US Government Final Exam Study Guide #2 Question Preview (ID: 37688)

GOVT 11.

The United States Congress, which is made up of two chambers, is a
a) bi-session legislature
b) constitutional legislature
c) bicameral legislature
d) bicameral parliament

The president of the US Senate is
a) President pro tempore
b) the Vice-President
c) the Speaker of the Senate
d) the Chairman of the Senate

This amendment protects the freedom of speech
a) First
b) Second
c) Fifth
d) Fourteenth

The president of the USA is elected by
a) the people
b) the US Senate
c) the Electoral Collge
d) primary voters

The first ten amendments are collectively referred to as
a) The Preamble
b) The Articles of Confederation
c) The enumerated powers
d) The Bill of Rights

The presiding officer of the US House of Representatives is
a) President Pro Tempore
b) Speaker of the House
c) Vice-President
d) Majority Leader

This elevated the Supreme Court of the United States to a status balancing the powers of the other branches
a) elastic clause
b) enumerated clause
c) judicial review
d) Constitutional amendment

This section of the Consitution says why it was written
a) Introduction
b) Article I
c) Bill of Rights
d) Preamble

This man is known as the father of the Constitution
a) James Madison
b) John Adams
c) George Washington
d) Adam Smith

This action is required to override a prsidential veto
a) a two-thirds vote in the House
b) a two-thirds vote in each chamber
c) a SCOTUS ruling
d) a Constitutional convention.

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