US Constitution Test Part 2: Three Branches Of Government: Question Preview (ID: 27103)

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The number of representatives each state has in the House depends on
a) How big the state is b) When the state was admitted c) The population of the state d) How rich the state is
All revenue (money) bills originate in the
a) Senate b) House c) Executive Branch d) Judicial Branch
Impeachment charges are started by the
a) President b) House of Representatives c) Supreme Court d) Senate
The presiding officer of the Senate is
a) The Chief Justice b) the President c) the speaker d) the vice president
The power to declare war belongs to the
a) President b) Chief Justice c) Congress d) Secretary of State
The judicial branch
a) makes laws b) interprets laws c) enforces laws d) vetoes laws
The President of the US does NOT have the power to
a) Declare War b) Negotiate treaties c) appoint judges d) veto bills
The person who takes the president's place if he or she is unable to serve a full term is the
a) President Pro Tempore b) Speaker of the House c) Chief Justice d) Vice Presdient
The person who usually administers the oath of office to the president on inauguration day is the
a) Speaker of the House b) Chief Justice c) President Pro Tempore d) Vice Presdient
The term of justices of the Supreme Court is
a) eight years b) ten years c) life d) six years
All appointments to the Supreme Court must be approved by
a) The president pro tempore b) the speaker c) the House d) the Senate
Impeachments are tried by the
a) House b) Senate c) Supreme Court d) President
The executive branch checks (or controls) the legislative branch by
a) vetoing laws b) passing laws over veto c) declaring laws unconstitutional d) controlling salaries
The legislative branch checks the executive branch by
a) Using the veto b) reducing the executive's salary c) Declaring laws unconstitutional d) Passing laws over a veto wiht a 2/3 vote
When the Supreme Court is the court that hears a case for the first time, it is called
a) appellate jurisdiction b) double jeopardy c) original jurisdiction d) judicial review
When the Supreme Court hears a case that has been tried in the lower courts, it is called
a) appellate jurisdiction b) double jeopardy c) original jurisdiction d) judicial review
The judicial branch checks (controls) the other two branches by
a) vetoing a law b) impeaching the president c) declaring laws unconstitutional d) by declaring war on the law
Treaties negotiated by the president must be approved by the
a) Chief Justice b) Cabinet c) Senate d) secretary of state
_____________ has power to admit new states
a) President b) Supreme Court c) Congress d) President Pro Tempore
Which branch of government is responsible for maintaing the army
a) Executive Branch b) Legislative Branch c) Judicial Branch d) both b and c
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