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How can the Executive Branch check the Judicial Branch?
a) Can Veto a Bill
b) Declares a Law Unconstitutional
c) Pardon a Federal Prisoner
d) Impeach a judge

How can the Judicial Branch check the Executive or Legislative Branch?
a) Can Veto a Bill
b) Declares a Law Unconstitutional
c) Pardon a Federal Prisoner
d) Impeach a judge

Our Posterity means
a) Ancestors
b) Parents
c) Brothers and Sisters
d) Descendants (Children and future generations)

How does the Executive Branch check the Legislative Branch?
a) Can Veto a Bill
b) Declares a Law Unconstitutional
c) Impeach a judge
d) Override a veto with a 2/3 majority in both houses

Which words of the Preamble best justify the creation of federal courts?
a) Form a more perfect union
b) Establish justice
c) Promote the General Welfare
d) Secure the blessings of liberty

As used in the Preamble, the word tranquility means
a) Stillness
b) Peace and Order
c) Relaxation
d) Calmness of Mind

To “provide for the common defense” means to
a) Protect Americans from foreign enemies
b) Keep law-abiding people safe from criminals
c) Provide lawyers to people accused of crimes
d) Apply the same laws to all people, rich or poor

An amendment may be ratified by three fourths of the
a) State legislatures
b) Members of Congress
c) Supreme Court Justices
d) President’s close advisors

How many ways are there to propose a constitutional amendment?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

The Preamble lists the
a) Powers of the Congress
b) Limits on the government power
c) Goals of the government
d) Rights of the people

The Preamble’s first three words tell us the authority of the Constitution come from
a) The Constitutional Convention
b) Members of Congress
c) State legislatures
d) Ordinary citizens

An amendment to the Constitution can be proposed by either
a) The president or a national convention
b) The House or Senate
c) Congress or a National Convention
d) President or Congress

The “elastic clause” give congress power to
a) Amend the Constitution as times change
b) Declare actions of the president unconstitutional
c) Veto decisions of the Supreme Court
d) Pass laws needed to carry out its other powers

The Constitution has survived for 200 years because it
a) Gives more power to the states than to the national government
b) Combines a strong framework for the government with flexibility
c) Creates a framework for government that can never be changed
d) Has been amended thousands of times to make it work better

A bill cannot become a law until it is
a) Approved by Congress and judged constitutional by the Supreme Court
b) Proposed by the president and approved by Congress
c) Approved by Congress and signed by the president
d) Proposed by Congress and ratified by the states

The framers designed a system of checks and balances to
a) Share power between the national and state governments
b) Make it difficult but not impossible to amend the constitution
c) Make sure that the Constitution was the supreme law of the land
d) Keep any one branch of government from becoming too powerful

How can the Legislative Branch check the Executive Branch
a) Can Veto a Bill
b) Declares a Law Unconstitutional
c) Pardon a Federal Prisoner
d) Override a veto with a 2/3 majority in both houses

How can the legislative Branch check the Judicial Branch?
a) Propose and amendment to the Constitution
b) Pardon a Federal Prisoner
c) Veto a Bill
d) They can't check the Judicial Branch

What is the main job of the Executive Branch
a) To make the laws
b) To enforce the laws
c) To interpret the laws
d) None of the choices

What is the main job of the Legislative Branch?
a) To make the laws
b) To enforce the laws
c) To interpret the laws
d) None of the choices

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