c) Elector d) Initiative
What removes an elected official from office?
a) Recall b) Referendum c) Elector d) Initiative
When the people take an idea to Congress and then vote on it, that's called...
a) Recall b) Referendum c) Elector d) Initiative
In the general election, you can only vote within your own party.
a) True b) False c) d)
The main purpose of having Separation of Powers is ...
a) To keep any one branch for being too powerful b) Keep an eye on each other's jobs c) Creates the 3 branches of government d)
Which is the correct succession for the position of President?
a) Speaker of the House, Vice President, President Pro Tempore b) Vice President, Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore c) President Pro Tempore, Speaker of the House, Vice President d) Vice President, President Pro Tempore, Speaker of the House
A state can make a law against the US Constitution if Congress agrees by a 2/3 vote.
a) True b) False c) d)
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