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Which of the following nominates or appoints federal judges?
a) The President
b) Congress
c) The Supreme Court
d) The Federal Reserve

Which of the following approves or confirms federal judges?
a) Congress
b) The President
c) The Supreme Court
d) The Federal Reserve

What is the main job of Congress?
a) to create laws
b) to interpret laws
c) to carry out laws
d) to execute laws

_______________ is divided into the House of Representatives and the Senate?
a) Congress
b) General Assembly
c) Supreme Court
d) Agencies

What is the main job of the President?
a) Carry out laws
b) make laws
c) interpret laws
d) prepare laws

The judicial branch is responsible for making sure laws _______.
a) are constitutional
b) are not constitutional
c) can never be changed
d) must be changed

Which branch of government can declare war?
a) legislative
b) executive
c) judicial
d) federal

What is the name of the highest court in the nation?
a) U.S. Supreme Court
b) VA Supreme Court
c) U.S. Court of Appeals
d) VA Court of Appeals

Which branch of government can veto a bill?
a) executive
b) legislative
c) judicial
d) central

Dividing power between the branches of government is known as _____.
a) separation of powers
b) federalism
c) due process
d) bill of rights

The President creates a budget but Congress must approve his budget. This is an example of _____.
a) checks and balances
b) federalism
c) judicial review
d) budget review

Which of the following does NOT help the President carry out laws?
a) State Justices
b) Vice President
c) Government Agencies
d) Cabinet Members

Which document is known as the supreme law of the nation?
a) U.S. Constitution
b) VA Constitution
c) Articles of Confederation
d) Declaration of Indpendence

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