Social Studies 5 Chapter 8 Test Set B Question Preview (ID: 35613)


Multiple Choice And Branches Of Government.

What was the goal of the Constitutional Convention of 1787?
a) To make a strong national government
b) To give more power to the states
c) To raise tax money
d) To fix the Articles of Confederation

Which of the following is true about Edmund Randolph?
a) He presented the New Jersey plan
b) He suggested that the Convention get rid of the Articles of Confederation
c) He came up with the three-fifths compromise
d) He was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

What was the main issue in the Three-Fifths Compromise?
a) Equal representation in Congress
b) Tax collection for the states
c) Counting slaves for representation
d) adding a Bill of Rights to the Constitution

Why was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution?
a) To give the federal government more power
b) So that the English would trade with them fairly
c) To make new taxes for the states
d) So that the States would ratify the Constitution

For what is the system of checks and balances used?
a) To make sure no branch of government is too powerful
b) To give the government a way to pay for foreign debts
c) To give the state governments more power
d) To give the president power over the vice-president

A Senator is part of which branch?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

A Supreme Court Justice is part of which branch?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

A representative is part of which branch?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

The President is part of which branch?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

The Vice-President is part of which branch?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

A Judge is part of which branch?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

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